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The Olive Pit

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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71 The Terrace | VIC, Ocean Grove, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3226, Australia
+61 3 5255 1511
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place that is always busy is a sure sign of great food. This place did not dissapoint for breakfast. High quality ingredients with great choice of dishes. Prices are also surprisingly reasinable! Highly recommended

Thank Maria L
Erica, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A commitment shown to providing great produce. Best place for coffee in Ocean Grove. An obviously popular brunch spit for well deserved reasons.

Thank Daws55
Yarrawonga, Australia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We ordered some coffees from The Olive Pit, we were greeted with great customer service. Our order came quickly. Whilst waiting I had a look at the menu and was impressed with their selection of food.

Thank Lee G
Ocean Grove, Australia
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215 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Friday's nights there is music at the Olive Pit which is great. We sat outside on a warm night, had a few drinks, then we had a light bite to eat. The cheese platter is an ideal complement and was well presented but no overly large. The calamari is also a good choice for a light meal.

Thank Morkie8
Ocean Grove, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Mmmm. Sulky and grumpy cashier. A wait of 20 minutes for very basic snack and coffee. No apology. Disappointing and not the first time.

Thank joanne b
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Terri has spent 12 years building a business based on customer satisfaction. Dont get me wrong, I do not know nor had ever met the lady who runs the place, but after our 5th visit, I had to introduce myself and commend her on the food, service, atmospher and quality. You cant go wrong by walking in the door. It... More 

2 Thank 488axl
Great Ocean Road, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 2, 2017

I love the coffee here. It's not the cheapest but it a great quality. The service can be a little slow. But l go back, so it's not too bad.

1 Thank bec2017
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Very good coffee and delish cake, nice friendly staff too - place was buzzing - people know a good cafe - we will be back too!

1 Thank Tanya F
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place that would spoil the locals during most of the year, but it's business is put to the test in the busy period as we experienced quite a wait. To their credit drinks were offered during the wait and the staff were lovely. Good food, wine and awesome coffee.

1 Thank Haggis_of_Aus
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Menu is good, lots of great gluten free options but the wait was over 40mins. They did offer a free drink but it was just way to long for an egg and some chips

1 Thank Brian B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $19
Australian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 The Terrace | VIC, Ocean Grove, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3226, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5255 1511
The Olive Pit Delicatessen is cafe, deli and wine bar located in the heart of Ocean Grove. Offering a speciality menu based around the gourmet deli fridges. Try the menu and then take some deli or larder produce home! Serving all-day breakfast and lunch until 3pm. And Italian coffee & sweet treats all day. Catering & platters available. Fully licensed. Live music each Sunday from 2.30pm.

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