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Olympia the Grill at Pier 21

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100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
(409) 765-0021
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down...
Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down the channel and dolphins frolicking in the bay. The best seafood and view of the sunset in Galveston. We offer private dining for between 10 and 300, and have accommodated many large functions such as the Commemoration of the USS Fort Worth, many weddings, bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners. We are also within easy walking distance of the Strand on Pier 21.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Food But Typical "American" Greek Salad

Loved the calamari! But, why do American Greek restaurants insist on putting lettuce in a Greek salad. Should be cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, olives, feta cheese, olive oil, vinegar, and that's about it. Having lived in Greece for four years I'm kind of particular about my salad. Wait staff were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
VegasHopper
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Austin, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Loved the calamari! But, why do American Greek restaurants insist on putting lettuce in a Greek salad. Should be cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, olives, feta cheese, olive oil, vinegar, and that's about it. Having lived in Greece for four years I'm kind of particular about my salad. Wait staff were friendly and food arrived relatively quickly. Also nice sitting out on... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Truly excellent Greek fare, and the best fried shrimp I have ever had. Happy hour drink and app specials + parking validation. Our server was great, zero complaints.

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Indianapolis
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98 reviews 98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I dined at the Olympia Grill as part of a party of four. Upon perusing the menu, we decided to share the Olympia sampler, which featured samples of dolmades, spanakopita, gyro, moussaka, pasticcio, vegetables, humus, and many other items. I noted the price of $32 for the sampler, but seeing that it served two, we tried it. It was well... More 

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Longview, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Service was top notch and the food was fabulous! We enjoyed outside dining on the wharf with good music and fans that kept a continual breeze that cooled the evening when the offshore breeze slackened. The Greek food is spot on authentic. this was not a rushed meal in just another tourist trap, we had a nice dining experience with... More 

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Oklahoma City
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I ordered the avocado Greek salad with grilled chicken. It's was more than enough for a full meal. Very tasty and the service was great. Sitting outside gives you a great view too.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It says it all in the title. With a greek twist if you like, the food here is delicious. The drink specials won't hurt the bar bill and the appetizers may be all you need. The selection on the menu will surprise you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice staff, reasonable proces, good food. I would go there again. We had tuna and it was really tasty and fresh.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was our second or third time eating at Olympia. It was Saturday evening and we only waited about 20 minutes for an outside table. The restaurant offers delicious seafood but the

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El Paso, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Good prices for good food with great customer service AND a view of the ELISSA..... couldn't get any better.

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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

So I was very excited to try this place! The food was very good, delicious avocado Greek salad, mama's chicken soup, seafood gumbo, seafood platter and a great variety of wines. Our waiter was a little off putting but I smoothed that over. All around good place to enjoy some great Greek food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 765-0021

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Greek, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down the channel and dolphins frolicking in the bay. The best seafood and view of the sunset in Galveston. We offer private dining for between 10 and 300, and have accommodated many large functions such as the Commemoration of the USS Fort Worth, many weddings, bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners. We are also within easy walking distance of the Strand on Pier 21.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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