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About The Olive & Grape

Turkish, Italian and Greek with a Twist.
The Olive and Grape opened in September 2010. The owner, Paola Corsini, is third-generation Italian Levantine, born and raised in Izmir, Turkey. Paola's distinct culture is represented in the menu at The Olive and Grape. Each and every meal served is infused with the traditions of Turkish and Italian cuisine.

8516 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Italian, Turkish

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Sat 11:30 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Tue–Fri, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm–9:30 pm

Cross Street:
85th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 724-0272

Website:
http://www.theoliveandgrape.com/

Entertainment:
KlapaDooWopella

KlapaDooWopella specializes in traditional Croatian "Klapa" singing. Klapa singers are a cappella minstrels that hang out on boat docks and street corners along the Adriatic coast of Croatia.


The Tarantellas

The Tarantellas are a musical duo that specializes in playing the "Legendary Favorite Songs of Italy."

Join The Tarantellas every first Saturday night at The Olive and Grape

Catering:
We Cater.

Parking Details:
90 Minute free PARKING AVAILABLE IN BACK.

Public Transit:
#5,48

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We would love to help to organize your special events. Let's talk.

The Olive & Grape Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Good for a Date (13)
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Cozy (13)
Casual (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Romantic (8)
Healthy (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Disabled Access (4)
Fun (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Business Meals (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Spicy (2)
Tapas (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vegan (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

My husband and I came here for a post Valentine’s Day date and had such a great night. The atmosphere and staff were delightful!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Hot Spot
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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Food is always good and consistent. Poala, the chief chef are the owners, they are forever friendly and efficient, they treat their customers as their friends. Make you feel good.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Greeted with a amile and it just got better from that point. Courses were served creatively and tasted wonderful. Will be returning.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Healthy
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 (Seattle)·Dined 5 days ago

Very pleasant and friendly owner and staff. Food was very tasty and attractively served.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

We have been coming here for years. Fresh food from around the Medeteranien. The owner treats guests like family. Service is excellent!

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined 5 days ago

We always have a good meal at this special restaurant. They make you feel special with excellent food. The Valentines dinner was extra special. We would always recommend Olive & Grape to all. We hope to go back soon.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants for date night, casual dining, family get togethers. The food is so interesting and delicious and Paola, the owner is a wonderful hostess! We have favorite dishes, but like to try something new every so often.

Tags: Cozy, Healthy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We almost always visit this restaurant before attending live theater performances.
Excellent Greek food with good menu variety served in a very welcoming environment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual
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food4
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Pretty good food, not exceptional. Very kind and gracious service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was wonderful and the staff were friendly. Great for pre-theatre dining. When I filled out the on-line reservation, I mentioned it was for a birthday but nothing special was mentioned or offered, which was a surprise. What was the purpose of asking on the reservation request?

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This was the second time that I visited this restaurant. And, I couldn't wait to return! I remembered the charming ambiance, the friendly, efficient service, and the tasty food and wanted to experience it all again. Needless to say, I was not disappointed! I have tickets to another Taproot experience soon. You can bet that The Olive and the Grape will be included in my evening's experience!

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 9, 2018

My husband and I discovered The Olive and Grape when we started attending shows at the Taproot Theater; it is very close. Now we are huge fans. The Mediterranean menu has Turkish, Greek and Italian so great variety. Lots of vegetarian choices. Service is attentive and friendly but not overbearing. Very good wine list. And everything we've had has been delicious. This is a neighborhood bistro sort of place and I wish we lived closer!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Interesting separate seasonal menu, great food, wonderful service. I would highly recommended it.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 10, 2018

seafood pasta dish was delish! always happy with the quality of the food at this restaurant! we keep coming back...

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Wonderful food. Interesting Turkish, Greek and Italian dishes. Our party of 4 all chose Greek & Turkish cuisine and all were flavorful and delicious! Service was excellent. We have been before and will return again and again

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went to O&G for our New Year's Dinner, and as always, they did not disappoint! The food was delicious. We both got the Greek Salad with Feta, but I thought things were just a tad over seasoned, but nothing to the point of "crazy" - just a little less would make it perfection!

Our server was great. He helped us select a bottle of wine fitting for our meals, and even suggested some things because I was on the fence about two dishes.

