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Ricardo's Restaurant

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5211 Lacey Blvd, Lacey, WA 98503
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Valentine's dinner on the 13th. This was our first time at their new location and we were given a warm greeting by Shirley. She even gave us a tour of the restaurant, bar and event center! The food is always delicious; we had Chaeaubriand for two, which was cooked to perfection! Our waiter helped us choose delicious wine, telling us... More 

Thank 54marebear60
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous find!!! Check out the hamburger!!! The steaks are awesome! Great service. Warm but modern atmosphere.

Thank Ken R
Olympia, Washington
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their new location gives the restaurant a more updated feel. Happy Hour in the bar fills up quick so for the best shot at a table, get there closer to happy hour start time. The food is tasty though some items are still a little pricey for happy hour.

Thank LovetoTravel58653
Lacey, Washington
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a very good experience with our staff Christmas dinner. The steak that I had was spot on. Best steak I think i have had in the Olympia area. The atmosphere was ok, the services the same. Overall not a bad experience. The only true disappointment was the price we had to pay. It was not far off of our... More 

Thank Bobby B
Tumwater, Washington, United States
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Love the new location and look of the restaurant. Very nice for being quite large. There were just two of us and we had reservations but were seated with no menu's or water and noone asked if we wanted anything for 10 mins. Finally a worker filling water glasses asked if we would like a menu, then a waitress another... More 

Thank Colleen G
Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Ricardo's new location in Lacey. They did a decent job of renovating an office space into a restaurant, but I liked the ambiance of the old space better. When we arrived staff were sitting in the reception area chatting and playing on iPads, but we were greeted warmly and seated immediately. We ordered chateaubriand... More 

Thank cwinkelman1
Lacey, Washington
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Seven of us friends went out for our annual Christmas dinner. We made reservations and were seated in a small quiet room in the back. Our tables had Christmas candy and Christmas candles on them (nice touch). We got our drinks quickly, followed soon by appetizers and salads. The entrees we ordered were the Bacon Shrimp Mac, Wild Thing (blackened... More 

Thank Gwen Y
Olympia, Washington
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Ricardo's a few times now & each visit has been EXCELLENT! The servers are knowledgeable on the dishes they offer, along with recommendations on best preparation & complimentary pairings. The ambiance is inviting & warm. Pricey for our budget, but worth every cent! Great food, great service. A "must do/try" in Lacey. Life is short...Enjoy!

Thank tswift2016
Lacey, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Thank you so much for blessing our good-sized business meeting with spectacular plates, great hosts, and gorgeous entrees! What a great place this is! I was personally so thrilled by your service and your menu, my husband and I will take my parents here to top off our busy shopping day, this upcoming Black Friday. We loved meeting Mr. Ricardo,... More 

Thank Deborah N
Seattle, Washington
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122 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We had a great dinner with a fantastic bottle of wine. Ricard's is known for its steaks so definitely order one. They melt in your mouth and are done to perfection. But don't miss the seafood either - we had the best dinner and they have a nice bar area with one of Olympia's best bartenders.

Thank Paul N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 Lacey Blvd, Lacey, WA 98503
  • Public Transportation: Intercity Transit
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lacey
  • Phone Number: 3605566402

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?