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7811 Yelm Hwy. SE, Olympia, WA 98513
360-412-8267
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6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
We missed the opening😔

Best burgers in town. Been waiting all winter for them to open and now we missed it. We come every friday for bacon burgers...damn!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Sharon M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Best burgers in town. Been waiting all winter for them to open and now we missed it. We come every friday for bacon burgers...damn!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We came to Washington to drive the 101 and Highway 1. When we arrived in Olympia we were ready to eat! There were some great options but we noticed that we just happened to be here when Van's Burger was actually open!! We went a little out of our way to make sure we could be there before they closed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We always order "Big Pete Doubles". Fries and chocolate shake. Where do I begin? The fantastic service? Fresh local beef? All the fresh ingredients? It's nothing like a "Double Double" at a popular chain down south. Van's "Big Pete Double" is so much better. Just give it a try. You won't be dissapointed. FYI, the hours are totally wrong on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Best day to go is on a weekday if you have it off, otherwise be patient, but so worth it. Love that the dog can get a treat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I just moved away from Olympia a few months ago. One of the things I miss most is Van's Burger. The gals that work there are amazing and always remembered me and my dogs even though I don't go there very often. They seriously have the best burger in town. And their fries and fry sauce is out of this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Okay let's get past the part where their only open Thursday thru Saturday business. ... yes I agree it's lame.... but all good things to those that wait I guess applies here... good burgers. .. good shakes... friendly staff.... A little long on the wait time... but heck in the summer it's awesome to make an event out of it... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

New to area. Love burgers. Reviews sent us to find these. Thursday, middle of afternoon so no lines. Easy to understand two shed (if you will) layout from reviews. Ordered burgers, frings and shakes from one. Went through other for corn dog (love a good corn dog too). Service was extremely friendly at both. Cheeseburger- good; nothing special Frings- good;... More 

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Olympia, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

First, let's get this out of the way. Vans makes a very good burger. In fact, it's just as good as an IN-'N'-OUT burger. In fact, if you close your eyes, it tastes identical to an IN-'N'-OUT burger. I gave it four stars for taste, but I would have given it three stars for overall value. A Vans burger is... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The grilled hot dogs are to die for - have the dog with the works. Don't hesitate to try the "frings" either. Frings are a mix of onion rings and french fries (in the same bag). Erica at the grill and Kelsey at the window are an awesome combo. Check it out. You'll be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

Van's has the best burgers in the oly area. The owners are super nice, really wish they were open year around!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7811 Yelm Hwy. SE, Olympia, WA 98513
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 360-412-8267

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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