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Olympia the Grill at Pier 21

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100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-765-0021
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is fabulous overlooking the channel. The food is fresh and tasty but a bit pricy (location) The hostesses have a bit of attitude as if they're doing you a favor! The servers are very nice and attentive. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Abdi S
Rapid City, South Dakota
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89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not cheap but happy hour and the Poseidon Mix made a good value. We ate outside and enjoyed the antics of the cats in the grass. Would definitely return.

Thank DakotaRose_24
Lafayette, Louisiana
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming staff, great outdoor seating with a view of the harbor. Food was delicious and good portions ( you've got to try the bread pudding.... a must!)

Thank Angie C
Jacksonville TX
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Galveston a couple of times a year and eat and the same places we've always loved. We tried brunch at Olympia on the Pier this past weekend and it's a new favorite. Service and food was wonderful. We'll definitely be back!

Thank GypsyGirl1971
Birmingham, AL
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178 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is nice enough, although when we were there they had blocked off the view on the patio with big blinds due to a slight chill in the air. The food is nothing special and quite expensive. The beer list is pathetic -- just one local beer on tap (a wheat).

Thank dokness
The Woodlands
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we visited: 1. Ambience: we sat outside. It was a nice evening. 2. Portions: very large for us. We basically have lunch for next day. Lentil soup is like a meal by itself. The side Greek salad is easily twice as big as any side salad in other restaurants. Fried sweet potato side can be... More 

Thank Raana90
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear about your visit with us. We appreciate knowing what our customers would like for us to work on. All of your feedback has been shared with our chef and management teams, we do hope you'll visit again and enjoy a perfect meal on the patio. More 

Galveston, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, great atmosphere and service. I live on the westend of Galveston. Other than Nates which is good, the other restaurants are not good. We sat outside last night. a portable propane heater was placed by our table. Drinks and food were excellent along with our waitress.

Thank Captd2014
Harlingen, Texas
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105 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Refreshing menu with entrees inspired in Mediterranean and Greek culinary traditions. Fairly priced and excellent location. Friendly staff. Full bar.

Thank NydiaTapiaGonzales
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shrimp was really fresh, the crab cakes are plump and real. The drinks are made to perfection and the staff is friendly. I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Nikki O
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had Brunch on a Saturday here. Great bloody Mary's, food was awesome. I don't think anyone in our party had a bad meal. Our waiter did really well for us being such a big partry

Thank Tina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-765-0021
Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down the channel and dolphins frolicking in the bay. The best seafood and view of the sunset in Galveston. We offer private dining for between 10 and 300, and have accommodated many large functions such as the Commemoration of the USS Fort Worth, many weddings, bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners. We are also within easy walking distance of the Strand on Pier 21.

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