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La Oliva

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Realejo - San Matias
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Calle Rosario, 9, 18009 Granada, Spain
+34 958 22 57 54
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A real experience

We booked a table for Spanish food tasting which was a real experience. The owner of the place, Francisco, was really passionate about food and especially about olive oils. We were served maybe more than 10 dishes, all of which were really tasty. Francisco made us feel really welcome and all of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Espoo, Finland
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  • Local cuisine
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Espoo, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We booked a table for Spanish food tasting which was a real experience. The owner of the place, Francisco, was really passionate about food and especially about olive oils. We were served maybe more than 10 dishes, all of which were really tasty. Francisco made us feel really welcome and all of us thought this was great value for money.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us. To ensure we had a booking on the night we wanted, we emailed Francisco well ahead and he was most helpful right from the first communication. He accommodated our request for a vegetarian option for one of us and the experience was, as our family members had told us, amazing! Food choices and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A great tasting and experience at La Oliva. We had a series of at least seven courses and all of them included Olive oil. They were so tasty and fresh. The dishes were simple, but very carefully planned and prepared. The owner, Francisco, was very knowledgable and told us that he has had this shop for 16 years. Our favorite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just amazing food and wine experience in Granada. One of the best in Spain. Foodie heaven and an owner that is passionate about produce and wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had an amazing dinner at La Oliva. Francisco is not only a great chef, but he explains everything - what we are eating, how it relates to Spain, (i.e. has you try 3 different olive oils and differences...) - 15 courses of bliss and 5 different wines. LOVED the entire evening. We had an intimate group of 12 from... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wow! What an awesome concept and way of learning Spanish food and regions. My husband and I were blown away by not only the food but by the thoughtfulness of the entire evening. An experience not to be missed. You must make a reservation in advance. Only 9 people attended our dinner. About 3 hours and 18 small courses. Totally... More 

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Brisbane Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had an 18 course degustation meal at La Oliva. The food was simple but flavoursome. Francisco is a wonderful host and describes every tasting and wine before serving. There were 12 people there that evening and Francisco asked everyone where they were from and this created a nice atmosphere. The evening lasted 3 hours, but I feel as though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We ate on Saturday evening and have no hesitation in agreeing with all the other positive reviews. The food is absolutely excellent. Fresh, local and very carefully produced and introduced by Francisco. We wanted to go because it wasn't a restaurant, and the thought of something a bit different was very inviting. We've been to a number of 'pop up'... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you've found this Trip Advisor page, then you're doing something right. Book now if you're in Granada for any length of time. My wife and I were fortunate enough to dine at La Oliva in early April 2015. A friend who had previously visited a few years before said it was a 'must' and he wasn't lying. The tasting... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Simply put: you absolutely MUST eat here. Francisco made us feel like family the instant we met, and the whole night it felt as if an old friend was cooking dinner for us in his home. And what a dinner - at least 17 courses of incredible food, from olive oils to vegetables and generous serves of fish and meat.... More 

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Additional Information about La Oliva

Address: Calle Rosario, 9, 18009 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: +34 958 22 57 54
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada>  > Realejo - San Matias
Average Prices: USD 42 - 42
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Rosario, 9, 18009 Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada>  > Realejo - San Matias
  • Neighborhood: Realejo - San Matias
  • Phone Number: +34 958 22 57 54

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 42 - 42
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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