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“Great Dining Experience !”
Review of Olio Restaurant

Olio Restaurant
Ranked #200 of 1,370 Restaurants in Cebu Island
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 10, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised as we did not expect such great food! Good steaks ,prepared exactly as ordered , excellent value ( we took advantage of the buy 1 get 1 free deal ), They were really good! We also ordered the Olio linguini with seafood which was delicious, the seafood tasted fresh and tender. The best entree we had was the braised lamb shank - it was prepared with a mild red sauce , fork tender and very satisfying! Alas we didn't order dessert as we had to leave so soon but next time....The staff were also very nice, charming ( especially a young waiter ) and helpful. Good wine list too.

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3  Thank reane617
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Our party of seven mostly had steaks, which were all unimpressive, especially compared with some other steakhouses in town. However, we shared a papardelle with truffle oil, which was superb.

The service was weak. Our waiter had a rough edge and alternated between pushy and oily. When the main courses were delivered, the two waiters who brought it were missing one plate, and argued with each other right in front of us.

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1  Thank MannyG2000
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

Cebu is a small city with not much choices of good quality restaurants. But this place is a gem. The food quality is at par with other steakhouses abroad like HongKong or New York or Paris etc. not even Manila's steakhouses can beat for taste and quality.The steaks are grilled to perfection very juicy and tender. Other food on the menu are also very tasty like the oyster rockefeller, goat cheese salad, pasta etc. Prices are very competitive maybe a little expensive if you are a local. But compared to eating out at fine restaurants in Manila like at The Fireplace in Hyatt, dining at Olio is quite a steal.

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1  Thank thetravelinghousewif
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

This is a must visit restaurant. I like Gustavian in the Terraces, but the food here is better and tastier. Great large Aussie mushrooms, good steaks, nice seafood a great ambience. Not a bad wine list but as Philippines this can be pricey but still a niceg glass of red I take sometimes.

Mainly frequented by the locals so for me a good sign as few tourists are seen there (so why am I writing this review :))

Price is around 3000 pesos for 2 person without wine.

Located in the Crossroads and any taxi driver can find this place.

I always eat here when in Cebu and more than 1 times - have been there 3 times in December in and around Xmas and was never disappointed

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5  Thank RiceyTraveller
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Reviewed December 1, 2011

I had the lamb and turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and it was great. If you want a great steak and great service Olio is the place for you located in Crossroads, Banilad Cebu City.

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Thank Leo P
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