Olive & Ivy

bread and pesto

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Positive 8

  • The food is consistently fantastic and you can't beat that free bread with the pesto. - Jeanette
  • The bread and pesto are amazing. - Natasha
  • Loved the pesto and focaccia bread. - Jennifer
  • I like the bread and pesto a lot! - Courtney
  • The warm foccacia bread with pesto was awesome and complimentary. - Cathy
  • The homemade pasta dishes were incredible, and we also loved our bacon wrapped dates and the bread and pesto. - Erin
  • I also failed being cool about the complimentary fresh focaccia bread and pesto they bring out, because the waitress brought us another round. - Kristen
  • Possibly the best parts of the meal are the pesto and bread and their white sangria. - Andy

Negative 0

service

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Positive 67

  • Great friendly service. - joey
  • The ambience inside is swanky, classy, and unique with wonderful friendly service. - Sharon
  • Excellent Service! - Mel
  • Superb service! - T
  • Great Atmosphere and great service. - Mel
  • Fabulous food and great service. - Richelle
  • Great service, hot staff, fun atmosphere. - joey
  • Service- good and friendly. - Bluecat
  • Great service. - Jennifer
  • Great service. - Dianna

Negative 25

  • Slow service. - Alan
  • Worst part - I was automatically charged an 18% tip for terrible service. - Erik
  • This place is characterized by rude service, okay food, and a generally callous attitude toward customers . - Kannan
  • You'll Be Disappointed Very attractive restaurant belies terrible service and worse food preparation and presentation. - Isadoro
  • We were a group of eight people and had a tab in the $400-500 range yet got lousy service. - Kannan
  • If you are anything other than lily white, blondes preferred, expect to wait an eternity for any service. - Kannan
  • The days of free dessert to atone for bad food and service are long gone. - Isadoro
  • The service was dreadful, at best. - Bobby
  • Not the best meal of all time but good food, nice decor, healthy ambiance, and decent service. - Joe
  • That I couldn't elect not to tip when given bad service was an insult on top of it all. - Erik

restaurant

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Positive 23

  • Great restaurant. - Andy
  • I work in the service industry and appreciate a nice meal with good service and this was by far my favorite restaurant in Scottsdale. - jannet
  • Pros: My favorite restaurant in AZ. - Crystal
  • The restaurant atmosphere was great, the ambiance was beautiful its right by the canal and there is outdoor seating as well. - Judy
  • Another great Fox restaurant. - Stephanie
  • nice and trendy restaurant with great food! - Cathy
  • Featuring a great happy hour, sangria, Mediterranean / Italian fare; it's a coffee shop, bar, restaurant, and market all-in-one. - Randy
  • I adore this particular Fox Restaurant. - Lindi
  • Awesome restaurant to go too. - Sandi
  • It's probably my fav Fox restaurant. - Mindee

Negative 18

  • Olive and Ivy is a sad excuse for a high end restaurant with inexperienced chefs that do not even know how to cook food the right way. - Waleed
  • not a good fox restaurant, plus the uniforms looked like construction workers. - Kacee
  • He is actually sick with some kind of stomach virus today and I am thinking about calling the restaurant. - C.
  • The employees look at you like you are an idiot and then finally they break down and point to the back where the restaurant is. - Barbara
  • The restaurant should have been embarrassed to have brought such a joke to the table. - Isadoro
  • Any restaurant that fails so heavily on such mediocre and simple issues should be shunned and avoided. - Nathan
  • You'll Be Disappointed Very attractive restaurant belies terrible service and worse food preparation and presentation. - Isadoro
  • Save your money this chain restaurant sucks in all aspects! - Charles
  • This is the second restaurant that I had been to managed by Fox Restaurant Concepts leaving me unsatisfied and with an upset stomach the day after. - Waleed
  • I am giving Olive & Ivy only 1 star because the employees have no idea how to run a restaurant or deal with customers. - Kacee

food

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Positive 84

  • Super cute and modern ambiance, reasonably priced beautiful delicious food, and helpful friendly staff. - Asuka
  • Great food, great location, great space. - Jessica
  • Sunday brunch was great It was a perfect day to enjoy the good food, a sangria and good companionship in the lovely outdoor setting. - Robert
  • Fabulous food and great service. - Richelle
  • Great wine selection, a fun & lively environment, and great food. - Randy
  • Great atmosphere, even better food. - Denis
  • Because of the beautiful space, delicious food, and helpful staff I am happy to give Olive and Ivy 5 stars! - Andy
  • What can I say - good value, great food, great wine, great atmosphere, great location......:-) - Rob
  • Super friendly servers, great ambiance, I love the food and decor! - Wynn
  • Friendly staff and delicious food. - Cindy

