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The Olive Tree

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137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First timers today for a late lunch...Excellent service, spinach and artichoke dip was delicious. Dad's club was awesome and I had the best burger of my life!

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River Ryan, Nova Scotia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the money, atmosphere suburb, food beyond delicious. We didn't have a reservation on this Saturday night, but the staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. My husband and I come for the atmosphere but more importantly the food. We have never had anything we didn't like; and always have to take home desert... More 

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Thank GBrown_CB
Halifax Nova Scotia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This restaurant has great food, great atmosphere, excellent service and reasonable prices. I'be been coming here for years and never, never had a bad meal. Im glad they started taking reservations again and they change up the menu from time to time to keep things fresh. You won't go wrong here!

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Thank LetsGetGoing_9
Sydney, Nova Scotia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We love coming here on special occasion, always so friendly, great service and excellent food. I love the pastas, so so good and different from other places

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Thank cathylovesthesun
Sydney, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place has a great menu. The food is to die for. Lots of room for that office party. They have eat in or take out. The deserts at this place are the best. I look forward to going back soon

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Thank tarpondboy
Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We dined here twice and had an excellent meal both times. Can't say anything bad about the dining staff or our meals. The portions are generous, delicious and large variety on the menu.

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Thank keithgrosset
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Been to this restaurant several times and was never disappointed. Food was awesome.. love the atmosphere and the staff are so friendly and helpful.

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Thank 603frankh
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My mouth is watering just to think about the meal I enjoyed there! There was a wide variety of choices on the menu and the meal was high quality. Super good!! Will go there again! You will not be disappointed!!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cape Breton Island, Canada
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

When we travel to Sydney this is the only place to eat. The atmosphere is so relaxing the time seems to fly by. The food is second to none and portions are well worth the cost. This is a quient little spot. I do recommend you make a reservation it is very popular spot.

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Thank Bunna2010
lincoln ri, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Just by chance (trip advisor) we found this great little restaurant .Great food had meatballs &pasta Nice people

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
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
Description
The Olive Tree - mediterranean style restaurant with pasta, entrees, sandwiches, salads, desserts, gluten free and vegetarian

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?