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Fish Tale Brew Pub

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515 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501
360 943-3650
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great brew and yummy food!!!

Great beer and food! Most brew pubs concentrate only on the beer and the food is sub par.......fish tale delivers on both!!! My husband had the salmon quesadilla and I had the fish and chips - both were excellent. Highly recommend you try it if you are in the area!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Mary L
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Oxford, Alabama
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oxford, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great beer and food! Most brew pubs concentrate only on the beer and the food is sub par.......fish tale delivers on both!!! My husband had the salmon quesadilla and I had the fish and chips - both were excellent. Highly recommend you try it if you are in the area!

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St. John's, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The place does not look like anything special, however the food and beer was great. The staff were very friendly as well. If you ever find yourself in Olympia, eat here.

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The specials change frequently. Last night, I had the shrimp and grits with andouille sausage. The flavorful, spicy saucy contrasted beautifully with the creamy grits. I loved it. My husband had the lamb poutine: a pile of their excellent fries, with freshly grated fontina and savory gravy. While he would have liked more meat, he thought it was delicious. I... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Breakfast was perfect. Poached eggs on rye with a to-die-for rarebit sauce (mascarpone and cheddar) and the eggs were perfectly poached! Julia would have been proud! Try the dark and dry with orange juice!!

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Lacey, Washington
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125 reviews 125 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you want a nice selection of micro brews...this works. If you want to talk and listen...this does not work. If you want bar food...this works. If you want quality selection of food...this does not work. If you want to stop on and get a growler..this works. It is a hang out for locals from every walk of life...particularly working... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've enjoyed enjoyed a Saturday brunch and an afternoon lunch at Fish Tale. I liked the menu selections and the servers were courteous and prompt.

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Olympia, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I wish I could say great beer, great food & service, but in my opinion you go there for the beer, not for the food or service.

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We already knew from reading previous reviews that the noise level is high in this pub. The beer was good and the selection was large. The food did not look all that appetizing and nothing on the menu drew our attention so we decided to eat elsewhere.

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Lacey, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Decided to give this place a try as it was on the Triple D list, one of just a few in Olympia. Had a great sandwich and the menu looked very promising too. Looking forward to coming back and trying more things. The craft beer was a plus too!

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Found this place on yelp. Glad that we went in. After walking in you could smell nothing but beer. So you know they gotta have some good brews. Created my own flight to try some local brews. Very good, especially the beyond the pale ale, got a growler of it to go. Chill environment I think. Tables, high tops and... More 

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Additional Information about Fish Tale Brew Pub

Address: 515 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone Number: 360 943-3650
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 360 943-3650

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?