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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%
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“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

The is Sydney's best kept secret! This little restaurant is tucked away in Whitney Pier. When you walk in, the embience & set up & music & the romance of this establishment makes you feel you truly are sitting in a bistro outside on a...More

Thank April M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the Olive Tree. My daughter had the lunch special which was a pasta dish. I had a chicken shawarma pita. Both dishes were awesome! I love the atmosphere and staff were so friendly and accommodating! I'll be back! Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank CaperKs
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We found this place thanks to TripAdvisor. It was just delightful. The decor is funky and inviting. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun. Our waiter had a great sense of humour and was quick and professional. The food was delicious and plentiful. We were there...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was my first time at Olive tree and it won't be my last. I was debating between the Tagine and the stir-fry and the server recommended the stir-fry. I had it with the chicken. I was afraid it was going to be rich, but...More

Thank Nadine L
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Atmosphere is so unique, quaint with a delightful Mediterranean flair. Which I'm sure they were going for.... Staff there can't do enough to be helpful , funny and knowledgable about the menu. Food....incredible!!! So many choices and reasonably priced. And where can you get delicious...More

Thank Danette71
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby & I had a weekend lunch here recently - great food & portions @ VERY reasonable prices! Very pleased.

Thank chronicbon
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This restaurant is off the beaten track, not all that far from downtown but in a strange location. Paul, our great wait staff, told us why that location. The ambiance and food were stellar! This place has earned it's standing as the best in Sydney!...More

Thank lovethebayarea
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We didn't have high expectations based on the outside however, that changed the moment we stepped in the door where the decor was warm and inviting. The staff were so friendly and truly interested in ensuring we had a good evening. We noticed quite a...More

Thank Margse2
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We did not have reservations, but we were accommodated in a short time, and the service and food was excellent! We were so lucky to have found this little gem!

Thank educator532
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had to eat lunch here's since our car needed emergency repairs at the nearby Hyundai dealer. Good was quickly prepared and well priced. It's in a very strange location so I'm glad we stumbled in here.

Thank Steve T
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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