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Oliva Dieta Mediterranea

55 aguadilla st. | condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-705-9994
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Ranked #306 of 627 Restaurants in San Juan
Price range: $20 - $45
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Ashford Ave
Description: Inspired in the trilogy of the Mediterranean diet (bread, wine and olive oil), O:liva is the mastered by the recognized chef Nicolas Gomez. The executive chef has created a menu that unites flavors, recipes and experiences from towns in the Mediterranean border such as Spain, France, Italy and Morocco. Olive Oil, known as the nectar of the Mediterranean, plays one of the main characters in the scene together with rich traditions and diverse landscapes. O:liva is presented as an art form that, like wine, has multiple varieties, flavors and its own trade secrets.

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English first
Puerto Rico
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate here last week for the second time. The food was excellent ,except for the seafood soup which was extremely watery in a milky broth with no flavor. Apart from that the gnocchi were very good and soft.They come mixed with arugula, pancetta and cherry tomatoes. The ribeye was excellent and it is serve with a very flavorful sauce... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant is inside Olive Boutique Hotel and it has such a Euro chic flair. My husband and I loved the flavors and specially the Moroccan Lamb with couscous! Best plate in the house.

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Last night we had the eight course tasting menu with a bottle of cava and it was simply outstanding! Small restaurant with an intimate atmosphere, great food and very attentive service. This restaurant should be at the very top of the list of restaurants in San Juan.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I am so happy that we got to eat dinner here. From beginning to end our meal was great. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was comfortable. It is an intimate restaurant and it looked like we were the only tourists there. My only regret was that we ate a late lunch and I did not have much of... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Sweet, sexy, and romantic experience. Amazing food tasting! The desert was exquisite. Wine selection for food pairing was great.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Cant say enough about this place. Amazing food and atmosphere. Wife fell in love with the goat cheese croquettes. Had the best 140z steak I have ever had. Middle of the road prices which was the big suprise. My only complaint was that we found this place our last night in PR. Would definitely have gone back again.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We ate here for our anniversary dinner on 6/19. The ambiance of this restaurant is very warm and romantic. My filet was perfectly prepared with heavenly side dishes , as was my boyfriends shank. Beautiful presentations of food!

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Lolo7022, Manager at Oliva Dieta Mediterranea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate your anniversary at Oliva. We are so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience, including the warm atmosphere and perfectly prepared filet and "heavenly side dishes." We look forward to seeing you back at Oliva in the future. Saludos! More 

5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away on a side street and is part of the Olives boutique hotel. The restaurant is small and intimate and has rustic charm. Our waitress was extremely knowledgeable and every one of her recommendations was incredible. She even grew the daikon radishes that topped my entree. We loved everything we ate. Side note - someone at... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This place is so cold. The hostess without a smile look at us like what are you doing here.? The server without suggestion and the chef looking didn't take care of the tables with only three tables. Good food but pricey and to simple.

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OliveHotelCorp, Manager at Oliva Dieta Mediterranea, responded to this review

Dear @fournierSanJuan, We are so sorry to hear about your experience at Oliva. We pride ourselves in excellent service and believe our decor to be cozy and quaint. The cuisine by Chef Nicolas Gomez is eclectic Mediterranean and has been praised by guests and award-winning publications. We are sorry it was not up to your standards. Thank you for your... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I arrived to dinner with a local business colleague and we asked the hostess if we could go to the rooftop bar for a drink first before having dinner. "Of course" was the response but when we arrived we walked to the bar and were then chased by the host who was not present when we stepped off the elevator... More 

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OliveHotelCorp, Manager at Oliva Dieta Mediterranea, responded to this review

Dear Miami2London, our restaurant Oliva is independently owned from the hotel. We do not administer the hotel nor do we manage the rooftop. We are so sorry you were unable to have drinks at the rooftop but are pleased to hear that you had a great experience at the restaurant, enjoying the food and the eclectic decor. If you ever... More 

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Additional Information about Oliva Dieta Mediterranea

Address: 55 aguadilla st. | condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-705-9994
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Average Prices: USD 20 - 45
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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