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“Wonderful surprise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oliva

Oliva
C Pintada 7, Nerja, Spain
952522988
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Ranked #2 of 308 Restaurants in Nerja
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Wonderful surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

We ate in Oliva's twice in our month's stay in Nerja. It was in a class by itself.
Offered all the nice touches of a very good restaurant-amuse guele, palette cleansers between courses, foams,great breads and olive oil and interesting mains. Wines by the bottle and glass very good and reasonably priced for a restaurant of this quality.
Service was very good and chef out to present various courses.
A meal like this in Toronto would cost 2 and a half times as much.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Perfect meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Really nice sophisticated meal. Perfectly presented

Visited March 2012
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Had a great quirky meal here, well worth a visit, great food, great service and good value for money, no complaints at all.

Visited August 2011
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Food wonderful - shame we were the only diners”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

This is a restaurant that is going places- not cheap but still worth it. Fabulous presentation that in general complimented the main ingredients and not over the top (except the bread course which I won't spoil - its hilarious) Flavours good, quality excellent, original and stylish. Decor elegant. We dined Sunday lunch - alone. Shame. Will definitely go again and recommend to others.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nerja, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, delicious food and very friedly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We were at Christmas at Oliva and had a wonderful time. Delicious food, great atmosphere and very friendly staff. And for a very reasonable price. Definitly we go there again.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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