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Olive Branch Cafe

2501 E D St, Freighthouse Station, Tacoma, WA 98421-1338
+1 253-330-6511
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“egg salad” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2501 E D St, Freighthouse Station, Tacoma, WA 98421-1338
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My help totally approve of my choice of Terry's place for my end of year appreciation lunch. I love to tell about how she spend her retirement nest egg, going to estate sales to buy the antiques that grace the Olive Branch. The Reuben sandwich...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a birthday party and it was amazing! Extremely friendly staff, not rushed, food was excellent and portion sizes too! Beautiful atmosphere. Would highly recommend for any event or just a nice time with a friend!

Thank Pam R
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Willington, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Our visit started and ended with hugs. We were hugged upon our arrival by the hostess and hugged by Chef Terry as we left. The decor is adorable and eclectic. The food was delicious. The tomato soup had a bit of heat and a 1/2...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This is a lovely destination for a relaxing lunch. You are greeted warmly, the ambiance is welcoming and intimate, the food is plentiful and good, the piano accompaniment is a classy touch. It's so fun to have a selection of hats to wear while dining!...More

Thank cwells-reed
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The pictures others have posted tell the story. This place is so beautiful and quaint it reminded me of going to my grandmothers, but it was so regal. Teri has put a lot of love and care into the design of this cafe and you...More

Thank Millia J
Reviewed 26 December 2017

As soon as you walk in you are greeted warmly with a hug. Brian playing piano in the background for ambiance. Simply amazing women who run this place. Terry, the owner, is doing something very special here. The food is phenomenal. I had the salmon...More

Thank HeatherPCFruit
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Owner & staff are very friendly, welcoming. Intimate, tea setting. Larger areas for tea parties; even an area for little girl tea parties. Antiques and nice decor. Piano player! Fresh, good quality food and wide tea choice.

Thank Ritz18meyer
Reviewed 22 December 2017

At the Olive Branch my wife and I are family, not just guests. We experience love, not just courtesy. And the food. Oh my, it's good. Beyond excellent. We just love it.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I brought my 14 year old granddaughter there for high Tea . The food was scrumptious the service personal and thoughtful with the owner coming personally to check on our experience. So much here from food great tea choices to a true high Tea experience....More

Thank RICHARDanchorroofing
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful dining experience I was overwhelmed by the peaceful Victorian setting.My wife lives by her tea drinking and she will be the Olive Branches strongest out of state recommendation,she can’t stop talking about this place. I personally enjoyed the soup and sandwiches and also...More

Thank Victor A
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Questions & Answers
Terry D
29 November 2017|
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Response from Terry W | Property representative |
Hi Terry! sorry not at this time
Erica W
26 October 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
We visited their new location in July/August 2017. They were up and running, had just finished remodeling. The place was a wonderful experience. Superb staff, particularly the owner, and great food and ambiance. What a... More
Eileen H
19 December 2016|
Response from Terry W |
Hi Eileen, The Olive Branch will be closed Christmas Eve Saturday and Sunday (Christmas Day). We will be open New Year's Eve 11am -12:30am closed New Year's Day (Sunday)..hope this answers your questions. thank you for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 E D St, Freighthouse Station, Tacoma, WA 98421-1338
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-330-6511
Currently moving to Freighthouse Station, Hoping to be open mid March or so, will update asap with dates and times :)
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