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The Olive Tree

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137 Victoria Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
19025391553
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Olive Tree Diner - offering traditional diner fare and Olive tree...
The Olive Tree Diner - offering traditional diner fare and Olive tree creations, including breakfast
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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, reasonably priced, but with haphazard service

A wonderful spot to sample Mediterranean, Greek, Italian or Moroccan dishes, plus the usual diner fare. In checking recent reviews, it sounded as if there was to be a major menu change, but when we arrived, we found lots of good selections. Nothing out of the ordinary, except some haphazard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
FJDriver
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Essex, Vermont
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Essex, Vermont
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A wonderful spot to sample Mediterranean, Greek, Italian or Moroccan dishes, plus the usual diner fare. In checking recent reviews, it sounded as if there was to be a major menu change, but when we arrived, we found lots of good selections. Nothing out of the ordinary, except some haphazard service. Just two wait staff were handling the entire dining... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Food presentation was sub -standard. Looked forward to this meal only to be disappointed with the food. Ordered fish with vegetables and salad instead of pototoes. They served the fish with salad and no vegetables. They said since you ordered the salad we didn't give you the vegetables. Wow... Need to ensure the menu matches what they put on the... More 

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Sydney, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great family restaurant. Very friendly staff wonderful service, you really can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Quick summary: pretty good food, but they are about to change the menu. Friendly, professional service. We dined here twice while visiting Sydney. The focus at the time was Mediterranean -- a little Italian, a little Greek, a little south of France, a little Moroccan. However, we were informed that the menu was about to change next week to more... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Tucked away, it is worth a stop. Something different. They always have a special. The spaghetti and meatballs are yummy and toast like they are made from scratch, the daily soup is always a good choice. Or the lemon roasted potatoes. I travel a lot around the province, so it is nice to find a spot that cooks with herbs,... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Delicious meal and well-trained, pleasant service. Locally owned ... small business entrepreneur, well worthy of community support.

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Sydney, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We've been dining here since it opened and never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is always pleasant, service is good and the meals are well presented and delicious. No complaints here....check it out. You'll feel the same. Tip: make a reservation.

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food at great prices. Chef is an excellent cook. Seating could be updated. Limited seating, so get there early as it is a busy place.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have been to this restaurant , the meals are well presented ,generous and delicious . the service is also always very good and the staff are friendly , the prices are reasonable,

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Sydney, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The food and service are good. It is not the top place in Sydney to eat at but it is certainly worth a try. The service is quick until it gets busy, then it slows down a lot. Prices are decent and I would eat here again.

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Additional Information about The Olive Tree

Address: 137 Victoria Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
Phone Number: 19025391553
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Diner

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 Victoria Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 19025391553

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Diner

Description

The Olive Tree Diner - offering traditional diner fare and Olive tree creations, including breakfast
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?