Basilico, bringing Italy to your palate, untranslated!

True Italian food and wine at Basilico Ristorante Italiano located in downtown Olympia. We have a passion and knowledge of Italian food and wine and that alone makes Basilico a true authentic fine dining Italian restaurant in Olympia. Basilico stands out for its high level of freshness, quality and true authenticity. Here everything is truly made from the scratch, and we do not compromise on that. Basilico also stands for celebration of life, where everyone is invited to enjoy those rare moments of joy combined with fine Italian food and wine in a cozy, friendly and elegant atmosphere.

We will continue to be open for take-out dining Tuesday through Saturday, during the current shut down.  Staff will be on hand to take your orders from 3:30pm.  Pick up times are from 4:30pm-7:30pm.

Also, consider a purchase of our fresh, homemade, uncooked pasta to prepare your own meals, Pair it with our homemade sauces, or pick and choose what you need to create your own perfect dinners.  Check out our Basilico Pantry list of items for sale!

Hand-made Pasta, Traditionally, with love.

Our cuisine features a large selection of fresh hand made and hand cut pastas, all produced according to the old Italian tradition and with the use of specially-milled flour imported from Italy and organic local ones.  Enjoy our rotating selection of hand-cut ravioli and other stuffed pastas like Mezzalune, Cappeletti, and Tortelloni, with seasonal fillings.  

Join us in this celebration of Food and Wine at Basilico. Enjoy our cozy, friendly and elegant atmosphere.

Have a True Italian experience at Downtown Olympia.

We brought Italy to you!

Click here for our Special To-Go Menu 

Click here for Basilico's Pantry and Wine Cellar

Make A Reservation!

Reservations are encouraged but not required.  During Phase 2, our seating is particularly limited and we strongly suggest reservations for weekend dining.  You can reserve by telephone, (360)570-8777, by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or through our new online reservation app:


Gift Certificates Available!

Call to schedule a time to come in.

To have a gift certificate mailed to you please contact us at (360) 570-8777, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information needed:

  • Amount
  • Shipping information
  • “From” and “For” if desired
  • Phone number

We will contact you for payment information.