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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%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to go once a week when I lived in Sydney. I moved but every time I go to syd I make reservation. I love the staff the food and the ambiance . Friendly folks make you feel special. Clean and tastefully decorated. I...More

Thank johnenak
Reviewed 2 November 2017

A wonderful restaurant with an interesting diverse menu of cool selections. Our meals were wonderful. Mediterrean, Canadian and Europeans choices including a home run veggie selection whic I enjoyed. A really great chef. A true treasure filled with locals. A couple insisted we join their...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's been awhile since we ate here but everything was wow! We received a friendly hello from the waiter as we entered! Promptly taken to our cosy booth. The evening special was a hot and tasty soup with an interesting curry chicken as the entree....More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

While chatting to one of the locals, he recommended The Olive Tree and we were not disappointed. Food was tasty and enjoyable. It's a quaint little restaurant inside & the service was friendly and efficient. Def worth a visit!

Thank Dalry1978
Reviewed 21 October 2017

...certainly one of the hi lights of our Cape Breton trip was Gerard....the food was super delicious with an artistic presentation. ....colourful surroundings. Bailey's coffee was a delight!!

Thank kathclj
Reviewed 30 September 2017 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 30 September 2017 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 17 September 2017 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 15 September 2017 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
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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$5 - 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 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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casual eatery featuring a Mediterranean inspired menu with original creations, vegetarian, Saturday Brunch, desserts and cocktails.
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