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Basilico

507 Capitol Way S # A, Olympia, WA 98501-1206
+1 360-570-8777
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
507 Capitol Way S # A, Olympia, WA 98501-1206
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 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

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 14 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 8 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
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The chocolate mousse is devine, beautiful presentation and a surprise bite to it. The rest of the meal was good, but not up to its reputation. I was excited to be invited here as a guest and a tad disappointed. Wait persons were more than...More

Thank olygal2015
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My husband and I just returned from Italy and were wanting traditional Italian. We found it. Great food, nice ambience, good staff. Owner came to our table, very personable and Italian! Had my Vin Santo- my favorite Italian desert!

Thank 4jeriv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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