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Blue Heron Bakery

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4935 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502-1732
+1 360-866-2253
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Olympia, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Right off the exit to evergreen college, you will find world class breads, pastries, breakfast, sandwiches, pizza, lasagna and, Roaster of the year, Olympia Coffee. This is an organic icon of Olympia and known for its dedication to local foods, arts, and community support. You will be treated well and receive a warm Welcome from Evan and his staff. Only... More 

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Olympia, WA
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280 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2016

They are in a new location (the location shown above is out of date) and they expanded the bakery to include breakfast and lunch items. We came in for lunch today and ordered a breakfast sandwich and an omelet. First, the omelet. It was small, and very plain. The breakfast sandwich was decent, but it was cool, not hot. They... More 

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Thank rogerjm
Olympia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

It has a nice local vibe, good brunch, soups, coffee drinks, and baked goods (although surprisingly very little gluten free), and usually nice music. There's outdoor seating for nice weather. Today there was good live folk music, but it was too loud so we couldn't stay, which was too bad. Prior to that, the kitchen staff had some "head banger... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

My wife and I were in Olympia for a few days from Vancouver, BC. We don't have the greatest farmers markets where we're from and heard amazing things about the Olympia Farmer's Market (and decided to check it out). Sadly we got there just when it was closing and we were craving some baked goods. We approached the lady working... More 

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1 Thank LambdaP
Olympia, Washington
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The Blue Heron has been around a while and has a definite following. All of their stuff looks beautiful but be aware, this is whole wheat to the core. That cinnamon roll will take two cups of coffee and will last you all day.

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1 Thank Jon K
Seattle, Washington
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Had a late afternoon snack here: grilled cheese sandwiches, pizza. The food was fine for a quick meal but nothing special. The service was attentive and reasonable quick. We had some of their brownies for take away dessert - they were very good.

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1 Thank Charles T
Olympia, Washington
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We had breakfast here. It was good but not great. The latte was average. The breakfast was an egg dish that was pretty good. The service was friendly and the new location is nice. It has plenty of parking and is pleasant inside. I certainly will try this again.

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Thank maryellenbradley
Olympia, Washington, United States
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163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have always loved this bakery and just recently, they moved up the hill from Mud Bay to 4419 Harrison Avenue NW Suite 108! I had a wonderful slice of carrot cake and tasty coffee! I love seeing that they offer dinner also and home-made ice cream! You go BHB!

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Thank Wendy334
Olympia, Washington
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144 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Blue Heron Bakery just popped up near our best friend's house. We walk the dogs together all the time and this gave us a new pit stop! It was a blistery day in Olympia and they have some great HOME MADE ice cream. I got some berry action, my wife (and the rest of our party) got a hazelnut... More 

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1 Thank Andrew B
Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2015

I enjoyed the most delicious, vegetarian, lasagna I have ever eaten. Yum! That along with a fresh, crisp, salad was a reasonably-priced, perfect lunch. This is a business made famous for their breads and baked goods. I am so glad they are using their talent to create breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have moved from a location further out Mud... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4935 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502-1732
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-866-2253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?