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Ranch House BBQ

10841 Kennedy Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512-9446
360-866-8704
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Ranked #35 of 304 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Gig Harbor
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I recently shared a rack of ribs at the Ranch House BBQ. They were very tender and quite flavorful. These are without a doubt the best pork ribs I have had anywhere west of Kansas City. The beans were ok but nothing special. The cole slaw, however, was pretty good. The restaurant is not too fancy, a... More 

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Enumclaw, Washington, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First I would have to say it's really expensive for what you got. Also it's not Kansas style BBQ. The service was super and our waiter was very knowledgeable and helpful. Because of the pricing I probably won't be back.

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Tumwater, Washington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a brisket sandwich. Hmm? The brisket was crumbly and dry. As BBQ person who makes brisket in a smoker regularly this was not good brisket. Rather it seemed it was the bits or trimmings. The coleslaw was different but good and the beans were ok. But I can say I was disappointed and didn't think it was good BBQ... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is hard to find good BBQ in Washington State, and if you are looking for it, this isn't necessarily it. I spend a lot of time traveling down south much of the year though, so I am pretty picky. What my biggest problem with this establishment is was the service. Don't expect to be treated promptly and professionally, this... More 

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dewbeans2
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We were told amything bbq would. Be be served asap we waited 20 in a totaly empty restaurant and then we were served the worst food. The coleslaw is cabbage with only apple cider vinegar. The beans have no flavor. The beef ribs aren't worth the 26.00 i would not pay 2.00 for them the pork ribs were acceptable. If... More 

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Maple Valley, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were heading to the ocean for a few days of r&r and we were looking for a quick lunch along the way. Saw the sign and drove right in. I had a pulled pork sandwich, onion rings, chili, potato salad and a chocolate shake. It was all remarkable. The pork melted in my mouth. Best potato salad ever and... More 

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Grandy, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I went with my son and daughter in law who raved over the food and I have to agree. The restaurant has won many awards for all of it's food, not just the bbq. I had the brisket with a side of coleslaw and beans. The smokiness of bbq was nicely offset by the coleslaw which was vinegar based; it's... More 

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Disappointed! Few Olympia resturants offer well done dishes but I was hoping this place would at least be close to good if not great with all the 4-5 star customer reviews etc. Salmon was cold and tasteless, beef ribs were dry and hard to chew as well as hard to get off the bone. Brisket was tender but tasted very... More 

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Madera, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

New place to try with friends. Smelled good from the outside. I got chicken and rib tip platter with slaw. One friend got burger special and other friend, ribs. Everything was delicious. Great slaw! We also got appetizer of garlic drummies that were oh so good. A little pricie, but very good. Lots of food, took leftovers home and enjoyed... More 

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Tacoma
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My Wife and I decided to stop in for lunch on our way to Westport, Wa. for some Salmon and Bottom Fishing. First!, we were greeted by this Little Firecracker of a Woman who I would assume is the owner (very animated this one is for sure & loud)! None the less!, it's good to run into folks like her... More 

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Additional Information about Ranch House BBQ

Address: 10841 Kennedy Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512-9446
Phone Number: 360-866-8704
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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