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Dockside Bistro

501 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8229
360-956-1928
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Ranked #3 of 304 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Columbia Ave NW
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English first
Enumclaw, Washington
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The view was nice, the service terrific and the food delicious! At our table we had clam chowder, caesar salad, fish and chips and halibut fish tacos and everything was so very yummy. We will definitely be back.

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Olympia, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were asked to choose a restaurant for dinner by friends who love food but rarely eat out in town. They wanted to take us out and we knew they wouldn't be disappointed in the Dockside Bistro. And were we ever right! The ambiance and service were excellent but the real treat was the food! The Mahi Mahi special was... More 

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Olympia, Wa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant is overlooking the marina in downtown Olympia. A combination of booths on an elevated platform and tables on the main floor. The food is fresh and delicious, the service very good. Very nice ambience as well. We have not had a bad meal here and have eaten many times. Open for lunch too. You will enjoy this restaurant,... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Dockside is a great resturant if you enjoy fine dining. Wonderful atmosphere and superb service! Very friendly to all that come in. Wonderful to see a few vegetarian chef prepared dishes. Not for people who want lots for their money, this is fine dining.

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Olympia, Washington
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's fun to take out of town guests to the Dockside Bistro. They are impressed with every aspect of dining here. Original menu, wonderful variety of wines, and relaxed ambience. You really can't go wrong.

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Keizer, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Joined local friend for our anniversary dinner. Very impressed with the food and wine. Gentlemen had elk which was a treat paired with a lovely Malice. I had butternut pasta with a nice wine suggested by our server. It was worth the trip.

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Olympia, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I were part of a party of 6 at a business dinner. The restaurant is small and has a very nice quiet interior with plenty of privacy at the separate dining tables. The menu offers an ecletic and locally oriented selection. I had the Elk Duet. I had not had elk before. I guess I should not... More 

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SEATTLE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great atmosphere and food! Also a great wine list. Wait staff gracious and knowledgeable. A very worthy restaurant.

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had a wonderful evening at this little restaurant on the Marina in Olympia. Our waitress was very accommodating and the food was diverse and well prepared.

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Brightwood VA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

enjoyed sharing a dozen and a half of the deliciously sweet local oysters (from Bud Inlet). Interesting cocktail menu, too. Nice atmosphere, and good service.

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Additional Information about Dockside Bistro

Address: 501 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8229
Phone Number: 360-956-1928
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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