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Ranch House BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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10841 Kennedy Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512-9446
+1 360-866-8704
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to lunch at the Ranch House Barbeque and the service was extremely good. The waiter was attentive to all our needs throughout the meal. Made sure the wife’s need for dairy free meal was taken care of. I had the brisket meal and it was excellent, along with their very good barbeque sauce. My wife had the pulled pork... More 

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Thank Michael K
olympia, wa
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The table the waitress showed to us was next to a large group of loud and vocal diners. When we politely asked for a quieter location she became truculent and put us to waiting at the front door. After several other groups were seated and she was taking their orders, it became quite apparent we were being punished. After 40... More 

Thank cheezemaker
Graham, Washington, United States
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a nice restaurant, clean and great service. When I walked in, the smell of awesome food hits you and stirs your taste buds. I noticed all the BBQ awards and thought, I can't wait to taste this food. I ordered the BBQ chicken breast that comes with coleslaw, cornbread and salad. I guess with all the awards throughout... More 

Thank Martha E
Lacey, Washington
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The smell was wonderful but I wondered if we can at an odd time... somewhat in between dinner and lunch, because it wasn't as good as I had expected after seeing it on diners drive ins and dives. Mac and cheese balls ...ehhh. Sampler platter eh.... beer was the best part lol. Not much ambiance here either. Service wasn't fabulous... More 

Thank Amaris C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stopped in on Saturday night and truly had the best meal EVER! The sliced brisket had so much flavor and was very hot and juicy! The coleslaw had a vinegar based dressing and was so light and refreshing! And those garlic fries...OMG! My son ordered the Rib Eye steak and he said it was cooked perfectly and is one... More 

Thank Melanie T
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We are frequent patrons of Ranch House. Anytime we are driving past, we make a point to stop and have a meal. As far as I know, this is the best BBQ in Washington State. There is nothing bad on the menu, just point to something and grunt and you will not be disappointed with what shows up.

Thank Erik G
Tacoma, Washington
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Real BBQ is few and far between in these parts. This is about as good as it gets around here. Worth the drive.

1 Thank otisscrotis_11
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

On vacation and heading to Seattle from the 101 and found a sign at a rest stop for this place. It's on the way and we were hungry so decided to stop. Glad we did! Out of this world BBQ! A must stop if you are out this way!

2 Thank mjb10001
Olympia, WA
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244 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

First, I want to compliment the service. The greeter, the personnel and our server were all very positive and happy. It sets a tone for the restaurant. The food was good and plentiful. My wife had a combo plate and it was more than she could eat. My brisket sandwich was loaded and the garlic fries were really good. The... More 

2 Thank rogerjm
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We found this restaurant a treasure. The service is excellent and the food even better. Local eatery. The desserts are scrumptious.

2 Thank GretaGarboFranklyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10841 Kennedy Creek Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512-9446
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-866-8704

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