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81 Broadway St., Asheville, NC 28801 (Downtown Asheville)
828-254-0555
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Ranked #276 of 646 Restaurants in Asheville
Price range: $7 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Woodfin
Description: (formerly Decades Restaurant)

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KNOXVILLE
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94 reviews 94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Our bartender was really nice. We went in late night for drinks. They are not cheap, but the drinks are good. Everyone was having a great time dancing. the band is wonderful! We had a good time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I showed up for a meet up on Sunday evening at O&T and what a great time! We played games, ate great good, then had a free dance class with a great DJ and dancing afterwards. What a great way to wind down the weekend!

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Asheville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Great food and service and the band was awesome. Excited that there is a place in Asheville that accommodates all ages!

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I get to the O/T at least once a week. The staff is always friendly and they hustle to serve as best they can. It's a tough job and I appreciate their effort. Favorite food: Heat Seeker Shrimp (the only place I can find it!) and Philly Cheese Sandwich. Consistently excellent! And the house chips and string onions are my... More 

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Morganton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

OT has a "Cheers" type look and feel. Excellent music, good dance floor, nice wait staff. People are friendly. Comfortable variety of seating options with fireplaces.

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were having a great time. Settled into one of their lovely couch seating areas enjoying drinks and food (the tuna-tini is very nice) while watching Seattle vs. Green Bay. Third quarter, a group of older women came in. They announce they will be playing Pictionary where we are sitting, set up their stuff and tell us we need to... More 

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nine of us visited here on a Saturday night recommended by one of the musicians who play there on the nights they have live music. We were greeted by a very cheerful waitress named Brandi. Brandi gave us great service throughout our stay. We arrived about 7:30PM. Live music began at 8PM and lasted until 11PM. The three piece jazz... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a cool place in a prime location. We went here for lunch on a Saturday and they were dead. We were the only table in the place, which felt a little awkward. Food was ok and you can't really mess up beer. They should just take a different approach on getting ppl in the door.

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ashevillan, Owner at Olive or Twist, responded to this review

We apologize that you felt awkward for being the only table in the restaurant. Bringing people in is difficult when there are no tourists in a city with so much to offer. Although it makes for great table service and dedicated attention, slower business is an inevitable byproduct of mountain winters and the off season. We would like for you... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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113 reviews 113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I really liked this place. Went on a Monday night and sat at the bar. Got the Yuengling lager and really enjoyed it. The bartender was really nice. She recommended the pastrami rueben. It was huge and tasty; loaded with yummy pastrami and not too much sauerkraut or thousand island dressing. Prices were reasonable too. Would definitely go again and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

They were down one server according to them but the lack of service made it seem like there was much more going on. Maybe they didn't plan well for the evening. We were four for an evening dinner reservation. No one attempted to seat us so we tracked someone down to get a table. 25 mins and two trips to... More 

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ashevillan, Owner at Olive or Twist, responded to this review

Thank for coming out to us for Christmas dinner! We apologize for the slower service and the perceived unpreparedness, we were short staffed and had another employee leave due the stress of having to work on Christmas and as you can imagine it is incredibly difficult to get people to work on Christmas away from their families. After serving more... More 

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Additional Information about Olive or Twist

Address: 81 Broadway St., Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-254-0555
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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