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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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10:00 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

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Sandwich shop in the U.S.

This has got to be my favorite sandwich shop in the U.S. I've traveled quite extensively and have never come across a shop with such a homey feel, and such pride in the quality of food. This is a must try if you are passing through Olympia and want to stop for lunch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Scott H
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This has got to be my favorite sandwich shop in the U.S. I've traveled quite extensively and have never come across a shop with such a homey feel, and such pride in the quality of food. This is a must try if you are passing through Olympia and want to stop for lunch.

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Olympia WA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Love having lunch at this place. Have had a couple different sandwiches always wonderful. The atmosphere is a bit noisy, an old building not the best acoustics. The only hang up is finding parking downtown Olympia. My friends and I tend to avoid down town unless I am the driver, I don't mind parallel parking!!

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Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

5th Avenue Sandwich is a fantastic place for lunch. Best bread, great soups, great desserts, and superb service. Still my favorite club in the area by far.

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Some friends had asked me to meet them there for lunch. It was my first time there. I had soup and salad. I believe the soup that day was cream of broccoli and it was very good. The salad was a basic garden salad - everything in it was nice and crisp, not wilted. The service was superb abd the... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We love the sandwiches here. Every option is better than the other. You cannot go wrong here if you order the jalapeno bread. Every time we are driving south to Portland or ONP, we make sure we get to olympia for lunch. Make sure you check they are open before you get there. We have missed them a couple of... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fabulous salads, soups, sandwiches, and desserts. Quick service and very friendly staff. My favorite place to order big and take the leftovers home. A great lunch!

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Olympia, Washington
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not open 7 days. Closed Sundays. But when open its the best home type food. Recommend grilled tuna on jalapeño bread w pepper jack cheese. To die for.

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Tasty sandwich and salad. Very quick service once a table opened up. They also have a drive thru window on the back side of the building. Will go back soon.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Large portions, great quality ingredients, reasonable price. Not a bad meal on the menu. The french dip is a favorite..... can get very crowded with happy customers

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Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The most amazing BLT I've ever had in my 54 years. The BLT was literally piled 4 bacon pieces high all pepper-y and sweet maple-y. Incredible. A definite no guilt BLT because the flavor puts you in such a blissful mood you cant think of anything negative. Yes, this is just a sandwich shop. But they do sandwiches well. Don't... More 

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Additional Information about 5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

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

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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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