Chez Olga

  • Veg-options Veg-options
    ( 3 reviews )

1441 Wealthy St SE (at Eastown area), Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 49506

Serves meat, vegan options available. Recipes from Haiti and the Caribbean. Vegan suitable include fried plantains, potato lasagna, vegetable soup, black bean salad, and a fried plantain sandwich that can be modified to be vegan. Open Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm.

Categories: Take-out, Caribbean, Catering, Haitian, Non-veg

3 Reviews

First Review by happycowgirl

Good. - Edit

The service was not good. The wait was over an hour. The food is always amazing that's the only reason I go back!

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Go go go go. Sooooooo good. The fried plantains, beans and rice, rice and spinach, veggie gumbo (coconut sauce is AMAZING), are all great. For extra yum get the corosol juice. It's so good. It's made from a fruit called soursop elsewhere in the carribbean and it's blended with ice. The kids I nanny declared it amazing -- somewhere between pear, pineapple, lichi, and a hint of mango. Seriously. Get it!

Olga is super friendly and awesome also!

Only caveat -- you choose your spice level on a scale of 1-10. At most places I choose "medium". This does not mean to order 5 at Chez Olga's! Three is the most I can handle!

Pros: Delicious, Friendly service

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Vegan Creole Heaven! - Edit

Vegetarian dishes include the Creole Tofu in a creamy coconut sauce; Vegetable Gumbo with okra, bell pepper, mushrooms, broccoli, peas, and carrots in red sauce; Gumbo Tofu sauteed then mixed with fresh okra and white onions in red sauce and Potato Lasagna made with diced potatoes, yellow carrots, broccoli, spinach, green beans, red bell peppers and mushrooms in a red tomato sauce. They have a Black Bean Salad & an Avocado Salad. Also a Vegetable Soup. They have Red Beans & Rice, Spinach Rice, Black Rice With Mushrooms, Steamed Mixed Vegetables,
Caribbean Fried Rice and Spicy Coleslaw.
For dessert don't miss the Lustres Bannann Dous - Sweet plantains glazed in a sauce with cinnamon, coconut milk, nutmeg, and star anise. They also have Creole Cheesecake topped with coconut and drizzled with chocolate and
Rice Pudding. Oh, I forgot about he Fried Plantain Sandwich! Yum!

Almost everything can be veganized. Just ask.

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