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Olive Bistro

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650 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30308
+1 404-874-5336
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Decatur, Georgia
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've eaten here a few times over the years for lunch and dinner. The food is decent but not great and features standard Mediterranean fare. Tasty gyro; nicely sized Greek salad (with a little too much vinegar in the dressing); LOTS of choices for appetizers and each are large enough to serve two and plenty of ways to create platter... More 

Thank Bob W
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you Gina, the great multitasker. I appreciated my heap of humus today. Olive is a quaint corner of love with a great wine selection. I often think that bc it sits among retail venues it gets lost. But then i think thats what makes it a sweet hidden gem.

Thank Aneesah A
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I've eaten here for years and I'm sure I've only gotten the very same thing every time. It's a platter with hummus, babaganoush, white beans, tabbouleh and warm pita. I also enjoy a glass of chardonnay with it. Not the very best Medi food ever, but definitely very tasty. A great good priced place with good food and decent wine... More 

Thank BoomBoomsPunkin
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91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The concept is pretty good but the food leaves much to be desired. The sauces you pick from are ok but nothing great. The line to go through to select your item moves at a snails pace and to just be honest it didn't seem to be cleanest to me. My partner for the night was much more pleased than... More 

Thank buzz11
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is my go-to restaurant for a relaxed atmosphere, good service, and excellent Mediterranean food. I'm a vegan, and I love the Mediterranean or gluten free platters. My friends love the meat dishes. It also has a very nice outdoor sitting space. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Genie S
Jackson, GA
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We love to grab a quick bite to eat here. I like the Rosemary grilled chicken wrap with tzatziki sauce substituted for the sauce that comes with it. Sitting outside on a pretty day makes it that much better.

Thank Brett D
Lakeland, Florida
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142 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

The food is pretty good here, the service can be hit or miss, reasonable prices. The falafel is really, really well done, not dry a bit. Because the dining area is so small, your better bet at lunch is to do take out. Convenient location for in towners, mid towners. Not my first choice for this cuisine in Atlanta, but... More 

Thank LuvNYC83
richmond, va
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249 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

We were here on 1/2 price wine night , Wednesday night, we had the Sean Minor Cab Sav which was great. We started with the Genoa antipasto, a plate of olive tapenade, roasted red pepper, mozzarella, artichoke hearts, salami, and olives, it was great, they also served us hot pita with parmesan cheese, we then order our entrees, rosemary chicken... More 

Thank susan822
Jonesboro, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

I ate here for the first time and I loved the food and the service. I was not familiar with this type of cuisine but Gina explained any questions that me and my wife had. As far as the appearance, I loved that as well. Very nice and I would recommend it.

Thank mrsinformed
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Overall, great food and experience. The server was very knowledgeable with regards to what are contained in each of the dishes. We are dairy intolerant (so avoid the tzatziki sauce if you are) and found that the tahini sauce was great. The face lift comment has to do with some dust and some other cleaning issues that I saw around... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30308
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 404-874-5336

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?