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39 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1R7, Canada
+1 613-547-5483
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Kingston, Canada
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always think of restaurants in tiers. Olivea is not top tier but it is at the top of the 2nd tier and is indeed very good. And as much is it is not the top tier for me, it was still very good and I have nothing to complain about. Four of us had varying things from pasta to... More 

Thank Davidsquash
Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I decided to try this restaurant on the first day of our visit to Kingston during the Family Day long weekend. We liked the restaurant so much the first night we dined here for an appetizer and drinks on Sunday night as well. The second night was not as great. For the first night we decided to... More 

Thank Singh101
Kingston, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is great, very pleasant and knowledgable. The menu is fresh and yummy, the kitchen staff really know their stuff. It's a beautiful spot, with huge windows overlooking Market Square, and they have fun special events. Great wine list - they've got it all going on.

Thank Beverly S
Kingston, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is delicious, but I found the portions a little small for the price. The service was good and I enjoyed the atmosphere with a nice view of Market Square, but I left feeling a little hungry.

Thank 6RB9
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Kyle as our server and hands down the best server we ever had. He was attentive, funny, very knowledgable about the food and ingredients, and knowledgable with the wine list. We were impressed. The food was incredible to say the least. The creme brûlée was very generous and the best tasting I've ever tried. The gnocchi and spaghetti... More 

Thank Slawek B
Picton, Canada
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in for lunch. The restaurant was very sparcely attended. The room is attractive, with large windows overlooking Market Square. Service was okay, considering that our waitress had no one else to serve. Water is served in a carafe at room temperature. Ask for ice if this is a concern for you. After ordering, we were... More 

Thank Ian M
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had read great reviews about Olivea so wanted to make sure we checked it out. My son goes to school in Kingston and we wanted to take him somewhere local but that he wouldn't normally go to. Ali was our server and she was fantastic! Added a warm personal touch that made our evening special. The restaurant was packed... More 

Thank TravelBug5Toronto
Boisbriand, Canada
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times I was here tonight the ;last time I ate here I was disappointed and told the server who served us. She was listening basically the ;last time I ate there I had a steak it was very small and flet ripped of for 32.00 dollars . I order one tonight and it was really... More 

Thank JRD52
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and service from our waiter excellent! He gave us some good recommendations and was attentive without being pushy. We chose to eat the pasta with crispy chicken and creamy tomato sauce and the pasta with seafood. Location was central and right accross from the outdoor seating rink. Nice area to walk around in a night.... More 

Thank joseeian
Toronto, Ontario
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had dinner at the Olivea restaurant in Kingston December 30th. We made reservations and they gave us a nice window seat. I like the ambiance and the service is good. Our waitress was attentive and we didn’t feel rushed. The wine was tasty, the sea bass excellent, and the pasta good. We had a nice relaxing dinner.

Thank Gracefulfun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1R7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-547-5483

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?