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Fat Olive's Restaurant

255 Williams Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
+1 509-946-6404
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Ranked #14 of 132 Restaurants in Richland
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Fat Olives is your quintessential neighborhood bistro. Located in downtown Richland, we are open Monday - Saturday for lunch and dinner. We are also a Full Service Catering Company. A small BBQ for 20 or a Formal Dinner for 2,000. We will work with you to custom tailor a catering experience that fits your vision, tastes and budget. We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers!
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Denver
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a good experience here, thought the food was very good. The place was empty, not sure why. I would definitely recommend the place.

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Pasco
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118 reviews 118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A friend and I went here for lunch one day. I tried the rockfish chowder, which was very good and she got a margherita pizza, which I tried, and it was also pretty good. Not very big for the price charged, though. The service was very good. Kind of a small place and kind of crowded during the main lunch... More

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Richland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food is very good. The service is very good. Special event? They will work with you. The Tri Cities Wine Society held an event here and they out did themselves to accommodate our needs. They were easy to work with and even made changes at the last minute. Plenty to eat.

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Aiken, SC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed the food here, but frequently had to wait for refills of water even when trying to get attention of wait staff.

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Richland, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our exercise class met here about 15 people. Good pizza and sandwiches and nice salads too. Service was great and accumulated our large group.

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25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great service and atmosphere. The menu seemed very limited and strange. The food is tasty but could be so much better. Seems as if the recipes for success could be expanded to provide more italian sausage/meat to many of the dishes. Lots of potential, but currently is just average ...

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Columbus, Georgia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stunningly good find And so poorly patronized a real puzzle. I've had Osso Bucco many places and many ways (veal and pork), this was pork and probably one of the best ever. Very little fat, great glaze and fall off the bone tender. W/ risotto which by itself was among the best, close to a signature dish by a James... More

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Lakewood, Washington
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We really wanted to try this place, but they were only open for 4.5 hrs on a Sat?!?!?!!? Maybe this part of town is mostly weekday traffic, but we showed up at 3pm and found that they did not open until 4pm and the sign said until closing and when we went back at 8:30 they were closing? We might... More

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Richland, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been going to Fat Olive's for lunch or dinner several times a month since it opened a few years ago. The food is wonderful. The salads are fresh, the sandwiches are so delicious. The pizzas are terrific...you can order a whole pizza or just have a slice with a salad for a lighter meal. This week we ordered... More

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West Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Fat Olives does it right. They have a fantastic young chef who really knows his food. His flavors are exceptional, preparation divine and plating is exquisite. Being gluten free it's always a challenge to find place to eat let alone place that are actually good. Fat Olives has one of the largest gluten free menus I've seen anywhere and everything... More

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