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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

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117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 705-3393
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We split a Ruben for a late lunch and it was the best Ruben we have ever ate. We will go back and try other sandwiches that is for sure!

Thank Cindyxxx
Tumwater, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to eat. Home made bread and soup. The sandwiches are huge and delicious. Good variety.

Thank CaroleandDon
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were glad to find this place in downtown Olympia, WA, which seems not to offer a lot of appealing restaurants?! Loved the place, the really good soups and salads as well as fresh sandwiches for a hearty lunch.

Thank Philipp M
Olympia, Washington
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very busy place with limited seating but great sandwiches. Fresh bread and ingredients make this a very popular place. Tried French Dips, Rubin and Tuna and onion rings so far all very good. Some seating out doors and a busy carry out is obvious.

Thank cpethia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I began frequenting a few years back when I worked closer. Their in house made bread really sets them apart for their sandwiches. Also their service is always friendly even with a full house.

1 Thank Jennifer F
Monument, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you happen to be visiting Olympia, Washington be sure to stop by the 4th on 5th Sandwich Shop. You will not be disappointed! The menu has a nice variety of sandwiches and other items. There are different breads, and the sandwiches are overloaded with ingredients. And don't forget a piece of pie, which are all made in house. You... More 

1 Thank bethg31048
Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They make a very good Reuben, and the Turkey & Cranberry on Sourdough is first rate. They make homemade pies, but I've never been able to get through lunch with room for dessert!

Thank Andy K
Anacortes, Washington
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At least that's what our waiter said. But he was right. Had one of the best pastrami and swiss on rye that I've ever had. But that just the right amount of mustard. The fact that is often overlooked but very important. Other sandwiches in our party or an egg salad, BLT , a turkey with cranberry , and some... More 

Thank Bill B
Aberdeen, Washington, United States
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 75% of our visits to Olympia have a visit to this gem on our plates. Just the perfect blend of great sandwiches, wonderful help and cozy atmosphere. They make their own breads and pile the meat on. Better than homemade! Don't miss out!

Thank Douglas O
Olympia, Washington
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little place in the heart of downtown! Sandwiches are delicious and bread is locally made. Can get a little crowded -- popular during lunch time but they also offer lunch to go!

1 Thank 12HM34

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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 Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
  • 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?