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3236 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243-1614
+1 205-967-4600
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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New Jersey
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Birmingham a few times per year and always stop at The Olive Branch. I always prefer to support the independent local restaurant over the many chains at the summit, and there are many healthy options here, but i go for the flavor. The falafel is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a hint of... More 

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Thank HumanFamily
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and low key atmosphere! Try the mint tea and gyro deluxe. Also, the employees are very nice and hospitable.

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Thank Julia O
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

love this place!! come here often for lunch and it never disappoints. best falafel of anywhere. literally everything is good

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Thank margiepie8889
Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

food is fabulous, inside area rather small, but they have a large deck outside that's great in nice weather.

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1 Thank Kelli C
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I love, love, love the Olive Branch! The gyros are to die for; especially, the gyro deluxe. The deck is a wonderful spot to eat dinner and have a casual drink with friends. For the best Greek food in town, the Olive Branch is the place to go.

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1 Thank BirminghamSunshine
Augusta, GA
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Our hosts in Birmingham took us to one of their favorite restaurants: The Olive Branch. The curb appeal left a little to be desired, but we quickly learned why they like this place so much. The service was quick and friendly. The food was amazing. I would go back many times.

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1 Thank Cdr505
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We happened to pass this restaurant on our way to the Summit and saw people eating outside. I looked on Yelp and saw good reviews so we decided to try it. We had never eaten at a Mediterranean Rest. before and we really enjoyed it. We tried the stuffed grape leaves as an appetizer and they were delicious. They actually... More 

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1 Thank Pam L
Cookeville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I've never experienced a bad meal here. Everything is delicious with great flavor. I believe it is family owned and the service is wonderful. Excellent tabouli BTW along with everything else on menu. Always a must stop every time I visit Birmingham

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1 Thank Matt J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

A family place with a good atmosphere. And outside is awesome with this weather!! Food is always fresh and good.

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1 Thank April H
Helena, Alabama
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I came for dinner with a friend, and it was nice enough to sit on the porch. Service was nice and friendly. Prices were very reasonable and the food was delicious! The menu had a wide variety. I had the gyro deluxe sandwich, and it was enough for two meals. I can't wait to go back!

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3236 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 205-967-4600

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