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507 Capitol Way S #A, Olympia, WA
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Ranked #1 of 303 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Lacey, WA
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is our go-to special restaurant within reasonable driving distance of home. Service is always impeccable, personable, and timely. The menu includes gluten-free options, even of the pre-meal breads. Meats and veg are all mouth-watering, and by the time the kitchen's aromas have whetted our taste buds we're ready to tuck into the meal. Desserts are not their strong point;... More

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Food was amazing but service was really disappointing. Despite having a reservation and many obviously empty tables, they delayed quite a while to seat us, ignored us at the table for 20minutes until we picked up the wine list and then were suddenly attentive. That set the tone and it never improved. Used to be a real 'special experience' restaurant... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Highly recommended by anyone looking to enjoy Italian cuisine. Great selection of wines, perfect ambience and excellent food.

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Eugene, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

OMG! I walked in & immediately the aroma of fresh bread made me decide to stay. I sat at the bar & enjoyed the best spinach ravioli I've ever had! Sage & butter cooked together become something other worldly when poured over ravioli. I was offered 2 complimentary wine tastes to choose from. After the meal, I enjoyed a deliciously... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

One of the best Italian restaurants we have ever been too in the US. The food is real Italian, from starters to pasta and main dishes. The owner and most staff are Italian and even the interior of the restaurant feels Italian. We sepent our last evening here before travelling back to our hometown, geneva, Switzerland, which has many good... More

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Sacramento, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What a treat to find a high-end restaurant catering to gluten-free folks. The pasta was excellent, gluten free bread was served along side French bread. I enjoyed fresh spinach ravioli in browned butter, while the celiac in the crowd dined on the most amazing 4 cheese gf ravioli in a walnut cream sauce. Unlike most restaurants that have a gf... More

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The welcome was very friendly. The restaurant was classy hut the atmosphere was informal. The salad, ravioli and ice cream was outstanding and excellent value. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. We have been travelling around Washington and Oregon for three weeks on vacation from the U.K. and this was the best meal we have had.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I ordered the insalata di pere which was divine. The tirimisu was heavenly. Roast pork shoulder with awesome potatoes and clams in red sauce. Everything was perfect.

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Gig Harbor
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Asparagus ravioli and clam and shrimp pasta excellent. Meat and cheese appetizers disappointed us, no peppers or zest. A little expensive, especially the wine list, but we are in an expense account town. Would come back. m and

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Spring, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A wide variety of genuine Italian dishes, excellent wine list, and very attentive wait staff. I had Funghi di Stagione, Insalata Mediterranea, and Zuppa di Mare. Absolutely superb.

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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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