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The Olives Bistro

514 E Whitehouse Canyon Rd, Green Valley, AZ 85614-0538
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“spanakopita” (5 reviews)
“greek salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
514 E Whitehouse Canyon Rd, Green Valley, AZ 85614-0538
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is such a pleasure to dine at an outstanding café. The original owners of The Olives Bistro have retired. However, the bistro has been purchased by two very highly skilled, professional restaurateurs, Mary Jo and Chef Derek. Because the bistro has been a gem...More

Thank Cognocity
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The selection was quite good but not extensive. Service was OK, but Bella had too many tables to take good care of everybody. We were offered an upgraded Greek Salad in place of the normal dinner salad but not told that it would cost $3.50...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped there for lunch with a friend on Valentine's Day. We got there a little before 1 o'clock . I'm sure if we arrived earlier there would have been a line and a possible long wait. It's kind of a small place a little bit...More

Thank kc4ness
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Our sister-in-law stopped in on her way home from Tucson and after catching up, we decided to head out for dinner. We got an early start and after doing a little on-line research, decided to try the Olives Bistro. We arrived about 4:30 pm and...More

Thank WilsyPV
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Olives Bistro is owned by the same people who owned Solaris, and features some of the same favorites, such as Ahi tuna, Greek spaghetti and Spanakopita. It's a small place and reservations are recommended. My favorite is the Ahi tuna, very lightly grilled. The...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We did short hike in Madera Canyon and headed back through Green Valley on our way to the Titan Missile Museum. It was lunch time and we did not want fast food. This place was great. Not cheap, but worth the price. Really good service...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The salad I had was good. The place is small, so we had to sit outside. I was put off by the fact that drinks came in plastic cups.

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten lunch at this restaurant dozens of times. We also have brought guests many times. Tonight my husband wanted to treat me to a nice meal. We sat down and waited fifteen minutes before we even got a glass of...More

3  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Went for lunch and we were able to be seated without waiting in line. Arriving later at lunch time helped. It is a small space with some outside seating. Maybe room inside for 20 or 30 people. I was not too impressed with the sandwich...More

2  Thank kc4ness
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Good selection of wines and desserts. Small cozy place. Make sure you call early for reservations.

Thank yar000
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 E Whitehouse Canyon Rd, Green Valley, AZ 85614-0538
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Green Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-393-3431
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