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Waterstreet Cafe and Bar

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610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1025 (Legion Way)
+1 360-709-9090
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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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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Olympia, Washington
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

This is our first time dining inside the restaurant. Years ago we dined in their outdoor area, but had not been back since. We wanted to expand our dining horizons in Olympia and have been recently trying out some different restaurants. Having booked on-line, we arrived to discover that a gourmet dining club had booked the banquet room in the... More 

1 Thank foxsable
Home Usa
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459 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Menu is small but nicely varied, and dishes are well-prepared and delicious. My seared tuna salad was perfect, especially on a hot day. Don't be scared off by the stupid wine menu descriptions as the wine choices are very good. But, come on, "cherries, spice cake, wildflowers, "blueberry, huckleberry, mocha," and "stony blackberry, vanilla lace"??? Really nice interior ambience. Great... More 

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We had the pleasure of dining here for a wedding rehearsal dinner and it was wonderful! The party room was just perfect - the menu was delicious and the service was impeccable. Oh - and come for the wine - amazing selection!!

Thank Stephanie S
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179 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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503 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
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 3 helpful votes
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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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
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: +1 360-709-9090

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