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Calle Matamoros 11 | centro, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
998 877 1765
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5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

July 2015 visit to Isla Mujeres - The atmosphere is relaxing and exotic, with a back patio that incorporates Mediterannean and Far East vibes. Our waiters were fantastic, very friendly and accommodating, not only giving fantastic recommendations but making us practically feel right at home in this great little restaurant. But as for the important part, the food, was where... More 

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Thank George H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was GRANDPAcking in Isla for a week and heard about the Olivia ... so i gave it a try. I had their Spanakopita for MXP155 and added a beer. The Spanakopita was nice but the meal was small and the beer was MXP40. For MXP200 (ex tips) I had better meals elsewhere.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a dinner with friends at Olivia, which was recommended by my dive instructor. It is a Mediterranean restaurant, located a bit off main streets. Ambiance is very nice. They serve a lot of slow cooked meat. All our meals were good, but nothing special to come back.

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Thank LaVal57
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Mediterranean cuisine, one of the best restaurants we visited during our trip, the atmosphere is perfect for a romantic dinner or to go with friends, good wines and service. Make sure you make reservations!

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Thank Javier A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service is super. Food comes fast for a restaurant. Atmosphere is great Good for grups and romantic for couples We eat this food back at home and we were not disapointed. we think it is pricy for mexico.

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Thank Jenny C
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best food we had in the Cancun area...period! The prices on the menu were reasonable for the quality of the food served. Most of the dishes had to have been started in the morning to be served for the dinner menu. The cuisine is greek/eastern with a modern twist. The four of us just sat there after taking our... More 

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Thank Kardesin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Olivia is a damn good food with a twist. The owner has a long standing history with Isla Mujeres and its people. They used to own one of the best places to have breakfast. I believe Olivia has been open about six years now. The food is very good Greek and a great place for a romantic dinners, and also... More 

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Thank Glenn H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is unlike anything you would try else where. The menu may see odd to some but everything is great. We were there with a party of six and we all got different things and all were amazing. The atmosphere is romantic and you feel like you are in a different place. The only down fall is you did... More 

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Thank Hquinlan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the exceptionally good food. The service was good even if the waiter was somewhat distracted bringing items twice to our table that we didn't order and forgetting to bring the tea. I guess the two things that bothered we were when we were first seated we were asked if we wanted water. This normally means a glass... More 

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Thank Jim S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

definitely recommended. food quality is pretty high and plates are very well prepared. eating mediterranean food in mexico sounds weird for an Italian guy, but I'm really glad we tried this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Matamoros 11 | centro, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: 998 877 1765

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