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Olympia Restaurant

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998 Denman St | at Nelson, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M1, Canada
+1 604-688-8333
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Caledon, Canada
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We found this restaurant quite close to our hotel and just walked over. While we were visitors the table next to us seemed to be regulars and known to the staff. One got the impression that people visited quite regularly. Food was quick to be served and staff were very pleasant.

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Thank NeilP451
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Food: we shared the house special pizza - it came out hot and really tasty. Can't comment on the other food because that's all we had

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Thank Suzanne L
Vancouver
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I had an Italian sausage and red pepper pizza. The crust was way too thick and the toppings, with cheese, all blended together into a tasteless mess. Doughy. Spent the entire night trying to digest this sodden mess.

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Thank Rowhair
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the chicken souvlaki for take out. Chicken was moist and delicious. The potatoes were marinated in lemon sauce and we're the bomb. Fresh greek salad. Overall it was a huge order for $15.95. Didn't even come close to finishing it.

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Thank Brad K
Nanaimo
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Olympia restaurant on September 27th. The location is okay... parking is always a challenge in the area. The restaurant is dated but has its own old country charm. The staff were friendly and the service was good. The food on the other hand was incredible! The portions are large, the flavours are amazing and its... More 

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Thank Richard H
Nova Scotia
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

It was close to my hotel so I thought I would try it the food was very good I had the souvlaki plate very authentic with great Greek lemon potatoes it is a busy place so service was spotty nice little outdoor patio the food and drink are reasonably priced

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Thank hali678
Calgary, Alberta
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner and sat in their outdoor patio. The server was friendly and courteous and service was prompt. Our meals were huge and delicious. The portions are very large and one meal could be shared. The baklava was yummy.

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Thank clairefisher817
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Our second meal here however disappointed with the dinner we were served. Moussaka very dry yet at a previous lunch it was much nicer. Could it have been fresher at lunchtime ???? I don't know but it was better last time that's why we returned.

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Thank gaj1953
Gainesville, Florida
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

you come across a little nugget of local flavor that is 'just right.' This is what we discovered when we ambled into Olympia Restaurant. The fried cheese was excellent, as well as the rest of our dishes. The portions were generous and the price was right! We especially enjoyed knowing it was a neighborhood, locally owned place where friends and... More 

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Thank Anniblu
Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch - pleasantly surprised by how fresh and delicious this Greek goodness was. Will be back. Service was really slow, but not so much to be a deterrent. Appears to be family run and independent as well. One of those places you feel good supporting!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 998 Denman St | at Nelson, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-8333

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

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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 with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.
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