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Water Street Cafe

610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
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“pairing” (2 reviews)
“wine” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

On previous visits to Water Street, I had gone the salmon and salad route. This time I decided to get out of my zone and go full frontal southern to see if a good kitchen and chefs in the Pacific NW could really do southern...More

Thank Thunderb0lt
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Overall 4/5 Value 4/5 Service 5/5 Food 4/5 Ambiance 5/5 This weekend, we had an unexpected dinner at the Water Street Cafe in Olympia, Washington. Being that it's a small city, my expectations weren't high. I was very pleasantly surprised. The service was impeccable. Our...More

Thank TheHastyChef
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My wife and I had a great evening with some close friends. This restaurant is cozy with a great atmosphere. The food and drinks are tasty and the servers were very good. The menu is limited but it is easy to find something for all...More

Thank S_Robbie014
Reviewed 25 March 2016

i think of Water Street as my go to standard. I appreciate that i know the food, service, and ambiance are going to be predictably great. I've been to Water Street many times over the years, once things went sideways - their response was far...More

Thank astra s
Reviewed 25 February 2016

High end restaurant - worth the visit!!! Nicely presented, great atmosphere, good food! We visited this restaurant when out of town company came to see us! Lamb chop was tasty and tender, Coconut Snapper was remarkable, as was the Squash Ravioli, but my FAVORITE was...More

Thank SBruce J
Reviewed 20 December 2015

While in Olympia if you are local, a visitor or on business and truly enjoy unique, finished food this is your place. A wine list for all by knowledge and by price. A staff that is welcoming, well trained, working cooperatively and just enough to...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Water Street café is a jewel! Huge portions, spacious and well-lit ambiance. My entrée of coconut crusted snapper came with 2 large filets. Tomato bisque was a full 1 cup serving. Service was attentive. Reasonable prices for a “fine dining” establishment.

Thank deeandjaykland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Water Street Cafe has possibly the best happy hour selections that I have ever had. This happy hour begins at 4:30 to 6 and has an extensive selection of wonderful foods. The service is very good, prices are especially great, and the atmosphere is so...More

Thank Wendy334
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We went to the Waterstreet Café this past weekend. We've been there before and have been favorably impressed...........unfortunately, it wasn't the the same as I had remembered. My wife and I both inadvertently made reservations. One at 6:00 and one at 6:30. When we realized...More

Thank mjfoster
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This evening my husband and I celebrated our 40th anniversary at the Water Street Cafe. We have previously eaten at this restaurant and enjoyed very good food and attentive service. I called to make a reservation and told the receptionist we were celebrating our 40th...More

Thank Suzanne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia