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dined on Tue, 28 Aug 2018

I had not been for some time but service, ambiance and a varied, generous-serve menu mean I'll be back! My friends -locals - had not been before and were fulsome in THEIR praise and plan to return.

dined on Wed, 13 Feb 2019

Stuffed mushrooms followed by chicken with prawns and avocado. Pleasant meal.

dined on Fri, 25 Jan 2019

After not having been there for 15 years, it was still as good as it was back then.... Great staff who made you feel very welcome Thanks for great food and a great night

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

Have been going to The Olive Tree for many years usually with a large group, have never had a bad meal. Service is great and very accommodating, they even made me a meal that has been removed from the menu!

dined on Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Absolutely wonderful food and excellent value. Great service and atmosphere. This was my first time (I've been wanting to go for some time) and I wasn't disappointed at all. I love this place and I will go again.

dined on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

Steak cooked to perfection

dined on Thu, 22 Nov 2018

A very pleasant place. There was only large group on the night we were there. If it had been busier with more large groups, the noise would have made conversation almost impossible..

dined on Thu, 8 Nov 2018

Amazing food in a relaxed and comfort atmosphere! Perfect for my birthday dinner. Love it and defnitly one of my new favourite restaurants in Melbourne!
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About The Olive Tree

All In the Family There’s a reason The Olive Tree has been around in South Melbourne since 1971. Simple, honest Italian food – that’s what keeps patrons coming back. Tucked away on Park Street not far from Domain Interchange, The Olive Tree has charm in abundance with its brick-lined walls and the light streaming in through the front window. For a romantic date, dinner with friends, or a special occasion, The Olive Tree offers something for everyone. The menu is bursting with classics. Go for the oysters, smoked Tasmanian salmon, fried calamari or barbeque octopus to start. Patrons rave about the pasta dishes, which are simple but full of flavour. Choose from vegetarian penne or fettuccine with shrimps, scallops, mussels, calamari, prawns and fish. Whether you’re in the mood for something from the grill, a traditional veal parmigiana or beef burgundy, there’s a solid selection for mains, too. If you’re looking for a meal that will truly warm you up, head to The Olive Tree. This family-owned restaurant is sure to treat you like you’re part of the family too. Best dish: Duck risotto

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