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Bistro Olea - CLOSED

1219 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
+1 650-347-3035
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Overview
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible33%
12 Oct 2011
“Great, consistent Italian”
14 Feb 2009
“Ruined Meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
LOCATION
1219 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
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Reviewed 13 October 2011

I love this place. Garlic heavy sometimes, it does provide an exceptional Italian meal with an authentic, traditional, and "back home" feel, however unpleasant it is to admdit that I am not from back home, AKA Italy. I think I am from Carmel, and even...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2009

Valentine's dinner. Menu was replaced with limited selection of 4-5 appetizers, salads, pastas, entrees and desserts. Bread was excellent, but had to ask for it 20 minutes after we were seated. Some appetizers were served cold including pasta with red sauce and lamb chops. Dessert...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2008

good food, kind of expensive and table are very close to each other

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Reviewed 4 August 2008

The murals and the decor inside the restuarant make you feel you are in Italy...!!! Good food and good service. tThere are a lot of vegeterian options. Their special olive oil served with bread and the paninis are a must...!!!

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Reviewed 5 April 2008

I love the pasta here. The setting is cozy-romantic.

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Reviewed 16 January 2008

cute date place

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Reviewed 27 June 2007

My sister and I went out to have a nice dinner out on Burlingame Ave. So we decided to try a cute little Italian restaurant, La Scala. First off, we were seated with no place settings. The bus boy brought us out bread with no...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2007

On a rainy spring Saturday, we sat at a cozy table for two at the windows watching the passing Burlingame Ave. parade of young couples pushing strollers and adorable toddlers in their bright plastic rainboots. Reminded us of the tradition of "passegiatta" in Italy. We...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2005

We had our Valentine lunch at la Scala last Sunday (2/13/05) and it wasn't a nice experience. The waiter was for some reason very unpleasant. It wasn't because the restaurant was crowded--there were only two other couples besides us - my husband and I and...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 35
Cuisine
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
    (Park Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-347-3035
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Description
Olea Mediterranean Bistro is the result of our lifelong dream to bring authentic, healthy, local, and affordable Mediterranean food to the California Coast. Here at Olea – meaning olive in Latin – we try to keep everything as simple and pure as olives, guaranteeing that every dish is made with the freshest ingredients. We cook each and every order with great pride and honor, insuring that our food is made from scratch every day. Our family owned and operated bistro, located in the heart of Burlingame, brings the best things in life to the table… family, friends, great food, and good times. Our fun, diverse, and appetizing menu, allows you to taste the finest flavors and dishes of the Mediterranean without a plane ride! Come taste the difference at Olea.
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