Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace

4.7
3190 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
Olive & Ivy brings a bustling Mediterranean neighborhood market to the Scottsdale Waterfront. You’ll find fresh baked bread, handmade pasta, rich espresso, and an array of sandwiches and salads. That’s not all – guests can choose from over 45 wines by the glass. When you dine under the shady trees on the massive patio you’ll feel like you’re in southern France, not southern Scottsdale.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Californian, Contemporary Italian
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Hours of operation
Brunch:
Sat – Sun 10am - 3pm

Lunch:
Mon – Fri 11am - 3pm

Happy Hour:
Mon – Fri 3pm - 6pm

Dinner:
Sun – Thu 5pm - 10pm
Fri – Sat 5pm - 11pm

Market Hours:
Breakfast:
7am – 11am

Lunch:
11am to 3pm
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Phone number
(480) 751-2200
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chris Monroe
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Cross street
Marshall Way
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Whether you're looking for an intimate dinner with friends or lively lunch with colleagues -- located in the heart of Scottsdale Waterfront, Olive & Ivy is the perfect location for your next private event. We also welcome restaurant buy-outs.

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What 3190 People Are Saying
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Richmond
1 review
2.0Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

Approx 10 min from being seated to first server arriving, who was not actually our server. When our server did arrive he said “have you decided?” Without even welcoming us or introducing himself. Felt very impersonal. Poor experience.

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Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good as always. Love going for brunch with our family.

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EC
1 review
5.0Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was great. Our waiter (Matthew) was extremely attentive. Not obnoxious but still aware that plates could be removed in a timely manner. Our anniversary desert was over the top! Our first time here and it won’t be the last.

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EC
1 review
5.0Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

I was in Scottsdale for two days and someone recommended Olive and Ivy! It was a great recommendation.
Each dish was unique and so delicious. It was a great dining experience.

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Phoenix
20 reviews
3.0Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 5

I had to send my salad back the chicken was not cooked . The bread was moldly and cold. There was no mgr that came around. The waiter had 6 tables and no help.

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L
Chicago
18 reviews
5.0Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’m from out of town visiting friends. Had such a delicious meal (the salmon). Beautiful venue. Service was great. Cocktails were fabulous. Definitely will go back when I come back to Phoenix/Scottsdale

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Savannah
1 review
5.0Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were visiting our son.

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k
Seattle
3 reviews
5.0Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We stopped in for a Sunday brunch date. The service was amazing, the food was great and the atmosphere was light and fun. Definitely felt taken care of!

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MA
Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service by Joe, probably the best rib eye I have had in a long time . Sweet potato cannelloni was a nice vege option for my wife . Overall , great time .

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i
Washington DC
16 reviews
5.0Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious. One of the best lamb gyros I have had! Everything was fresh and made from scratch in-house, down to the breads. Paired my weekend lunch with a perfectly balanced Bellini. Not too sweet, not watered down/too strong. Service was great and we loved our waitress. Ambiance was lively and modern, venue had high ceilings and a very open plan, making it great for special occasions or a casual get together. Highly recommend !

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EC
1 review
5.0Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I ate lunch with a friend I just met and the staff was so comforting and complimentary to the both of us. We ate on Saturday and the menu was easy to understand and not overwhelming. I like the option of a quality lunch or breakfast. Very impressive establishment and it lives up to the kind of dining one would expect in downtown Scottsdale. I'd go again for sure.

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KR
Palm Springs
2 reviews
5.0Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Chris gave us amazing service. The vibe and food were amazing. The only negative I have was the DJ, would have preferred some calmer music with my dinner

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FC
1 review
5.0Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My daughter was in Phoenix visiting from Dallas. We are both Pescatarians. Great selection, service and atmosphere. Everything was wonderful.

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c
1 review
5.0Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Celebrated our Anniversary in Scottsdale and went for a nice dinner at Olive and Ivy’s. Food was great, service was very good and ambiance was excellent.
We will be back next time we are in Scottsdale!

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CF
Palm Springs
14 reviews
5.0Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Olive & Ivy was fantastic! The outdoor patio was amazing! It is set on the “waterfront” area and is shaded with misters. The bruschetta appetizer and artichoke app (more like a salad) were yummy. The wine menu is exceptional- Donovan our server chose a delicious red for me that I thoroughly enjoyed- Pinot Noir Fox Block Twelve. We split the sea bass, scallops and salmon dishes for four people and had more than enough. The desserts were fantastic- we shared the lemon pudding cake and the peanut butter mousse which was one of the BEST desserts that I have ever eaten! Would definitely go back!
Was surprised to see that they have a small restaurant at the Sky Harbor airport! @ 6am it was a beacon of light in the darkness!

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J
Baltimore
53 reviews
4.0Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Came here based on open table recommendations. We are from the East coast.
This restaurant Has a vibrant atmosphere. They have out door sitting under cover by The Arizona canal. We sat inside because of the heat. Zack was our waiter and he did a nice job. The scallops were great, very tasty. We had the beet salad which was nice and the pasta with mushrooms which was good too. This looks like they have a fun bar scene. Nice wine list. Certainly a good pick for the area.

