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113 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1018
360 352 8892
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Ranked #71 of 306 Restaurants in Olympia
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Majorca, Spain
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It's a miracle this place stays in business. I had been many years ago when dating and yep, it has a fine dating kind of atmosphere, but I also had remembered that the food was just so so and that the service was pretty questionable. Fast forward several years and because Olympia doesn't have a lot of terrific dining out... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Trinacria is unlike any other Italian restaurant that I have dined at in the US. It is a small, quaint & intimate place. The menu is limited to primarily pasta dishes and pizzas. The salad is served after the main course - like in Italy. We always enjoy the Lasagna and the dish named Euguneo (bow tie pasta with cream... More 

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Tacoma, Wa.
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you want Italian food with near, go elsewhere. There is only one item on the menu that has meat.. That is lasagna. It is basically a vegetarian restaurant. The pasta is served with a dusting of sauce and everything is pretty tasteless. The worst part was the service. They were out of soup and taramisu by 7:00.. The waitress... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We waited 5 minutes to be acknowledged and another 5 to be told that our reserved table would be ready in 10 minutes. OK. Once seated menus were distributed and water glasses were filled. 10 minutes elapsed before the server returned to take our order. We wanted wine and soft drinks so she said she would be right back with... More 

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Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went here because of great reviews, but found the menu limited and ordinary. In addition to pizza, there are basic pasta dishes with two sauces. No unusual ingredients or interesting food combinations. The menu is predominately vegetarian, which is fine, but almost all entrees had some variety of tomato sauce and cheese topping. No main courses other than pasta... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We eat at Trinacria about once per year, and always enjoy it. The menu is limited, but all the food is delicious, and personally prepared by owner-chef Eugenio. Diners can choose from several Italian wines by the glass, or a larger variety available by the bottle. (Bottle price mark-ups are very reasonable.) I have eaten in a lot of Italian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a great little place. The atmosphere is quaint. Owner-chef Eugenio greets you at the door. If you like southern Italian cooking, this is the place to come. It's nothing fancy but it's reasonably priced and so enjoyable. The menu is limited which makes for easier decisions. We found the pasta perfectly cooked and tasty. The tiramisu is exquisite! We'll... More 

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Olympia, WA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We love Trinacria, it is always fresh and delicious. But reserve if you can, as this tiny place fills up fast, especially in winter when the steamy windows draw in passersby. Romantic and cozy, owner-chef Eugenio takes pride in his food and it shows. The bucatini amatriciana and farfalle Eugenio are comfort food on a plate. Not usually seen is... More 

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Olympia, WA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My wife and I recently returned to Trinacria after many years absence and were very impressed. Reservations are essential, which is probably why we hadn't been there in a while. While you might get a walk-in table, don't be surprised if they turn you away, even if there are empty tables. The decor and service items are not fancy. The... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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210 reviews 210 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I ate here last night as one in a party of eight. The "host" of the group put us in the hands of the restaurant for food and wine choices. The wait staff was friendly and attentive and the owner visited the table a couple of times. That made for a pleasant atmosphere. The food was just a hair above... More 

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Additional Information about Trinacria

Address: 113 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1018
Phone Number: 360 352 8892
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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