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2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1460
+1 310-326-8585
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: An intimate setting for your special occasions.
Good for:
Romance

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Black Olive pretty good

The food is very good authentic Italian, and the service is pretty good, too. This is a small place but well-known in the local area. It has been open for many years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Paul F
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Lomita, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Dinner
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English first
Lomita, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is very good authentic Italian, and the service is pretty good, too. This is a small place but well-known in the local area. It has been open for many years.

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Los Angeles, California
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Excellent chicken marsala, delicious warm foccacia bread straight out of the oven. Reasonable prices. Pleasant service. Nice atmosphere. This will be our new go-to neighborhood Italian restaurant. Note they do not serve alcohol but that's not a big deal for us. Have drinks before or after dinner somewhere else.

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Lomita, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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
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8 reviews 8 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lomita
  • Phone Number: +1 310-326-8585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

Description

An intimate setting for your special occasions.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?