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507 Capitol Way S #A, Olympia, WA
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Ranked #4 of 307 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lacey, Washington
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

While the food was good, I found it a bit pricey. They have a good selection of entrees and are in a small, intimate setting. Service was decent and the quality of the food was also decent but left me feeling slightly underwhelmed.

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walnut creek, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Incredible! So my wife is Italian and an accomplished chef. She continually finds humor in my unhappiness with Italian restaurants that I visit during my travels. Not this time! My sons and I were all thrilled with our dinners, very authentic and delicious. Our server was also Italian as was our table attendant. His wine recommendation was highly complimentary to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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146 reviews 146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We found the food to be very flavorful, lots of variety on the menu. Service is mixed. They are very friendly, but staff seem to get a bit distracted. Our waiter forgot to come back and take our order after we got our drinks, we had to flag down another server and that took several attempts. There is also a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I didn't care for the mushroom pasta that I had this time, but I love the number of gluten free options, and have had several that were very good in the past. Very polite, attentive service. The tomato soup, salads, and appetizer options are tasty.

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Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I never had food this good even in Italy!! The decor is understated yet very Italian. We were greeted and seated promptly. We'd made our decisions on what to eat before we got to Basilico I highly recommend perusing their menu online. It gives you the opportunity to decide, because once you're in the restaurant itself, you're overwhelmed with the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not sure about the spelling above but the food was the best Italian food we've had. It was such a wonderful atmosphere and everyone made us feel so welcome. I especially loved "speaking" to our server in Spanish but learning Italian in return. We were served in a timely manner although I would have liked to have enjoyed my wine... More 

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Lacey, WA
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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