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Olympia the Grill at Pier 21

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Cream Mussels
Mussels, fresh garlic, onions, cherry tomatoes, sauteed with a light wine sauce.
Oyster Greco
Lightly dusted with seasoned flour and grilled.  Topped with Greco sauce
Fried Oysters
Classic! Fried in cornmeal and served on a bed of rice pilaf.
Oyster Florentine
Baked on‏ half shell, topped with sauteed spinach, mozzarella & saganaki cheese.
6 Oysters on the half shell
12 Oysters on the half shell
Surf and Turf
10 oz Ribeye topped with shrimp & crawfish in a mushroom cream sauce.
Coconut Haddock
Coconut encrusted haddock served with rice pilaf and grilled vegetables. Pineapple plum sauce on side.
Oyster Trio
Greek Style: 4 Florentine, 4 Rockefeller and 4 Diablo. Served with a rice pilaf and vegetables of the day
Blackboard entrees served with choice of soup or salad.
Substitute any other sides for $0.99. (French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Parmesan Potatoes, Steamed Vegetables, Grilled Vegetable Skewer, Rice Pilaf or Fresh Fruit)
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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. Place was not crowded. Ordered raw oysters - off the menu and combo Poboy, with extra tazikini sauce. Bit expensive, portion sizes reasonable (not Texas size). Great friendly staff and quick service

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Notatraveller2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An amazing mid afternoon appetizer and drink and a great water view. The gourmet appetizers were amazing and reasonably priced. Our waitress was very engaging and offered information on the area near the water. Beautiful updated setting.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner at Galveston's wonderful Greek restaurant on the Strand. The menu includes both American food and Greek, but why go to a Greek restaurant if you aren't going to eat Greek food. I had the falafel plate that came with Greek rolls, a Greek salad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RRrider2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch on New Year’s Eve. Only a few customers - the service was prompt and friendly. We tried the hummus (good) , Greek salad with gyro (very good) and the pastitsio (average). All-in-all, a good lunch. We would come...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gregorym554
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy hour starts at 4:00 with it's own menu. The servers we're very polite and prompt. Just a short walk to many things to see and do.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank catdad2two
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pleasant lunch. The waiters were pleasant. The manager was pleasant and actually managed/led by example by not only tasking/managing the waiters but he also bussed tables as needed -- that impressed me. The food was edible and reasonably priced. I got exactly what...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aguocha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always have a great time and superb meal here. On this visit we tried the Hummus Platter with Pita Bread, Vegetables, and Olives, Grilled Shrimp Platter, Fresh Pepperoni Pizza, and Seafood Melange of Shrimp, Clams, Calamari, and Mussels in Tomato Broth.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank albebuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many times do we give 5s, but this is one we can do so and feel as though it is worthy. The food was excellent, as well as the service. When traveling with a small person, it is hard to tell what they will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ladybugtx76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are Greek. We have eaten at numerous Greek restaurants across the United States and Greece. For over 25 years, my husband was the bodyguard, Personal Assistant, pilot and driver for a famous country western entertainer. He often dined at Greek restaurants at the various...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BabyBuster70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our evening started out just fine. We were greeted pleasantly and seated promptly on the patio near a heater, as we requested. The waiter came right away and took our order. We were only there to have an appetizer and drinks. The calamari came first...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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16 November 2017|
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Response from Bugsey829 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have one.
22 January 2017|
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Response from jimcI7270XD | Reviewed this property |
Never tried it. Sound great though doesn't it?
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18 November 2016|
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Response from FrederickBurg | Reviewed this property |
The Pier 21 Parking Lot is right in front of Pier and the Restaurant. You just need to ask the restaurant to validate your parking slip. The validation, as I recall is good for three hours.
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