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The Mark

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407 Columbia St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1036
+1 360-754-4414
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Olympia, Washington
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves healthy, fresh food in an eclectic but comfortable environment. The food is locally sourced & vegan options are always available. The staff is welcoming and knowledgeable. Perfect meal.

Thank Kim H
San Francisco, California
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124 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

During the summer there is very pleasant outside seating. Inside the restaurant it's dark, heavy on the retro feel- very Rat Pack. I'd eat inside only when on a romantic date- not with family or colleagues, and I'd find it too suggestive for a first date. My porterhouse steak was tough, tough, and lots of gristle. Such a chewy piece... More 

Thank 133travels
Port Angeles, Washington, United States
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275 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We dined as a group of 6 at this small and intimate restaurant downtown near the farmers market. The menu has a lot to offer, and I think between the 6 of us, we had quite an overview. The oysters were so fresh and delicious, the clams wonderful in a very good broth, entrees from fish to steak to pasta... More 

Thank DNWA
Olympia, Washington
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

The winter and spring rains can wear you down in Olympia, but a great remedy is to have drinks and an organic roasted chicken at The Mark. You have to make a reservation and request a chicken and roasted potatoes (that easily feeds a party of 4) in advance, but it is so worth it. Add a house salad and... More 

Thank Gracehue
Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

The Mark is a very intimate place that's open in the evenings Thursday thru Saturday. It has a menu of steak, seafood, chicken and pasta, with various crafted drinks. We've always received excellent service and wonderful food. There most interesting item is a whole roasted chicken, cooked over apple wood. You do need to reserve this dinner because it is... More 

1 Thank Mike C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016

As most reviews may suggest, going to the Mark is unlike going to any other restaurant or bar in Olympia. Why? It is intentional and fresh. The intimate, sophisticated space invites you in with candlelit tables and enticing cocktail, antipasti, dessert, and dinner menus. Perfect for a date, drinks with friends, business dinner, birthday party, or even a good book...... More 

1 Thank A W
Gig Harbor, Washington
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

Oh it was the perfect day for this. Rainy. Stormy. So cozy inside. The martini was excellent. The mussels however were way too salty. I'd read a review of them saying the same, but I ordered them anyway. Silly me. The flavor of the broth was outstanding. The best ever. Just way, way too salty. It ruined the whole dish.... More 

1 Thank Babs319
Seattle, Washington
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

Wide range of cocktails, which they specialize in, but if you try to order food it's another story..they never want to serve you. Either the cook is off, they aren't serving right now, or they are too busy to serve food and will not take an order. What kind of restaurant is that. Atmosphere is cool and funky, so if... More 

Thank cupperr
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

Amazing food. locally sourced - incredible quality! Vegetarian and vegan friendly. Adore the ambiance. Custom crafted cocktails and a great wine list.

1 Thank tinydancr
Huntsville, Alabama
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219 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

I really wanted to like this place, given that they get their meats from Colvin Farms locally and report many of their other ingredients are local and organic. However, the service was so, so slow that I can't imagine trying to go back. This is our 2nd time, as the first time the service was so slow that we decided... More 

2 Thank Christina T

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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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Columbia St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-754-4414

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