Olive Bistro Cafe
This ia a great find! Very good quality Turkish food. They serve great quality Doner (Gyro/Shawarma) during the weekends. Some of the dessert items were not available in our visit but we hope to be back to sample those! Highly recommend.
Good food. Friendly staff.
This place is simply amazing- food, service & lovely people! A definite regular for us.
Loved the food and ambience!
A truly great place to enjoy a delightful evening of Turkish/Mediterranean delicacies and wine! The quality of the food was excellent and wonderful value. Come very hungry!
I try to venture beyond zucchini pancakes and the white bean salad but the memory of these tasty dishes is so vivid that I order both again.
Service was very slow and wait staff was inattentive. Food is fabulous so I will go back.
third time here. food mixed. fish undercooked. doner tasteless and chewy.
apps good. drinks came after food. 3 meals came at different times.
disappointed as previous visits were better.
very busy and not enough wait staff. not sure abt returning or recommending
as in past
We really enjoyed our dinner at Olives! Everything we ordered was delicious, even the fettuccine Alfredo my daughter ordered. Highly recommend the moussaka and ground lamb kebabs. Also the feta cheese, dill and parsley wrapped in philo was very very good. Definitely will be returning!!
Excellent service and food. Authentic and very fresh.
Great neighborhood place.
The food was superior and distinctive -- it was prepared and served artfully, and the taste was particular.
The staff was friendly and answered all of our questions about the various items on the menu. Food choices are varied - just enough for there to be a variety without being overwhelmed. Our group stayed and chatted for quite a while. The staff did not rush us at all. We were not even given our check until we asked. I do want to return to try out other items on the menu. Be aware that the portions are generous, so avoid having a lot of appetizers along with a first course unless you are a big eater. Everything we ordered was well spiced and delicious.
Olive Bistro is a neighborhood jewel! We have dined here many times and are always delighted by the delicious food, beautiful presentation, and outstanding service. The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable. When the weather is nice, it's also lovely to sit outside.
Superb food, warm service, space between tables----everything perfect. Try snapper with crab as a special if you go soon.
Excellentl by every measure. Combo plate delicious. Stuffed cabbage leaves superb. Quiet. Personable service.
Our first trip to Olive Bistro and a wonderful experience it was. Service, food and ambiance was all all we expected. Our wait staff was attentive and helpful in ordering and I liked all the dishes we ordered.
This is a wonderful addition to our neighborhood! Food is always good and the staff super friendly. Lots of space if you have a big group! And equally cosy for a small table. I love having this restaurant so close to us. Definitely try it and go often to support good neighborhood restaurants!
Authentic Turkish food in a simple and unpretentious setting. Delicious meal!
Find Another Place to Eat: This was disappointing. I ordered a salad with grilled chicken. The weird greens were tasteless and looked like weeds. Any tomato and red pepper slices in the salad were so thin and minimal as to be difficult to get on a fork. The chicken was dry. My friend ordered stuffed eggplant and she seemed to enjoy it. I wouldn't go back.
Delightful addition to the Friendship area!
Delicious Turkish menu; wonderful service and ambiance.
I will definitely recommend OLIVE to my friends.
fabulous authentic turkish food in wonderful environment.
it was a perfect evening of delicious food, attentive service and ease of conversation
cant wait to go back
Unfortunately Olive Bistro Cafe was way understaffed and only one of the 3 staff was efficient. The food was quite good but not superb. There was live music but it should have been Turkish not the 20 top hits from the past 50years. The pasties in the mostly empty cases were clearly labelled by the piece but we were told a minimum order was 4 pieces and we couldn't mix them up.
Very good food. Lovely staff. All was great
Very good food and very attentive and helpful service, in the old world traditional style. We were not rushed and had to request the check. It was like taking a mini trip to Turkey.
Great addition to the neighborhood and only Turkish food above Dupont Circle/Georgetown. Fine versions of Turkish icons, pleasant atmosphere, good service.
Great Turkish food! Well prepared. All very good
We will be going back! The flavors were distinct and authentic, the presentation attractive, the service attentive and welcoming. The traditional appetizers we ordered were satisfying and wonderful with the freshly baked bread, and the main dishes well-proportioned and delightfully savory. Still room for dessert, though, thank goodness.
Impeccable service and friendly staff! Delicious meal every time. Highly recommend for a business meeting or quiet dinner with a friend.