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Oyster House

320 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1006
360-753-7000
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Ranked #40 of 303 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Frederick, Maryland
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I've been eating at the Oyster House for over 40 years and the truth of the matter is that they called a Shrimp Caesar Salad is in no indicative of what they normally serve. First of all, Romaine lettuce ought to be crisp, this was limp and totally without crunch, secondly the shrimp had obviously been frozen, it was as... More

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Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Waited a while to try it after the fire but was so disappointed. Our server was good, she was just too swamped. We ordered appetizers & drinks that never arrived, even after asking a couple of times. The restaurant was not that full, there weren't enough employees to make it work. When one of our party said something to the... More

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La Center, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Have been coming to the Oyster House for over 40 years. Now that we live down in Clark County, we don't get in as often. We had a birthday celebration involving 11 of us. All of us were very impressed by the food. Our dinners included everything from fried oysters, sandwiches, prime rib, crab, and many other dishes. Our waitress,... More

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Sherwood, Oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We organized a family rendezvous for a group of 8 and were looking forward to coming back after the fire to see the restaurant. I drove up from Oregon and the first red flag was they lost our reservations. We should have just left but instead we went into the bar to wait but could not get service. The server... More

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A meal for two with sides and the largest lobster I have seen in quite a while. Really crowded last Saturday night (tells you something about the food) and service was a little slow but meal was hot and well prepared.

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Olympia, Washington
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As a life long resident of Olympia, the Oyster House is a historical part of our community Reopening after 2 yrs, due to the fire, unfortunately, the menu and food remain the same. I would've like to see some changes on the menu and the clam chowder recipe...stamped out. I think people should try the restaurant and it's historical location.... More

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Belfair
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's nice to see the Oyster House back in business after the fire destroyed the original building. The main entrees are as good as ever and the desserts are quite nice on the pallet. Definitely a great place to take out of town visitors.

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Tumwater
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fun to sit outside & watch the boats & yachts in the harbor. Specializes in Seafood, which is very fresh & delicious. Reasonable prices.

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Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had thier seafood platter & everything was good, but not spectacular. Drinks were really good! Staff was very good & helpful

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Olympia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Oly's famous landmark restaurant is back in business after recovering from a fire that essentially totaled the place in the summer of 2013. The restaurant is rebuilt to that same design and with the same features it had before. So, it's still a fun and charming water side place. The food is just as good and generous in portions. The... More

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Address: 320 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1006
Phone Number: 360-753-7000
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Cuisine: Seafood

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