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Fish Tale Brew Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
515 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1467
+1 360-943-3650
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“quesadillas” (6 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1467
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had anything bad from this place. They have good happy hour specials too! Love that they added the family section. Now only of they would move closer to the water front!

Thank rubrducke
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to get a pub lunch. It's almost always busy. The menu includes good salads and sandwiches. If you want to be where it's lively this is great. If you want a quiet meal where you can talk, choose someplace else...More

Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large group and sat upstairs, which worked really well. I was impressed how quickly the food came up for a group of 12 eaters. i'd put it one star above bar food.

Thank astra s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had eaten at the Fishtale a few years ago and was not really impressed with the food. The beer has always been excellent. Gave it another try and it has made huge improvements. The menu is now much more interesting, and the 4 of us...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared and really enjoyed our grilled Alaskan salmon salad and smoked salmon quesadillas. We also shared their Hef. We had eaten here years ago, and remembered that we liked it then. We are looking forward to their new brewery on Pt....More

Thank jackiebr63
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Willing to give another try, but I ordered Shrimp and Grits and it was awful. Wouldn't want to judge on one dish, but if you're thinking of the traditional southern dish - don't bother

Thank REvans62711
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We frequent Fishtail because we enjoy the food, atmosphere, beverages and location. The menu has selections that feature meals with a South Sound flare and beverages brewed by Fish Tail Brewing. One of my favorite beers is the Hodgson's IPA and meals would be the...More

Thank Stormy360
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times and am always pleased with the food and available beers and ciders. Whenever we have out-of-town guests, this place is on our list of places to visit.

Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Jazz concert while drinking a local organic IPA and eating great food! Large bier options!! We loved the special (seared tuna salad), the pork quesadillas and the black bean burger was really yummy! Good service and nice atmosphere. We recommend!

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I visited family in Olympia and they showed me this great place. Great atmosphere with a touch of local spirit. Clam chowder was yummy. It had a touch of spice and the bread bowl topped it off. Try the Apple cider drink. Sweet taste and...More

Thank Daniel P
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29 August 2015|
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Response from Etfortworth | Reviewed this property |
I cocncur the staff is knowledgeable and eager to answer any menu questions I had, maybe a call first would provide you Answers... Definitely a stop for craft beer aficionados if that calls to you. Safe travels.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1467
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-943-3650
  • E-mail
With more than triple its original seating and a kitchen that spans the former brewing floor, the Pub offers a robust menu featuring local meat, bread, and produce. And while the Pub's 24 taps of beer and cider can present guests with a daunting selection, our knowledgeable staff will be there to help find the one that's right for you.
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