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Darby's Cafe

211 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1114
+1 360-357-6229
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
211 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1114
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Drove down from Tacoma just to go back to Darby's and was not disappointed!! I had the Vegan Volcano omelet and it was the BOMB! Love the new location and the 1/2 off morning cocktails topped it off, cranmosa was awesome. Wish they had a...More

Thank intrepidgirl2015
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This is my boys favorite breakfast spot. The food is good and there is a variety- the service is very friendly! The location is odd because it is a shared space with a brewery and walking back to the bathroom is strange smelling.

Thank aztrimom
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great and exotic menu and a real melting pot of a place in downtown. Good food, slow slow service but was fun to hang out.

Thank James D
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This used to be our favorite place for breakfast, but it has kept going downhill. Today it was awful. Only one server. My husband's fork and water glass was dirty. He got biscuits and gravy and the gravy was cold. Kids French toast was overdone....More

Thank sandyss77
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I visited Darby's with family for breakfast and the food was just ok. My wife had an omelette and when she asked for cheese with it they said ok and then laid a piece of "sandwich cheese" on top. I had a beef hash dish...More

Thank docboar
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Darby's problem is that they put political correctness above quality of food and service. However, there are few breakfast options in Olympia, and most are truly wretched (greasebox chain stores). At Darby's you can wait a long time and eventually get a breakfast that tastes...More

Thank meinoly
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Got a "breakfast burrito with corn salsa, hash browns, and sour cream" that was not as described. Fifteen kernels of corn = corn salsa, Hash browns that had spent exceedingly little time browning, so warm potato mush. Dribble of sour cream, but did get more...More

Thank jmitsche
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We've been to Darby's probably ten times. I keep wondering why we go back. The food is mostly good, but the service is sketchy. Whatever I order, the server gets it wrong. I ordered an egg white omelet. I was served a regular omelet. The...More

Thank luandpat
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My friends and I go out to breakfast every Sunday. We discovered Darby's a couple of months ago and, my being vegan, I was thrilled. I thought I would be relegated to oatmeal and brown sugar, which in itself is not bad, but gets tiring...More

Thank robin_miller_wa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Did a to-go order...cup of soup and salad. Delicious!!! Homemade soup was perfect for a rainy day. Decided to back the next day. Put the same order in but with a bowl of soup. Went to bank and came back... my order wasn't even ready....More

Thank Casaundra A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1114
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6229
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