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The Olive Tree

137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to celebrate a friends birthday. We enjoyed the food and the athmosphere. This was not our first visit to this restaurant. Always foud the food and the service great

Thank A7680JBpeterw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service here are always great! We have sampled many items on the menu and tried several of his specials. I have been surprised a few times but rarely disappointed. However, my very favorite menu item was always the souvlaka chicken which they...More

Thank Martin M
olive188, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. Unlike franchise restaurants we tend to change our menu regularly incorporating seasonal items and out of necessity dropping items that don't sell as we make all items fresh and do not freeze food for storage. The Souvlaki Chicken Treeo is on...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Hubby had the jambalaya and said it was very tasty! The Moroccan vegan burger was delicious. Dessert was a yummy. Some sort of coconut concoction. Great service. Gerard is a sweetie. Wish we lived closer to return again soon.

Thank CDSJ2016
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped about 5:20pm Saturday and were told that it would be 6:30 before we could be seated without a reservation. We checked into our hotel and drove back at 6:30. It is a small restaurant (about 12-14 tables), and the kitchen was busy when...More

1  Thank an2net_10
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Very moderately priced great menu delicious food great service. We are on a three week swing through the Maritime provinces and this is the best restaurant so far

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Delicious, reasonably priced Mediterreanean and Moroccon dishes. Fresh ingredients, nice presentation, and personable servers. Great prices too.

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I worked in the restaurant service industry for over a decade. I can’t even believe this happened. I walked in at 8:01 and the host said they don’t take people after 8:00 even though they close at 9pm. I explained to the host we had...More

1  Thank Jordan R
olive188, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Your personal opinions about our policy are noted, however, your rants are clearly not professional for someone who has worked in the restaurant service industry about another restaurant establishment or its hardworking employees, which I am sure your former employer would be in agreement. You...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Go there at least 3 times a month and the food and the service is great . Worth going very friendly and worth the money

Thank Jodie K
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Sadly no room for dessert !! We have never been disappointed. Our favorite restaurant in Sydney !!

Thank cp60
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t know where to eat and were on limited time. My coworker is vegetarian so we had to pick wisely or he would starve! We decided to drive by to see what the place looked like and it was so cute and clean that...More

Thank Michelle E
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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$17
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 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 bistro featuring Canadian dishes inspired by the Mediterranean, featuring pasta, sammies, seafood, vegetarian.
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