Poppy & Olive

4.5
13 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Nestled within the Epping's on Eastside historic building, Poppy & Olive is a full-service restaurant created with families (especially parents) in mind. The dining room is a relaxed, judgment-free environment filled with natural light and greenery. Adults can order from the full Epping's dinner and beverage menus, while the kids' menu is designed to tempt the littlest foodies, with fun and nutritious options like "charfruiterie trays" and sweet potato gnocchi.

The bakery counter opens at 8 a.m. daily serving delicious fresh-baked breakfast bars, pastries, bread and all-natural treats. Bakery items and Nate's Coffee sold daily for both dine-in and carryout.

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OT
Western NC
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Dinner was good as always and I really love to take guests here. Service was slow and spotty this evening. Additionally, the menu has been redone and I am bummed the chicken sandwich and burger are missing in action!

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OT
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved Poppy and Olive! Char"fruit"erie appetizer was perfect for our young children and the kids menu was simple but delivered delicious food! Even though it was quite busy, we were seated immediately and our food was brought to us within minutes of ordering - very helpful with two busy children in tow. We will certainly return!

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K
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and drinks. It wasn’t so busy that evening and so it was quiet for our 10 month old son. He loved the food too!

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CN
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

This was our first visit, the food was good but the service was NOT. I ordered an appetizer and the wrong one was brought out then I ordered dessert and it never arrived. Very disappointed.

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RD
Louisville
9 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food and very nice environment to be able to take kids out for a real dinner and have them welcomed and catered to.

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LP
San Diego
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Our experience at Poppy & Olive started off pleasantly - my young kids were delighted with the coloring pages and playdough (not to mention the pint sized potty). The decor and ambiance were aesthetically pleasing and even calming. Then about 15-20 minutes in we were asked to switch tables to make room for a larger party...that didn't even show up for almost 45 minutes (as we were paying). It sounds trivial, but it was disruptive to our experience to move from a cozy booth to a much smaller table with metal chairs. I don't think I've ever been asked to switch tables before. I was a hostess once upon a time and I don't think I would have asked patrons to do so, either. The manager comped our soup and salad for our trouble, but it was little consolation as the soup was bland and we had to send the salad back (we asked for no feta, but there it was). The service was slow and inattentive. By the time I was asked if I wanted another drink, it was too far into our meal. My husband wasn't crazy about his scallops. I had the salmon and enjoyed it. Of course our kids liked the grilled cheese and fries. Overall, not terrible but not great. I would give Epping's/Poppy & Olive another chance, just not at my suggestion.

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K
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We really enjoyed it. We were prepared for the family atmosphere but didn’t have any small children with us. Most of the families left halfway through our meal, but the noise level was still a little high after they left. Food was excellent. Our server was good-could have been a tad more attentive and was too soft spoken.

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TK
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything Cole does is fantastic!

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JM
Louisville
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to take kids and enjoy a terrific meal!

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OT
Louisville
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I like the Cole's menu more. Was 3.5/5 straight standard affair.

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MW
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New favorite restaurant! Love how welcome kids are while still feeling like you’re at an adult establishment! Food was amazing!

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LM
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere and good food. They did get an order wrong but were quick to fix it and take the meal off the bill.

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f
Louisville
22 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great for families. We will be back.

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