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The Olive Tree

137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is such a great little spot for breakfast. It opens at 10 am with a diverse menu and great value. Try the gyros omelette. Fantastic!

Thank cbacich
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Went there for lunch, not sure what to try. Gerard was very helpful with our choice. He is well suited to his job, very people oriented. The lunch was great, enough for two people. He informed us about the all day breakfast which we tried...More

Thank EleanorNovaScotia
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went for our anniversary on the recommendation of a friend and were a little leary given the unassuming outdoor appearance as you arrive. The inside however transforms and invites you into a warm, cozy, romantic atmosphere. The service provided by the very friendly and...More

1  Thank betsy9811
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The Olive Tree was recommended by the host at our B&B and also caught our eye as top-rated on TripAdvisor. When I called asking about a reservation, I was informed that they didn't take reservations and that they were also only open til 7pm (on...More

1  Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed on our arrival in Sydney two weeks ago when our schedule couldn't accommodate this restaurant. Upon our return yesterday, the old adage good things happen to those who wait was proven true!!!!! What a great find and a rarity in today's world...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I loved the quality of the food and the variety of the food offerings. I had a delightful chicken spinach salad and Mediterranean cheese dip. Both were excellent. My friend enjoyed hers as well.

1  Thank PW28704
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal with my husband. Great variety on the menu specializing in Italian fare. The specials are always delicious and very reasonably priced. Staff are friendly and very helpful when ordering.

Thank Karin I
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I will speak for all of us, the service was excellent. Everyone's meals were amazing 😉. We all ordered something very different from the menu, no disappointments at all. I highly recommend The Olive Tree to all. Make sure you make reservations before you go,...More

Thank Colette C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Cape Breton for the month of July. I can't believe that I didn't try this restaurant until the last night!! We were a group of 6 and luckily arrived early enough to get a table to fit us all. The restaurant was...More

Thank Foodie4Life1982
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Looked great, smelled great BUT apparently our business wasn't required at 7:09pm. Guess we'll never know how good the food may have tasted

1  Thank Bruce J
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Response from Squared22 | Reviewed this property |
i saw on a different website delivery = yes. but i cannot confirm this. perhaps give them a call...?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-539-1553
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casual eatery featuring a Mediterranean inspired menu with original creations, vegetarian, Saturday Brunch, desserts and cocktails.
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