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Falls Terrace Restaurant

106 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4097
+1 360-943-7830
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“salmon” (17 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4097
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great lunch stop on the drive from Portland to northern Washington. We stopped here going both directions on our recent trip to Bainbridge Island. The service was excellent. The food was excellent. My wife had burgers both times and said that the...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is always a treat for us - but more for the view than the food, I'm afraid. Not that the food is bad - it's not. It's just not great and prices are a little steep all things considered. We still stop in...More

1  Thank LoryGene54
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

The view is great but the food not so much. We celebrated our anniversary with family and were disappointed. Most of our food had a 'refrigerator' taste. The food must have been in the refrigerator a day or two uncovered. It tasted old. The salad...More

Thank Eilene258
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view and friendly staff. The menu needs to be updated. My rice I could tell came from a box. Vegetables were soggy and had little taste. Pretty sure salmon was not fresh local. Quite pricy for what you get.

2  Thank 2014ksmith
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Went there on my first date..about 1968! Food is still great...and view of falls unique and beautiful. Enjoy their Sunset dinners in the beautiful dining area, as well as their hot burger dips and a cold brew on the deck in the summer. Great service...More

Thank MargieJW
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Falls Terrace for my 60th birthday I ordered the ribeye steak. We added the crab cakes for an appetizer and I had the caramel cheesecake for dessert what a fabulous meal I haven't been there in 20 plus years and it's still...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

An area landmark worth finding. Tucked under the ever-expanding freeway, it can take a bit to get here, but its really worth it. Friendly and efficient staff. Fabulous views of the falls from the restaurant and the lounge. Upscale menu. I thought the food was...More

Thank A'Channa Kichiw... V
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Nice view and great server. Everything hit the spot. Order salmon sliders and a salad after enjoying a martini and the view. Just what was needed after driving all day. I have seen this restaurant from the freeway for decades, so glad I finally made...More

Thank ebsoregon
Reviewed 25 November 2017

You can dine and enjoy a view of the Tumwater and old beer factory. We have been going to this facility for over 60 years and still consider it a nice place to dine.

Thank Dick292
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location overlooking the waterfall, which was spectacularly lit at night. We really enjoyed our window table. Food was mediocre - bland clam chowder, dry halibut (on special), and a flatiron steak that wasn’t very good.

Thank Sunset151
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8 April 2017|
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Response from Huff12 | Reviewed this property |
The phone number we used is 360-943-7830, and is the one published in the Olympia phone book. They open at 11 in the morning, so maybe the timing?
10 March 2017|
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Response from 424wguava | Reviewed this property |
They have a beautiful room that wood be perfect!
Francie T
2 October 2016|
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Response from TeamFlounder | Reviewed this property |
We have dined there on three occasions, without reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4097
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tumwater
  • Phone Number: +1 360-943-7830
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