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McMenamins Spar Cafe

) #16 of 289 Restaurants in Olympia $$ - $$$ Cafe, American,
114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
+1 360-357-6444
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

First, you have to have one of the morning cocktails, so good. I had the spar coffee. We had a few items. The Denver omelette was really good. The cheese to filling to egg ratio was perfect. The 4th ave mess was also good. Make...More

Thank Darth V
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

First visit since it was sold and it's perfectly acceptable. The metal frame over the front seating area is a little weird but not horrible. The coffee was great, very hot and actually good. The house breakfast, the usual eggs, meat, potatoes, bread was one...More

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Grabbed lunch here with my MIL. I had a burger and she had a turkey sandwich with cranberries and stuff on it. The food was good. The service wasn't bad. Its in a neat building. Its a good place to stop for a quick lunch...More

Thank MandieSunshine86
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The food and drinks are good. The staff is fun and accommodating. They have yummy, big breakfasts. They also have good appetizers, sandwiches, and burgers. They offer a nice selection of regional beers. There are nice booths that are private, which makes it a nice...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good brews and Black Rabbit wine. My sandwich was really good--had kimchee and Asian sauce. Great place to sit near a window on a rainy day.

Thank Whaaat77
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were there for dinner - all good - electric mayhem pizza and fish & chips (with crispy tater tots instead of fries), but I noticed the dessert list right away and couldn't leave without trying the tart! It's the salted caramel & hazelnut tart...More

Thank TravelingFan22
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I'm glad I came. The food was good as well as the service. It was a busy Sunday but my order still came in a timely fashion. Did I mention I had a fresh squeezed oj screwdriver. Prob not.

Thank CocoaJ4life
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were planning on going someplace else for breakfast, but it was super crowded, since it's a tiny place. So we checked out TripAdvisor, and to our surprise, Spar Cafe serves breakfast! We've been for dinner and drinks, but didn't know that breakfast was an...More

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The service was awesome. The atmosphere was presented pure fun. Our meal was okay. Nothing to write home about.

Thank 226phyllisr
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here on Valentine's Day morning..needless to say it was busy. We were greeted by the nicest, hands down, BEST hostess anywhere we've ever been! She is a true asset to the Spar and we gave her a tip when we left the...More

Thank Wilma58
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Penny S
What time does breakfast end?
7 June 2017|
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Response from Jhonesnaps60 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast ends around 1100 to 1200hrs. You can also google to find the answer its correct.
Subject: An inquiry from a TripAdvisor user Hello. We are planning to visit your restaurant soon. We wanted to find out if you have any menu items that a family member could eat. The family member has the following food allergies: gluten, corn, soy, and peanut. We would appreciate this information. Thank you.
22 August 2015|
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Response from joslyn1966 | Reviewed this property |
The folks at Mcmenamins Spar are super helpful. I have a gluten intolerance and my wife can't eat soy and we do great at all the Mcmenamins including spar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6444
  • E-mail
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