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355 Broadway, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1509
+1 610-814-0355
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Awesome food. Very affordable price. Owner is great and very friendly. The baklavas are the best I have ever had!!!

Thank MDahiya
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This place was the height of Mediterranean food it has such taste and bursting with flavor for anyone that loves this kinda food. It is a place for you, friends and family to meet and to enjoy some great food.

Thank Naplesguys
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2015

After researching many restaurants for our Saturday "Christmas in Bethlehem" day, I chose The Olive Branch partially because it took us (3 couples) over to the South side away from the crowded central business area. The reviews pointed to the restaurants true Mediterranian menue and they were spot on. The owner and his wife were gracious and quickly replied to... More 

Thank Friendlyson
Tucson, Arizona
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363 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The place is very small and it feels like you're in a Grandma's kitchen. We all liked our dishes, just nothing was over the top. It is BYOB which we did not know. Since we have found other better places in Bethlehem, I don't know when we'll return.

Thank CarolRororo
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

A staple of the South Bethlehem food scene, mainly because it's so authentically delicious. I absolutely adore the falafel, stuffed grape leaves, and homous. Truly, I've yet to try anything at the Olive Branch. Portions are generous, so you can easily share or plan on leftovers. Really excellent!

Thank nanibear
Des Moines, Iowa
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

good food. small room. good service. our family was visiting and seems like have a dedicated local following which is a good sign. good place for informal inexpensive dinner nothing fancy-foo. good in every way and certainly i'm not saying anything bad and would go back but i don't understand some of the gushing reviews.

Thank trippytim3z
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

First, thanks to everyone who wrote reviews. You were right on. How this restaurant is not rated number 1 is beyond me. My husband and are foodies and we live in the DC area so no shortage of great food. Oh my!!!!! Flavors burst in your mouth and then you want to talk about the flavors you think you tasted.... More 

1 Thank GGNeri
Millsboro, Delaware
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We treated ourselves to dinner at the Kassis family Olive Branch in Bethlehem last night. Hospitality and dinner were fabulous! I am vegan and choices were many! The grape leaves were fabulous! We can't wait to go again!

1 Thank JerryReilly
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

My wife and I eat Middle Eastern/Mediterranean quite a bit, especially when traveling, since it provides some safe vegetarian choices for her. That being said, this may have been the best Middle Eastern meal we've ever had (including on our trip to the Middle East). I will definitively say that the vegetarian grape leaves were the best. The pie sampler... More 

1 Thank Bcohen13
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Have been going here for years, and the place never disappoints. Delicious food, friendly service. Sam and Ghada are the best. Love the kebabs, hummus, falafel and DESSERT! We had them do our wedding cake - chocolate cake with raspberry layered inside. We moved from Bethlehem, but try to get back here whenever possible. It's a nice place to meet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Broadway, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-814-0355

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