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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 705-3393
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Ranked #4 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Port Orchard, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We were lucky enough to get here right before the lunch rush without another person in the place. Within minutes every single table was full! There were 6 of including 2 children. The waitress let us know the sandwiches are huge so my son and I split one and still couldn't finish it! No one else at the table finished... More

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Washington State
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A friend and I ate there recently. We have for kids under five between us. My 22 month old was not a happy camper that day. What can you do though when you are an hour from home with your little ones and hungry? Taking them home and not feeding them is not an option. I took my preschooler to... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If I lived in Olympia, I would buy this bread regularly! It is so fresh and soft. It was awesome!! My husband got his dessert first bc he couldn't resist the apple pie in the case. It was gone before we even knew what happened. I had the turkey cranberry and it was scrumptious! My husband had the French dip... More

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

Ate her twice in one week, it's that good. Best tuna sandwich I have ever eaten besides at home. The staff is wonderful, very friendly and attentive. I have also had the chicken salad and it is very good. I highly recommend this place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had the Reuben - it was absolutely delicious. Soups and other offerings were very good. Wonderful location for strolling through funky but very accessible neighborhood. Olympia is a perfect stop for lunch on the way to Olympic National Park from SeaTac or Portland.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch stop at 5th avenue sandwich shop. We went for the New York pastrami on rye and turkey club on soda. My pastrami was deep-filled and the bread absolutely delicious. The turkey club was tasty but had a bit too much mayo. I'd therefore recommend you tell them to go easy on the mayo if you opt... More

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Olympia, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

WOW! Lunch was awesome, they are really busy, but are able to somehow manage to get you your order out in a timely fashion? The sandwiches are amazing, have to try a plate of food sometime or a salad.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I had a turkey sandwich with bacon and avocado. It was HUGE. I could only eat half of it at a sitting. The bread was great and the sandwich had just the right amount of toppings. The next, the sandwich filling was still delicious, but the bread was too hard to eat. I suggest you finish your sandwich at one... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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208 reviews 208 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Two of us visited for a Saturday lunch. The menu is simple -- cold and hot sandwiches, a few sides and salads, a couple of soups, and some desserts (cookies, cheesecakes, pies, etc.). The (cold) roasted turkey sandwich was "ho-hum" and mayo-heavy, but the potato salad and pasta side salads were both decent/good, as was the (hot) BBQ beef sandwich.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great sandwiches , great welcome, and a great "little" extra. Highly recommend for lunch when visiting Olympia. There is another shop on 4th street open till 7.00pm

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