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The Olive Tree

137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everybody in the family thought the food was awesome - every order was delicious. We went for dinner on our first night in Sydney and enjoyed it so much we went back for lunch the next time we were through. The service was excellent. Just...More

Thank jfwalsh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of several friends and Oh Boy we were not disappointed. The atmosphere felt as if we left CB Island and were somewhere exotic. Our service was exceptional and our waitress spoke highly of the chef/owner assuring us (and other patrons)...More

Thank C0nnie_Lee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Asked a local person for a recommendation for lunch and we went here. Delicious. I had the waffle with fried chicken and maple and cheese. It was soooo tasty and my fellow lunch companions have said they will return specifically for that. When in Sydney...More

Thank Vicky1606
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Enjoyed an exceptional pasta special last evening. The sauces and dressings are so unique and taste amazing.

Thank stephy503
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I used to go once a week when I lived in Sydney. I moved but every time I go to syd I make reservation. I love the staff the food and the ambiance . Friendly folks make you feel special. Clean and tastefully decorated. I...More

Thank johnenak
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A wonderful restaurant with an interesting diverse menu of cool selections. Our meals were wonderful. Mediterrean, Canadian and Europeans choices including a home run veggie selection whic I enjoyed. A really great chef. A true treasure filled with locals. A couple insisted we join their...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's been awhile since we ate here but everything was wow! We received a friendly hello from the waiter as we entered! Promptly taken to our cosy booth. The evening special was a hot and tasty soup with an interesting curry chicken as the entree....More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

While chatting to one of the locals, he recommended The Olive Tree and we were not disappointed. Food was tasty and enjoyable. It's a quaint little restaurant inside & the service was friendly and efficient. Def worth a visit!

Thank Dalry1978
Reviewed 21 October 2017

...certainly one of the hi lights of our Cape Breton trip was Gerard....the food was super delicious with an artistic presentation. ....colourful surroundings. Bailey's coffee was a delight!!

Thank kathclj
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner. I had the scallops with bacon as an appetizer. It was ok, the usual. The soup came with the main and was essentially a bowl of pasta sauce...nasty. I ordered the Italian seafood fettachini and it was amazing. Made...More

Thank jackaranda1
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i saw on a different website delivery = yes. but i cannot confirm this. perhaps give them a call...?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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casual bistro featuring Canadian dishes inspired by the Mediterranean, featuring pasta, sammies, seafood, vegetarian.
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