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Koibito Japanese Restaurant

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1707 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98502-5242
11:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Olympia, Washington
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

At lunch I enjoy the lunch bento choices, and the donburi. Very popular place and very friendly. Although it is very fresh they make some odd choices about what goes in the sushi of the day. If you like California rolls and spicy rolls, you'll like the sushi.

Thank aksballardista
Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

i've eaten here for years and each time its great. its kind of a funky little place, but i'd much rather have the impressive meal than great looks. it seems very authentic, its always packed, take away comes up fast.

Thank astra s
KoibitoSushi, Guest Relations Manager at Koibito Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear astra s, Thank you for your loyalty in dining with us for years. We appreciate your kind feedback and will continue to focus in serving the freshest sushi and tasty Japanese food in the area. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We used to eat here at least once a week for over two years. The last two times my family and I ate here, we became ill. I looked into this and found out the department of health had served the restaurant with several food related violations, as well as uncleanly handling of food. I would love to have a... More 

Thank lodgingproreview
KoibitoSushi, Guest Relations Manager at Koibito Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear lodgingproreview, First, thank you for dining with us for over two years and we sincerely appreciate your candid feedback. I apologize to your family about the last two dining experience resulted in illness. We take overall cleanliness and condition of operation seriously in which reflects the freshness of the food we pride ourselves in. It is our everyday goal... More 

Seattle, Washington
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142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

It's not much to look at, but excellent sushi and sashimi. Service and quality are very good. Not open on Sundays.

Thank cupperr
Oldtown, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Love the chicken teryaki, any sushi. My boyfriend took the 911 roll eating challenge and made it through. They take your picture and hang it on the way, give you a t-shirt, and its free if you can do it. Sushi chef is welcoming and staff remembers you.

Thank Christina W
Olympia, Washington
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Very good sushi restaurant. The best sushi and sashimi in town. They do not have a lot of creative roles that many people look for-- they simply have the best fish in the Olympia area and that's all we need in a sushi place

Thank 503Ian
Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Shortly after we first moved to Olympia, a long-time resident recommended Koibito. We've eaten a TON of different meals here and have never been disappointed. Good quality, and great prices. The sushi, miso, and seaweed/cucumber salad though are the best. We've had the Dynamite, Alaskan, Olympia, Shrimp Tempura, and West Coast rolls among others...all have been good and fresh. Their... More 

Thank Michellin101
Missoula, Montana
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

My friend and I tried the sushi and sashimi here based on other highly rated reviews, and it did not disappoint! They had a refreshingly large selection of sushi rolls to choose from (and not the usual/standard choices, either) and having tried several rolls and some of the sashimi - I'd definitely eat here again.....and again and again and again.

Thank ValleyAli
New Braunfels, Texas
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164 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Miso soup is divine. We all shared California rolls, tempura shrimp/veggies, chicken teriyaki and tuna rolls. All were excellent. It doesn't look like a 4 star + restaurant - but it is.

Thank reeltxn
Ningbo, China
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

It's Westernized sushi, didn't feel authentic or too flavorful. The pot stickers tasted like they were taken out of the freezer and microwaved. Everything was lukewarm, the staff is nice, but there are better sushi places around Olympia. Went here for the convenience of near my brother's home, if we hadn't been drinking we probably would have drove somewhere else.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1707 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98502-5242
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 13603524751
A friendly quaint Japanese cuisine eatery serving creative made-to-order rolls, the freshest sashimi, variety bento boxes, udon and other popular dishes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?