A travel assignment in Olympia, the capital of Washington, offers a lot of adventure. Outdoor activities, music, performing arts, and museums will give you plenty to explore, but wait until you try the food! Excite your palate with locally sourced and seasonal fare from award-winning chefs and restaurants—including restaurants featured on the Food Network.
If you have a food preference, Olympia can match it. There are a variety of flavors and ethnic cuisine to satisfy your cravings and create scrumptious memories, including:
The Winners Are...
If you’re a foodie with a checklist for your travel assignment in Olympia, there are some award winners you probably don’t want to miss:
The People’s Choice
In 2015 and 2017, the readers of South Sound magazine voted La Petite Maison a Best of the South Sound restaurant. Relax in a rustic setting, and experience France in Olympia with some of the best French cuisine in the state.
A Top Chef
Three Magnet’s Brewing Company is turning up the heat on the competition with Chef Kyle Wnuk. Chef Wnuk is a former restaurateur with several awards on his culinary résumé, including: oBest Restaurant in the Tacoma Weekly
Best Restaurant in the Weekly Volcano
Second place in Best New American Restaurants in Best of Western Washington/Evening Magazine
Tacoma’s Number One Burger and Dish of the Year in the Tacoma News Tribune
On the Sweet Side
Wagner’s European Bakery is an Olympia landmark. Since 1938, the now family-owned business has baked its way into first place for many Olympians and for many festivities sponsored by state government. Some of the bakery’s awards include:
Best Bakery of the South Sound
Best Bakery of Western Washington
Best Weddings from The Knot
Modern Baking Leadership Award
Two of Olympia’s Best on Food Network
Two of Olympia’s best eateries have been featured on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with host Guy Fieri. You’ll probably want to add them to your restaurant tour.
Fish Tale Brew Pub
Fish Tale has more than organic beer and cider. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner made with local bread, meat, seafood, or produce. On Saturdays, you can tour the brewery and save money at the warehouse sale.
At Darby’s you’ll get savory, home-style cooking made with locally sourced meat and produce. Everything is fresh, including house-made salads and salad dressing, freshly squeezed juices, and freshly ground coffee from a local roasting company.
Fast Track to a Travel Assignment in Olympia, WA
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