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La Belle Helene

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G.Douma 3, Olympia, Greece
30-2624022227
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Livermore, California
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128 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we wrapped up our tour of Ancient Olympia we had a choice: stay with the tour group and ride the bus to a prearranged buffet and entertainment, or stay in the little village of Olympia to wander through the town and shops and grab lunch on our own. We opted for the latter. The buffet and entertainment with the... More 

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We were in Olympia for a convention and we were looking for a place to eat something not touristic. A local guy recomended it so we give it a try... we were amazed by the welcome from beautiful Constantina and her warm smile. She gave us some recomendations and we said ok...so trust her on that. For sure we going... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I usually avoid writing restaurant reviews for average experiences but this will be an exception as we were disappointed, after having read raving reviews by others about their experience there. The restaurant is in the middle of a street with some other restaurants, typically set up with tables outside under cover, all vying for customers in what was a rather... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This was the best dinner we have had in Greece. The lamb in olive oil, lemon and oregano was tender and flavorful and just delicious. My husband had the moussaka which was outstanding. But the best part of the night was talking with the owner. She was an absolute delight and really made the evening special. This restaurant is a... More 

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Oxford
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187 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

After coming to Greece for over 20 years I have got used all the traditional dishes but it was great to see here very traditional dishes with a personal twist that lifted them will above the average. The cooking was first class and the owner was very friendly and helpful.The various old artefacts on display added to the visit. I... More 

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Corinth, Greece
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Have visited this little hidden gem a number of times.It is absolutely amazing!Konstandina,the owner and cook is a beautiful caring lady with great recipes!Authentic traditional 'taverna style' food!Always fresh that drive your taste buds crazy!Have never been disappointed...Her baby lamb roast rocks!Listen to her recommendations and just go for it! Thank you for everything...La Belle Helene...a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant experience with freshly cooked traditional Greek dishes, and a few that were a tad unusual. (If you've eaten in Greece, you know that every restaurant in the country offers the same dishes.) This small family run place had cheerful service.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We visit Olympia every year and this was the most disappointing meal we ever had at this establishment... we ordered stuffed cabbage rolls a greek salad and a portion of gigantes which is giant beans in a tomato salsa, the salad was OK the cabbage rolls were mediocre and the beans took about 45 minutes to arrive swimming in oil... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

The food here was fine, but not super fantastic. We were in the mood for gyros so we didn't try any of the other dishes on the menu. Just gyro and calamari. The gyro meat was a bit dry. The pita and salad and tzatziki were good. The calamari was a bit too oily, but it was very, very tender.... More 

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Thank TheTraveller314
Olympia, Greece
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very nice outdoor patioed restaurant with great food and a lovely hostess. Ate here twice in two days!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.Douma 3, Olympia, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  West Greece  >  Elis Region  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: 30-2624022227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?