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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%
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Maybe we caught them on a bad night, but there was only a couple of other tables there when we arrived and it took us over an hour to get our meal...this caused us to be so rushed for time (as we had tickets for...More

Thank Paula H
olive188, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Sorry you were late for your show, however, guests were told upon arrival (8 tables showed up within a 15 minute time span) that there would be a wait. Your party did not arrive at the same time (one guest was stuck on the highway...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Our hidden treasure, a quaint little restaurant only a short drive from hotels in the main core of Sydney but well worth the drive. Great variety of food choices which are excellent in flavour and presentation. The staff are friendly and will make you feel...More

Thank southbargirl1
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Pleasantly greeted as we walked into the restaurant and told we may sit where we would like. Fortunately we picked the luncheon special which was a crispy chicken topped with melted cheese and bacon covered with a maple syrup BBQ sauce on a homemade waffle....More

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Everybody in the family thought the food was awesome - every order was delicious. We went for dinner on our first night in Sydney and enjoyed it so much we went back for lunch the next time we were through. The service was excellent. Just...More

Thank jfwalsh
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of several friends and Oh Boy we were not disappointed. The atmosphere felt as if we left CB Island and were somewhere exotic. Our service was exceptional and our waitress spoke highly of the chef/owner assuring us (and other patrons)...More

Thank C0nnie_Lee
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Asked a local person for a recommendation for lunch and we went here. Delicious. I had the waffle with fried chicken and maple and cheese. It was soooo tasty and my fellow lunch companions have said they will return specifically for that. When in Sydney...More

Thank Vicky1606
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Enjoyed an exceptional pasta special last evening. The sauces and dressings are so unique and taste amazing.

Thank stephy503
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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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.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 bistro featuring Canadian dishes inspired by the Mediterranean, featuring pasta, sammies, seafood, vegetarian.
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