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Black Olive - CLOSED

2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1460
310-326-8585
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Apr 19, 2014
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10 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Lomita, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The Black Olive is a very nice high-end Italian restaurant. The place is small but intimate, white table cloths and flowers on the tables. The decor is nicely done. The service is usually very good, they sometimes have new hires that should have more training before they put them to work. The food is very good and they have a... More

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Torrance, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Love the freshly made ravioli ....the butternut squash ones are fabulous! Get there early, and take advantage of the sunset special....such a deal!

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Harbor City
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

I went with my family on a Monday evening and would suggest the restaurant to friends/family. A very pleasant atmosphere, great service, and good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2008

Intimate dining, close to our house, nice for a date night.

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Lomita, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2008

Haven't been here in a while. Heard there was a new owner. The food was very good. A little pricey for the amount served but not too bad. Service was good but we felt a little rushed. My wife loved the rolled eggplant & my scampi was good. Four glasses of wine & dinner came to $65.00 excluding tip. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2008

I love this place. It has been around for many years and has kept the quality up! Very romantic and small but big enough to envite family and friends out for a beautifully candle lit dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2007

Exceptional bread and dipping sauce. Good prices and great food. Do yourself a favor and go.

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Torrance, CA
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2007

I have been going to the Black Olive for years. I know exactly what it is, a nice local hole in the wall Italian restaurant. When the place was sold, the new owners changed some things, but that is not the problem. The big problem is the female owner who thinks its her job to talk to everyone for the... More

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Los Angeles
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2007

The food was decent but the waiter we had was rude and incompetent and did not seem to know anything about the menu. For example, he told us that eggplant has egg in it.

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Clevleand, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2007

Possibly going there again after 12yrs. I classified it as a "hole in the wall" type place.. One of those hidden Gems. Great place to eat Italian Food.

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