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The Olive Tree Taverna

Main Road, Near School | Zakynthos, Tsilivi 29100, Greece
+30 2695 045452
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Road, Near School | Zakynthos, Tsilivi 29100, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really friendly people. Had a very nice meal and time with friends. Recommend for people to go there but it easy to miss as the other restaurants are more in your face in the area.

Thank Kurtis H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had lamb in the oven with Greek potatoes it was very tasty but I found the food a little salty my husband had the chicken souvlaki he loved it

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been eating here for about 8 years,the place itself is great a real authentic Greek Taverna.The staff are very welcoming and the food really is Fantastic.We've eaten in most restaurants in Tsilivi over the years and Olive Tree is our favourite,well worth a...More

Thank jwatkinson2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food very friendly staff. We came close to 10pm at night and they were more than happy to accommodate our group of 4. Very reasonably priced for more traditional Greek dishes. Would definitely return.

Thank bryonymc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend, great food at a reasonable price, friendly staff and efficient service. Will be visiting again.

Thank laurag0506
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited The Olive Tree tonight with friends. The staff were welcoming and provided good service. The food was nice and all very reasonably priced. Would definitely return.

Thank Sinead1928
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oldest restaurant in Tsilivi , very romantic setting, most amazing food. Staff are lovely. Wonderful cocktails. Booking is recommended.

Thank TrishH35
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong the food is good but not amazing. Booked a table as you need to. Delicious starters but the mains were quite heavy in a thick sauce. They are trying too hard to cater to the British with square white plates. Wouldn’t...More

Thank SamHoward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at The Olive Tree in June 2018. The food is absolutely fantastic. It is a very busy restaurant that has lots of regular guests as well as a great deal of passing trade. By 8pm all the tables were taken and a few...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended to us and now to you! In a street of very average food is this little gem with a talented personable owner/chef. It is small and it gets busy so book in advance. A good variety of dishes many of which can be found...More

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Questions & Answers
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.
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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 ...
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sarah197832
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $29
Meals
Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
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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Description
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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