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Green Olive Mediterranean Cuisine

9234 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2909
+1 562-862-8080
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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9234 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2909
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

I have eaten here several times and the food has always been fresh and delicious. Everything I have tried has tasted good. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lodge437466
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My first visit was with another couple and my husband after the movies in the same development. What a find! They have a nice patio for dining which is much quieter than inside dining. The restaurant has a casual chic décor. I have been back...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MaryLouise H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved it here. If you enjoy great food and lots of interesting drinks... this is a must. Here’s our artichokes that we’re amazing and delicious. My drink was called “Penicillin” I had 2 or 3 of them... I guess I couldn’t help myself. So...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The food is good, the restaurant is pretty - with an option for indoor or outdoor seating. The one thing that holds me back in giving a better review is the service. I have been here twice and they are sloooooooowwwwwww. Slow to seat you,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Martha M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was my first time visiting Green Olive. My family and I went to an event and afterwards decided to drive around the area to see what was local. I always strive to try new foods when out and about. This place seemed clean, friendly,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JustAretha
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This place is very small. We always order take-out. Make sure to order ahead because it takes a while to get your food. Their foods are all delicious. I love their eggplant wrap!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank elenavC4846PE
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Downey finally has an awesome Mediterranean restaurant that serves up delicious food for a reasonable price.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Karin W
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The food taste great. Serving size is small and expensive. Nice presentation. Staff were courteous and friendly. We had to wait a while for our food but were given pita bread with the dip while waiting. When our food arrived, they delivered the wrong food...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank BrPete0301
Reviewed 15 February 2017

While we have dined at the location on North Lakewood a number of times recently we tried the new place a second time. The first time had some short comings and wanted to try again in case it was just a bad night. The bartender...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank CyberNut628
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Good Mediterranean restaurant. I like their lamb dishes for lunch. It was $7:50 with lot of meat. The place get crowded during lunch time. Get there early.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Tom Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9234 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-8080
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Specialties Healthy Mediterranean Food. Shawerma, Falafel, Tawook, Shrimp, Salmon, Kids Meals, Kabob, Lula Kabob, Spicy Potatoes, Cucumber Dip, Wraps, Salds, Tabouli, Lamb, Whole Chicken and Much More... History Established in 2012. Green Olive was established with great flavor in mind. We make everything from scratch here at our restaurant. We thrive on providing great customer service and quality food. Green Olive "Where the Flavor Is" Meet the Business Owner Sam S. Sam S. Business Owner A city of Downey local with a passion for the Mediterranean heritage and healthy delicious cuisine. He opened his doors for business in 2012 with only quality, flavor and great customer service on his list. This passion has made Green Olive the local destination to experience the Mediterranean without leaving home.
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