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Olympia the Grill at Pier 21

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100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-765-0021
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Atmosphere is good, we were outside the wife ordered the gyro plate I ordered the pasta with shrimp and crawfish. The wife's gyro plat was very good my pasta came out cold they took it back and brought me a new dish it was as cold if not colder then the first.

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Galveston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We like to go when it's warm enough to sit outside, have a meal and a drink on the deck. Huge selection on menu.

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Thank dgroves11
Galveston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu selection is o.k. but atmosphere is cold. I prefer a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our 3 visit probably won't be back for awhile.

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Thank Donna D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, excellent service, nice ambience. Overall an excellent experience. I had the bassa fish with shrimp etoufee and it was excellent. My wife had the ahi and it was wonderful too. We will go again.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a light brunch watching beautiful people visiting the Pier 21. Great service and it's next to Harbor House where I stayed.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only in Texas where you can still hit the beach during the Christmas season! What a nice day in Galveston kicking back for some great outdoor service, watch the cruise ship pull in, and of course enjoy some delicious fresh seafood, right here at Olympia. The place was hopping mid day middle of the week, yet we were treated like... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to try Olympia for lunch the other day. We got seated right away BUT waited for over 10 minutes and NO ONE even acknowledged we were there. The couple behind us came in about 5 minutes after we did and their server was there very quickly getting their drink orders. They had a question about... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great spot to take a break and do a little dolphin watching all while enjoying some great eats.

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Galveston for a friend's wedding with a night to spare. We were staying in the Strand area so we tried the happy hour at Olympia at Pier 21. We found the restaurant welcoming and moderately busy for a Thursday night at 5:30. Demetrius was very attentive. They have a nice draft selection, especially liked the Texas Amber, and the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good views and great food. Boss's fillet and salmon fillets are excellent. A full bar. Oysters on the half shell are delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 21st Street, Harbor House Hotel, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-765-0021
Description
Located on a working harbor with a great view of vessels going up and down the channel and dolphins frolicking in the bay. The best seafood and view of the sunset in Galveston. We offer private dining for between 10 and 300, and have accommodated many large functions such as the Commemoration of the USS Fort Worth, many weddings, bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners. We are also within easy walking distance of the Strand on Pier 21.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?