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Olympian Restaurant

601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3741
252-523-0333
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Ranked #8 of 67 Restaurants in Kinston
Cuisines: Greek, Italian
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Have been wanting to try this place for a while and finally had lunch here a couple of times. Unfortunately, despite its popularity locally, it was a letdown. The food is really nothing more than overpriced fast food with a Greek theme. I've tried the spinach pita and the gyro platter. Neither lived up to expectations.

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Kinston, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Their gyros are delicious! Glad to have this place in the area so I can get my Greek food fix whenever I'm in the mood. Their french fry portions are so big that if you are with somebody else I'd suggest sharing one order!

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Kinston, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is a great find. The food os always consistently good and Ive yet to have a bad meal here. The pizza and pasta are great and the sandwiches dont disappoint. My personal favorite is the Souvlaki. I hear the gyros are great as well!

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Ordered chicken kabob platter twice and the chicken was great, the fries were just average, and the greek salad was good and HUGE! Really too much food - although we would have preferred less fries and more pita bread. We ordered extra pita on the side. Very filling and good value. Typical fast food kind of decor. Teenagers behind the... More

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Kinston, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is really good and served quick. The menu has a variety of selections of Greek influenced dishes, along with traditional options such as wings, pizza, subs, french fries, etc. Love the gyro and the chicken souvlaki sandwiches.

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Kinston, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Love the Greek sandwiches, the pizza, salads are awesome, and desserts are divine! Sometimes, the wait staff is a little slack b/c have young high school kids as waters/waitresses. Overall, though, the experience and foods outweigh the bad!

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Kinston, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I have eaten at the Olympian several times and it is always yummy! My biggest complaint was not having an online menu. So I have decided to change that. I am uploading a menu from 12/2013. Of course prices are subject to change :-) Enjoy!

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Montoursville, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I ate here twice in one day it was so good. I had a chicken salad and a cheeseburger on a pita and both were delicious.

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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113 reviews 113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Tried Olympian and our family was really pleased with the food. Situated close to Downtown Kinston, the restaurant features both typical fast food seating inside as well as a "call ahead drive thru". Server at counter, where you order, suggested the Chicken Souvlaki (which was delicious), the Steak and Cheese sandwich, and the Spaghetti. We tried the Souvlaki, a gyro... More

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Heard a lot about this place..all great & it lived up to it's name. Good service,great food selection.& prices.Gyros are my favorite but if you prefer other than Greek foods,selection is varied including several salad choices.

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