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Olivia

#198 of 3,045 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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South Austin
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2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-3335 (Oltorf)
512-804-2700
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Broomfield, Colorado
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the most incredible experience for brunch! We ordered several item from the menu as well as the champaign trio, coolers, specialty drinks and there was no shortage of flavors, everything was extremely fresh, delicious and ever so tasty. The portions are large so we ordered several as half plates and with a group of four we still took... More 

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Austin, Texas
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olivia is often busy, make reservations to be sure you get a table. Both brunch and dinner are amazing. This restaurant has been a staple for our family since it opened. Don't love grits? Eat these. I love grits and they go to a whole different level. I don't know if it's still on the menu, but I had the... More 

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Thank JenRaVo
Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Benny Cheeks with a side order of smoked gouda grits. Maybe the best grits I have had in my life. The pork cheek dish was spectacular. Also, the ceviche was delicious.

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Thank Mike C
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of three visited Saturday evening around 6:30 PM. We were seated immediately and ordered drinks which were quite tasty. All three of us had the Steak Frites which was crazy good. Steak was tender and flavorful, frites were crisp and light. Portion size was perfect. Finished up with chocolate mousse and crème brulee which were both fantastic. No... More 

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Thank Reneeover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Olivia twice and it just keeps getting better! Everything is fresh and delicious. Big portions and great ambiance. Can't wait to go back. Be sure to make a reservation, it's a pretty popular spot.

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Thank Mariana G
Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Really cool place for a Saturday brunch. This place has a great variety of breakfast dishes, all with cute names and plenty of flavor. They don't skimp on portion sizes or flavor. A long way from my home, but worth the trip. This will be on my short rotation of brunch spots.

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Thank ralph s
San Jose, California
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Went for Easter brunch and enjoyed their creative "eggy / breakfasty" dishes. They were fantastic! It makes you feel good that they have hens laying in the backyard although those chickens couldn't possibly meet the restaurants need for eggs -- nice touch, though! The food was delicious and well presented. Service was courteous and friendly.

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Thank tony_in_san_jose
Austin, Texas
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I've been here multiple times for dinner and would definitely recommend it! They have very creative dishes, and a really nice patio area. The service is also very good.

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Thank Isil D
Memphis, Tennessee
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115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We took the family out for a celebratory brunch here and were not disappointed. The food was excellent, service great, atmosphere sophisticated but comfortable. I was a bit underwhelmed with their signature "three-juice-mimosa" where they bring you three different fruit juices and a bottle of champagne so you can mix your own -- the orange was still the best --... More 

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Thank DesigningWoman13
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Brunch offers a small but varied farm-to-table menu. The bottle of champagne with different juices is a must. Happy hour on weeknights at the bar is fun with a laid back vibe - try the mussels. Parking can be difficult, so go early.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-3335
    (Oltorf)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-804-2700

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