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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
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Reviewed July 19, 2021 via mobile

Again and again I try to give these guys a chance and everytime I end up disappointed. ' It's not that much about the food, 'cause the food is at least decent, but their timing as easily the worst in the whole Chisinau. The amount...of time they need to prepare a simple breakfast is 30+ minutes, whereas the waiter always says 10-15 minutes. I started calling in advance, but to no avail, as it seems the waiters aren't even aware you called. Last time I visited, I called 15 minutes in advance to make an order, but the order arrived at our table at least 30 minutes after we already arrived (and that is to fry some eggs). I've been here 5 times in the last couple of months or so and nothing changes - the restaurant is almost empty, but the service is still slow as hell.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 18, 2021

Two pizzas were delivered 1h20min and they were cold. How am I supposed to eat pizza with cold meat? Couldn’t eat them

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed July 8, 2020

Excellent environment, friendly service, great menu choices and really decent food and at affordable prices. The pasta was formidabile. The water Alexei helped me to choice it. I Will be back.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 8, 2020

Amazing restaurant one of the best in Chisinau. Excellent menu and good service. Very polite staff especially the waiter Alexei, was very careful and nice to us. For sure we will come back!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 1, 2020 via mobile

I put an order from Oliva, the delivery was very fast, the carrier Iurie was very polite, the food was delicious, especially the pizza with plums and tiramisu.❤

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

This is a very nice place with good food and atmosphere. We had a great evening thanks to Alexei, who gave us many good advices about food and drinks

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

The food is as close to New York Italian as you can get without being in the US. The pizza's are great, especially the pepperoni. The sauce makes a huge difference and they matched it perfectly. Our waiter Yuri was very helpful and knowledgeable about...the food and his overall friendliness was great. Excellent waiter which was the perfect compliment to the food. I highly recommend Oliva to anyone wanting great Italian food and if you have Yuri waiting on you then you will be more than satisfied!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

Nice and cozy place, good live piano music and overall pleasant experience. Would recommend the pizzas and pastas as it is their specialty. Our server- Alexei ensured we had everything and was very attentive to our needs! Very proffesional

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

Alexei very polite and good waiter. I like this restaurant ,because was good service and food very tasty. I will visit this restaurant again!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

We had a good time in this restaurant and the waiter was very polite. We would like to have more such restaurantes.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, Oliva offers takeout services.

Yes, Oliva offers delivery services.

Oliva is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4