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Olive or Twist

140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
+1 412-255-0525
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have walked by this place literally thousands of times and figured it was 'just another bar', but I decided to take a chance and stop in before a recent Pirate Game. I was quite pleased with the result. It had a very wide and...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My three girlfriends and I made reservations at Olive or Twist on Wednesday May 24th for 6:45 pm. We had wanted to go to a nice dinner and out on the town. Olive or Twist was not our first choice, but reservations are hard to...More

Thank Rach72906
Reviewed 15 May 2017

the only good thing about this restaurant was there was a band playing while we were there to entertain us... the waiter forgot our table existed and just went on about when we got out food it was lukewarm and we were ready to go....More

Thank BeBe B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Small space. Limited menu. Drinks were good but not what I expected from an establishment known for their martinis. Would not visit again.

Thank Tripleblessed
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We weren't sure what to expect when we walked in as the crowd was fairly light. We had early reservations and there wasn't much happening in town, but we were pleasantly surprised. It is a relatively small space and about 50% is filled by a...More

Thank Effen D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Daughters and I went for dinner before a show at the Byham. Our reservation was for 5:45 p.m. with a show start time of 7:30. We had a delicious dinner, Cheddar burger was scrumptious and well done....no pink...yay!!! But our cocktails were the best. I...More

Thank TravelingGranny_11
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It was just that.... just ok. Very small space. Had crab cakes, nothing special... they just ok. Felt rushed by staff. Guess just not what we expected.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

As a small office, we all get along great, and try to go to lunch once a week. Today one of our coworkers suggested this place because she had heard about it, but had never tried it. Being that it is so close to our...More

Thank Fairieleat2902
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I frequent this establishment with my musical friends after rehearsals from time to time and a good time is had by all. Appetizers are varied, the drinks are good and average price for a downtown establishment. It's best attribute is it's location near the downtown...More

Thank Marybeth S
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My daughter and I went for dinner prior to going to a Symphony performance. Our meal was not very good. We started with poutine , it was horrible, they actually left off the gravy in error . We also had a chicken sandwich that was...More

Thank razayes
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a private room? If so, how many does it comfortably seat?
6 July 2016|
Response from PghPatty | Reviewed this property |
I had dinner there last Thursday and I did not see a private room. You might want to give them a call.
Pat C
Do you take reservations for dinner
19 June 2015|
Response from Jeff W | Property representative |
Yes, we not only accept them, we encourage them. We usually fill up about a week in advance so try to call as early as possible. Call 412-255-0525
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-255-0525
  • E-mail
Pittsburgh's Premier Martini Bar! Pittsburgh Magazine Winner 2014, 2013, 2012. Conveniently located in the Cultural District, between Heinz Hall, the Byham Theater and the Renaissance Hotel. Olive or Twist is located just one block from the Benedum Center and a short walk from PNC Park.
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