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“Nice restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Olio

Olio
Ranked #74 of 513 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $10 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Tualatin, Oregon
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Good food and atmosphere, attentive staff, some nice wines especially from Chile. I enjoyed the calimari.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Oslo
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

My husband and I ended up in this restaurant while looking for another one we never found. A good thing, as Olio turned out to be a very cozy place with extremely good food. My husband was even more pleased with his meal than I was, even though I was more then happy enough! Everythimg tasted great and the service was effective and professional. It is located a bit out of the centre of town, but a quick taxiride away! I would recomend Olio any day!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Bimbonemi
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“LOVED Everything About this Restaurant Other than Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

AMBIANCE: Excellent. The place has a very intimate, "authentic" kind of feel. The decorations are extensive, and it is, overall, very romantic.

FOOD: Excellent. The menu is highly varied. We ordered a couple of tapas to share and were very pleased with every item. The stuffed mushrooms appetizer and the Olio sampler stood out as the best items to us. All portions are large, so these are not like typical smaller tapas plates that you will get in Spain.

SERVICE: Very Good. The kitchen seemed to be operating a bit slowly, but the waiter was very polite and accommodating.

LOCATION: Terrible. A lot of people have already commented on the train going by, but it bears repeating. Even at nighttime when only one train might go by during your stay here it is VERY disturbing because the train has to honk its horn as loud as possible because there´s an intersection right outside. The whole thing really disrupts a nice dinner, and it´s for that reason that I can´t give Olio 5 stars, overall.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank globe-trotter_2023
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The little corner in Escalante”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

One small spot with great ambiance. Service tends to be slow because normally is very crowded (that means great things). Food is mostly tapas with a nice variety.

Visited November 2012
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Heredia, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Great place to be at”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Even if you want to have a romantic dinner, or an encounter with some friends, this place is great. Food is delicious and service is nice.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Dennis L
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