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The Olive Tree Taverna


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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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 !
$14 - $28
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mediterranean, Greek
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here a few times and never fail to deliver , not been here for 3 yrs just got here and tried there evening chef special what he had just made up and yes , great meal again , the family and service is lovely...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sharon J
Reviewed yesterday

Ate here last week with hubby and son, lamb kleftico, lasagne and a pizza all lovely, free banoffee pie for pudding and drinks, one of my favourite restaurants in kalamaki

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lisa s
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dined here whilst we were on holiday great little popular restaurant the food was really nice good service good choice of food available and reasonably priced

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank donk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my boyfriend visited on our last night in Tsilivi and it was a lovely meal. The houmous was like no other, and the lemon cheesecake was out of this word (wish i could eat it everyday!) I had the chicken pasta dish for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jodiebshell
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been coming here for a number of years, the food is generally good, but as there seems to be a huge increase in trade now, standards have slipped. It is very noisy, between dishes it takes the maximum time I would accept, others...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Villagejoiner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this little place! So welcoming and such a beautiful atmosphere. We only had a week for our holiday but if we had more time we would have been back! Thank you for looking after us

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 1997_JET
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at this restaurant twice whilst on holiday, wonderful food, friendly family service and beautiful ambiance. It has a wonderful history and the owner has his own recipe book for sale. Have a visit you wonโ€™t be disappointed ๐Ÿ‘

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank vala851
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food great setting Had the mutton curry Absolutely superb Will certainly be paying another visit during our stay

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stusnr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The oldest taverna in Tsilivi has to be visited. You wouldn't know you were near the hustle and bustle of local bars when you step into the traditional surroundings of this great little restaurant with a wonderful friendly atmosphere and staff. The menu is superb...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank iloveouzo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming to Tsilivi for 5 years now and this was our first visit. Wish we had been sooner! Food was lovely and the chocolate brownie dessert was the best dessert I had the whole time I was there. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 598emmag
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paul c
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Diana 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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