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507 Capitol Way S #A, Olympia, WA
360-570-8777
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy!

Great service and amazing food. Reminds me of Europe where they want you to stay relax and make an evening of your meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Autumn C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great service and amazing food. Reminds me of Europe where they want you to stay relax and make an evening of your meal.

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Olympia, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Basilico is our "go to" place for a nice meal out. Everything is made fresh. The service is very personal and attentive and they take time to describe the various entrees and homemade pasta dishes. My husband and I love the fresh mushrooms that are an ingredient in some of the appetizers and entrees. There is a nice wine list... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Best Italian restaurant in the South Sound! Not your typical fare. Small and intimate, great wine selection, food is awesome! They also have a gluten free menu which my wife ordered from. Manager was from Italy and very attentive! We'll definitely go back.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had a very pleasant dinner at Basilico. We had not been there for over a year, and it appears that Basilico has a new owner, though the chef remains the same and the menu is very similar. The restaurant has a slightly different vibe under new proprietorship, but still offers very nice food and good service. The current menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is out favorite fine dining restaurant in Olympia. It is hard to determine whether the service or the food is better but both are excellent. We have been to many Italian restaurants since my husband's Italian but now we just go here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Small place and menu. Does not take credit cards. Price about high average, most sides are extra. Nice owner who came out to meet us. Not in a rush to go back.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

If you like good food the Basilico is the place to go. If you like great Italian cuisine, the Basilico is the only place to go. It really looks like a little hidey hole in the wall in downtown Olympia, but once you step through the front door, you know that you are in for something special. Warm dark interior,... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Basilico is to be savored. The menu offers 4 or 5 courses plus dessert plus a huge wine list. So many choices, all fresh and changing with the season. Couple this with a very knowledgeable staff that will guide you through your choices. Take your time. We spent two hours for dinner.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We enjoyed the fried calamari, tomato bisque and flavorful pastas. All in a warm and friendly atmosphere. This is somewhere I would be comfortable dining alone with a good book!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I liked this place. The ambience was nice as it's right on the sound. The wait staff was passable the two times I've gone, but the menu was good. The best fine dining in Seattle is leaps and bounds above this place, but if you don't feel like a trip to Seattle this is the place to go. I really... More 

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Additional Information about Basilico

Address: 507 Capitol Way S #A, Olympia, WA
Phone Number: 360-570-8777
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 507 Capitol Way S #A, Olympia, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 360-570-8777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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