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Southbay Dickerson's BBQ

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619 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1424
(360) 943-6900
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here with some friends for a quick bite and some beverages. I had the pork ribs with homemade potato salad and one of their craft beers on tap. Great place and friendly service

Thank Brian A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I was rudely turned away at another restaurant due to our large party of 13 and Southbay Dickerson's was just around the corner. The hostess was more than welcoming and we were glad to eat here. The food was amazing and the waitstaff was incredibly friendly. Next time I am in the area I will come again!

Thank Rushell65
Allyn, WA
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I went here for take-out after trying another place that is closed (forever). It's a funny little place in a dead part of town after 5 on a weekday. There's an adjacent bar that you enter from another street. I got a combo with 2 meats, 2 sides and cornbread. The idea being that it would feed 2 people. I... More 

Thank exagent
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The building is an old automotive repair shop with old garage doors still there, not very nice place, not much parking. Wanted to give it a try just because I like smoked meats. Well, when you walk in the air is heavy with a smoke smell, too much smoke smell, air is thick like it could make some sick that... More 

Thank VW2017
Lacey, Washington
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Searching for a great BBQ place since we moved here from the south, this place started off right. Warm, friendly service and a huge smoker behind the counter. The musky aroma of smoking meat filled the room with anticipation. Then we were served and there was no flavor........at all....barely even the pork of the ribs I was eating. Tried their... More 

Thank BGrant2013
Olympia, Washington
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301 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I went here for lunch with a friend. The special of the day was a Caesar salad with chicken. My friend ordered a regular salad with beef. The salads were identical. My 'Caesar' had tomatoes on it, no cheese and VERY spicy chicken. I had asked if the chicken was spicy and was told that it wasn't. I thought the... More 

Thank bczican
Highland Village, Texas
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a really good BBQ joint in downtown Olympia, one street off the main drag. The real wood smoker is right behind the service counter and the beer cooler is well stocked. Even though the sign out front is a pink neon pig, don't call it that.

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156 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

The food is average. The service is inconsistent, have had great service and really bad service. I would stick to sandwiches.

Thank Heather C
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

enjoyed the BBQ chicken as a lunch special. Corn bread was great, liked that they had peach cobbler as a side item on the menu/ It was wonderful (Ask for whipped cream to go with it!) Friends enjoyed brisket and ribs.

Thank akeusch
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food here is great. If you order a meal with two sides, it is a lot of food! The waiters are friendly. It's located in a dead area of town, but don't let that deter you.

Thank fourknees

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: (360) 943-6900

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