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Olives Deli & Bakery

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22 WitherspoonStreet, Princeton, NJ 08542
609 921 1569
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always great food, friendly staff

Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or taking home for dinner, it's hard to beat the quality and variety of food available at Olives.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Robert B
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or taking home for dinner, it's hard to beat the quality and variety of food available at Olives.

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Fabulous selection of salads, pastas, sandwiches and desserts just a hop, skip and a jump from Nassau Inn.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Olives deli and bakery serves the freshes and delicious food in downtown Princeton. I live in Princeton and have gone there the past 5 years. Their food has remain consistently good quality and very fresh. The deli has limited seating so I go their to pick my lunch during the summer and eat outside the library in their outdoor seating... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

In my book, Goodbye Fatness, Hello Gorgeous, I teach people how to overcome healthy eating obstacles. One of these obstacles is the restaurant that does not serve food that supports such a healthy eating lifestyle. I lost 125 pounds and do not wish to gain it back! Olive's makes eating out easy. They have something for everyone so I can... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food is fresh and delicious. We've eaten breakfast and lunch here several times since moving into the area about a month ago. We will go again and again until we've tried everything and then go back some more. There is not much of a seating area. We've eaten at the counter and didn't mind that but we've noticed that... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We order from Olives often for work lunches and it is a high quality, consistent experience. They will deliver in the Princeton area for relatively low order size, so we often plan ahead and have Olives cater our company meetings. I would recommend this to any size company in the area.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a dinner party and ordered the Lemon chicken and Spanakopita Phyllo Triangles, I just prepared a salad, it was so easy for me and everybody loved the food, it was so tasty. The service came on time and ready to serve!

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Tustin, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Olives is one of the best delis I've ever been in. The place has recently expanded to accommodate the large numbers of people who visit daly. Salads, hot entrees, breads, custom sandwiches, and much more are all wonderful. I recommend their famous chicken salad (have it in a sandwich). Take out only - so plan to find a bench at... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I love Olives!!! The best chocolate chip cookies around hands down. Always fresh and soft and simple delicious. They also have the best Hummus.

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Pennington, NJ
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134 reviews 134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is the little deli that grew. It does have places to eat in the back, but you are better off getting your order and going to sit somewhere in the square. Princeton is a lovely little town. The food has a definite Greek tone. The stuffed grape leaves and spanakopita are wonderful and we have ordered their Greek appetizers... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 WitherspoonStreet, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 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?