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Becky and Ben, Wedding and Reception 07/22/12 “We recently had our nuptial ceremony and reception at The Mark.  We admire Lisa’s commitment to the environment and the community. She chooses local organic ingredients and creates an inviting space for local artists to showcase work. She works to create a truly unique environment in Olympia. This […]

12/28/12 just married Lamees and Geoff “Thank you for a perfect wedding night. From start to finish you made our evening effortless. Your food was delicious and your service attentive. I couldn’t have asked for more! Thank You!”

Lisa   I just wanted to thank you for making our Christmas Party such a special event.  Sarah did a fantastic job in taking care of everything we needed.  We will definitely come back next year!   Thank you for taking all the pictures too.  A good time was had by all   Happy Holidays […]

Just Married Zoë and Ben We had the rehearsal dinner for our wedding at The Mark, and were incredibly happy with the event. The owner, Lisa, worked with us to meet our needs, and the staff were, as always, accommodating and friendly. Guests were blown away by the swanky ambiance (the patio was a favorite), […]

Just married Ellen and Nathan! 9/2/12 “We rented out The Mark for our wedding reception and it was the perfect venue! The space already has beautiful decor so we only had to do minimal decorating. We also appreciated that there was enough space for all of our guests. We used the Red Room for the […]

Thank you for a beautiful evening. We savored all of it–the jasmine and herb gardens, the sky changing colors overhead, the transporting music, the delicious and conscientious menu selection, and of course, the staff. Marcus said “I would fight for the food” so I bought him another drink… and he mellowed and we stayed the […]

Super Sweet Thank you Note: Everyone commented on how awesome your servers and bartender were! And how awesome the food and drinks were! Superb job! We really appreciate all you have done for us! You have been such a great cordinator and we really appreciate all your help! Thanks again!  Nick & I just wanted to thank […]

I always feel so good at the mark. It is fancy, yet feels cozy at homey. The best place for dinner in Olympia. Tonight, Lisa greeted us and welcomed us to her restaurant. She checked to see what cuts of meat that they were offering, but we stuck with the stand-by Flat iron steak. It […]

“thanks so much for the great service and making my bday dinner amazing!” Kui Mauloa

The food at The Mark is extremely well sourced and deliciously prepared. The owner, Lisa Owen, jack of all creative trades, is a fabulous chef and host for a wonderful culinary experience in a beautiful place. Jessica Learn more about cook, writer, photographer, craniosacral therapist, Jessica Theroux: www.cookingwithitaliangrandmothers.com http://rabbitsandwrinkles.com/

  Lisa! Thank you so much for the fun night. Congratulations on 10 years of marvelous experiences for Olympia locals and travelers from afar. This night was the 9th anniversary of our first New Years Eve together, which we also happened to celebrate at The Mark. Go figure!  Jessicarae and Ruben

  Two really sweet notes from the bride… -Thank you so much for a beautiful venue to get married in! Everything was perfect – Thank you so much for everything again.  Everything was perfect and you and your team made our special day even more special. Daniela Parker  

  “Thank you so much for making Chris’s party such a great experience.  People have been talking about the party for weeks now…they had so much fun.  You made Chris a very happy 50 year old.  Have a blessed Christmas.”  Denise Best A 50th Birthday 100 Close Friends take over the Entire Restaurant, on a […]

Hi Lisa, just wanted to let you know everything was great Saturday night for our wedding dinner.  Our guests really liked the food and the servers were very friendly and on top of everything.  We had a wonderful time, thanks so much!   Christina

Lisa and Staff, I cannot thank-you enough for the beautiful Rehearsal Dinner (August 3, 2011) you put on for our family and friends It was absolutely perfect! The food was delicious, the chocolate martini served with that delicious cake was phenomenal and the italian coffee was the perfect touch! The service (Brenna & crew) were […]

“I wanted to thank you so much for everything you did for us on Friday! The cupcakes were a huge hit! Can’t wait to visit again!” Victoria Kirkwood-Barrett

“This was the best birthday cake ever” Sophia Katz – 9th birthday

I don’t have enough lovely things to say about The Mark. Just to stop by to have a delicious dinner with my husband or a cocktail with the ladies, the staff has always been friendly, prompt, and very knowledgeable. The birthday parties and weddings I’ve attended over the years have been amazing. The eye for detail, […]

  We have attended two wedding receptions and have hosted many birthday parties and events at The Mark. The setting and the service has always been top notch and keeps us coming back. If you are planning an event, having dinner, or stopping by for a few cocktails, The Mark is the place to be.  Spencer and […]