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“Just Too Much” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Olivios

Olivios
Ayias Marinas Ave, Anarita, Cyprus
99126992
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Anarita
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
England
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
“Just Too Much”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Been here before will come again. Fish and chip the best ever. If you want to clean your plate don't have a starter because you get loads,and I mean loads of gorgeous garlic bread first for free staff great have a good time reasonably priced too!

Visited October 2013
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  • English first
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  • Greek first
  • Russian first
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English first
Limassol, Cyprus
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Food at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I should start my review by saying I am unashamedly biased as it is one of my favourite restaurant's. So much so that I save it to celebrate special occasions, or to impress visiting family and friends.
Olivio's is run by owners Elaine and Husband Pambos. The restaurant's architecture is very Romanesque inside and out.
The service is excellent, the food beautiful it presented on white China and always served with a smile. Tables with linen runners, linen napkins and sparkling glasses remind you that this is not to be confused with a rustic taverna.
Do try one of the many cocktails on offer as they are probably the cheapest on the island. There is a good selection of local and international wine at sensible prices and your hosts are happy to assist you with your choice if required. English draught beer is also on tap.
The menu leans towards Italian dishes and will not disappoint. Yes, there is homemade pizza but four cheese ravioli, fruity salads, stuffed chicken, sizzling steaks and fresh fish all beckon to be tried. Before ordering, Elaine will tell you about the mouth watering 'Specials of the day'. And as if that isn't enough, there is an assortment of deserts to expand the waistband a little further.
Nothing is too much trouble and the whole dining experience is to be enjoyed as it is not only the delicious food that makes Olivio's special but the addition of real customer service. Something of a rarity as we expats find all too often.
It won't be the cheapest meal you will find but it won't be the most expensive either and easily competes with those offering inferior quality. Olivio's is truly excellent value for money. I just hope that with these five star reviews they don't hike up their prices.
Closed on Tuesdays.
Free WiFi. separate seating area for drinks/coffee if desired with TV screen.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“High quality restaraunt”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We had seen previous reviews for this restaurant, so decided to give it a try.
It is out of the way a little in Anarita, but well worth the drive - about 15 minutes from Kato Paphos.
The staff were very attentive, we had a drink outside in the quaint courtyard where we could have eaten, but decided to eat inside. The interior is very modern and classy, the food delicious and at a very reasonable price. Highly recommended

Visited September 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Amazing Meal at Olivios'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Myself and girlfriend have recently visited olivios' in Anarita and i would highly recommend it to anyone. We are both very conscious of eating out and like to try and find the best restaurants to eat at. We were both pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the restaurant. We were taken in the lounge area for a drink before going to our table. Although the restaurant isnt huge, it had a good vibe. I would say it probably holds around 30 people in the actual restaurant area.
After being seated at the table, we were not dissapointed with the food. I had filo prawns with a mango dip followed by a black angus steak with mushrooms, onions and veg.. My girlfriend had haloumi salad with local figs and sea bream wrapped in king prawns. All very good and presented very well. After the meal, we retired to the terrace at the rear for a coffee.

All in all, a very enjoyable evening. We were there for around 3 1/2 hours and the evening was very relaxing
With food, 2 cocktails and 3 glasses of wine later along with coffees, the bill came to approx 70euros which i felt was very good for the quality meal we had.

Highly recommended to anyone looking for a good quality meal in an out of town village.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Just got back from another trip to paphos where we have to go to Olivios at least twice! This time it was 3 times and I'm never disappointed, Elaine and her staff always make you feel so welcome and make the best cocktails around! The food here is divine, especially the steak which is always cooked to perfection - massive compliments to the chef. There is always a nice atmosphere, the interior is very tasteful and the children are always paid special attention. Can't wait to go back.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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