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“On The Water”

Olympia the Grill at Pier 21
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Ranked #11 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$35
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a bit cool on the pier but so lovely.

The crab cakes were amazing. They were decadent, delicately cooked crabby delightfulness. They were on a bed of warm, Asian coleslaw and on the side was a slightly spicy aioli sauce to pull it all together. Wonderful.

It took forever to get service, and many of the servers ignored us but Liliana was wonderful. She was working hard, but all the other waitstaff spent half their time lolly-gagging around and talking, ignoring us to talk among themselves.

The grilled shrimp was okay, and the vegetables that came with it were so very good.

My medium rare lamb was medium and not medium rare but oh well, it was still good. The garlic sauce was amazing.

Thank Michelle R
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Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Michelle, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and Liliana's service. I'm sorry to hear about how other servers presented themselves; we work as a team and expect all servers to collectively provide great experiences for each guest. Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention so we can work on this, again as a team. We hope to have you back soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caesar's salad (mediocre ) with salmon (GREAT), Gulf Shrimp (GREAT)and Avocado Greek Salad (very good) .

Thank Bugsey829
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Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback! We're happy to know which items you did and did not love so we can work to make sure your next visit is GREAT across the board!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We ordered from the brunch menu: Harbor omelette and lamb chop Plate. The omelette great portion size and tasty. The chops smaller than expected not tender enough and we sent it back. Then ordered moussaka plate with drinks Mamosa and cappuccino. Ms Iryna was our Waitress; she was pleasant and helpful. We would come back and recommend to our friends.

Thank Roland W T
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Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your visit with us. I'm sorry to hear about the lamb chops, but you handled that as we want you to - make sure to let us know if you ever have issues with food, we have a management team ready to do whatever we need to perfect your experience. Thanks for mentioning Iryna as well, make sure to request her during your next visit!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Loved the Greek food, but Justin L, the server made the meal. The best service....EVER! Thanks Justin... you understand the art. I Corinthians 9:19-23

1  Thank Nick C
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Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback. We're happy you had great service as well, thanks for mentioning Justin - make sure to request him next time you visit!

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Arrived for happy hour and were seated outside by the dock great atmosphere and well made martinis and house wine. Apps of calamari and hummus were tasty. We had the gumbo and snapper which were well prepared and the service was excellent. Excellent meal for a tourist haven.

1  Thank boldgo
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Olympia_Grill, Manager at Olympia the Grill at Pier 21, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon.

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