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“Sweet rooftop terrace”
Review of El Olivo

El Olivo
Ranked #63 of 468 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Gastropub, Spanish, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sweet rooftop terrace”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

Good beers, good tapas. Little pricey but a hip fun spot for a drink or three. Once the heat of the day wears off it's a fun place to park yourself.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Mexico City, Mexico
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A serious place to hang out”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

El Olivo is a good place to go, any time. They have a great drinks list, (many beers, local and imported) reasonable prices, smooth vibes,(loud enough to hear and appreciate, but low enough to talk without shouting) absolutely delicious pikkies,which often come with your drinks, and great customer service. You have a choice of being in or out on the terrace. Deinitely worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Tiggy T
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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“It's the atmosphere that brings you back.”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

The atmosphere at El Olivo is really what makes you want to go back. They have a really friendly and attentive staff, a great drink menu, and delicious tapas. They make most of the food (including the bread and meats) in house. My favorite is the stuffed bread, which I think is a weekend special. I like to go early in the evening for a light dinner and a drink on the patio and on the weekends when the place is more lively and bar-like. There always seems to be a mix of locals and tourist - I've met lots of people just hanging out in the bar area. I'm surprised to be the first to review because I first visited El Olivo a year ago.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Michelle G
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