Twisted Olive

4.7
849 Reviews
$30 and under
Fusion / Eclectic
A casual bistro style restaurant with a world twist serving creative casual cuisine along with house-made infused cocktails.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 849 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
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4.7
service
4.4
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4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Will definitely be back. Everything we got was spot on. I am kicking myself for not eating here sooner.

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OpenTable Diner
Greensboro
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Very unfortunate to write this review. We have been going to the twisted olive for years. Something was definitely off with this visit. The food and drink were all very disappointing and nothing like usual. It honestly felt like an inexperienced bartender and back of the house staff. We tried a few different drinks and they were all disappointing.

The service was also not what you expect from twisted olive. We felt as though we were more of an inconvenience then a welcomed guest.

It is my hope this was a one off as it is usually one of our favorite places.

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JenC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, fresh & obviously prepared with pride. Excellent server and ambiance.. highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a birthday celebration for my 2 adult children and wanted an excellent meal and beverage. Definitely love the French Onion Soup with dumplings and steak on a stone.. they are WONDERFUL!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner, everything was fantastic

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DorothyM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dinner was a wonderful treat! Delicious meal, great service, and we felt safe as seating was spaced out nicely.

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viptonyc
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

wonderful. steak on a stone and french onion dumplings are amazing.

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Penny
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always our experience was fantastic! Food, service, drinks!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious !

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Reggie
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time while dining at twisted olive. Will come again for sure

MD
MikeD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing. Food. We shared 4 small plates (crab cake, prosciutto wrapped tuna, shrimp and short rib ravioli. All were terrific!
Highly, Highly recommend. Staff was also very helpful.

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JeremyS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was awesome. Great food and service. I will be back for sure.

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ClaudiaP
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

When I made the reservation on open table I specifically clicked to be seated at a standard table. However, when I got there I was seated at a high top table which I was frustrated about since I specifically picked a time to be seated at a standard table. When I told the hostess about this issue they said that open table doesn't register which seating preference you choose. That was very odd to me since open table gave me about 4 different options of where I could sit at the Twisted Olive. Since it was on Valentines Day and the restaurant was fully booked, they could not accommodate me. I was also upset that I didn't receive any discount or any complementary item.

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LD1230
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was prompt and made us feel attended to despite the busy-ness of the restaurant on Valentines Day! My Calamaretti pasta was to die for, seriously one of the best seafood dishes I have had in a while - the scallops in particular were fantastic. My boyfriend ordered the lamb, which he said was also amazing.

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alfredc
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the waitress accommodated our son and his gal as they were getting full listed at melting pot, so it made my wives night to eat V-day dinner with her son , and his gal !

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JZTZ
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had an excellent dinner for Valentine's Day at the Twisted Olive. I had the filet and my husband had the Pacu fish ribs and we had the butterscotch bread pudding for dessert. There were no disappointments! The fig and fennel old fashioned is the best I have had.
Service was excellent as well. In summary, the food was excellent and the drinks were amazing.

MB
MelissaB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for Vday. Food was amazing. Like off the chain good. Service was spectacular. Drinks we delicious. 10/10 would recommend and will go again.

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RaeF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All our food was delicious!!! Especially recommend the calamaretti pasta. Will go there again.

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KingTodd
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Food was excellent. Drinks were very good. The atmosphere was mostly quiet. We will be going back.

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KendraD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience3

Food was great. Service was great. Only issue is hostess and manager would only let us sit right in front of the door. There were other empty tables in the back. I understand that coronavirus complicates things, but the door needs to be fixed. It wouldn’t shut the whole way and every time someone would enter or exit we would be freezing for the next 5 minutes. Great food, I just really wish they could fix the door and maybe not have a table so close.

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JulieS
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

We got seated right away but then were left waiting for a while. Our waitress had a bigger table and seemed more concerned with them. The manager came over after "it was brought to his attention we had been waiting a while". We decided to stay even though we were kinda upset about our waitress being MIA. It continued for most of the time we were there. She would come for a couple seconds and then disappear. Other people brought our food and eventually the manager came back guess he noticed it was still going on. He brought us our dessert menu. When our waitress finally reappeared we started to place our order. I said what I wanted, she said ok and left. My husband didn't even get a chance to order what he wanted. Someone else again brought the food. Overall experience was eh... the food was good but the service was lacking. Even with the manager being aware of how it was going there wasn't much done to fix the situation so honestly wouldn't be going back.

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vipWarrenC
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely one of the best restaurants in not only Bethlehem, but also the entire Lehigh Valley. Amazing food + stellar service. The short rib ravioli are superb, and the handcrafted cocktails made with in-house infusions are top notch. We've never had a bad meal here. ~Warren

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BillS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is outstanding, appetizers all the way to desert! We also enjoyed delicious drinks! One of our favorite spots in the Lehigh Valley!

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Kimberly
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent the service was excellent we will definitely go back

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ZoeK
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good! With staff and amazing food! Would def be going back there. So happy I tried it out for restaurant week

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StephM
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Only our second time there, but was just as good as the first. Food is so fresh and delicious, service excellent, a good time all around. Looking forward to our next visit.

JM
JenniferM
Tampa
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique & delicious offerings. A cozy spot with friendly employees. Have been there several times & can’t wait to go back & try other dishes.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waitress was very nice. Food was delicious

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JosephB
Poconos
18 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was perfect. Started with a nice Fig bourbon old fashion, and the tuna wrapped in prosciutto. The skirt steak was fantastic and to top it off a nice vanilla apricot pudding pie. I would highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Twisted Olive never disappoints! Delicious food & great service!

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MariaS1002
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always

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vipLvfoodlover
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Twisted Olive’s food, service and atmosphere. Our go to for a date night!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food here is excellent, we gave our go to drinks that we enjoy.
Plan on doing lunch sometime.

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BobK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have dined at this establishment several times now, and are very satisfied with this restaurant. would highly recommend for any occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. French onion soup was a little salty however overall very good. The ravioli on the appetizers menu was worth the money. I would definitely dine here again and highly recommend to anyone that has not ever been.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall1food5service5ambience1

Everything was great except I was able to book a reservation for indoor dining and when I got there they sat us outside and it was very cold so we ended up having to take our food to go which was disappointing because we were having a family dinner out and we dressed for an indoor reservation. The food was still good at home but it wasn’t the same. I wish the option to dine indoors wasn’t an option if it wasn’t available because I wouldn’t have picked that restaurant and I would have chosen a place that we could have sat indoors

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CarrieB
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food and heaters kept us warm outside!!!!!!!

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Crazymomma5
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good. Service was very good! But we had a reservation and still had to wait almost half an hour. That's why I gave 4 stars.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There was a mix-up and we were not served for some time after being seated. The server accommodated for the delay without us even having to say anything. The food was amazing. Can’t wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was very tasty

FAQs

Twisted Olive offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (610) 419-1200.

Twisted Olive is rated 4.7 stars by 849 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.