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The Sidewalk Cafe

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601 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501-1027
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lots of care goes into the food at this café. I have been going there for years and have never been disappointed. Everything I have had is GREAT. The wraps, sandwiches and soup and salads are fresh and taste wonderful. Don't forget dessert - homemade pies and cookies. You can eat there or take it with you.

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Got a quick bite here - had two grilled sandwiches and they were delicious! The ice cream seemed to be a hit with people too - many people in line :) Friendly, fast service and the inside was cute - great patio outside as well.

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Shelton, Washington
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is a four-five table cafe that features Olympic Mountain ice cream, hand-made sandwiches, pastries, and coffee. Very slow service for the size of the place. Don't go if you are in a hurry.

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Galway, Ireland
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch. We both had a painni and coffee. They were fine but I found the place very expensive for what it was. The cafe is pretty run down both inside and out,its winter and it was pretty cold inside.

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Thank Sarah C
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

I'd been intending to try this small shop for a while. I dropped in for lunch and ordered a panini. It was good, but I think they tried to get a little fancy with a chutney and it didn't really fit the flavor of the sandwich. Coupled with the price and wait time I probably won't return.

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98501
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

I had a wonderful meatloaf sandwich there today. It was grilled, with cheese and onion sauce on it. Came with a nice-sized green salad. I think the food at Sidewalk is always of good quality.

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69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

I love this place! Fresh and local they use San Francisco bakery bread fresh produce! Everything is homemade! Very fresh and tasty. No fries but their salad is fresh and healthy

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Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

I tend to get a bite to eat from the Sidewalk Cafe when I'm at the Farmer's market and want something a little different than the normal Market Fare... Good quality, good prices and just a nice place to be. Too bad it's so small, they really have a nice small menu that they're working with.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501-1027
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Description
Their phone is 360.878.9637. The restaurant serves sandwiches, salads, and coffee. It is under new ownership, and is a much nicer place to eat.

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