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El Olivo

Calle Constitucion 12 | 12 Av. De la Constitucion, Castillo de Tajara, Andalucia, 18329 Granada, Spain
+34 958 55 74 93
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
10 Jan 2017
“Upmarket Spanish dining”
23 Nov 2016
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All hours
French, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Constitucion 12 | 12 Av. De la Constitucion, Castillo de Tajara, Andalucia, 18329 Granada, Spain
Neighbourhood: Realejo - San Matias
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

El Olivo is a lovely little place on a cute square in Granada. It doesn't feel that Spanish- and I think the owner (who was also serving) is Italian? The portions are a bit smaller than the regular Spanish tapas place and also a bit...More

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great food. Try the artichokes and clams. Tuna was so so. Raspberry tart desert was terrific from one w/o a sweet tooth. Dinner for two, several glasses of superb wine, about 50 euros. You really want to try this.

Thank walter f
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great location on Plaza Pescaderia. A welcome break from sight seeing. We ordered glasses of red wine- quite good and less than 3 Euros per glass. This was served with a complimentary tapa of a bowl of olives from the local groves. We followed with...More

1  Thank Florida_Travlr12
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were looking for a restaurant with a difference near Granada & had read the reviews. This did not disappoint, one of the best meals i have ever had.

Thank David M
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were looking for somewhere to have a meal while travelling and saw reviews for El Olivo so decided to try it. Firstly, I ought to say that eating at midday on our way to Murcia is not the best way to enjoy this restaurant...More

1  Thank Davoi
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a gorgeous and authentic restaurant in Andalucia. It´s a set menu which consists of about seven small courses, (can`t remember exactly how many). 25 euros per head including wine, which is very good value considering what a lovely meal you get. The service...More

Thank DylsNanny
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Old fashioned restaurant run by Don Miguel a gourmet chef who worked outside Spain and retired to his village and runs his own restaurant because he enjoys it. Book up because you are unlikely to find a free table if you don't. He only serves...More

Thank Superhoopsa1882
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Amazing food and service, nice place to eat and lovely atmosphere, I went here with my wife and friends and we spent a lovely evening.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This restaurant is awesome ! Be ready to be surprised ! If you like starbuck and kfc please don't come here ! This is a place for people who like autentic non standard experiences ! We took a cab out there and had an excellent...More

1  Thank Julien H
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have been taken to this little wonderful restaurant by a friend while visiting Granada for the first time. I found the restaurant to be charming, filled with character and the owner (the chef) and his wife couldn't have been more hospitable. To top that...More

1  Thank Amit E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
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08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Constitucion 12 | 12 Av. De la Constitucion, Castillo de Tajara, Andalucia, 18329 Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada>  > Realejo - San Matias
  • Neighbourhood: Realejo - San Matias
  • Phone Number: +34 958 55 74 93