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Green Olive

922 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3964
+1 803-764-3740
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“pide” (3 reviews)
“gyro platter” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
922 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3964
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want authentic Turkish or Mediterranean food this is the place for you. Everything is delicious and freshly made. Salads are fresh and the meat is cooked to perfection. And the fresh hot bread is to die for.

Thank Binky_610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Green Olive for dinner. Service was good. Large portions and tasty food, but everything had butter or oil, and a lot of it! We also ordered wine, but it was warm, as if it had been stored at room temperature and poured...More

Thank elleoa
Reviewed May 13, 2018

stopped here for a Mothers Day lunch- the whole family enjoyed the experience. got there when first opened for the day and were promply seated. The wait staff and the manager were super nice- makes for a nice meal. The menu has nice selections. I...More

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed March 27, 2018

I ate here in the early afternoon on a Saturday. It is a block from the State Capitol and a few blocks from the University campus. On a Saturday there was no problem parking on the street, so I didn't notice if they have a...More

Thank socarolina
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Very attentive staff in a comfortable setting. The food is very tasty with reasonable portions. Pricing is also very reasonable.

Thank Louis D
Reviewed December 5, 2017

First time trying this restaurant. Nice decor, clean. Server appeared to be uninterested in serving. Simple order (Gyro platter, Gyro platter, Chicken kabob) took 45 minutes from order to table. (There was only one other table with 3 patrons in the place.). Food was good,...More

Thank drronline
Reviewed November 16, 2017

I had a Green Olive Feta salad yesterday for lunch. The first thing I noticed was that it was fresh greens, not bagged greens with the smell of preservatives. The dressing was so good that I can't stop thinking about the flavor. This will definitely...More

Thank GThreeGirls
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to this restaurant. The food was good, service was excellent, (glass was full, checked on me, and ensured food was good) and the servers were nice. The restaurant was clean and well lite. I found the prices as average for...More

Thank bbqmac
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Good restaurant for meetings and discussions. Usually not crowded. Easy parking in the area. Good for quick meal before or after downtown or USC events. Unpretentious. Menu is not large but should accommodate everyone. Average size portions. Not romantic, but relatively private.

Thank MRRomanSC
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

I've been here 5 times. 1 time for lunch and 4 times for dinner. The lunch was okay. The other times I was here for dinner there was usually something foods or ingredients not available. We had the Shwarma Chicken, the Kebab, the lentil soup,...More

Thank mw123123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-3964
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-764-3740
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