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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
+1 360-705-3393
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (74 reviews)
“sandwiches” (101 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was the best food we had over a weekend long road trip loop from Seattle to the Pacific Ocean via Olympia to Port Angeles to Bainbridge Island and back to Seattle. A trip close to 400 miles. The BLT was tasty and the bacon...More

Thank Hainboka
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for what we thought was just going to be a "grab & go" sandwich. Ended up having a nice sit down lunch. The meats and breads were fresh. The staff was very friendly. They even gave us free cookies (that were awesome)...More

Thank Brent B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've been eating at this place a few times a year since about 2007 (this review 2017) and it has been very consistent. The venue is pleasant, the sandwiches are well made of good ingredients, the staff is great, and the prices, although seemingly a...More

Thank meinoly
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches!!!! NYC quality...(maybe not Kosher)...but their pastrami is lean and ample. Really enjoyed the cool old school vibe. Hopping with lots of energy. Foods served on metal speckle ware plates. Terrific clam chowder on Friday. This is an awesome half way stop between Portland...More

Thank Crae H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for an excellent soup, salad and sandwich then you should check out the 5th Ave sandwich shop on 4th! Excellent service and remarkable food! Guaranteed to enjoy!

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great service, and sandwiches are yummy. I got the sandwiches to go, and had no mayo put on sandwiches, since I was taking on plane. They were great next day

Thank lindsay1LaceyWA
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I,ve eaten here a number of times and have never been disappointed with the food. It is very crowded during the lunch hour so get there early. the dining area is larger towards the back of the restaurant. A lot of good ole home cooking.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

As always, a wonderful lunch. Homemade bread and fresh ingredients. Helpful staff and homey atmosphere.

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Little unassuming place right in the heart of downtown. Interior looks like a typical diner. Ordered the half tuna sandwich on jalapeño bread and half Caesar salad. The Caesar salad was nothing special but the tuna and bread were delicious! Definitely drooled over the dessert...More

Thank robrien0215
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Large variety of sandwiches and excellent home made soups. Lots of govn't offices nearby so tends to be busy at noon. Also has drive through service..Right between the two one way streets on fifth.

Thank Klahane
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29 August 2015|
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Response from clship | Reviewed this property |
I would hate to give an incorrect answer so I would suggest simply asking the restaurant. I think they do have alternative choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-705-3393
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