Negative 29

  • Olive and Ivy is a sad excuse for a high end restaurant with inexperienced chefs that do not even know how to cook food the right way. - Waleed
  • This place is characterized by rude service, okay food, and a generally callous attitude toward customers . - Kannan
  • She was downright belligerent and rude, behaving as if she was doing us a favor by even getting us food and drinks. - Kannan
  • You'll Be Disappointed Very attractive restaurant belies terrible service and worse food preparation and presentation. - Isadoro
  • The food, was well not worth the money and have had much better elsewhere. - Kacee
  • Now I understand mistakes happen in the food industry. - meghan
  • The food is very blah, small portions, over priced. - Don
  • From 7am to 9pm the next day my wife was sick with FOOD POISONING. - Al
  • It seems that management tries to cut costs by hiring young inexperienced chefs serving low quality food. - Waleed
  • The days of free dessert to atone for bad food and service are long gone. - Isadoro

sweet potato cannelloni

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Positive 7

  • Got the sweet potato cannelloni (as recommended by server). - Wana
  • The sweet potato cannelloni was one of the best dishes I have ever had. - Gary
  • Last night, I ordered the sweet potato cannelloni. - Crystal
  • for dinner, i had the sweet potato cannelloni. - Travis
  • For entrees we shared the sea bass and sweet potato cannelloni. - Kristin
  • My husband and I ordered the mushroom tortelli and sweet potato cannelloni. - Stephanie
  • My husband had the scallops and I had the sweet potato cannelloni. - Colette

Negative 0

happy hour

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Positive 16

  • Great patio, nice staff and good happy hour prices. - Kevin
  • Great atmosphere and happy hour. - Fig
  • Good bless happy hour specials. - Ryan
  • Olive and Ivy has a better than average happy hour with good food and drink specials. - Mike
  • Good food, good happy hour. - Amy
  • Great Happy Hour, especially when you sit outside. - Iris
  • I recommend the red sangria during happy hour. - Iris
  • They have an awesome happy hour and the food has been perfection every time I've been. - Lindi
  • Probably for happy hour since it's a good one! - Aura
  • Nice happy hour menu. - Roger

Negative 2

  • Go during happy hour, get 50% off, then you won't feel like it was such a waste/rip-off! - carla
  • The prices at $3 are attractive, but they are only giving you $3 worth of food, not a Happy Hour deal or anything. - Brad

server

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Positive 20

  • Pleasant server who sincerely looked like she loved her job 4. - Erin
  • Our server was great, fabulous sense of humor and made us feel very welcome there. - Darci
  • Our server was very pleasant and helpful. - Krystina
  • I can't compliment our server, Tim, enough for his excellent customer service. - Amera
  • To top it off, our server was very friendly and made a lot of good recommendations. - Erin
  • Our server was friendly, attentive and accommodating. - Alicia
  • The sea bass was delicious, and our server Kara was very knowledgable and friendly. - Joey
  • Got the sweet potato cannelloni (as recommended by server). - Wana
  • Server made many great recommendations I particularly enjoyed the white peach and hibiscus margarita! - Sarah
  • But the server was great. - Meredith

Negative 11

  • We got our appetizers before getting all of our drink order and then we never saw our server again. - Bobby
  • Since we never saw our server again, we decided that if we're going to drop $400 on a meal, that it wouldn't be here. - Bobby
  • Our drinks arrived and the server quickly left. - Bobby
  • We did leave her a nice tip, and I hope she got it, and not the server who ruined our evening. - Bobby
  • I'm allergic to onions, but the server got me on track with the pork tenderloin!!! - T
  • Our patio server didn't want to transfer our check despite the fact we never even received our drinks on the patio before being seated in the restaurant. - Vanessa
  • Our dining room server lingered by our table incessantly, seeming to not know when to approach or interrupt us. - Vanessa
  • Unfortunately, it was replaced by Problem Two: Our server. - Brian
  • The layout here would be pretty confusing for any server - but combine that with low lighting conditions and you have a recipe for service disappointment. - Max
  • Although the food was very good, the service was mediocre at best, the server really had a "no care" attitude. - RJ

dinner

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Positive 11

  • The best dinner, fabulous deserts, awesome atmosphere and Daniel is soooooo adorable! - Liz
  • Easy walk to bars from dinner. - David
  • We had a great dinner at this restaurant, fair prices, great flatbreads, beautiful restaurant. - Abigail
  • He has a welcoming smile and was very attentive to our needs throughout the dinner. - Deb
  • Would've love to come back for dinner. - Cindy
  • The place fills up fast around dinner time but 6:30 is a safe bet for early-birds without a reservation. - Jason
  • for dinner, i had the sweet potato cannelloni. - Travis
  • It was the perfect choice with our dinner- light but flavorful. - Andi
  • Great place for a nice dinner with good friends or on a date. - Christena
  • Came in with a big group of 13 for a nice dinner. - David

