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The Olive Tree Taverna

Main Road, Near School | Zakynthos, Tsilivi 29100, Greece
+30 2695 045452
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Main Road, Near School | Zakynthos, Tsilivi 29100, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here as a family for my Dad’s birthday meal after recommendations from other people. The meal was lovely, and really was as good as what others had said. The food was all perfectly cooked, and I don’t think any of us left that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must go!!! One of the best if not the best!!! Staff are lovely & restaurant fresh & classy. Also, YUM, the wine!!! If you like wine go here

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside it looks the best eating place in greece, but i think its run by a money grabing english woman, ordered the fresh fish it came out of the freezer in a cardboard box from birds eye, sent it back ordered the curry,...More

Thank psm1250
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was the first we visited the first time we came to Tsilivi many years ago... It is without doubt one of reasons we fell in love with this resort. Lakis and Diana are the most welcoming of hosts and the team there are...More

Thank Cockneymick
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Great service, the waiters and chef were attentive, friendly but not over the top. Lovely food, traditional food and atmosphere. Very busy so would book to avoid disappointment. Would go back to eat again and again

Thank kazh1961
Reviewed October 30, 2017

This restaurant is a little more expensive than some of the others in the area. BUT the quality and freshness of the food was amazing. The lamb was the best lamb I have ever had and the cheesecake was home-made, zesty not too sweet. The...More

Thank j0dy8
Reviewed October 29, 2017

brill food, relaxing atmosphere, welcoming staff, good value for money, would recommend a visit.there is gluten free meals and vegetarian food available too.there is heating outside too.If you dine between 5 n 9pm you can have either a free starter or free pudding

Thank 587jackie
Reviewed October 26, 2017

This was recommended to us by fellow holidaymakers at our hotel. We were not disappointed. Great atmosphere. Plenty of customers, even when a lot of the restaurants in the area were empty. Meatballs & spaghetti for myself and meat pie for my partner. We thoroughly...More

Thank AnneJoyce58
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

We were in Tsilivi for two weeks, and we travelled around the island for a bit and tried a lot of other eating places. But more than a few times we ended up back here, if not only for a cake or mousse or torte!...More

Thank O-Chanelle
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food here but unfortunately the welcome wasn't great. In fact it was non-existent as the staff seemed more concerned with the football on TV at the time of our visit. Although I will say that the lady that presented us with menus and...More

Thank Paul R
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paul c
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Lakis B | Property representative |
Hi Paul, The Olive Tree is the oldest taverna in town and you will find it in the old part of the village, do not confuse it with the Olive Garden.
Garry F
January 25, 2017|
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Response from fredtheredManchester | Reviewed this property |
Yes I confirm that Dianna and Lakis are still running the excellent Olive Tree wonderful people .... enjoy your time with them and give them our regards we ate there many times and loved it ...
August 31, 2016|
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Response from 442allisonh | Reviewed this property |
The Balcony restaurant is lovely for a special occasion & has the best views in Tsilivi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $31
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Near School | Zakynthos, Tsilivi 29100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Tsilivi
  • Phone Number: +30 2695 045452
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Traditional Greek dishes cooked with local fresh products. Beautiful garden with two very old Olive trees. A huge Rubber tree , Jasmine and flowers and of course Greek background music in the most relaxed atmosphere . Welcome to the oldest and finest taverna on the island. Since 1984 !
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