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Review of Olive Branch

Olive Branch
Ranked #40 of 392 Restaurants in Bethlehem
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Found this place almost by accident and we were so glad we did. The prices are good and the food was excellent- really fresh and tasty. The hummus was lovely and all the kabobs and falafel were good too. Friendly service and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Thank crispya
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed it. Hummus to start which was that real homemade delicious type of hummus with thin pitas. I had the combo kebob latter and my husband the falafel. Oh the salad was so fresh that came with both meals. Felt like it came out of a garden in the back. Really yummy. And the babka was delicious too! Whole meal with fresh ice tea and Diet Coke was $48 with tip! Pretty darn good!

Thank Debby T
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Charmingly decorated, you feel like you are dinning in someone's lovingly detailed house. Service was super friendly. Food was made with fresh and high-quality ingredients. Normally I'm not a big fan of stuffed grape leaves, but these just melted in your mouth with a subtle blend of flavors. The baba ganoush was perfectly made with a smooth, silky texture. The Arabic coffee pleased the coffee hound in our family. All of our main courses were nicely prepared and in filling proportions. The baklava was a hit with the kids. Be sure to call ahead for seating as the place is tiny and can fill up fast in busy times.

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Thank Jnny2good
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a quick, inexpensive meal after a hospital visit at nearby St. Lukes and we were not disappointed. Very fresh, homemade, delicious food!

1  Thank jtodd1957
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

The Olive Branch is a lovely treasure in South Bethlehem serving homemade traditional Levantine cuisine. It feels like you are special guests visiting family.
You sense that all is made with love at the Olive Branch.

Our waitress was polite and friendly. We started with Arnabit (lightly seasoned cauliflower served with tahini sauce) and Baba Gannouj (seasoned roasted eggplant) which had a wonderful hint of smokey flavor. We gobbled up the appetizers and wiped plates clean with the pita.

For our entrees, two of us took advantage of the dinner special of fresh catfish served with a delicious light sauce served with a flavored rice (with a little beef) accompanied with a side salad. The other had the Falafel platter dinner which had 3 falafel patties, rice, and salad.

Granted we were very pleased with out dinners, we could not pass us the array of homemade desserts ~ it was difficult to choose. The three of us shared a pot of Arabic coffee which was delightful.

The homemade desserts are a true treat. We enjoyed a lovely rose-water pudding topped with crushed pistachio, freshly made moist fresh fruit cake, and outstanding Baklava. Each was outstanding!

Immediately, I thought of my next visit and am SO looking forward to more delightful meals at Olive Branch. Thank you for sharing these lovely family recipes with Bethlehem!

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1  Thank ThePBR
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