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Downtown Has Everything You Need to Curate the Perfect Valentine's Day Experience!

Valentine’s Day is Right Around the Corner, so if You’re Looking to Make Dinner Plans or Need to Buy a Unique and Special Gift, Don’t Delay!









*Photos Courtesy Chelsea Farms, Drees, The Popinjay, Panowicz Jewelers, Pizzeria La Gitana and Mercato

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so if you’re looking to make dinner plans or need to buy a unique and special gift, don’t delay! Downtown Olympia has got you covered with all the right stops. Find the perfect gift, meal or plan for a night at home with everything you need. Support local businesses while cultivating the perfect Valentine’s Day experience. It’s a win-win!

(*Please note due to COVID-19 safety measures, indoor seating at restaurants is limited and schedules are subject to change given state and local health directives. We recommend checking hours and options with local restaurants directly and making reservations in advance.)

Does your Valentine enjoy authentic Italian food (and who doesn’t?) Make a reservation at Basicilco Restaurant. They have a passion and knowledge of Italian food and wine and stand out for their high level of freshness, quality and authenticity. This year they are offering a special Valentine’s Day weekend menu. They have outdoor seating as well as takeout options. Please inquire about indoor dining and remember space is limited.

507 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 570-8777

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Budd Bay Cafe has been a Percival Landing staple since 1988 and offers a menu with fresh ingredients and friendly service. You can pre-order a Valentine's Day dinner for two or add some extras with their Romance Package. *Must pre-order by February 10 for pick-up on Feb. 13 or 14.

525 Columbia St. NW

(360) 357-6963

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A second-generation owned family business, Chelsea Farms Oyster Bar has everything you need for a romantic night out, or in! They are offering a four-course dinner with optional wine pairings (dine-in only) and a “Romance Package” to purchase to celebrate at home. It includes a bottle of bubbles, caviar with accouterments, a dozen Chelsea gem oysters and dessert for two! *Call for a reservation for indoor or outdoor seating.

222 Capitol Way N

(360) 915-7784

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Wow your Valentine with a from-scratch meal (that someone else prepares!) Both urban and comfortable, Mercato is an upscale casual restaurant whose focus is simple, fresh Italian fare. Every menu item is prepared fresh and from-scratch, and it shows. 

111 Market St. NE

(360) 528-3663

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Cascadia Grill celebrates the food, craft beer and independent spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy their cozy space with your Valentine or take a meal to-go! This year Cascadia will be featuring their Beef Wellington on Valentine's Day as a special. Customers say it's a big hit, so call now to reserve!

200 4th Avenue W

(360) 628-8731

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Enjoy some authentic Italian with your special someone! Try a wood-fired oven pizza with the best ingredients - organic Italian flour, authentic tomato sauce and the finest authentic cheeses at Pizzeria La Gitana. Pasta, pizza, and wine! What's not to love?

518 Capitol Way S

(360) 753-2929

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Octapas aims to provide a welcoming space that actively supports and nurtures the arts and our community. Their diverse menu begins with quality ingredients, which they preserve or embellish and serve with care. Celebrate with one of their Valentine's Day specials, including Fillet medallions with oyster, shallots and mushroom pan sauce and toast with featured bubbly and cocktail specials!

610 Water St. SW

(360) 878-9333

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Celebrate at home with a Valentine’s Day Date Night Meal kit from Three Magnets Brewing Co. It comes complete with food, beverage option and dessert for two! Add-on some specialty groceries items or beverages to your order or get it delivered right to your door! ($5 local delivery for orders over $39)

600 Franklin St. SE, Ste. 105

(360) 972-2481

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There’s Also a Variety of Options Downtown for Chocolates, Flowers, or other Unique Gifts to “Wow” that Special Someone! 

Since 1998, Capitol Florist has provided Olympia with beautiful, custom floral arrangements and superior customer service (and delivery!) They’ll get busy, so order your custom Valentine’s Day bouquet today!

515 Capitol Way S

(360) 357-5757 or

(800) 761-9321

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For the tea and/or chocolate aficionado, Encore Chocolates and Teas specializes in over 400+ unique and delicious chocolates from artisan chocolate companies in the Northwest and several states and countries. They also offer an interesting variety of 300+ flavorful teas from around the world. Stop in and have them help you craft a perfect gift for your Valentine!

116 5th Ave SE

(360) 350-0833

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Panowicz Jewelers is among the premier jewelry stores in Olympia, providing diamond wedding and engagement rings, gemstones, jewelry repair and exceptional customer service! Stop in for the perfect gift for your special someone.

111 Market St. NE, Ste. 104

(360) 357-4943

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  Belleza Ropa offers a fashionable selection of women’s creative clothing, shoes and accessories. They are currently open limited hours, Fri-Sun 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and offer online shopping. Perfect for your fashionista Valentine!

101 Capitol Way N

(360) 352-7672

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Another fashionista favorite, Hot Toddy has a selection of fun clothes, fashion jewels and more! Take advantage of their sale items and see what’s new!

410 Capitol Way S

(360) 753-0868

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The Popinjay has a selection of Imaginative gifts and accessories for your home, your body and your life. They are ready for Valentine’s Day with some sweet treats, including Double Dipped Macadamia Nuts, Chocolate Toffee Almonds, Barrel-Aged Bourbon Caramels and more!

414 Capitol Way S

(360) 352-9841

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Choose a gift for your Valentine from Drees' selection of exquisite gifts, home furnishings, decorative accessories, fine stationery and seasonal décor. They have a wonderful selection of Valentine’s Day cards available! All of their items are chosen with great care and a focus on quality and great design! For more information:

524 Washington St SE

(360) 357-7177

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Compass Rose offers beautiful and thoughtfully curated collections of jewelry, paper goods, home décor and kitchen items. Compass Rose also has inspired jewelry and beautifully crafted artisan pieces. Their helpful staff will assist you with picking the perfect gift!

416 Capitol Way S

(360) 236-0788

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Shop an eclectic blend of current and vintage furnishings, accessories and gifts at Sound & Vision Living!

They are open on Saturdays from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and by appointment during the week.

721 4th Ave E

(360) 768-3209

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Maybe your unique Valentine would prefer a humorous or quirky gift. Archibald Sisters has a variety of gifts to tickle your funny bone, as well as hand and body lotions and fragrances made with wholesome and natural ingredients.

406 Capitol Way S

(360) 943-2707

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Locally Made, Unique Gifts:

Childhood's End Gallery features contemporary Pacific Northwest fine art & fine American craft with work by regional & national artists. They have a wonderful selection of locally made jewelry, including handmade necklaces, rings, bracelets and more!

222 4th Ave W

(360) 943-3724

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On Saturday, February 5, or Saturday, Feb 11, stop by The Olympia Farmers Market for a thoughtfully crafted and unique gift and all the fixings to make a fresh, locally sourced delicious meal for your Valentine!

700 Capitol Way N

(360) 352-9096

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Radiance Herbs & Massage has an amazing variety of gifts, and their helpful gift team has always sought to support Fair Trade craftspersons and local artists. Come in and experience their wide selection of wind chimes, non-paraffin candles, deities and goddesses, tapestries and sarongs, hemp bags, purses, and scarves.

113 5th Ave SE

(360) 357-5250

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