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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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Galveston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It starts at the door, the atmosphere is eccentric. The food is superb!! But most of all I have to say our server B. Adrienne was top shelf! She went above and beyond to accommodate us and make sure we didn't feel like guests but more like long time family. She really sealed the deal on our dining experience and... More 

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Thank RobNthaG
The Woodlands, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with a group of 20. Food was better than expected, reasonably priced and the service was good. Heard no complaints and several compliments from dining partners.

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite outside dining spot in Galveston. Being harborside, you may see a cruise ship, dolphins, or even Mr. "Billion Dollar Buyers" Fertitta's massive yacht wiling eating. Being Greek, get a Greek salad and something with traditional gyro meat with it. My favorite is the grilled fish tacos (I wish they had a smaller size since the regular... More 

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Thank texmarc
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback - keeping happy customers like you coming back is why we do what we do! More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here recently and enjoyed a mango wango drink outside on the patio while watching the fog roll in even heavier. We shared some appetizers of crab cakes and garlic shrimp which were pretty good as well as Greek salad and a special layered lump crab meat appetizer. Our waitress Iryna was attentive as well as the manager.... More 

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Thank houstonnative47
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed everything and we do hope to see you again soon! I will pass the gratitude along to Iryna as well. More 

Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought 18 people here for dinner in Feb. Everyone raved about how good the food and service was. My friends come from all over the world so their expectations were high. They talked about the food and service throughout the next day.

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Thank onedogcity07
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback and we're glad you loved everything! Hope to see you soon! More 

Galveston Island, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went to the Olympia Grill at Pier 21 for Happy Hour! They enjoyed a couple of rounds of great beer and mixed drinks at reasonable HAPPY Hour discounts, I had mineral water and cranberry juice! We ordered a mix of several of their appetizers, which is a marvelous way to sample their different offerings, I especially... More 

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Thank Streak333
Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with others, we did win best happy hour in Galveston again this year and we're so happy you enjoyed the drinks and appetizers we offer during happy hour. Come back again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our lunch here was great. The food was delicious, and the staff very attentive and friendly. Thanks for a wonderful lunch, Alyssa. Made for a very nice end to our vacation.

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Port Colborne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here once before over a year ago and had a great experience. We decided to go back for dinner on Sunday January 29, 2017 while staying at the attached hotel after our cruise. I was with my wife and my 9 year old daughter. We were not disappointed. We all had burgers and the food was cooked... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved sitting on the covered deck and watching the ships pass by. Great location, great service and great food. I had the vegetarian plate which was very generous and more than I could eat. Greek salad, lentil soup, hummus, stuffed grape leaves. It was delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant. I ate there with friends for lunch but would... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat on the island. We usually make happy hour, the bartenders are the best. Really, we've had some experiences that made us appreciate this restaurant, and their always accommodating staff. The manager makes a point to visit with us. Our food tonight was featured for restaurant week. It was a 3 course... More 

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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, Vegan 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, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?