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Olive & Thyme

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3821 W Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91505-4324
+1 818-557-1560
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Parking: Staying at the motel next door, but it didn't appear difficult. Ambiance: Clean, open space with marble table tops, concrete floor, and nicely laid out merchandise. Service: It's an order at the counter, then they deliver it to you kind of place. Everyone was friendly, efficient and helpful. Food: Coffee was truly excellent; smooth but strong. Hubby had avocado... More 

Thank Marti D
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent and the catering is awesome a huge hit with my friends and family. Standing in line goes quick and have always been able to find a table but hate waiting but the fact that so many people are there says a lot about the food!

Thank karinegridonatelli
Bergamo, Italy
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for dinner in this place and the place is clean, good food and fast service. I had pasta and it was just perfect. Definitely a very good place to stop for some food.

Thank matteo80adami
Tustin, California
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a very busy place, so be prepared to wait a bit. Olive & Thyme offers a great variety of food that is delicious and healthy. I tried the trio of salads and all were excellent! We also ordered a cookie to go--yum!

Thank Dyanne2014
Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Yes, it can be a bit of search and wait to get a seat here. You go up to the counter and order first, then turn expectantly around to face the dining area, like the new kid at school hoping the cafeteria gods will be kind. They have a long shareable table, as well as smaller ones for parties of... More 

Thank WinnerLauren
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast and we weren't disappointed. The pancakes with Nutella, strawberries and Nutella whipped cream were delicious. Flaky croissant and a cup of tea were equally yummy. The entire place is a delight for the senses.

Thank Barbara S
Washington, United States
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The staff seemed unused to people browsing around. Which is odd if you have market in your title. Purchased a Chocolate Chip Cookie and a Latte. They only had two flavors for the latte. The cookie was very good, however not quite worth the $4.50 price tag.

Thank djcc70
Portland, Oregon
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great restaurant...cool vibe...nice, if not spartan, decor. The baked goods are AMAZING and worth coming in just for those. On the Saturday brunch menu, I ordered the Short Rib Hash. This was excellent...except that they put in WAY too much garlic. So beware! Other than that, it was a great place.

Thank Chris H
Mill Valley, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Everything on the menu is excellent and abundant. Working your way up to the ordering station, you must pass a mouthwatering selection of bakery items.....excellent marketing!

Thank Traveler94941
New York
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This cute little place is so welcoming! Bright and open and I wished I could stay longer. Grabbed a quick lunch to go. Line went quick, received food quickly, and sandwich I got was very good. If I was ever in the area again I would go back!

Thank NY3032

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3821 W Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91505-4324
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 818-557-1560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?