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Olivia's In The Village

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6597 Main St, Gloucester, VA 23061-6103
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Gloucester, Virginia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Olivia's is a first class cafe for breakfast. We have not tried any other meal there. Local folks stop by and chat with their friends about the local goings-on, and a friendly atmosphere prevails.

1 Thank ece442016
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Olivia's for dinner & it was good. Service was fair - good. Went the next day for breakfast!!! Horrible service! It took about an hour for the food to arrive!!! When it came it was all cold. Cold pancakes!! Cold eggs!! Horrible experience,

Thank jonpidich
Management response:

Good morning. I am very sorry to hear of your breakfast experience. It appears that you may be from out of the area and not able to accept any good will offer from us? If you happen to be local, please feel free to send us an email on our website. As you may have seen when looking at TripAdvisor,... More 

Nags Head, NC
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hand breaded clam strips are worth it! They were a bit slow as others have said, but the steak and blue cheese salad was excellent as well. It smelled a little damp in the back room, but not enough to ruin a meal. Very nice servers. I would definitely return if ever back in town. Very reasonably priced where I... More 

Thank FourKidMom
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It wasn't crowded, but the service was still slow. The sandwiches did taste good though. I had the chicken salad sandwich and my wife had the buffalo wrap, plus some fries. There were two more in our party and I forgot what they had, but they both enjoyed their lunch as well.

Thank Kaleu711
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Restaurant was very busy and service was slow. Food was delicious. Atmosphere was casual, lighting was low/.

Thank carolef228
Augusta, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in our way to an Outer Banks vacation and decided to stop over in Gloucester, VA to break-up the trip. We found Olivia's In The Village when searching for an early dinner and what a wonderful surprise! Coral provided exceptional, friendly service and had excellent recommendations. The crab chowder had just the right amount of... More 

Thank jablack493
Gloucester, Virginia
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been to Olivia's many times for breakfast and dinner. Service is always outstanding and the wait staff could not be friendlier. The food is very good, just like you once ate at home. Great place to eat.

Thank flipper13357771
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Was expecting so much more and was let down service was great but a hamburger shouldn't be that hard to master

Thank williamsfamily3690
Management response:

Hello Williamsfamily 3690, thank you for stopping by Olivia's. We are happy to here that you were treated well and had great service. We are also disappointed that you didn't enjoy your hamburger. Is there any additional information that you could give us that may help in the future? We use a very high grade of ground beef and it... More 

Smithfield, Virginia
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476 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were visiting relatives in the Gloucester Village when we walked to this location. There are two dining areas, one has large windows with tables next to the windows. There are booths and tables for large groups. Tuesday nights there is entertainment. We got fire shrimp, potato skins, bread knots, fried oysters that were very good. The seafood soup is... More 

Thank JLDC
Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad that you found us and enjoyed your visit. Your review was very informative to readers and we appreciate that. Hope to see you in The Village again! More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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127 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and my parents stopped here for lunch on our way to Williamsburg in August 2016, choosing Olivia's purely by chance, having turned off the main Route 17. We had an excellent lunch of fried oysters, shrimp, and perhaps the best fried grouper sandwich I have ever had. Both the coconut and lemon pies were outstanding as well. The... More 

Thank FallsChurchTraveler
Management response:

Thank you very much. When you said Lemon Chess and Coconut, it clicked to me exactly which table you all were. I really appreciate your review and glad that you turned down to Main Street! We hope to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Italian, American, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6597 Main St, Gloucester, VA 23061-6103
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 18046940057
We are a Full Service,Family Style Restaurant. We have one of the largest menus in this market and work very hard to appeal to many different dining needs. We truly feel that there is something for everyone on our menu. We have been in business since 2003 and are very fortunate to have received the tremendous support that we have over the years. The core of our business is offereing a very good product at and affordable price that is all supported by caring service.

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