We closed our meal out with two glasses of grappa. Absolutely fantastic!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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food4
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Lovely local restaurant with delicious, fresh, well-plated food and great service. I’m thrilled that we finally ventured in for an evening meal.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 27, 2017

I ordered a Polenta sausage dish that also came in a vegetarian version. The waitress brought me the latter. She never returned to the table to inquire if the food was ok, so I did not have opportunity to inform her. I ate what I was given. Our water glasses were not tended throughout the meal. There has to be more than good food and nice ambiance to earn a return visit. I can't recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We loved it. We loved it. We loved it. We loved it.

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food5
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The Taverna Night set menu was fantastic. Three courses of hot and cold appetizers, salad, entree, and dessert all accompanied by live Greek and Turkish music in a festival atmosphere.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Consistently good food and friendly owner. My friends and I always eat here before seeing a Taproot play.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Olive & Grape was phenomenally authentic Mediterranean cuisine, exceptionally executed. Perfectly tender octopus, well-seasoned calamari, brilliantly balanced and prepared risotto, tender grilled meats, and amazing baklava. I can’t stress enough that the chef can cook as well or better than the best of Seattle. However, the atmosphere is not great for a date. If the ambiance were more romantic Olive & Grape would be one of my go-to spots.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy
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food5
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 8, 2017

My husband and I landed here because of its proximity to Taproot Theater. We absolutely loved it - cozy, small, hand painted murals on the wall, great ambience. They have a great variety of Mediterranean dishes, not just Italian and Greek but also Turkish - which we tried and liked very much. My only disappointment was that for my vodka martini, they only serve Smirnoff's - if they are going to have just one, I wish they would go for a higher quality. Unlike many restaurants, we could actually have a good conversation and hear each other. This was a delightful finid.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2017

There are 2 main reasons we go to Olive & Grape 1) the food is excellently prepared and delicious and 2) the owner & service is superb. If you have not dined here you owe it to yourself to try it ASAP.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Organic, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Whenever my partner is out of town I console myself with dinner at my favourite neighbourhood restaurant. Everything about this place delights; cuisine, service, charm, and value.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was very good. I think the only criticism I have was the speed of service, although it did not matter. Drinks were slow to arrive (and on the small side) and the taking of our dinner order was a bit on the slower side, but all the plates arrived at the same time and all were suitably hot... so no problem at all. This was our second visit to this restaurant prior to a play at the nearby theatre. I knew the service was not the fastest, so I gave myself enough time to fully enjoy the meal. I would go here again. The staff was very, very nice and accommodating.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had 6 people in our group, carnivores and vegetarians. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. My husband and I have been to Istanbul so are always excited to have great Mediterranean food. The service was excellent. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Loved it! Very cute and cozy restaurant.
Fabulous Manti - the best in Seattle

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We love this place. It has such a comfortable ambience and interesting Mediterranean food. It’s fun to try new dishes but their moussaka is on of my favorites. It’s our “go to” for a casual dinner with friends.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Excellent, as always. Highly recommend the octopus and the risotto is always perfect.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Live Music
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 30, 2017

As always the food was wonderful, the service was good, and the choices were ample.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Paola treats all her guests as if we are family. From the warm greeting upon entering the restaurant to the special attention on the person celebrating a birthday, the atmosphere is that of an extended family gathering. The food is absolutely wonderful, unlike any other in the city. Recipes passed down generations in Turkey and Italy are shared in Greenwood WA! Vegetarian and vegan friendly, with lots of meat and seafood to choose from too.

Tags: Healthy, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I love the Olive and Grape. The food is always wonderful, and the portions are substantial. It is a great value as well. I love that the recipes are authentic, and come from the owner's own mom's kitchen in Turkey. Always a treat!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My wife and I went here for a date in Seattle Restaurant week and everything was incredible tasting. Our appetizers were delicious Greek apps and my wife got ribeye and shrimp for dinner. Even though it’s not traditionally Greek, it tasted amazing!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Went for Restaurant Week. Met the owner who provided great service, good recommendations and good food.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Casual, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We’ve been at the Olive and the Grape many times and we love it. The food, drinks, service and ambiance are always outstanding!

Tags: Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The food was delicious! Very flavorful and the seafood options we had were very fresh! We really enjoyed it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Tapas, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Wonderful Mediterranean food. Everything we've eaten here has been delicious. We get a starter of the garlic fries every time we come.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We went before a play at Taproot. Always looking for another Middle Eastern/Mediterranean place. We had a great dinner and will definitely go back! Service and food both good.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Consistently high quality Turkish/Greek specialties -- the Kebabs and Moussaka are especially tasty!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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