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507 Capitol Way S # A, Olympia, WA 98501-1206
+1 360-570-8777
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (46 reviews)
“wild boar” (8 reviews)
“pappardelle” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
507 Capitol Way S # A, Olympia, WA 98501-1206
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried several dishes and most were excellent. We did the 4-course sampler. Seafood appetizer with lemon aioli was a standout. Turkey cutlets with wild berry sauce was a little mushy. The bread was surprisingly disappointing--they should just grab some baguettes at the Bread Peddler....More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I think we may have visited on a off night because only half of everything we ordered was excellent. I ordered the braised wild boar pappardelle and it was as tough as beef jerky but the mushroom tagliolini was the best we have ever tasted....More

1  Thank Doug O
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Reasonable food but overpriced. Better than most places in Olympia. Good choices. Food is fresh. Service ok.

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We just had the most delightful dinner. We made a last minute reservation. The service was wonderful - the entire staff checked to see that we were happy throughout the meal (but not in an obtrusive way). The food was SPECTACULAR! I started with a...More

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Olympia on our anniversary so decided to find a good place to eat. Found this little gem on Trip Advisor and made reservations. The ambience was great, we felt welcome and comfortable from the minute we walked in the door. The...More

Thank Midge H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

After saying over and over I have to try this place....I made it happen. My wife and I had a "grown up" evening enjoying dinner without littlins. Enjoyed the cured meats and cheese antipasto as well as prawns, calamari and scallops appetizer. My wife had...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

After our summer 2016 visit to Milan, we went here for a special occasion. Food and atmosphere was good, but nothing special, especially for the price.

Thank yosemiterisk
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We dined here some years ago and enjoyed it very much. This time we were staying nearby so we went again. Enjoyed it as much. Pasta was very good, done they way we prefer, al dente. Portions are generous, and for us another meal. Wine...More

Thank Ceratto
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Basilico is a delightful find in downtown Olympia. It is easy to overlook but well-worth the discovery. Allow yourself a good two-hour stay, in order to enjoy a good Italian wine, the arrival of several courses of food, and a leisurely dessert and good coffee....More

Thank soosihongkong
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I reserve Basilico for the two times per month that I work extra long hours in Olympia. The entire dining experience is unmatched and its flavors and qualities exceed that of 'Little Italy' neighborhood offerings between Boston or San Diego. If I could take up...More

Thank Tim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Capitol Way S # A, Olympia, WA 98501-1206
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-570-8777
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