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The Velvet Olive

$$ - $$$
4928 50 St, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1X7, Canada
+1 403-340-8288
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
14 Jan 2017
“Night out”
26 Apr 2016
“1 in a Million”
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$$ - $$$
4928 50 St, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1X7, Canada
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Love this little out of the way bar. Very quaint and quite...a little pricey on their drinks. And hard to find...but once you do it is very romantic.

Thank Eva K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This WAS a back alley gem! Only accessed thru the back alley, brought you into one of the hippest bars in the city. The moment you entered you felt accepted and at ease. It has now been sold....and .....now not what locals loved and held...More

Thank artsandculture
Reviewed 19 April 2015

My husband and I were looking for someplace to grab a meal, a drink or two and listen to live music. The Olive filled all these requirement. The bartender -Charlie was great. Quick service, the hummus was fab. Hubbie had a steak - done to...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 28 March 2015

You won't find anything quite like the Olive anywhere else in Red Deer. This place doesn't claim to be something it's not. Small room, dimly lit, great art, live entertainment on occasion... Great place to go have a quiet glass or a cocktail. Many of...More

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I was convinced to go to this lounge last night, I was told by a few people it was a gay bar but still fun. I am not gay nor am I offended by people who are so we went. It is super tiny, it...More

4  Thank Gail D
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Liked the small outside area and enjoyed a nice glass of red wine. Good place to visit with a couple of friends

1  Thank Anneke L
Reviewed 21 January 2013

I have been to the Velvet Olive a number of times. It is definitely the charm that keeps me coming back. You won't find any tv's with sports games on which is exactly what I'm looking for. It may be a little harder to find,...More

2  Thank Joe_Blow_RD
Reviewed 14 January 2013

We walked from the casino one night with friends visiting from up North. They were wondering if we were putting them on as we led them down the dark alley and they the patio lights appeared in the distance and the sound of live music...More

Thank MsBonita
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Cozy little pub/lounge with a nice atmosphere and live music (on the eve I went). Can't wait to go back!

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 12 September 2012

strangest situation ever. I ordered a chicken burger and while waiting on the patio with friends, after a long wait was approached by the waiter who very blunty told me that he was the bartender NOT the waiter and that I had to come back...More

4  Thank Globetrotting99
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  • Address: 4928 50 St, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1X7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Red Deer
  • Phone Number: +1 403-340-8288
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