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Olympia Cafe

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2210 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3505
+1 505-266-5222
11:00 - 22:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been here in a while and was pleasantly surprised by the food which was very good. The management offered me to try the hummus and I was good because it was made from scratch.

Thank Shoshana D
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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461 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The Olympia was not quite as good as I remember it being, but it was still very good. We were not sorry that we came here. I didn't hear any complaints from our group. I think that everyone enjoyed their food.

Thank 46749
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Greek food. Gyros, lentil soup, and tabouli salad all are excellent. Prices provide good value. The facility is dated, but clean. This restaurant appears to be family operated.

Thank GR_Traveling_Guy
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice Greek restaurant I enjoyed munching on my gyro - so tasty. I also appreciated the decor of photographs and maps of Greece. A great lunch.

Thank strawberryle1monade
Fairacres, New Mexico
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Started off bad having to pay for parking and then got worse. . The skewed lamb was minimal portion for the price and overcooked. Black atound the edges. The cook who barks out the numbers needs a lesson in courtesy.

Thank masterplumber
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We didn't feel like a huge dinner so we stopped by for a Gyros. The staff and service were great, very fast. The restaurant was clean and pleasant. The Gyros were very tasty and flavorful, tender meat, good sauce.

Thank Ksiaz
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Olympia Cafe looks ratty on the outside, and it doesn't always feel clean inside. Parking in the chaotic lot out back can be impossible. Basically, it's a joint catering to the university crowd. That said… eating the Olympia Cafe's gyros sandwich on pita is a heavenly experience. That's actually all we've ever tried there, so I can't comment on... More 

Thank SantaFeSister
Paris, France
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is a great place to get a fantastic Greek lunch. Just across from the UNM campus. Not fancy with great prices. If you are craving Greek food this is a good choice. My son said it was as good as the food in Athens.

Thank clelandclan
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

On Central, great food, old time owners..GREEK! All the roasted meats are good..fresh salads..super desert

Thank Greg C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

This Greek cafe won't fascinate you by its exterior and interior - it looks shabby, but their food is really good and prices are decent. The owner should make some renovation and then it'll turn into a trully wonderful place to go with your family.

Thank NatashaMel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2210 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3505
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-266-5222

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