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Fat Olive's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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255 Williams Blvd, Richland, WA 99354-3409
+1 509-946-6404
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We eat here every time we come to town. The food is always great and the staff is very pleasant. Bold flavors and fresh ingredients. Clean and well kept.

Thank Mike K
Richland, United States
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

They had a varied menu. Not high on ambiance but food was good. We met there for a late lunch and business meeting. at 1:00. Moderately busy when we got there but nice and quiet to have our meeting by 1:30.

Thank Corinne K
Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

My son other rd the "fondue" as an appetizer. We received a watery thin chili con quest. He then ordered a salad with our pizza. Most restaurants deliver the salad prior to the entree. Hope, not here; delivered together. The pizza arrived luke warm, the mozzarella on top of the meat, and the crust undercooked. I can say the sausage... More 

Thank DrSynteq
Roseburg, Oregon
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Fat Olive's popped up while I was reviewing a couple of other Richland establishments and it's been awhile since we've eaten there but we used to treat ourselves at Fat Olive's. We love the antipasto, best olive tapenade I've had, never been disappointed by the pizza and save room for dessert. A little spendy and the atmosphere is nothing special,... More 

Thank TripleAParents
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to eat after wine tasting and ate on the patio under the wisteria vines, since we like patio eating we enjoyed our experience. We all got something very different to eat and everyone enjoyed their meal. I got the mushroom quinoa and it was tasty. The waiter was very attentive. Prices were moderate, perfect for type of... More 

Thank Sandra H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Great food and the service was excellent. Would eat there again to try the pork hoc that another person in the group had. There dinner looked great and was a very ample serving.

Thank William U
Richland, Washington
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

We had dinner here on our way to the Nixon Frost play. The wine list is excellent, wines from our local area some known , some unknown. The food was fresh, flavorful and nicely presented. They served us efficiently and we got to the play on time.

Thank marshas4768
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch. The service was great as well the food. Nice wine list. We came upon the restaurant by accident and are very glad we did. Perfect for lunch!

Thank 475diannak
Richland, Washington
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

It is a restaurant of choice in Richland if you are like good food.It is a little slow so if you are in a hurry consider. However, in exquisite dining one should not hurry in a place like this. If you are in a hurry go someplace like a hamburger joint

Thank ruth c
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

My first and last time. Facebook Menu for Cannelloni - fresh pasta sheets filled with mozzarella, spinach, and garlic ricotta. finished with seasonal vegetables and melted mozzarella, plated with a green salad - the price is $17. When asked about the salad I was told it would be $2.50 extra. I pulled back the pasta sheets and couldn't believe how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Williams Blvd, Richland, WA 99354-3409
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tri-Cities  >  Richland
  • Phone Number: +1 509-946-6404
Fat Olives is your quintessential neighborhood bistro. Located in downtown Richland, we are open Monday - Saturday for lunch and dinner. We are also a Full Service Catering Company. A small BBQ for 20 or a Formal Dinner for 2,000. We will work with you to custom tailor a catering experience that fits your vision, tastes and budget. We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?