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Fish Tale Brew Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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515 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1467
+1 360-943-3650
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Napavine, Washington
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in this past Sunday noon with a large group of family (10 of us). I had their pulled pork sandwich (smoked pork shoulder, coleslaw, house BBQ sauce on a Kaiser roll), plus french fries on the side. It was a very good sandwich, but the fries were a bit limp and soggy. Our wait time between ordering and getting... More 

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Thank Forester67
Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to bring friends and family when they come from out of town. Eclectic and classy, a menu like few others with brews an ciders for the discerning foodies. I had the brie with pear slices on sourdough. Very satisfying and a one of a kind sweet savory taste.

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Thank Bob M
Olympia, WA, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy taking out of town guests to Fish Tale Brew Pub. The have great food and a variety of local brewed beer that is tough to beat. We have yet to be disappointed in either the service or the food. We would recommend this to anyone who want to explore local food and beverages!!

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Thank Ed S
Olympia
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202 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic chowder, salads & crab cakes. Lots of beer & other drink options. Friendly staff & relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank JuneOlympia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a wide variety of their own beers on tap, it was a great atmosphere to hang with friends. Food was eatable, nothing to write home about.

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Thank Dennis D
Selah, Washington
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay I love beer and I love food. I went here 3 times in 10 days. Shrimp and grits were great! Oysters we good. Salad was outstanding. Beer was better than average. Service and staff were okay. Took the whole family one night and survived without any incidents with 4 kids.

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Thank DrBeerz
Olympia, Washington, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food was mediocre so was service and to top it off there were an incredible amount of flies. Definitely won't return.

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Thank Karyn E
Olympia, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We came for dinner. It was busy, but they had plenty of servers. We had the Fish Tacos and the Salmon Salad, both were excellent with a fresh local taste. I had the Organic IPA which was a very nice compliment to the meal. If you want a local restaurant with great food, you have to try this one.

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Thank Bradley A
Aberdeen, Washington
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fish Tale is a good, solid choice in downtown. The food is local when possible(mostly?), freshly prepared, and the fish and chips are the best in Oly. The beer is Northwest solid (which is way above average for other spots on the map :) ) Definitely recommended

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Thank Shawn O
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

we only stopped in for a quick drink and appetizer. I don't think we'll ever go back. it was a bit pricey. This review is based on a visit from several months ago.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
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

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