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Twisted Olive

319 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
+1 231-487-1230
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“croque madame” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
319 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location. Easy to find with great views of the bay. Menu was nice and artistically done. They had specials, angel hair with seafood. And saltimbocca. The pepper dish was spicy and pretty on the plate. All were. Well presented and prepared. The olives that...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was terrible. Waiter was not welcoming or friendly. We seemed to be a bother for him. Also restaurant was not busy and only a few tables but we were all grouped together in two tops instead of spreading of us out to some four...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have a reservation, but got a nice table outside. The food and service were really good. The seating was comfortable, but would definitely prefer inside next time, when there is more planning. the menu is creative, very good, fresh food

Thank G S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy little restaurant. Good food. Not over the moon about the menu. Great dessert. Staff very nice!

Thank SueB1906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very delicious lunch with a view of the Little Traverse Bay. We had the Linguini and the Chicken Gyros type sandwich. The chef had prepared food near by so we could enjoy the aroma and the sounds of the open kitchen. Good service, fair...More

Thank Mik A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I dined here on our annual girls weekend. We both chose small plates since we tend to eat a lot on our yearly adventure. I had the quinoa salad which was bland. My friend had the mixed greens which she enjoyed. We...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with family in August. The atmosphere was cozy and the food was excellent! However, I need to give the highest ratings to our server who was completely familiar with the menu, pleasant conversations, and attention to the details of our dining experience.

Thank x_fixxxer_x
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 15+ for Sunday night dinner earlier in the day. The waitress and entire staff were excellent, EXCEPT the hostess. We came a bit early as we were advised to come early by the staff. The waiter, cook and waitress who...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

An unplanned trip into town led us to the Twisted Olive. At the height of their busy season, so the wait to get in and the wait for the food was..well, we were very happy when the food came! Fresh ingredients, fantastic flavor combinations, and...More

Thank VeronicaLucci
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fine dining and great view are both true here. The offerings are good and presented well. We did not have reservations but they worked us in.

Thank Thomas W
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28 August 2016|
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Response from ERosewall | Reviewed this property |
There was no restaurant there before Twisted Olive.
6 August 2016|
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Response from travelinggirl02 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, out front but it's hard to get those tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-487-1230
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Coastal Mediterranean with a Northern Michigan twist. Sunday we open at 8AM
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