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Phoenix
1 review
2.0Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Here’s an idea: when a customer has a reservation HAVE THE TABLE READY.
Also please do not have someone clean the baseboards near tables when people are eating.
Very bad form.

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b
Chicago
116 reviews
5.0Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We absolutely loved it. Unique items on the menu, ambience was amazing. Management couldn’t have been more on top of things - they brought the wrong order to my husband - it was immediately corrected and taken off the check. A really classy place!

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D
Phoenix
17 reviews
5.0Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my third visit for lunch or dinner and it is always good! Love the patio but this time it was still to hot outside! The service, friendliness, food selections, and area on the canal make it special!

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MS
Phoenix
4 reviews
4.0Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We eat here pretty often and the wait staff and food have always been great
We had 6:30 reservation and arrived at 6:15, even though restaurant was empty hostess told us table would be ready closer to our reservation time:(. Although we enjoy the bar here and didn’t mind having a drink I think we should’ve been given the choice.
We had wine with dinner and were charged for a 2nd bottle which we didn’t have, didn’t realize it until we were on the way home. Manager was very helpful and did take care of the charge
We really do like this restaurant and will go back

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TF
Phoenix
5 reviews
3.0Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Our server was nice, but I think he decided that two women were probably not worth a bunch of his time, so we saw him initially, then to take our order, and a brief check in after the meal arrived. Our table was near the patio doors, and apparently that's where the wait staff hang out in between whatever they need to be doing. Also there was a computer station right behind us so someone was constantly behind me while I was eating which felt weird. The wait staff were chatty and also way too close to our table. It was annoying.

I asked the waiter how the Chicken Scallopini was and he praised it, so I ordered it. It tasted like a frozen cutlet( pretty sure it was since the crumb coating was too even to be fresh) and had absolutely NO flavor. The restaurant was icy cold so I ate it because it was hot. My friend and I joked that it , like the waiter, and the whole place was 'fine'. Not good, Not awful, just 'fine'.

I used to come here all the time and it was always a nice experience. I don't think I'll be back.

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ON
Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nikki’s service was life changing!!! Truly was a remarkable dining experience.

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JJ
1 review
5.0Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love all of the Fox Restaurant Concepts and Olive and Ivy was no exception. Great atmosphere, great food (a bit pricy, but that's to be expected for FRC), and great service.

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Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an amazing experience

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TM
Seattle
3 reviews
5.0Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed everything—from the ambiance to the service to the food! Made our anniversary vet special! The sweet potato cannelloni left a huge impression!

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RS
Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fantastic date night spot, that's not too formal, nor too expensive. It was exactly what I was looking for for a 30th birthday!

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L
Phoenix
39 reviews
5.0Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

None of the Fox Concept restaurants disappoints. We like the variety of all of them, quality ingredients and perfectly seasoned, always. Well trained staff. Friendly, prompt and not intrusive.

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M
Phoenix
20 reviews
5.0Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best dining experiences ever. My Salmon Caesar was the best. Southwest chicken salad also awesome. Close to home so we’ll be there often. Esden was an awesome server too!

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ID
Phoenix
3 reviews
3.0Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

Service and ambiance was terrific. Food was cold and lacked flavor.

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VS
Dallas
1 review
5.0Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved Olive and Ivy. Great service all around and the food was amazing. Vibrant scene and happening place!

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Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ananda our sever was great!! We appreciated the Anniversary desert.

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Los Angeles
26 reviews
5.0Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fabulous as always, the patio was perfect tonight and a lot quieter then inside. The lamb meatballs are not to be missed.

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AA
Phoenix
1 review
5.0Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant, my friend and I enjoyed the food and the service too. Would come back again.

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J
1 review
5.0Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great. Ambience is very cozy and welcoming. Perfect for date night or even a nice night out with friends. It is a bit loud but it is a busy restaurant which is a given. Everything from the Fritto Misto to the homemade Ravioli is divine. Salmon was cooked perfectly. The wine list has a great variety and the server was pretty knowledgeable on the wine as well.

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OT
Phoenix
25 reviews
5.0Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, food and ambiance!

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LN
1 review
5.0Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We visited The Olive and Ivy a couple of times last year when visiting Scottsdale from England and loved it so much that we booked a table on our return this year. We arrived in Scottsdale at 5pm and were at the restaurant at 9pm and we were not disappointed. We were greeted like old friends and taken to our table outside. The food, the ambiance and the service are wonderful. In fact , we are going again tonight!

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DO
1 review
3.0Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

I honestly love this restaurant and anytime my family and friends have a special occasion, I take it as an opportunity to celebrate it at Olive & Ivy. My best friend just moved here from PA and I took her and my family to celebrate her birthday and move. Unfortunately, I was upset because I put it in the reservation that this was a birthday occasion... but she did not get a birthday dessert- the server didn’t even offer the dessert menu :(

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Palm Springs
5 reviews
5.0Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When we arrived at 8pm our table was ready with no wait. This was for a Saturday night reservation. Service was great and food delicious!

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Having lunch with the girls!

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Chicago
15 reviews
5.0Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We ate on the patio which is lovely. Inside it's pretty noisy, but on the patio it is perfect. The temperature was hot, but the misters and trees kept it very comfortable.

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