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“Inspired dining in Petoskey”
Review of Twisted Olive

Twisted Olive
Ranked #8 of 101 Restaurants in Petoskey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Coastal Mediterranean with a Northern Michigan twist. Sunday we open at 8AM
Rochester Hills, MI
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Inspired dining in Petoskey”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

We had lunch at the Twisted Olive and definitely would return for dinner. The salads were great - mixed greens with goat cheese and roasted peach salad. Delicious. The entire menu looked interesting. The staff are excellent. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. This is a fun and enjoyable spot to dine.

Visited June 2013
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Clayton, Georgia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dining with a view”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Charming restaurant right on the bay. Four of us had dinner, four different entrees and we all agreed that the food was excellent I had the walleye, which was excellent. Nicely seasoned but just enough to compliment, not compete with the delicate fish. Great selection of wine and beer, some local. Service was attentive but not intrusive. We were lucky to be there on a fine evening and enjoyed the evening color change via the expansive windows overlooking the bay.

Visited June 2013
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Thank beebabe
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful view, menu and service lacking”
Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

We have been to Petoskey the last 3 summers for a month long stay each year. This restaurant has a beautiful view and we loved it last year, but the breakfast and lunch menu has not changed at all in a year and the food this year is not as good as I remember it being. Service was really lacking and the place was super crowded (still only about 30 seats) with a wait and I think our food was sitting under a heat warmer for awhile before our server grabbed it and brought it to us. Hated seeing it sit there while our server was nowhere to be found (quite a feat in such a small restaurant). There are so many options to eat out - my wife and i have No real desire to return.

  • Visited May 2013
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Northern Ontario
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

This was a great experience from star to finish. The welcome was warm, the ambience nice, the service friendly and accommodating and most importantly the food was really good. We had the sea bass...we are still asking about it a week later. We will be back on our next visit to Petoskey.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank NorOnt
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ontario canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Make sure to go every time!”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

We go to Petoskey 2-3 times a year for a weekend get away. This restraunt is one place we always make sure to visit. Very unique and so delicious. nice atmosphere, good prices and friendly service.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank kitca
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