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Olives Deli & Bakery

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Sandwiches, Greek, Delicatessen
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22 WitherspoonStreet, Princeton, NJ 08542
609 921 1569
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lots of Deli Selections with Excellent Service

The owner and staff here make this place one to come back to! The food is normal deli selections, but served kindly and with lots of options. The asian chicken soup is really nice, as is most of their salads. Freshly made sandwiches are also a good pick. The sell kombucha here, so enjoy pre meal to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

The owner and staff here make this place one to come back to! The food is normal deli selections, but served kindly and with lots of options. The asian chicken soup is really nice, as is most of their salads. Freshly made sandwiches are also a good pick. The sell kombucha here, so enjoy pre meal to help with digestion... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I work in Princeton and Olives is definitely the go to place for me. They have a variety of foods, made fresh every day and the taste is really good. The staff is friendly and efficient. Even at rush hour when it gets really crowded, they get the line moving so there is never a long wait. If definetly reccomend... More 

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We loved this busy take away restaurant in the city center. My daughter and I ordered salads to go and ate them on a bench nearby. The break salad platter was excellent and it comes with your choice of a few prepared salads in the salad case. I loved the asian slaw and the potato salad. The hummus was also... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My whole family loves Olives-even my two VERY picky children! There is such a great variety of food here, that we don't even care about the fact that there are maybe 6 chairs in the entire place :-) If you need to host a party and want delicious, high quality food and a very reasonable price, I recommend Olives.They are... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The cury chicken salad is my favorite. Essentially for take out. a couple of bar seats in the back. In warm weather you can sit in Hinds Plaza in front of the library.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This place is on a side street in Princeton. Bring quarters for the meter. Inside I think there are only a few bar stools They have different types of food all the time along with soups, sandwiches cold and hot prepared. Breads and desserts.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a very good take out deli in Princeton but to call is a deli is misleading. It have a very varied menu with very healthy choices that change daily. Excellent Spanakopita if you would like to eat light. Also full dinners with vegetables and rice. Love taking food to the Piazza at the Princeton Public Library on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

They have such a wonderful selection of fresh looking take-out food in this deli that it’s difficult to decide what to order. Wish the place was larger and had a sit down section so you could enjoy seeing and smelling all the goodies this deli offers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

From the sandwiches to the prepared meals, the food at Olives is delicious and fresh. The staff is predictably kind and helpful, and our catering experience was also excellent. If you have a sweet tooth, don't miss the rocky road brownie and the pecan bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I just stopped in for a gyro, and I am finding very well worth the $7 price tag. It is absolutely delicious, and I'd certainly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 WitherspoonStreet, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609 921 1569

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Greek, Delicatessen

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