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212 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506
(360) 742-3199
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8:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

Stopped here on my way back from Portland the other week and I got the chicken tenders and they were fantastic. My friend got a burger and he loved it. The fries where great as well. And the food was not that expensive. I would recommend this place if you were ever traveling through Washington... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Christopher W
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  • Late Night
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped here on my way back from Portland the other week and I got the chicken tenders and they were fantastic. My friend got a burger and he loved it. The fries where great as well. And the food was not that expensive. I would recommend this place if you were ever traveling through Washington State's Capital.

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olympia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Now known as the Reef in Olympia. I love the Corn Beef hash that is actually chunks of corn beef and chunks of potatoes and then I have 2 eggs over top--YUM!!! They do many good breakfast choices but I always stick to this. I have heard the owner makes her own pies every morning and that folks come in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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186 reviews 186 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Open late! We arrived into Olympia close to midnight and were looking for a place to grab a quick bite so we walked into this diner. It was packed, at midnight. We ended up sitting at the bar/counter top where we could get a view of the milkshake maker. Ordered a nutella milkshake and they put in 4 scoops of... More 

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Tenino, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you like to eat breakfast at anytime, this place delivers with courteous and prompt service. My husband and I discovered this gem a month ago and we've eaten there at least 1x to 2x a week (we both love eating breakfast for dinner). I even asked our server if I could get the chili over tater tots with a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We stopped in here for breakfast. It was a typical greasy spoon breakfast but delicious and the waiter was super nice. After breakfast we went to the lounge, a separate area in the back to have a screwdriver. The bartender was pretty comical although not trying to be. Not sure if he was hungover or strungout my complicated vodka and... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cool pie milkshakes and a fried veggie burger makes this diner a place to repeat visits. Definitely did not leave hungry.

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Lake Forest, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I had been hiking all day in Olympic National Park, arrived at my hotel late on a Sunday and had not yet eaten dinner. The desk staff recommended this place and it did not disappoint. It had that local diner and late night hangout kind of feel. The grilled chicken sandwich was good, but was overshadowed by the tomato basil... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

My favorite meal of all meals is excellent fried chicken. I have had fried chicken all over the U.S. and so far a restaurant in Vicksburg MS is tops. A very close second best place for me so far is King Solomons Reef which is located in Olympia. It is excellent. 3 of us had the fried chicken and all... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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240 reviews 240 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Had breakfast here and the food was good but nothing special. I did enjoy their apple slices with mint and lemon. It was good but the omlet was average and the sausage gravy was a bit bland and too thick.

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Longview
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Our family doesn't get up to our State Capitol often but when we do, King Solomon's Reef is the funky soul food eatery we all choose. The food is superb! From the Corned Beef Hash to the Breakfast Burritos. From a delightful Denver to a plate heaped with Chicken & Waffles. This place has got it down when it comes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: (360) 742-3199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am

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