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The Olive Tree

137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“greek salad” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner. I had the scallops with bacon as an appetizer. It was ok, the usual. The soup came with the main and was essentially a bowl of pasta sauce...nasty. I ordered the Italian seafood fettachini and it was amazing. Made...More

Thank jackaranda1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu selection is fantastic and they have something for everyone's taste. Small, quaint, so call ahead they are busy and We experienced why. The food is excellent no matter your selection. The bad Santa and the corned beef sandwich was great! If in this...More

Thank cbtravelismylife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tired of pizza/fish/chicken and fries, we decided to try this little place for a change of pace and were BLOWN AWAY by the awesome menu, service and atmosphere! This is not your usual CB fare. The food was excellent, beautufully presented, quickly prepared, and came...More

1  Thank katharine_moulds
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place has such a wonderful relaxing atmosphere!! The staff are excellent. The food is always wonderful! Love love this place and don't forget to try the desserts!!

Thank 937sharon
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We came here because of TripAdvisor. We were visiting from Toronto. We decided to go for an early dinner. Good thing because this place closes at 7 pm and it is first come, first serve. Excellent food, big portions and reasonable prices. Highly recommend the...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a great little spot for breakfast. It opens at 10 am with a diverse menu and great value. Try the gyros omelette. Fantastic!

Thank cbacich
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Went there for lunch, not sure what to try. Gerard was very helpful with our choice. He is well suited to his job, very people oriented. The lunch was great, enough for two people. He informed us about the all day breakfast which we tried...More

Thank EleanorNovaScotia
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went for our anniversary on the recommendation of a friend and were a little leary given the unassuming outdoor appearance as you arrive. The inside however transforms and invites you into a warm, cozy, romantic atmosphere. The service provided by the very friendly and...More

1  Thank betsy9811
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The Olive Tree was recommended by the host at our B&B and also caught our eye as top-rated on TripAdvisor. When I called asking about a reservation, I was informed that they didn't take reservations and that they were also only open til 7pm (on...More

1  Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed on our arrival in Sydney two weeks ago when our schedule couldn't accommodate this restaurant. Upon our return yesterday, the old adage good things happen to those who wait was proven true!!!!! What a great find and a rarity in today's world...More

Thank Gary C
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Response from Squared22 | Reviewed this property |
i saw on a different website delivery = yes. but i cannot confirm this. perhaps give them a call...?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-539-1553
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The Olive Tree - Mediterranean Bistro with Burgers, Diner Fare, All Day Breakfast, Pastas, Sandwiches, Entrees, Vegetarian.
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