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Waterstreet Cafe and Bar

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610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025 (Legion Way)
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Came for a casual business meeting. It was one of the few places open on a Monday night in Olympia. The atmosphere was great, well decorated and a good open bright feel. It appears they have a private room which is a nice option and a patio, although it is next to the parking lot. The service was great and... More 

Thank Lorraine J
Seattle, Washington
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

What can I say, I have never had a disappointing meal here! I love this restaurant! If you are in a hurry or an inpatient diner this may not be your cup of tea. They put time care and love into each dish.... This takes time, be patient, order a drink, and an appetizer and take in the experience! They... More 

Thank Scott H
Seattle WA
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We went for happy hour yesterday. Jessica in the bar is amazing! So friendly and a very skilled bartender. Perfectly made makers mark Manhattans. We ordered the hamburger which was excellent. Juicy delicious and perfectly cooked.

Thank WAtravelbug
Olympia, Washington
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427 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I've written a couple of reviews about the Waterstreet Café and Bar in the past and in the last two I said they needed to step it up. I'm glad to say that everything was excellent this time. The location and ambience is so nice, it's good to see that the service and the food excel as well. We went... More 

Thank AreWeHavingFunYet
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The area this restaurant is located is great. Right across from the capital. The ambiance and the staff is very friendly. I ordered the rib-eye Med/well and it was very raw. The lady next to me ordered well done and hers was extremely pink as well..Will have to go back and order something else to give a proper food score.

Thank Veronica P
Pleasanton, California, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We sat at the bar and got really good food & service. The prawn caesar was good, albeit light on prawns with only two. My husband liked the steak frites and the bartender was very helpful with recommendations, one of which was the artichoke hearts...yum. Still a little spendy though, even with happy hour prices.

1 Thank Melissa G
Olympia, Washington
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Waterstreet is our favorite restaurant in Olympia. The menu is inventive and eclectic and changes continually so you could eat there every night and never get bored. The atmosphere chic and relaxed. You can show up in your little black dress or best jeans and feel equally at home. We went to celebrate a wedding anniversary and ordered multiple items... More 

1 Thank SueOTRL
Olympia, Washington
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

The last time I ate at Waterstreet Cafe, I told myself would be the last time I ate at Waterstreet Cafe. But I was meeting some friends who I had not seen in years and the restaurant was very close for them. So I relented. The evening started off well enough with the wait staff giving us time to catch... More 

2 Thank baileygracerose
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Reasonably priced, good service and good food. Visited this place several times over the years and have never been disappointed

Thank Travel499
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been here a few times so we thought this would be a good place to recommend to our friend on her birthday. We had one of the private rooms, which was nice as we had 10 people. On this visit, we ordered the clams (as we have in the past) this time they were over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025
    (Legion Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 360-709-9090

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