The Bearded Lady has an evening sweet kitchen. Thursday, Friday or Saturday you can find delectable treats in downtown Olympia. They serve well into the evening! I love places that are open late! They are cash only, though, which I am bad about remembering. There are usually five or six different dessert options to choose from, including vegan and gluten free options as well as non-vegan stuff. Sometimes they have delicious vegan cupcakes, too. There is usually a sublime vegan cupcake "monthly special," like a cupcake with the volume turned up to 11 and covered in chocolate sauce. YUM. Don't expect boring, dried out, half-assed vegan baked goods. These vegan treats are totally decadent and delicious.
Located conveniently downtown, you can stop by after a meal somewhere else, during an evening stroll, while you're waiting for the band to show up at a Loft on Cherry St. show, before or after a movie at the capital theater.... My friends & I like to meet up for late night dessert parties after we're done with our evening meals and household obligations. I go here at least once a week. Sometimes I go on romantic dates with just my wife. Sometimes we take the kid, who revels in the delicious desserts and almost always tries to lick his plate clean, and sometimes I meet up with a group of friends. The bearded ladies themselves have always been accommodating to us, whether we are a party of two that lingers for hours chatting over a fruity crostini, or if we are a raucous party of eight. This is my fave find in downtown Oly for sweet cruelty-free treats. xoxo