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Olives Deli & Bakery

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22 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
+1 609-921-1569
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to say anything less than terrific about Olives. We've stopped in there to pick up breakfast (the breakfast burritos are to die for) and lunch many times, and have also used them for catering. The food is always wonderful, and the staff are very nice. Prepare for lines at peak times - it's popular for a reason!

Thank 13BarbP
Berkeley CA
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Princeton is not a cheap eating town. So finding a reasonably priced lunch can be a challenge. Enter Olive's! This shop makes some of the tastiest, healthiest food I've eaten in Princeton and the variety is impressive. Mains, salads, sandwiches, soups, lovely bread and desserts - all fresh and imaginatively composed. There's a different kale and chicken salad (full of... More 

Thank Kathryn A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Used to grab all sorts of lunches here when I was always on the run. Salad and sandwiches have generous serving and reasonable prices.

Thank Andrea F
Princeton, New Jersey
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to go for lunch or if you want to grab a quick bite. The staff are very friendly and the prices-reasonable. Love their salads.

Thank Janani V
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Walked in by chance and got some great takeout food which was delicious and reasonable. Great variety behind the counters.

Thank M S
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184 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is my goto for takeout fresh delicious food. The curry chicken salad is amazing. Also rice pudding. Fresh and very friendly staff.

Thank JG1Lambertville
Princeton, New Jersey
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can't beat their humas, baba, and their deli products; fresh, tasty, appealing to the eye, etc. Staff is always, knowledgeable, friendly, and the wait is generally limited. Don't forget the desserts, variety, tasty, colorful. Hard to beat this one.

Thank 2JerseyJim
Trenton, New Jersey
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A favorite go-to for easy take out in Princeton. The food is super fresh, big selection with sandwiches, soup, salads, and an ok price point (I have to say I do wish everything were about $1 less than it is). It is not a bargain, but it is quite decent. Not much in the way of seating.

Thank SalvageKat
Boca Raton, Florida
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431 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Olive Deli & Bakery has a sterling reputation for daily made salads , sandwiches and hoagies. What has been their signature dishes are the chicken salad, Tomato and Mozzarella sandwich and Bachlava. Seafood also has a large selection also. Service has always been excellent from any regarding questions on any dish or food choice to serving questions . Sandwiches start... More 

Thank tomkozlowski1 .
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Only two minutes from the Princeton campus, Olives Deli & Bakery serves as a marvelous option for to-go cuisine. Olives offers a wide selection of relatively healthy and relatively cheap food (the best of both worlds!), as well as a heavenly assortment of desserts. When our family went to lunch there, they had a special combo of three salads for... More 

Thank Angie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?