Enjoy Classic American Food With A Side Of Local History At Joe’s Place In Washington, Established In 1898
Bucoda is a tiny town located about 20 miles south of Olympia. Best known for its month-long Halloween celebration known as Boo-Coda, it’s safe to say there’s not much going on here for most of the year. But Bucoda is where you’ll find Joe’s Place, a lively bar that has been around since Washington was a brand new state.
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Joe’s Place has been serving takeout only in accordance with Washington’s laws, with their weekly specials being posted on their Facebook page. However, they will open for onsite dining, drinking, billiards, and karaoke as soon as possible.