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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
“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“cheese dip” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

I loved the quality of the food and the variety of the food offerings. I had a delightful chicken spinach salad and Mediterranean cheese dip. Both were excellent. My friend enjoyed hers as well.

1  Thank PW28704
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal with my husband. Great variety on the menu specializing in Italian fare. The specials are always delicious and very reasonably priced. Staff are friendly and very helpful when ordering.

Thank Karin I
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I will speak for all of us, the service was excellent. Everyone's meals were amazing 😉. We all ordered something very different from the menu, no disappointments at all. I highly recommend The Olive Tree to all. Make sure you make reservations before you go,...More

Thank Colette C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Cape Breton for the month of July. I can't believe that I didn't try this restaurant until the last night!! We were a group of 6 and luckily arrived early enough to get a table to fit us all. The restaurant was...More

Thank Foodie4Life1982
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Looked great, smelled great BUT apparently our business wasn't required at 7:09pm. Guess we'll never know how good the food may have tasted

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Used trip advisor to find restaurant for dinner and was not disappointed in recommendations for this place. Small but very comfortable and seemed to be well run. Only here in Sydney for one night but if I ever get back would eat here again.

Thank 206aviator
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The Olive Tree was a surprising treat in Sydney, the menu has a great variety, I had the Canadian, Eh? A delicious chicken wrap with cranberries, my 8 year old daughter had the spaghetti and meatballs which she is still raving about! The vegetable soup...More

Thank kjwar
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Staff was friendly and helpful on suggestions for food. Serving sizes was good and decently priced. Highly recommend.

Thank newfiecaper112
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a very good deal for Atlantic Canada. It is very reasonable, as the most expensive dishes were around $15 and are enough for most adult diners. The servings are big enough for hungry diners and the dishes include quality ingredients. The Seafood...More

Thank NewManDue
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Once again I relied on Trip advisor for tonight's dinner choice, and I was not disappointed! A bit out of the way, but worth the trip. Our waiter, Paul, was helpful in making our selections, which was not easy. The entire menu looked great and...More

Thank WisDeb
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Response from Squared22 | Reviewed this property |
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$4 - US$18
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 - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 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
  • E-mail
The Olive Tree - Mediterranean Bistro with Burgers, Diner Fare, All Day Breakfast, Pastas, Sandwiches, Entrees, Vegetarian.
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