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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

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117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-705-3393
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Lacey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Whether it's the classic Reuben, the raspberry cream pie, or the red potato salad (can you tell what my favorites are) you can't go wrong with anything you select off the menu. Awesome food and great staff!

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Thank Jill R
Lacey, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I am told the 5th Avenue Sandwich shop has been around for over 30 years and there is good reason it is still thriving. They are still doing things the old fashioned way. Their bread is baked fresh daily so the sandwiches are amazing. Their soups and salads are also noteworthy as are the reasonable prices. In addition to the... More 

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Thank JohnG98516
Olympia, Washington
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great sandwiches. They have a terrific menu with great sides and wonderful desserts. You can't miss on this visit.

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Thank 2023MikeandLibby
Olympia, Washington
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Homemade bread, fast service - even when they are crowded, everything is delicious. Reasonable prices, too.

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Thank Terri B
Puyallup
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The 5th Ave Sandwhich shop is one of those rare places where simple soup, salad and sandwiches are done with such authenticity and smiles as to make you feel as though you are the only person they are serving. The marble sourdough and wheat bread is made especially for the piled high sandwiches. The soups are fresh, hearty and home... More 

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Thank Timothy Y
Olympia, Washington
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! They have delicious sandwiches, soups, and salads. The bread is always fresh and made daily. They have great lunch specials, which are always a great deal. The sandwiches are very large, big enough for leftovers! It does tend to get very busy around lunch, but the turnover is pretty quick since many people are there on... More 

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Thank Michelle R
Seattle, Washington
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333 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

What's not to like? Excellent food, excellent service, reasonable prices. The Chicken Salad Sandwich is still awesome. The fresh baked jalapeno bread makes it even better. Don't forget to try the chicken noodle soup! First review was in 2012. It just as good now as it was then. Been there numerous times in between. Never a bad meal.

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Thank The2TravelingFools
Rochester, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Busy place during lunch hours. But service is friendly, food is yummy, and their pastries and sweets are deelish!

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Thank loyal2royal
Lebanon, Ohio
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on our way from Portland to Seattle - Timed it perfectly as it got crowded (on a Wednesday) at about 11:45am. Holly recommended the Rueben and the Bacon Lettuce Tomato, so my brother & I got one of each & split them. For the Rueben, she suggested fresh horseradish, which put it over the top !... More 

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Thank Tom H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great homemade breads, pies made daily, great sandwiches at good prices, friendly service, good variety.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 5th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-705-3393

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