Negative 3

  • Went here for a company holiday dinner. - Jenny
  • I was not all that impressed with dinner. - carla
  • Needless to say, we probably won't be returning for dinner. - Scott

place

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Positive 56

  • awesome and delicious place! - Lauren
  • Excellent place. - Aaron
  • Awesome place! - Manisha
  • Beautiful place, very romantic. - Mindee
  • Great place. - Lindsay
  • Amazing place. - Sylvia
  • Great place, classy, the outdoor is amazing when the weather is nice and not too hot. - Sara
  • Place is very good. - Patrick
  • Both excellent choices, I highly recommend this place! - Lisa
  • I really like this place when the temps cool. - Kevin

Negative 19

  • This place is characterized by rude service, okay food, and a generally callous attitude toward customers . - Kannan
  • Nothing like I remember and I normally wouldn't care if I hadn't picked the place specifically for the crowd I remembered. - Al
  • This place is a culinary joke. - Isadoro
  • I hate to leave a bad review because I really like the decor and feel of this place. - C.
  • Really bad vibe from this place. - Barbara
  • If being trendy equated to a five star MEAL experience then this place would have been off the charts!! - Caryl
  • This place does not stand up against others in the neighborhood and price range. - OFFSHORE
  • Ideally, this place would suit those who are looking for an awful evening in a nice part of town! - Kannan
  • I'm done with this place and don't see going back. - OFFSHORE
  • This place is for wanna be hip people. - Jenny

meal

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Positive 12

  • I work in the service industry and appreciate a nice meal with good service and this was by far my favorite restaurant in Scottsdale. - jannet
  • We had a fun evening and a delicious meal. - Beth
  • We sat outside and enjoyed a delicious meal. - Greg
  • The best part is, it comes free with the bread at the beginning of the meal. - Crystal
  • Really enjoyed our meal at Olive & Ivy. - Darci
  • A good hearty meal Nice atmosphere. - Russell
  • I highly recommend the chicken meal we had. - Aaron
  • Live a little, relax, and enjoy the meal. - Sara
  • It didn't pair well but it also didn't overpower my meal, which was the most important part. - Shelly
  • Possibly the best parts of the meal are the pesto and bread and their white sangria. - Andy

Negative 8

  • Since we never saw our server again, we decided that if we're going to drop $400 on a meal, that it wouldn't be here. - Bobby
  • If being trendy equated to a five star MEAL experience then this place would have been off the charts!! - Caryl
  • It had to be from Olive & Ivy since she hadn't eaten anything else since breakfast or anything after her meal there. - Al
  • Not the best meal of all time but good food, nice decor, healthy ambiance, and decent service. - Joe
  • I should actually come here for a meal once and see how I like it . - Sarah
  • None of my friends were terribly impressed with their meal either. - Karen
  • We arrived promptly, were seated promptly and were looking forward to a spectacular meal pared with a few bottles of wine from their typically spectacular selection. - Bobby
  • Definitely not enough of a meal for any of our men! - Stephanie

patio

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Positive 22

  • Great patio, nice staff and good happy hour prices. - Kevin
  • Great patio. - Jennifer
  • Gorgeous outdoor patio. - Alexis
  • The patio is beautiful,great service. - Heather
  • Breathtaking decor with huge airwalls that are open to a beautiful patio. - T
  • If the weather is nice, I highly recommend to eat in the patio, all those lights make it so peaceful and romantic ... awwee... - Maria
  • We loved sitting out on their beautiful patio, but the inside is just as beautiful too. - Amy
  • There was a live band and the floor-to-ceiling windows were wide open to the patio... wow it looked great. - Myra
  • Finally, the patio is nice and has a good view of the canal. - Erin
  • The food was delicious and the view from the patio is awesome. - George

Negative 5

  • When she came back, she said that the manager comped the entire check, since things had gone so far south on the patio. - Bobby
  • Our patio server didn't want to transfer our check despite the fact we never even received our drinks on the patio before being seated in the restaurant. - Vanessa
  • The interior is very chic and they open up the side doors so that you can enjoy the amazing weather both from the inside or the outdoor patio. - Sarah
  • The patio is great with lots of tables and a firepit in the corner. - Brad
  • It's not overly crowded and is a nice spot to catch up with friends on the patio or enjoy drinks with your special someone. - Mandi