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Ricardo's Restaurant

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5211 Lacey Blvd SE, Lacey, WA 98503-2443
+1 360-413-9995
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lacey, Washington
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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121 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Olympia, Washington
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated a recent birthday with a first time visit to the new Ricardo's location. Dinner was quite lovely, if a little pricey for the quality of the fare, and our server was outstanding. We'll be back.

Thank TravelerWithPaints
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to their new location. The old place had such an intimate feel that I was a little worried but I should not have been. They have done a beautiful job, and no more stumbling through the bushes in that terrible back parking lot! The food is still terrific, the prices realistic and the service if... More 

Thank Kit B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful, varied, attractively presented menu. Six of us were each pleased with our choices. I am not big on eating beef but our friends enjoyed their selection, while several of us raved over our seafood. Our waitress was perfect and did a nice job of helping us with our wine selections from a nice... More 

Thank Sylvia O
Olympia, Washington
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Our server was pleasant and since we were a large group we arrived at staggered times. She honored the happy hour menu even though that last person in our group arrived a few minutes late. Everyone of the 8 of us enjoyed our food. My wine was still $10 at happy hour... ouch. The happy hour burger was HUGE and... More 

Thank lkchome
Olympia, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere.. One of the best happy hour menus in Olympia area. Very niche for the Thurston market. If looking for a good steak and glass of wine or cocktail it's a must. One of the few , if not the only, fine steak restaurants in the area. Well worth a stop in

Thank bbarnes30
Olympia, Washington
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121 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is an expensive restaurant but the service and the food is worth it. They are located in a new area in Lacey which has great parking and easy access. The restaurant is larger but still feels intimate since they have several rooms that are separate. The decor is nice, the service was great and the food was very good.

Thank maryellenbradley

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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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, 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 SE, Lacey, WA 98503-2443
  • Public Transportation: Intercity Transit
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lacey
  • Phone Number: +1 360-413-9995

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