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The Olive Branch

3236 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243-1614
+1 205-967-4600
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pita bread” (7 reviews)
“gyro” (9 reviews)
“greek salad” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3236 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243-1614
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed December 19, 2017

This mediterranean restaurant has fair pricing and great food. The cucumber sauce has a little kick that really gives it a nice flavor. The garlic sauce taste like it was made fresh and came straight from a true mediterranean recipe.

Thank LoveToSki69
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This is sort of an old world dive. The baguettes are cracked and well done but what goes on in term of food here is outstanding. This is clearly a go to place for the locals as it was jam packed the Monday we visited....More

Thank LP F
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Super delicious hidden gem! I LOVE gyros and haven't had an authentic tasting one since OKC in 1983. OB is close. This little gem feels like you are eating in a family dining room. They have a varied menu with pita bread sandwiches, appetizers, and...More

Thank Chickelbuck
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The wrapped grape leaves were a wonderful start and the falafel sandwich was outstanding. Plenty of food. I didn't quite finish it. I will return and bring my wife. Recommend you trying it too.

Thank SirHaggis
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I give my brother all of the credit for letting us know about this small and easy to pass by restaurant. The exterior of the building is rather plain, but that impression quickly disappears when approaching the front door and peering into the windows. The...More

Thank PineBell
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Wonderful service and the food was very authentic and a great place to have an out door patio date night. The street is a little busy by the fire station

Thank acdc12278
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Very nice environment and excellent food. The salmon and the chicken kabobs were very good and the servings are plentiful. Good place for an evening with friends or for a private dinner.

Thank avmccall
Reviewed March 10, 2017

My wife and I have eaten here many times. The food and service is always good. Tatiana loves the squash plate with tabbouleh salad. She gets a double serving of this salad, instead of another side item. I love getting Fank's Philly or the Pita...More

Thank SpectrumEnterprises
Reviewed March 4, 2017

After hearing numerous people talk about this little restaurant we decided to give it a try for lunch. The food was excellent and the service was right on point. We will go back. Highly recommend!!

Thank butterfly010
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. Nice portions....more than expected. Food seasoned really well. Left with a fat belly and smile on my face.

Thank b5hdawg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3236 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 205-967-4600
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