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Olive Tree Cafe

#272 of 1,913 Restaurants in Honolulu
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4614 Kilauea Ave, Ste 107, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5309
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Locals know how great this place is.

I go here every Sunday evening and I feel it is one of Oahu's best kept secrets. What I love— is the excellent fresh Greek food. It is a great value for the money and the DIY atmosphere. There are a few important things to know. 1. They are NOT open for lunch. Dinner only. 2. It is cash only.... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise K
Honolulu, Hawaii
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  • Families with children
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the MOST HORRIBLE SERVICE! I"ll never come back and will Never recommend this place due to the service. I don't come here very often because the parking is limited and there's usually a long wait for a table however the food is pretty good and I was in the mood for greek. 715pm I placed a Take out order... More 

Thank Makena808
Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go here every Sunday evening and I feel it is one of Oahu's best kept secrets. What I love— is the excellent fresh Greek food. It is a great value for the money and the DIY atmosphere. There are a few important things to know. 1. They are NOT open for lunch. Dinner only. 2. It is cash only.... More 

Thank Denise K
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister KK and I kept hearing that the Olive Tree Cafe was an amazing Greek experience. They used words like 'fresh', 'tasty', great authentic Greek food. Okay, off we went. Here are some things you need to know: 1. They don't take credit cards, only cash. 2. They don't serve liquor of any kind, although they will give you... More 

Thank Sally J
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are lucky, "The Special" will be moussaka :) If you are not so lucky, order anything else and you will still be happy. Since everything is prepared when you order, don't go if you're in a hurry, and DO order an appetizer to graze on while you wait. The menu changes. Bring your own beer or wine -... More 

1 Thank nhoj1234
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Food is delicious. Prices are very reasonable. Only issue is competing for tables at peak times. The place is small and it can feel chaotic. Plus it's also less fun when people are standing watching you eat, waiting for you to finish so they can snag your table. Would consider calling ahead for take out at peak times.

Thank ParekhK
Kailua, Hawaii
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A very good, unpretentious little spot, often the victim of their own success. Kind of middle of the road price wise, but you are sometimes surprised at how little you get for your money

Thank Kamaaina96734
Honolulu, Hawaii
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247 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Olive Tree Cafe is consistent and the food is good. If you don't bring your own bottle of wine, there's a wine store next door which makes it convenient. The staff is good, the place cheerful and has a pleasant Greek atmosphere. It's only open in the evenings and you don't need reservations.

1 Thank Hawaiian555
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Delicious food!! So good, and very vegan/veg friendly. But be prepared for busy tables and crowded outdoor seating. The place always fills up, so I suggest going early. Also, cash only!!

1 Thank skilarski
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After a long, tiring day relaxing my wife and I took the 20 minute drive from downtown Waikiki to get some take-out from Olive Tree Cafe. It was crowded and the parking lot is a little small. We were both pleasantly surprised at the authentic taste and quality of the food. The stuffed grapes leaves were the best I've had... More 

Thank R C
Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A lovely homely little Greek Restaurant that really serves up great authentic Greek food. Situated in a tiny mall, where you order your food inside and clear up your own tables afterwards. You will not be disappointed as you share the wonderful food with the locals. The place is not licenced so BYOB or buy from the liquor shop next... More 

1 Thank Dustygirl44

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4614 Kilauea Ave, Ste 107, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-737-0303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?