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Purple olive - CLOSED

850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
+1 604-558-2103
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible8%
Sep 25, 2014
“Sit and stay cheap eats.”
Jun 22, 2014
“Great food and lively atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Greek, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
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Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you're looking for a sit and stay and what's considered cheap in downtown Vancouver to eat at this place would be a good one to go to before an event. They give you decent size potions, the service is average and the atmosphere is...More

Thank Smacmillan
Reviewed June 22, 2014

New owners have done an amazing job with the menu. Great comfort food items well cooked and reasonable priced. Great atmosphere with the FIFA world cup going on

Thank MebsT
Reviewed June 21, 2014

PLEASE DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER THIS.....It looks good with cheap prices but do not be fooled...Worst customer service ever in Canada! I ordered a Chicken Cali Burger and what came was a non- chewable, plastic-y sort of uncooked meat. I asked the server about this...More

Thank Beas S
Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The place isn't that nice its all black and the bar has just large mirrors reflecting a very basic bar. service ok, food is standard bar grub. Chicken tenders my partner had were over cooked!! Bad qaulity control for such a basic item. My burger...More

Thank FamousName
Reviewed June 7, 2014

I like this place. Is not gonna be the best meal of your life but you can have a pleasant lunch for less than 10 bucks each. The sandwiches are open and the steak dishes are okay but sometimes I think they try to make...More

Thank RMartinSDXB
Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

My dad spotted this restaurant while we were staying nearby. $13 Steak & Prawn special on Friday night. Nothing in the area looked even close to that for twice the price but we decided to give it a try. A little bland, but not bad...More

Thank MariettaOK
Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went to the Purple Olive to use a Groupon - 2 people/3 course meal - which included soup, salad, entree. Pretty sure the clam chowder also had chicken in it. Chicken Caesar salad - grille chicken was not seasoned, and was placed directly from...More

Thank Travelpixie1
Reviewed April 27, 2014

We visited this restaurant on a Monday evening assuming it would not be very busy, but it was. A very diverse crowd! Our server was very pleasant, but also very busy. We weren't in a hurry, so we didn't mind that the service was somewhat...More

Thank greenspratley
Reviewed February 14, 2014

We found a groupon for this place but didn't like that we were forced to have certain food, but liked the look of the menu and prices so we went anyways and were glad we did. We both had the hamburgers, my wife the mozzi...More

Thank PandGP
Reviewed February 5, 2014

I got a living social coupon for the second visit. Little did I realize how disappointed I would be. The service was terribly slow, took 15-20 minutes to get our soup and I had to ask the waitress when our salads were coming 20 minutes...More

Thank twsplace
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-2103
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