Fodor's Expert Review Dockside Bistro & Wine Bar

$$$ Olympia Pacific Northwest

The marina views are only part of the appeal of this bright, modern bistro overlooking West Bay. It's the innovative, beautifully presented Asia-meets-Northwest cuisine that has foodies buzzing, not to mention friendly and efficient service and a stellar wine list. The food here focuses strongly on what's local and organic, with Totten Inlet steamer clams in white wine and local elk rib-eye carpaccio with juniper berries and green papaya salad starring among the starters. Worthy picks among the main dishes include pistachio-crusted Parmesan seasonal wild whitefish with arugula pesto and gnocchi, and seared sea scallops with a light watercress-saffron cream.

Pacific Northwest American Romantic Views Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

501 Columbia St. NW
Olympia, Washington  98501, USA

360-956–1928

www.docksidebistro.com

Known For:
  • Pacific Northwest fare with Asian influences
  • Bouillabaisse
  • Views of West Bay
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No lunch Sun.

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