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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, Reservations

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  • 94
    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
WOW! True Italian Food!

We enjoyed an unbelievable Italian dinner in this small, intimate restaurant. I strongly suggest following the server's lead and let them feed you. If you enjoy wine with your meal, the suggested pairings from the sommelier all the way through dessert were incredible! We will definitely be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
David K
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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We enjoyed an unbelievable Italian dinner in this small, intimate restaurant. I strongly suggest following the server's lead and let them feed you. If you enjoy wine with your meal, the suggested pairings from the sommelier all the way through dessert were incredible! We will definitely be returning time and time again!

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Seattle WA
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We enjoyed an amazing dinner at Basilico. We started with a delicious locally sourced pear, gorgonzola and walnut salad that was big enough to share. I ordered the asparagus ravioli that was homemade with fresh handmade pasta. It was amazing! Homemade soft pillows of ravioli with perfectly cooked asparagus and cheese inside tossed in a light butter glaze. My husband... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Dinner at Basilico is a special treat. From the appetizers to the salads to the pasta, entrees and desserts, everything is made with great care and presented wonderfully. Be sure to ask your waiter for wine suggestions to go with your meal - the wine selection is wonderful. And be sure to leave room for a wonderful dessert!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

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

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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Chehalis, Washington
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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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Tumwater
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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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6 restaurant reviews
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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?