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Oliva Kitchen & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was excited to bring my visiting auntie and mother from Europe to Oliva kitchen for an evening meal - how incredibly disappointing it turned out to be. I arrived at 8.20 and found no tables available. When I asked the waiter I was told...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Clare D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic amazing food. Quality of ingredients is second to none. Flavors were off the charts. Selection made me dizzy and to hell with etiquette, I grabbed a piece of bread and soaked up every last bit of wonderful sauce on my plate. Tonight I think...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GerryP1633
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice in three days. The first time there was supposed to be a 1-1/2 hour wait. They sent us across the street to wait at a beautiful boutique hotel to have a glass of wine. No sooner had we finished our glass...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dumblonde622
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely night with a friend in Oliva Kitchen. Very cosy place. Small but full of atmosphere! The prices really surprised me. Excellent price-quality range really. The most expensive plate only 200 pesos (around 8 euros). High quality ingredients and professional service. The pasta...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank julesfromtheworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want amazing Italian food go here! Only 18 chairs in the whole place so cozy and tight without feeling crowded. You can watch the chefs and staff hustle with the workings of a great kitchen as you drink your wine. So many amazing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DK178
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we arrived in Merida, we heard great things about Oliva, but we were here for authentic Yucatan food, not some pretend Italian food. However, on our last day in Merida, we admitted we couldn't look at another Cochinita Pibil. So, we showed up early...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Y4339DWkenm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first night in Merida we were tired from a long day of travel and wanted a place close by our AirBnb to eat. However, our group has a variety of dietary restrictions, most notably, needing vegetarian options. While tons of places in Merida will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very affordable, fast service and a terrific meal. The place is small and the tables are jammed together. We will be back when we are in Merida. This restaurant is part of a group in multiple locations around Merida.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SEAPlatinum
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Some of the best Italian food we have eaten anywhere! This restaurant is a jewel, and its prices are reasonable. However, it is small – holds only about 20 customers – and we were lucky to get a table (admittedly during the high season).

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Traveler_18181
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent four nights in Merida earlier this month. We love Mexican food but we were looking for something else to eat. I would have never thought I will say it but Oliva was one of the best Italian place we have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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ES727
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Josue R | Reviewed this property |
I believe if you let them know your requirements they might be able to comply and make Adjustments. If Stefano the chef/owner is there. Ask for him.
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Roberto P
September 10, 2015|
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Response from Stefano619 | Property representative |
Absolutely. We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard & American Express
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deniandbob
February 22, 2015|
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Response from malvarezds | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dear Patron, My apologies for the confusion. Allow me to clarify your questions. WATER: At both of our restaurants, we offer the same choices to our clients as the majority of restaurants in Merida, and around the world... More
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