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8111 Creedmoor Rd, Ste 137, Raleigh, NC 27613-4387
919-844-4426
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English first
Raleigh, NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After a long painful decline in food and service, Oliver Twist closed in 2013. Despite the great location and noble attempt to capitalize on the "Mad Men" martini resurgence, the owners couldn't pull it off. It's a shame but not a surprise. A Casbah themed décor was cool at first, but it was tough to pull yourself out of a... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Food was awesome and service was great!!!!!! Not recommended for young children. Loved the atmosphere.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This restaurant seems more like something you would find in Glenwood South or Five Points than in a strip mall in north Raleigh. It has a very funky decor that makes it fun for a change. The food and drinks were both good. We got there early and had several of the 1/2 price Tapas. There was a savory cheesecake... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I went to Oliver Twist with a group of ladies and we had the best time ever. We went to celebrate a birthday. The atmosphere was very relaxed and upscale. I love the look of the place both inside and out. Very clean and adult atmosphere. The food and drinks were great.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Oliver Twist is more lounge than restaurant. It is comfortable and nicely decorated. We had 4 tapas and sangria. The best tapas was the cioppino- actually very good seafood stew. We also had spicy bbq shrimp- ok, ceviche- ok and shrimp and gnocchi - very good. It is on the pricy side as the tapas average around 10$ and do... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

My Friend and I ate there last night. I waited a good 10 minutes at the host table waiting for someone to seat me (there were only 2 other sets of people in there, so not busy at all). We went there for Happy Hour and were told most of the items were not ready yet (however, Happy Hour is... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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198 reviews 198 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Greet food! Mostly tapas. Recommend: Scallops, artisan pizzas, calamari, cheese plate with crustini & olives was good; ahi tuna was a little too warm in the middle. Nicely decorated, but just a couple of tables for parties of 6 or larger; most tables seat 2 - 4. Even though we had a reservation for 6 weeks prior, our party of... More 

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Raleigh
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5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

I was excited to try somewhere new and went based on the recommendation of a friend. Well, it was a bad experience and I will not go to OT again, nor get recommendations from this friend! Food was dull, and waaay overpriced for the small portions. I had two tapas dishes and their cheapest glass of white wine and came... More 

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wilmington nc
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16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012 via mobile

Great tapas and atmosphere. Not a place to rush. Also, lately I have seen people show up with small kids, not really a place for that. This is a sort of Arabian or Moroccan themed club/tapas/jazz club. It is excellent place if you know what it is.

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Raleigh
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

13 Friends and I went out to Oliver Twist for a girls night out to celebrate January birthdays a couple of weeks ago and had a wonderful time. Since it was a large group we were able to taste several tapas. The BBQ chicken flat bread pizzas, crab dip, fish tacos and shrimp and grits were great! The atmosphere was... More 

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Additional Information about Oliver Twist

Address: 8111 Creedmoor Rd, Ste 137, Raleigh, NC 27613-4387
Phone Number: 919-844-4426
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Tapas

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