Events by EventfulValentine’s Day at Olympia at Pier 21
For Valentine's Day Olympia at Pier 21 features specials such as Grilled Octopus Salad, Cajun Mussels, Shrimp & Crab Eggrolls, Galveston Bay Oysters on the Half Shell, Fried Oysters, and Oyster Greco as appetizers; Lobster and Steak, Gulf Seafood Platter, and Potato Speckle Trout as entrees.Larry and Tikie Kriticos were born and raised in Galveston, and are first-generation Greek Americans. Their father, Gus, came from the island of Patmos and opened the Seawall Cafe on 17th Street (1946) in Galveston. Their mother Nora's family came from Sparta.
They credit their father (Seawall Cafe) and their uncle (The Golden Greek) for teaching them to follow in their footsteps as great restauranteurs. In their kitchens, Larry and Tikie were taught Gulf Coast, Creole, and Greek cooking styles.Olympia prepares fresh food daily, and features family recipes that have been passed down for generations. Olympia's promise is that they'll continually test new items, as well as maintain the integrity of the family recipes which have continued to please for four generations. You'll feel at home and enjoy a memorable experience.Olympia The Grill at Pier 21 is the latest Kriticos family addition to Galveston Island. The glistening restaurant features both interior and exterior dining, with glorious dockside dining along a working harbor.