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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)
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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51 - 60 of 307 reviews

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Sorry to say this was our first time visiting the Olive Tree and will not be our last. The atmosphere was great and quiet. We both totally enjoyed the dining experience. So many choices on the menu, our waiter Paul was great, recommending the stir...More

Thank shaw189
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went here based on other TripAdvisor reviews and were not disappointed. The appetizer (Mediterranean cheese dip) was delicious and our mains were presented very well on the plate with the salad being fresh (I love the fact they used yellow, orange, red and green...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at the Olive tree. We both ordered the Santorini linguine -- shrimp, scallops haddock in a lemon honey sauce. The bread with balsamic, oil and seasonings dipping sauce was a nice accompaniment. They were out of several items on the menu...More

Thank SuAnne L
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The waiter was very good, he was very attentive without being over bearing and had a good sense of humour.The food is delish and has generous portions and a nice variety.The atmosphere was warm and friendly.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Front desk at Holiday Inn recommended this place. I was so happy they did! The food was fantastic! Perfectly cooked and executed, hot and very fresh - and looked lovely too. I had the scallop appetizer, the seafood pasta, and the lemon curd dessert. All...More

Thank Squared22
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Coming here is a treat! The decor to the music to the staff is lovely! The many vegetarian and vegan options are wonderful. I have never had the same thing twice as there's so much to try! Always so delicious. Mm mm mm.

Thank greenhair14
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant, truly Mediterranean, with flavours from around the sea - Italy, Morocco, Greek. The Greek salad peppers and tomatoes were so fresh it was if they had been picked from the garden and served. The Tangine Chicken melted in your mouth,...More

Thank ChefandMore
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This restaurant came highly recommended on trip advisor and though the food was very good, there were problems. First of all, the place is severely understaffed. It was packed and there are only 2 staff on the front lines which does not meet the needs...More

3  Thank shaleToronto
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is my favourite Sydney restaurant. It's reliably good, whether it's for lunch or supper. The servers are friendly and entertaining:) The deep fried cheesecake is a must try for dessert! I usually have the special and I've never been disappointed. The food is hot...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Try the donair - it's amazingly delicious! Finish off dinner with the brownie for dessert. This restaurant is clean and decorated very nicely. Staff were attentive and the food was well worth the price!

Thank Jenn J
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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$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
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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