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601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3741
252-523-0333
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 10
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Recycling plastic and styrofoam

After a wonderful meal, it became apparent that nothing was being recycled. There was styrofoam thrown in with plastic plates and utensils. Is anything being done to separate the recyclebles? I'm worried and won't patronize unless there is recycling.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Kahului, Hawaii
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Kahului, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

After a wonderful meal, it became apparent that nothing was being recycled. There was styrofoam thrown in with plastic plates and utensils. Is anything being done to separate the recyclebles? I'm worried and won't patronize unless there is recycling.

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Pfafftown, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped in to Olympian on our way to visit Mother Earth Brewing because all the other restaurants rated higher aren't open on the weekends. What's wrong with Olympian as I encountered them 1. bottle of water cost .50. Really! Not being able to get a glass of water like at every other restaurant tells me this place loves price... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had the Gyro Platter. Great salad, meat and rice perfect. Don't let the fast food look of the building fool you. The food is as good as any sit down restaurant and reasonably priced. I'll be back when I'm in the area again.

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Kinston, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Whether you want traditional Greek dishes, Italian, subs or burgers this is your place. A little pricy but worth it. Extremely busy during lunch; not quite as busy at supper time or weekends since most people in Kinston go out of town on the weekends.

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Cedar Key, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great Greek cuisine, excellent quality and taste. Courteous service. salads are politically correct, so if you want Feta cheese and olives, you have to ask ..... with no additional charge ! Overall, food is rewarding and takes you back to the Acropolis !!! :-)

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Seven Springs, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A great little place to grab a bite to eat...Awesome gyros, subs, idk about the burgers, don't think they have them, but their subs are great!!!

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Kinston, N.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very good burgers and sandwiches. No longer serves beer. Pizza and Italian dishes are okay, but not memorable.

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NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited this restaurant for the first time in November. My wife and I order two platters which were ok, It seems this place charges for everything from water, to extra sauce. I thought they would also charge us for a take out tray for the food we did not finish eating or foil to wrap our leftovers in. They seem... More 

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Kinston, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm from New England and I moved to NC for the weather, but I miss good food. The North End in Boston has The best Italian and Greek food! The pizza here is very close second! Thanks for bringing a piece of home to NC! You can pick up at a drive up window too!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Took a Sunday drive in eastern nc and ended up in kinston at supper time...wandered about n settled on Olympian based on cars in parking lot...nice n busy. Great Greek and American offerings...chicken souvlaki was superb. He had gyro and really enjoyed it a lot. We will definitely return soon...service friendly, restaurant clean, prices fair. Win/win!!!

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Additional Information about Olympian Restaurant

Address: 601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3741
Phone Number: 252-523-0333
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 601 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28501-3741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kinston
  • Phone Number: 252-523-0333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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