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“A definite Must Try !” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Olivia

Olivia
Ranked #5 of 201 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Hartford, Connecticut
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“A definite Must Try !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2010

Our group went to this restaraunt (7 of us) and we all loved it ! From the time we walked into the door we were charmed ! The ambiance is great and the feeling is that of beeing in a secluded garden. We ordered both Tapas plates and the tzatziki all of which came with bread and all of which was very tasty. We then had a brad assortment of many of the entree items.. a blu cheese salad with the chicken skewers ( the chicken addition suggested by our server and really great) moussakka that was excellent and a huge serving of spanikopita ..yummm all of this food was marvelous and our server was attentive without being overbearing . All in all a great experience. You do need to make a reservation but it is worth it!
oh and the cherry ice cream and backlava were good together as well..we all shared one serving of each ..just a taste and that was enough

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“nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2010

Nice setting, reasonable, good friendly service. romantic. creative menu

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“Very good but not great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2010

Olivia was the only restaurant we visited in Isla Mujeres that required reservation. So, we expected great food. We were seated inside, not in the garden, and it was okay. They were very attentive and the service was very good. We ordered Mojito, which was pretty decent. We didn't order any appetizer and they didn't give us any bread. Our food came almost too soon. I ordered mixed plate with Kofta (Mediterranean meat ball) and grilled chicken ke bab and they were very good. My friend ordered Moroccan Fish and it was under seasoned. Considering we were on an island, the menu had only one fish dish.

The highlight of the meal was the dessert. I ordered Chocolate Mousse and it was so smooth! My friend's baklava was pretty good as well.

Olivia was very good, but just couldn't live up to our expectations.

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“One of the most atmospheric, but still affordable places in Isla Mujeres”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2010

Nice setting and great atmosphere. Chicken with olives and couscous is delicious.

Generally great value for money. However, avoid the boring lamb chops, they are a real rip-off (270 Pesos).

Reserve well in advance, otherwise you only get a table in the not-so-nice entrance area, or not at all.

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“New Years Eve Dinner - Fantastico!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2010

The food here is wonderful and the beautiful atmosphere can't be beat!!! We enjoyed the mixed tapas and various other dishes and each of them was done to perfection. This is a must for anyone visiting the island!

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