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The Olive Mountain

610 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4419
+1 847-475-0380
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lentil soup” (7 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
610 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4419
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11 - 20 of 38 reviews

Reviewed July 5, 2016

I had the lentils with rice and fried onions, with the cucumber yogurt salad on the side and it was quite good, but the stuffed mushrooms and baba ganoush our group had for appetizers were just okay. My daughter had the falafel wrap and liked...More

Thank AABerry
Reviewed April 9, 2016

The food is amazing, the service is truly friendly, and the price is great. There is a buffet, which is a great value.

Thank RoaminChicagoBoys
Reviewed October 31, 2015

This restaurant has been one of my "go-to" choices for years. The food is delicious. I love the kebab, babaganoush, and hummas. The service is attentive and efficient. I am often surprised by the reasonable prices. I have tried many of the items on the...More

Thank amused1
Reviewed October 2, 2015

This restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Evanston. Halal Middle eastern food restaurant with varieties.

2  Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We visited this restaurant last weekend with a group of friends. The service was attentive and friendly, and we enjoyed a variety of dishes. We started with appetizers of felafel, hummus, and baba ghannoush. Each of us then ordered entrees or sandwiches for main courses:...More

Thank Grmpmbl
Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Chicagoland area abounds with ethnic restaurants, and there are numerous Mediterranean options. However, Olive Mountain is good enough to make us drive the 15 miles from where we live, down to Evanston, bypassing other Mediterranean restaurants that are closer to us. My husband &...More

2  Thank mompeef
Reviewed April 6, 2015

Usually i try to refrain from writing reviews unless both the service and the food have been totally disastrous. Unfortunately this was one of those cases. The evening started out like this Upon seeing the magnificent pictures of the items I was totally head over...More

Thank zafyboy
Reviewed March 27, 2015

From the moment we walked in the door and were immediately seated we felt very welcomed by the staff here. We were brought water as soon as we sat down and the waiter also greeted us promptly and sincerely made us feel like we'd been...More

Thank Orchidluuv
Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been here many times and am always glad I went. The waitstaff is friendly, particularly one tall waiter who is charming and funny. Always glad when he is at our table. They have many vegan options, including their amazing house lentil soup, spinach...More

Thank Vicki15
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Olive Mountain has been around for years. The food is good and healthy Mediterranean. So, when we need to grab a quick meal and some nice conversation, this is a good, dependable place to visit.

Thank JWer2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-4419
    (Chicago Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-475-0380
  • E-mail
Description
The first of it's kind specializing in Mediterranean cuisine & fresh seafood since 1992 located in the heart of Downtown Evanston.
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