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3 Olives Mediterranean Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

53 W Somerset St, Raritan, NJ 08869-2026
+1 908-725-6691
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good47%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Apr 2014
“Enjoyable, and Different. Adventures in Dining!”
12 Mar 2014
“Just sneaked into getting my elusive excellent rating”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Fusion, Middle Eastern, Afghani
$$ - $$$
53 W Somerset St, Raritan, NJ 08869-2026
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

The restaurant is a room off the bar, with it's own entrance. The bar is a local joint that carries craft beers. No Coors light or Bud light on tap here. Pleasant staff. We had a drink before our table was ready, and it was...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed March 12, 2014

I am very selective with my excellent ratings - only 13% of 700+ restaurants have gotten it. We started with a couple of nice glasses of house wine [large pour]. After enjoying the complimentary Afgan naan [thicker and doughier than Indian naan] we had two...More

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I was a little apprehensive with Afghan food in Raritan...but was pleasantly surprised!! Owners are great also!

Thank michael v
Reviewed February 28, 2014

I'll admit I was a bit skeptical when we first went here just by the complete lack of Mediterranean restaurants in this area but I was pleasantly surprised how delicious the food was. The portions were a good size and the prices were reasonable. The...More

Thank SpecialK111
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Great find! Went for an early dinner on a Tuesday night. Slow night as we were the only table but it made for a very nice quiet meal. Christina was very helpful with the menu options as this was our first visit. We will definitely...More

Thank bollwage
Reviewed January 24, 2014

I've enjoyed every meal I've ordered and the nights I have been there we were always entertained by a belly dancer they have. The only thing I have not enjoyed so far were mixed drinks. Everything else is good and unique.

Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed November 30, 2013

This a welcome change from the typical bland fare in suburban New Jersey. The menu is quite extensive with Afghan, Greek and Mediterranean dishes. The staff is super friendly and really enjoys describing all the options, so don't be put off if you are unfamiliar...More

Thank nancynj
Reviewed October 16, 2013

This location used to be a completely different type of restaurant, more of a neighborhood hangout. Recently it changed to 3 Olives and I went with some friends on their recommendation. I was very happy with my meal, and love the fact that there is...More

1  Thank barbarabL4810BQ
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Twelve of us recently had dinner here on a Saturday night. Great food, reasonable prices, great service. The staff was very accommodating to give us 12 individual checks when other restaurants might balk at the idea. It's not easy serving 12 people and everyone got...More

2  Thank ssg47
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Had lunch there at the urging of friends and walked away a fan. We loved the food, the service and new decor of the old Mugs restaurant. Portions and prices are reasonable, the service friendly and efficient without being rushed. It's a nouvelle sort of...More

2  Thank citygirlpz
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Somerset St, Raritan, NJ 08869-2026
    (Wall Street)
  • Public Transportation: Raritan Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Raritan
  • Phone Number: +1 908-725-6691
  • E-mail
From Greece to Italy to Spain to Morocco to Afghanistan, 3 Olives Mediterranean Afghan Bar & Grill has it all. Our newly renovated Full bar and Dining room is located in the heart of Raritan, NJ. We include a variety of Mediterranean cuisine, including traditional Afghan foods. Everything On our menu down to our home-made naan Afghan bread is made from only the freshest ingredients appealing to even the most health conscious of diners. Our entrees include beef, lamb and chicken kabobs, seafood from Mahi Mahi to scallops, T-Bone steaks and traditional lamb gyros. Our Chef uses a traditional blend of Mediterranean herbs and spices to marinate our seafood and meats to enhance its natural flavoring. 3 Olives has a full service bar featuring many top shelf liquor and unique micro brews and craft beers. Some of our craft beer include Honker's Ale and Koko Brown, Victory Prima Pilsner, Angry Orchard, & Blue Moon with more to come.
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