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Ricardo's Restaurant

676 Woodland Square Loop SE, (Off of 7th), Lacey, WA 98503-1045
+1 360-413-9995
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (68 reviews)
“polenta” (7 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
676 Woodland Square Loop SE, (Off of 7th), Lacey, WA 98503-1045
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're ever down south anywhere in the vicinity of Tacoma to Olympia, you owe it to yourself to eat at Ricardo's Kitchen and Bar in Lacey, WA. They have extremely delicious apps and steaks! But really, anything I've had on their menu - it's...More

Thank craigf86
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Hampton Inn and Suites staff directed us to this fine restaurant. We had good food and a fine ambiance, even though we were there at Happy Hour and ate in the bar.

Thank Gary J
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I have been on several occasions for both lunch and dinner. Always tasty, consistent food. Good service. Wonderful value for a steakhouse. Bar is well stocked. We will be back!

Thank Family_Traveler_A1
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

There are so many things going for this place. It's locally owned. The menu is creative. The bar is well stocked and the bartender makes a great cocktail. However the service is so poor I can't give it a good review. We've been there 4...More

Thank GFOlympiaMama
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The filet mignon was amazing! So tender and cooked perfectly. The duck and grits is also delicious. The dining area is modern; it’s fairly small but that made for an intimate feel. The staff was very friendly, knowledgeable about the food, and attentive. The desserts...More

Thank Olygirl8
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks, Olygirl8! Definitely let us know how we can make it a 5. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It matters! brian@chefricardo.com

Reviewed February 21, 2018

The price of the menu does not equal to the low quaity of food and average service that is recieved. The dining room is very small.More

Thank rogerwZ5323IW
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Hi, rogerwZ5323IW We are certainly not in the business of wanting guests to feel this way. We regret that you feel as much. We do our best to put out a quality product (F&B and service). We recognize we will not win over every guest....More

Reviewed February 10, 2018

This was our first time at Ricardo's Restaurant. We went for Happy Hour, and while we thought everything was very good, the food was not excellent (lettuce could have been colder, was lobster bisque homemade or did it come out of a carton from Trader...More

Thank AreWeHavingFunYet
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. It is clear you don't know Rick's story, his appearance, or how it relates to his late Grandfather (Dave Wilson) who raised Rick in the business. The story is actually on our website if you are interested. If you think...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We have been to the new Ricardo’s location now twice in two months and have not been disappointed! We took our employees there for our Christmas party and the staff treated us well and the food was delicious! We went again, just the two of...More

Thank TravelerWa62
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

What a fantastic review. That's great! Thank you. We are looking forward to patio season too. We are truly grateful to have loyal patrons such as yourself. Stay tuned for all new menus coming out shortly! Brian Fischer General Manager

Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Red meat is theme here. Since they have opened, prices have skyrocketed to ridiculous heights. The cooking of the food simply does not match the sky high prices. The food arrives cold, plates cold, meat not done as requested and not even good. The service...More

Thank Xavierrette
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2018

Xavierette, This impression is absolutely your right to have. We don't hear reviews like this often, In actuality, we have been on a very positive upward trajectory. But, every so often, all restaurateurs have some combination of events that may lead to a guest experience...More

Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I’m in town for business. A couple of friends were looking for a good steakhouse and found ourselves at Ricardo’s. We had great service and the Rib Eye Americano I had was outstanding! Properly cooked to a medium rare. Not cheap but definitely worth it...More

1  Thank cowiejeremy
Rick M, General Manager at Ricardo's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

That is as great of an endorsement as we could ever ask for. Thanks for that! Let's do it again next time! Much appeciated. Brian

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June 28, 2017|
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Response from Colleen G | Reviewed this property |
They do have a happy hour. Can't remember much about it though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 676 Woodland Square Loop SE, (Off of 7th), Lacey, WA 98503-1045
  • Public Transportation: Intercity Transit
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lacey
  • Phone Number: +1 360-413-9995
  • E-mail
Established in 2003, Ricardo’s is a local family owned steak house in Lacey, WA serving top grade ingredients from local vendors including custom dry aged beef. Here you will find a passion for steak, wine paired with unrivaled hospitality and the belief that great memories are all that one can hope for in this life. We’d love to be a part of helping to create them with you. Join us!
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