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Olympia the Grill at Pier 21

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100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
(409) 765-0021
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a Fantastic Brunch here. Gyro Plate with grilled veggies skewer and sweet potato fries. My wife had the Chicken Picatta with steamed veggies and rice pilaf. Both dishes were Excellent!

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Thank Rick W
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was disappointed in overall experience. While red snapper was tasty i would not gp back again. Not sure what it was just disappiinted

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Thank Marilyn A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was amazing and everything was very fresh! Stuffed shrimp and gyro plate were both delicious and service was great!

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Thank brookeb714
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No major complaints....the appetizer was yummy (something with crab & avocado) and the entrees were good, just nothing above and beyond. The downer was the bread pudding, which is normally served warm and gooey at other restaurants, was cold. Maybe that's the way the chef likes it, but I've never eaten it that way. Glad I tried the restaurant....will check... More 

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Thank Shelley M
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, Shelley. I'm glad you enjoyed your appetizer and entrée. The bread pudding was a mistake on our part, we do serve warm and gooey bread pudding and customers come all the time just for that! I apologize and I would love to serve you one correctly next time you visit. Please let a manger know next... More 

Carrollton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for appetizers at 2:30 pm. The view is amazing and my waitress, Alona, was anabsolutely a joy. She was very personable & attentive. Now for the food. I ordered the Avocado Shrimp Cocktail and the Crab Stack. I love it when food is pretty but also taste great. Olympia did not disappoint!!! The shrimp cocktail just the right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food and staff were excellent, the food we ordered was very good, the waitress was very friendly, and watching the staff help each other was refreshing. The place was packed

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Thank Janet B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food and the staff is really nice! Nice view of the harbor to relax and enjoy happy hour. We will be back next year!!

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Thank Dee S
Red Oak, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I stopped in on a trip to Galveston. Friendly service and amazing shrimp cocktail, a very good burger and the best gyro we have ever had.

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Thank BrianV4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had drinks at outside. Most excellent Margaritas and Long Island iced tea. Shrimp cocktail had 8-10 large shrimps. Demetria's mixology was spot on

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Thank Ken M
Galveston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here with my wife and kids for some years now and this time didn't disappoint again. Seems we always have a great meal here and the views of the bay are wonderful as well. The avacado shrimp appetizer is one of our favorites. The gyros are always good, but I wanted to try a little something different today.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 765-0021
Description
Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down the channel and dolphins frolicking in the bay. The best seafood and view of the sunset in Galveston. We offer private dining for between 10 and 300, and have accommodated many large functions such as the Commemoration of the USS Fort Worth, many weddings, bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners. We are also within easy walking distance of the Strand on Pier 21.

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