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11 Matamoros | centro, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
998 877 1765
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5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 664
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    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 10
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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My husband and I ate there dinner, Shislik and Moosaka, and it was very very tasty! The ingredients were fresh and the service was excellent. We arrived there Saturday evening and it was almost fully booked. Rather than the food, we liked the location - finally a place where you can have a quiet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Morshka
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate there dinner, Shislik and Moosaka, and it was very very tasty! The ingredients were fresh and the service was excellent. We arrived there Saturday evening and it was almost fully booked. Rather than the food, we liked the location - finally a place where you can have a quiet dinner without the noise and the... More 

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Redding,CA
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44 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very romantic atmosphere. Attentive service. Very nice French Cabernet as house red wine. Just happened to get in without a reservation. I had the beef and chicken skewers, husband had the Moussaka. The hummus and tzatziki were flavored differently than I'm used to. Cilantro in the latter. The moussaka was a little under spiced for our tastes. Still, nice alternative... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Reservations only. 6:30pm or 8:30pm. We ate at 8:30pm. The service was great and fast. I has the moussaka and it was very good. Great flavor and presentation. We had hummus and pita bread for an appetizer and it was also very good. I was surprised that there was only one white and one red wine to choose from. The... More 

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Coralville, Iowa
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7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were looking for something different than Mexican food one night. We were recommended Olivia by a friend so we decided to try it. We did not have reservations so we waited for about 30min for a table. I am glad we did. The staff was very cordial, welcoming and always with a smile. The place looks clean and well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

dinner at Olivia was romantic and very tasty. We sat at the garden in the back and had some excellent Moroccan fish and grilled meet. The service was adorable and the general atmosphere was nice and relaxing.

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

we went for my husbands birthday,(not our first time) the food, service, excellent. Just amazing from making the reservation to say say GoodNight. Top Quality Food and Serivce. Just awonderful evening. From Shepard Salad ,Shwarma to the finishing touch (with sparkler) for Dessert, Chocolate Mousse.Thank you for Helping Make Michael's Birthday wonderful. we will be coming back more often.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Everything works together to create an amazing experience at Olivia's. I can't believe I have been here three times over the past eight years and this is my first review! Ambiance: Every time I've come here it has always been with friends, but the atmosphere is very romantic. (One day I'll bring my husband, haha.) I suggest making a reservation... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Olivia was very good. Visited after seeing stellar reviews. Located downtown, so no real view. Yes, the food is excellent and a decent Mediterranean menu. Service was very good. However, not worthy of the top rating it is getting - a bit pricey for the quality. Would not be my top pick on Isla, though it is very good and... More 

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Northern Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

What a dinner!!! We had both tapas for apps and they were devoured by the table. Lots of different entrees but I have to say the lamb and the chicken with olives stood out as winners. Don't forget baklava for dessert. One of the best restaurants on Isla by far.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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22 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was our favorite restaurant out of many on our 10 day holiday. We went twice, as the title implies. The owner is a super nice guy from Israel who knows how to run a restaurant. The setting is beautiful, with a garden in the back an all open in the front. If you go, make a reservation and request... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Matamoros | centro, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: 998 877 1765

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?