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Olympian Diner and Restaurant

American, Diner, Greek
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17 Hancock St, Braintree, MA 02184-7003
781-848-8505
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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can always count on good, simple, wholesome food at The Olympian. Everything is cooked to order, reasonably priced, and satisfying. Servers are fun and experienced and you won't break the bank. I just wish they were open later in the evening.

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Thank 444JosephC
Braintree, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Olympian is a Braintree-favorite for breakfast goers. The food is good and plentiful, the service is good and the prices are very reasonable. The only downfall: not a lot of parking nearby.

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Thank Julie R
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

That's right, been eating at the diner since 1966 when it was located scross the street. Have brunch here once a week with friends, good value, good food, good service.

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Thank Robert B
Kingston, MA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and I had the chicken shish-ka-bob pita sandwich. It's a heaping plate of grilled, perfectly seasoned, chicken with a fresh Greek salad. Loved it. Followed it up with a slice of old fashioned Boston cream pie. Heaven. There's a full breakfast menu and plenty of choices for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is noisy and lively like a... More 

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Thank Mike P
Sanibel Island, Florida
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

A very good breakfast at a reasonable price, this is what a Diner should be about. And the service was muy fast. My wife had been in cancer treatment for a month and was craving a diner breakfast- this was a perfect fit.

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Thank yodamak
Quincy, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I visited Olympian Diner last evening and ordered the fried claims for $14.95. I was amazed at how many they gave me with full bellies. Also, the cold slaw was delicious without too much mayonnaise. . . just the way I like it. I was there around 6pm and not crowded at all.

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Thank barbie19532016
Quincy, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a very good breakfast here. The French toast was super tasty, not too overly sweet, and just the right portion. My husband had gotten the pancakes and I snagged a bite...very very yummy. Location is pretty accessible with the red line, buses, and there's street parking too.

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Thank Nandanie S
Boston
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This place is usually very very busy. Sometimes, it's hard to find a seat. However, it's worth the wait. They have a large menu and will readily make breakfast or lunch anytime of day. A small dinner, friendly staff and good food. A very popular local spot.

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Thank jpp1960
Flemington, New Jersey
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173 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Went to Olympia diner for breakfast~very busy~long wait. Food was good~typical diner fare. Would go back. Prices were decent too.

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Thank peachkoblerpie
Braintree, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The atmosphere is very basic no frills small town resaurant attended mostly by locals.It is by far the best value and quality of food over a number of high end resaurants that I have experienced in the past. Always cooked to perfection and unbeatable service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Hancock St, Braintree, MA 02184-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: 781-848-8505

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