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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
(360) 705-3393
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Consistently good food here! Homemade breads and desserts! Warm, family type atmosphere. Last here to celebrate two friends birthdays. When we informed the wait staff, they told us they each got a piece of pie-free!

Thank joyinthejourney57
Olympia, Washington
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265 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Sandwich shop in downtown Olympia. It is only open for lunch. Most sandwiches are big enough for two to share. My last visit, I had the egg salad, which was almost perfect. If it had a slice of tomato, it would have been perfect. They have a nice selection of pies, cookies, and cakes, which change from time to... More 

Thank Brimsmith
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One sandwich is enough or two seniors . Really great sandwiches, and fries are terrific. Go early place gets filled early.

Thank Sallie H
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would not have looked twice if I hadn't read reviews and it was great. Homemade chicken noodle soup and Reuben sandwich which my husband and i split, planning to have dessert (which looked wonderful) but were too full even sharing.

Thank Dustella
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

House made bread piled with tender meat. Portions generous enough to share. Huge sodas. No one can accuse this deli of skimping on portions. We stopped in for lunch on a rainy Saturday and were absolutely delighted. We left stuffed and happy, carrying our bag of leftover sandwiches. A true old-fashioned deli. Downtown Olympia is a delight, and 5th Avenue... More 

Thank RAStubbs
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Trust me on this one-if you are seeking a really superb sandwich and incredibly great service then go here. This place certainly deserves its very positive and glowing reviews. The sandwiches and soup are truly wonderful. We were allowed to try some samples to help us make a decision and both soups of the day sounded delicious! Bread is freshly... More 

Thank gowerguy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches and soups! All fresh ingredients and very friendly people. Get there early - they get busy!!

Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Was there at the end of August around lunch time. The service, food and atmosphere were great. My homemad soup and homemade bread were fab. Then I treated myself to a homemade berry pie ala mode.

Thank karenmcg59
Astoria, Oregon
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

An absolutely wonderful experience and a fabulous chocolate shop across the street. Downtown, so you get to experience the homeless, sad on many levels! Do not let that detract from a sandwich shop that is bigger than most restaurants. They make most of their own bread, seem to have a huge takeout business, offered us excellent service and primo food!... More 

Thank Wildchinook
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Called in here for lunch and had two great sandwiches and coffee. The staff was really friendly and helpful even though was getting close to closing.

Thank Paul D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: (360) 705-3393

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