Restaurants

Health Food in Olympia

Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art

This comfortable hippie enclave at the edge of Heritage Park offers fresh salads and tasty, healthy sandwiches (lemon-tahini, smoked salmon etc), coffee drinks, herbal teas, local ice cream, beer and wine. Posters a…
Diner in Olympia

Darby's Café

This glorified greasy spoon on 5th isn't very greasy at all and pays equal respect to vegetarians and vegans. Unfussy food is served at a leisurely pace and without frills (often by tattooed or cross-dressing wait s…
Thai in Olympia

Lemon Grass Restaurant

Olympia is renowned for its ethnic eateries – the Asian variants in particular – meaning you'll sometimes have to line up to get into places like Lemon Grass. This is everything Thai food should be: crisp, fresh and…
Pub in Olympia

Spar Cafe Bar

A legendary local cafe and eating joint now owned by Portland's McMenamin brothers, who have maintained its authentic wood-panel interior. You could spend all morning here eating brunch, shooting pool, admiring the …
Seafood in Olympia

Oyster House

As you'd guess, this place specializes in Olympia's most celebrated cuisine, the delicate Olympia oyster, best served panfried and topped with a little cheese and spinach. Try them with the surprisingly delicious po…