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Budd Bay Cafe

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525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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09:30 - 20:30
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Sun 09:30 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 20:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I like coming here more than going to Anthony's. Much nicer atmosphere and feeling. The food is good too

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Thank Jack_EOD
Spokane, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner during a recent visit and had a view of the bay and the marina. The service was good and the food was delicious.

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Thank G3581FKmarcusm
Kihei, Hawaii
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't as good as normal, baked potato was cold and the calamari was soaked in oil. Although, I didn't want to complain to the waitress so my bad. Steak was cooked perfect so kudos for that. Yee worst part were the people sitting across from us, they reeked so bad we had to leave, yuck!

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Thank Sharon D
Olympia, Washington
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for lunch, good sized portions, nice view of the marina and outside seating if the weather's nice. Prices are a little high but it's a nicer restaurant so expected. Highly recommend the steak salad.

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Thank raingirl21
Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, popular venue so usually busy. Sunday brunch buffet is fantastic. Views are gorgeous, of the harbor.

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Thank romewhip
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here based on a local's recommendation as we live in Seattle. Honestly, the Sunday brunch buffet food was average or less yet the staff was stellar. Terrific views and environment along the water. Presentation was less than desirable, some foods tasted as if they've been out for hours especially the steamer clams. We thought the bacon, sausage and... More 

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Thank jim b
Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Budd Bay is great for breakfast, lunch but especially for dinner. A verried selection well prepared and the service is outstanding. You will not be sorry .

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Thank Skipg36_11
Shelton, Washington
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great lunch date location this is the place. Awesome view, awesome food, awesome beer, and awesome people.

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Thank 12Forrest12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view here is wonderful. You look out into the Marina and on a sunny day its beautiful. The staff are friendly and my all time favorite is the Wasabi Salmon, order it almost every time I am there.

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Thank Sue H
Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a kick in the pants... she is entertaining and honest. The food is always good and Julia adds a bit of spice to the meal. The coconut shrimp was light, crunchy, and very coconutty. The sauce was sweet and spicy. A perfect complement. The food came out quickly so was good and warm. Julia was very attentive and we... More 

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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, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 20:30
Monday
06:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 20:30
Saturday
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6963

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