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Falls Terrace Restaurant

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106 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4097
+1 360-943-7830
11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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Lacey, Washington
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a delayed Valentine's dinner on Sunday the 19th. The staff was very friendly and the views were excellent. We both had halibut. Mine was their signature dinner and tasted great. My wife's had a cream sauce with small shrimp complemented by a piece of salmon. The dinners came with vegetables, rice, and soup or salad.... More 

Thank eric535
Tucson, Arizona
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359 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of those restaurants that lives up to the motto "go for the view; not for the meal." We dined here a few years ago and had great food and service. This time, our waiter, Tim, was disengaged and unprofessional. The early dinner 4-course menu provides a value, but the choices are limited to items that are not... More 

Thank Nancy T
Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I bring one of my best clients here. Casual atmosphere, great food, QUIET! the service is always spot on and the food is fresh and well prepared. Probably come here 1 x every other month. Never disappointed.

Thank SouthEndMCgang
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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167 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant faces a series of water falls and the entire side of the restaurant is glass, with no view issues. Beautiful view and great food at a reasonable price

Thank 424wguava
Cape Cod, MA
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, the salmon is that good....simple yet moist and flavorful! I went with the simple baked salmon but they also have a cedar plank salmon that smelled good. If you have room, the bread pudding is really good as well. Worth the visit!

Thank Cape_Cod_Antoine
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife had The Brittany, but the size of the serving has been reduced from what we can remember and they did not serve garlic bread with it, just oyster crackers. Served with salad, but they added another $2.00 for Caesar Salad. Bringing her lunch to $19.00, Won't return as there are better places in Olympia.

Thank WillyMacD
Kihei, Hawaii
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Gee, what happened? The service wasn't good and the food was worse. I had a steak and added a lobster and my mom had prawns. Her shrimp was soggy and the steak was tough with lost of gristle. The waitress never came back until we were done (didn't eat much as it wasn't very good). I feel bad for leaving... More 

1 Thank Sharon D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

On the whole, I enjoy the Falls Terrace quite a lot, based upon dinner for two here on two different occasions last month. However, there are a few quirks which might get in the way of a perfect experience. The first experience was their Christmas Day dinner. We both had the roast turkey, and we both were highly satisfied with... More 

Thank David F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I spent several years delivering supplies here for a former employer. I took my wife here for dinner. The entire restaurant is spotless from storage to dining room. The food is amazing,and the scenery is wonderful. Our service was excellent,and dessert was off the hook. Chef Dan runs a tight ship,and it shows. 5 stars from us for sure.

Thank SMRuby
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

It was very nice to watch the falls from the window while dining for lunch. The restaurant was quick with our order and was child-friendly. The food is good, old fashioned comfort foods and it is easy to find something on the menu for everyone in your party. The decor is homey and has a Pacific Northwest vibe. Would recommend.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4097
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tumwater
  • Phone Number: +1 360-943-7830

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?