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The Blue Olive

6196 Quinpool Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3, Canada
+1 902-407-3000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“greek salad” (10 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6196 Quinpool Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

No a very good opinion of this restaurant sorry to say. We liked the look of the outside and when they returned from holiday we thought we would try it. I chose moussaka for main, a safe option in a Greek restaurant I thought it...More

Thank Troddles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You need to make sure you are especially hungry when having dinner at the Blue Olive Taverna because portions are enormous. The dishes we ordered were exceptionally good but plentiful. The phyllo pastry wrapped chicken breast was melt in the mouth good. We also had...More

Thank dhankinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a taste explosion in my mouth! A true unknown sensation with every bite. Beautiful. We ordered the Kotopoulo kai Spinaki Pasta, and the Pan Fried Haddock. Delicious. Great service too!

Thank liznovascotia
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We are Greek, we used to go to Berbati for the food. Now we go here. Everything looked so good, we had a hard time deciding. The restaurant has a "mom&pop" owner vibe.

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for quite some time so it was a treat to stop by for supper recently. This is a nice, bright spot with great window seats and a colourful decor. Our server was pleasant and helpful and the food was good. I...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Being half Greek myself I have been raised on the cuisine since I was first able to eat solid food so I can sometimes be picky. The Blue Olive is as authentic as they come. Delicious lamb, salad, dips and some nice surprises too. I...More

2  Thank KennO555
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I just had supper here tonight with a friend for the first time. Had ordered take out last year and enjoyed the meal but it was even better dining in. I had a lamb souvlaki plate that came with two skewers of lamb pieces, rice,...More

3  Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Have ordered Blue Olive take out over a dozen times in hope that maybe the next time the service would be better. Every single time we order from Blue Olive it takes over an hour to get delivered, every single time part or all of...More

Thank briaghfergusson15
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice evening atmosphere.restaurant empty so very quiet.Food was tasty, plates heavy with roasted potatoes and rice with small portions of fish on mine and veg moussaka on my husbands.For the price I thought the main could have been more substantial with less of the other.The...More

1  Thank nickie M
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch today. This place is always good. Love the fried zucchini appetizer!! Great service. The owner is always visible and asks about the meal.

1  Thank itravelsomewhere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6196 Quinpool Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-3000
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