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Gardner's Seafood & Pasta

111 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 786-8466
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Ranked #3 of 303 Restaurants in Olympia
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Hoodsport, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Have been looking for a go to restaurant in Olympia and found one. It was a great experience from making the reservation (which I do advise on the weekends) to the servers (who own the restaurant) to the head chef Leon who was in charge of the kitchen. All the food was excellent from the crab dip, clam chowder, salad,... More

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Olympia, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

All the wonderful food is made right there in their kitchen. It's the best restaurant I've ever been to.

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Washington State
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Would recommend this restaurant every night that it is open. Entrees always cooked to perfection. Service impeccable. Desserts are the best part of the perfect meal.

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Tumwater, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Many reasons why you should go here...Excellent food...and Flavor in every bite. Wonderful service and desserts to die for! Yes yes yes!!!!

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Lacey, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Wait staff was exceptional. The server knew all the dishes and could explain them with the greatest of detail. Our entire meal was delicious...from the appetizers through the dessert. I would give each course a 5* rating! The entire staff was friendly, efficient, and worked as a team. We will certainly go back.

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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Gardner's is a small and intimate restaurant in downtown Olympia, WA. Food is consistently excellent. A varied and diverse menu, with menu specials changing daily. This being the northwest, there is always a terrific seafood special Service is friendly, gracious, and professional. In fact, my wife and I prefer to sit at the counter, as that gives us an opportunity... More

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San Francisco
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130 reviews 130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant. The service, as others have said, is superb. The salad was fine and the rolls were warm and good. The cioppino was excellent with great sauce and fresh seafood. Nice and well priced wine. And again the service and staff were wonderful.

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Olympia, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a hidden gem in Olympia, WA. There are 12 tables in this restaurant and table 8 sits on a platform with drawn drapes around it which gives it a special feeling. If you are wanting a special occasion table, ask for table 8. Reservations are highly recommended at this restaurant. All the wait staff is delightful. Amanda is... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

As we are staying in Olympia with family I looked for somewhere to have my retirement meal and saw this place. It is set in an unassuming building but once inside it is pleasantly pleasing. There are a small number of table which make it nice relaxing without being cramped in. The staff are excellent and very attentive and know... More

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Seattle WA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Gardner's is an Olympia institution. The atmosphere is very welcoming and cozy. The staff is so special and they make you feel like family. Wonderful drink specials, numerous delicious appetizers all prepared with local fresh ingredients. I had the tenderloin which was juicy, flavorful and perfectly prepared. It was served with rice pilaf and tender sautéed fresh vegetables. A fresh... More

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Additional Information about Gardner's Seafood & Pasta

Address: 111 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone Number: (360) 786-8466
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta

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