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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

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American, Sandwiches
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117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 705-3393
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Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best sandwich I've had in a while

Tried this place because Trip Advisor rated it #1 in Olympia. Did not disappoint! Rubin sandwich was 'killer' ☺

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
GUY Q
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Plano, Texas
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Olympia, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Bad review for lack of vegetarian options - nothing vegan, nothing interesting, nothing worthwhile. What year are we in? What town are we in? I'm going to Wally's (or almost anywhere downtown) instead.

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Tumwater
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Narrow and tables crammed together. Good menu. Sandwich had an extra piece of bread I could have lived without. Ice tea was instant, waitress was great. Lots of noise, don't order pastries as they were old the dat I was there.

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Plano, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Tried this place because Trip Advisor rated it #1 in Olympia. Did not disappoint! Rubin sandwich was 'killer' ☺

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Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Our food was great and our server was outstanding. a nice place to grab a quick bite to eat. Location was convenient to the area we were shopping in and I would have no qualms about recommending 5th avenue to travelers

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Turkey cranberry on jalepeno bread. Wow! This is my go to sandwich, bit if I'm really hungry the Hot Oly is also incredible, but filling. The hot sandwich comes with a side and is big enough for sharing.

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Olympia, Washington
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My super germiphobic friend LOVES this sandwich shop, not only because the food is EXCELLENT but also because it is clean, friendly and homey. It took some convincing to get her to try 5th Ave. Sandwich Shop but once I got her there, she is hooked. So are we! Wonderful food, excellent desserts, friendly staff and clean bathrooms! We will... More 

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Tucker, Ga Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Our family decided to try this sandwich shop after seeing they are #1 in Olympia. We are so glad we came!! There are four of us and we each ordered different sandwiches. The choices were not easy as everything sounded delicious. The food is excellently prepared on their homemade breads. Our son tried the Hot Oly and pronounced it a... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The bread is so so delicious! The potatoe salad even better. Not to mention the chicken noodle soup! The setting is good for kids...it has a county homey feel. The staff is so friendly. Highly recommended!

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Redmond, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

we visited this place for lunch on our way to the state capitol. We got here at lunch hour. It was crowded but we were happy with the service. Pleasant folks who were quick and cheerful. The food was nice, the breads were fresh and prices very reasonable.

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Olympia, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have come here for lunch many, many times. The sandwiches are fantastic. They bake their own bread each day and everything is so fresh and home-cooked that you won't want to ever go back to sub-way. My favorites are the Hot Oly, the Turkey with cranberry, the BLT and the chicken salad. Their homemade soups are also wonderful. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: (360) 705-3393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?