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Olympic Pita. Not worth the trip.


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Olympic Pita. Not worth the trip.

bigmackdaddy | Aug 6, 2006 06:23 PM

So I finally made it to Olympic Pita today for lunch. It's pretty bad. I had the falafel sandwich, Morrocan cigars and bean soup. My friends had the schwarma and bean soup as well. We all received free salad bar. My falafel was pretty dry. The soup tasted like it came out of a can except for the fresh cilantro they put in, and they served it too us luke warm. The cigars were nothing more than fried dough wit tasteless filling. The schwarma was interesting because I think it has a good marinade, however, the meat is seriously dry and without much flavor. The salads in he bar have no zing. The coleslaw was bland as was the tonmato and cucumber mix. When I went for the humous I was informed that it wasn't part of the salad bar even though it was in the bar. The put it in my sandwich instead. It wasn't anything special. The Fresca and laffa bread is the only thing I liked. But you have too eat it fast becausae once it cools down it loses it's texture and flavor and again, you have too pull teeth to get a glass of ice for your soda.

The service is bad as well. Mind you there were only three tables, including us that were filled inside. We had to pull teeth to get ice water. Whne they gave us a pitcher of water they neglected the glasses and again we had to wait a bit for those. The waitress gave us the feeling that we were bothering her too much. The cashier was a doll. My advice if you're looking for falafel is too try Mister Falafel on 7th Ave between 3rd and 4th streets in Park Slope. They have much tastier falafel, salads and soups. Althoug no schwarma or Morroccan cigars

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