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The Green Olive

455 Passaic St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1518
+1 201-487-0759
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
26 Oct 2016
“Wonderful Family Owned Restaurant”
2 Oct 2016
“Ok food, poor service”
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American, Greek
$$ - $$$
455 Passaic St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1518
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

On a recent trip to New Jersey, we dined at The Green Olive, a family-owned casual restaurant with an Italian leaning menu located in Hackensack. This was our fourth visit to this local neighborhood place. All of our meals have been enjoyable on prior visits,...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here several times since it opened. I keeping hoping they'll improve. The half empty restaurant on a Saturday night should be a tip off that somethings not right. The food was just average, nothing special. The service was non-existent. Salads came before drinks....More

Thank VickyFarhi
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My son and I enjoyed a nice dinner at the Green Olive restaurant in Hackensack, NJ. We both had shrimp & clams scampi over risotto. The service was also very good.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

small quiet unpretentious restaurant and bar with wonderful freshly cooked food and friendly staff. Excellent collection of inexpensive wines and unusual craft beers. Very Reaonable pricing with relaxed environment.

Thank jis52
Reviewed 3 September 2015

went on a Saturday night..place was empty. service was good. The risotto appetizer was great! Skirt steak entree was ok. I would have liked a veggie with it. Another entree that was ordered was the chicken with mushrooms. It was just ok. chicken was overly...More

Thank momasig
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The is a small restaurant with great food. Everything we ordered came out tasting fresh and flavorfull. The service was friendly and knowledgeable. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I pass this place every week on my way to a meeting and have long been curious. Other circumstances took me to the area so I finally got a chance to check it out. It is unassuming from the outside and surrounded by low-end retail...More

2  Thank ShiftyNJ
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Chef Pete is a master; everything is excellent. The steak, the filet with fennel sauce, the pizzas, the sausage and brocolli rabe...all out of this world!

Thank CaptCooper
Reviewed 13 October 2013

The outside belies the lovely interior. We did not expect much from a restaurant in a strip mall adjacent to fast food restaurants, but wow! Excellent service, generous portions, tasty food. We live less than ½ a mile away in Hackensack so this pleasant dining...More

2  Thank nes56
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Been coming to this place for some time now, and have always been happy with the food & service. It's right in my back yard and will recomend it to anyone.

1  Thank Linda B
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Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Passaic St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1518
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-487-0759
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