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“Great Tapas”
Review of Olea

Olea
Ranked #53 of 5,532 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $40
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We grabbed a quick bite at this little haven located in a residential area of Fort Greene before heading to the Barclays. Don't know if they take reservations - There was a 45 min wait for a table on a Sat night, but we were able to score a couple of seats at the bustling bar. We shared kale salad, artichoke hearts dusted w/falafel, lamb meatballs, grilled hangar steak, and hummus. All were excellent as was the bread. Will go back!

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

I'm often traveling around the globe in search of great restaurants, but when at home, this is where I go. The atmosphere is charming, and there's a lovely patio. The menu is pretty big, and consistantly, reliably good. Try the Kale Salad, Olea Veg. Salad, the Ribeye and whole Orata are great! Patatas Bravas w/ spicy aoli are always yummy and satisfying. Lunch and Brunch are also delicious (green Eggs & Lamb!), but Happy Hour is not to be missed. There are fantastic deals on Sangria, wine and Tapas at the bar. A locally owned, locally staffed gem that seems to only get better over the years!

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

Charming little restaurant with pleasant outdoor seating and wonderful food, particularly the appetizers. It's great for brunch or lunch, with a more interesting menu than most places, and perfect for diners who like to share. Kale salad, falafal-crusted artichokes, dips and warm pita,
fresh sardines -- perfection.

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1  Thank glynnstein
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

Very interesting tastes due to spices combinations. We tasted meat balls (6 balls without side dish) and lamb hash. Nice interior design and atmosphere. Liked the place!

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1  Thank Daria G
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Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Olea is a quaint spot in BK that had an amazing happy hour and in a great neighborhood! Great food for great prices! Have the Potatas Bravas! $3-5 glasses of wine between 4-7p and $4-6 tapas between 4:30-7pm. Nice staff who were attentive for the most part, I was the only one seated outside and as a server I totally understand being easily unnoticed.

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1  Thank Emily B
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