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Far East Restaurant

218 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1004
+1 360-786-0333
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brown rice” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
218 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1004
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Our favorite Chinese restaurant closed because the owners retired so we decided to try Far East instead. On this first - and last - visit we did take-out so we only saw and tasted the food once we got home. This was not Chinese food....More

Thank Semibum
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Not our first time! Such a cute little restaurant in downtown Olympia!!!! The owners are very nice and welcoming. We had Thai ice tea, peach juice and our favorite: Relaxing Soup with chicken. If you like ginger, you will enjoy this soup. Total was $25!...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Great food and genuinely kind service. The curry is fantastic and they've turned me on to brown rice! Your food is not cooked until you order it but it's always been ready in less than ten minutes and often only five.

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I eat lunch out in Olympia daily and this is by far my favorite spot. Excellent fresh food at a very reasonable price. The place is run by the nicest hardest working couple by themselves and not sure how they do it. The rice bowl...More

Thank calambokidis
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just finished a great dinner at the Far East RestUrant in Olympia. Good food! We had the "green curry", which over brown rice, was delicious. The cashew stir fry and the fried rice was also good. Tiny hole in the wall, on 4the Ave, and...More

Thank evanslkwd
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food here is wonderful, however, it is the service that keeps me coming back. I have never had a dish disappoint me. The lovely couple that run it are just wonderful!!

Thank KzKayne
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is just a tiny little restaurant in a row of little restaurants on 4th not far from the harbor. The food was fresh and service good. We had Singapore Fried Rice with chicken, fried tofu with peanut sauce and spring rolls (mostly lettuce, but...More

Thank TravelingFan22
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years and simply love this place. While it may be a "hole in the wall", l the food is consistently fresh and delicious. They somehow manage to cook the vegetables to perfection. The co-owner, Mai, knows our preferences for spicing....More

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 November 2015

WHAT AN EXTREME DISAPPOINTMENT! We will never go back!! On 11/15/2015 we ate at the Far East Restaurant in Olympia for the first time. We ordered: 1) ORANGE CHICKEN ~ > VISUALLY: It was NOT VISUALLY APPEALING! It was all white (rice) and beige (thin...More

Thank Poni C
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We decided to try this place for lunch based solely on the good reviews and I am so happy that we did. The Service was great - the woman working there was so friendly. My husband and I both ordered one of their specials which...More

Thank PAC15
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-786-0333
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