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Olive & Thyme

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3821 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake, CA 91505
+1 818-557-1560
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Don't pass up the lasagne!

There are so many delicious items in the deli cases that it's hard to decide. I was trying to eat low-cal, but then I saw the lasagne with bechamel sauce. HAD to have it and I did not regret it. Divinely delicious from the first bite. Sometimes calories aren't worth it, but Olive & Thyme... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

There are so many delicious items in the deli cases that it's hard to decide. I was trying to eat low-cal, but then I saw the lasagne with bechamel sauce. HAD to have it and I did not regret it. Divinely delicious from the first bite. Sometimes calories aren't worth it, but Olive & Thyme definitely makes it worthwhile. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Since they moved to new location, strangely enough, I have NEVER been greeted. I mean NEVER. Every single time I have been ignored which never happed in "pre" relocation era....... As much as I would love to go back, I can't waste my energy and time any more. I do recall some critics once mentioned this is "the Joan's on... More 

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Glendale, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The overall ambience of the restaurant is nice, the owner is very personable and comes to your table to see about the meal and the food is good. Service time is slow, the main menu unremarkable, and if busy, you might share a table, though that worked out okay. But, as for a place to go for a nice glass... More 

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Toluca Lake, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Really loved my food, the atmosphere is awesome. What a great addition to our great city. I didn't get enough of it and still want to go back and look in the shelves and cases - there was just so much to see. I look forward to going back and trying something else because everything looks great. This is not... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Just walking into Olive and Thyme is like being in a French cafe! The shelves of sundry items-from gourmet savory spreads to chocolate-is stunning and inviting. The food is fresh and very tasty and nicely presented on a wooden board. I had the turkey ,arugula and preserved Meyer lemon sandwich -served on a toasted rustic bread. My daughter had the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Never disappointed when I come here except for a long wait occasionally. The food is all top notch. I usually have one of the salads with a protein. The steak salad is great - full of flavor and texture. There is so much to choose from here - you can eat in or to go. Get a coffee and dessert... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a lovely breakfast at Olive and Thyme (we were staying right across the street at the Tangerine). First - the atmosphere inside the restaurant/store is very clean, open, and airy. There are many cool things to look at/shop for. Second - the COFFEE. Oh man, Barista Kim is a master!!!! She made us a coffee we had not... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stopped in here before the WB tour and had a quick lunch. There were lots off menu options, as well as a deli case with different salads and desserts. The facility was clean and inviting, and the staff was friendly.

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Fort Langley, Canada
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76 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a popular deli/cafe with good food and coffee. It is open and bright and clean and a nice place to sit. There is no table service, however. If you are okay ordering cafeteria-style, you will enjoy the place. Lunch or breakfast.

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Toluca Lake, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

That's a great way to start. The bacon wrapped fig is delicious. I had the salmon for dinner and the carrot & dill soup! Very nice and VERY friendly!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3821 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake, CA 91505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Toluca Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 818-557-1560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?