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“Definitely Average”
Review of Olive Grove Cafe

Olive Grove Cafe
Ranked #7 of 10 Restaurants in Omarama
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

A convenient stopover for a quick lunch. Nothing memorable about food, service or atmosphere but it met our needs.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We asked for our usual mocha and also got a slice of cheese cake. We sat at the tables and the coffee arrived in takeaway containers. Maybe they didn't want dishes. Cheesecake ok. Toilets clean. Staff did their job with not much chatter. Overall average.

Thank Voodles
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I understand, this place is on a tourist highway, but that does not excuse the painfully expensive prices. $4.50 for a 600ml coke! 17$ for a steak sandwich which is more like steak floor sweeping dumped on a tiny piece of bread with one lettuce leaf, two slices of canned beetroot and two miniature tomatoe slithers.
The onion "relish" is what most people call fried onion, although not stated on the menu is the single sliced mushroom fried with it. I don't like mushroom and would have liked to see that written on the menu. Their "sauce" was reheated plum sauce which tasted like it got burned.
DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY. Even if you are starving to death and this is the only place open, choose death. If you prefer to live, maybe (and this is a reluctant maybe) order some chips. Deep fried chips are hard to screw up, but I imagine the portion size to be offensive.
They have also renamed the outside of the building, so be sure, it's the place beside Mobil fuel.

Thank Ben J
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Large cafe with great hours and huge cookies. Right next to the Mobil. My coffee was perfect and the filo was yummy. We will continue choosing this one.

Thank David T
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We popped in to see what they had to offer after a long drive from Queenstown. The place was pretty quiet and we were not greeted by staff. We helped ourselves to a couple of curries in plastic boxes and a cake and a drink. We stood at the counter for ages not even being acknowledged by either of the two staff, who continued cleaning. Eventually the Older of the two men came to the till and we paid for our food. He took the curries from us to heat up and we went and sat down. No more than about 5 words were exchanged the whole time.
After a short while the younger of the two staff came out with the curries in paper bags and put them on the table and walked away.
Were we wrong to expect them on a plate? I know it was 6pm but at no time were we led to believe it was takeout only
Feeling extremely confused we picked up our curries and wrapped our cakes in a serviette and took them back to our motorhome.
We will not return here.

Thank Tourist225124
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