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El Olivo Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
223 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2958
+1 863-293-5885
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“chili” (2 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (10 reviews)
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
223 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2958
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Weak salsa and stale chips. We had burritos and they had so taste, bland, no flavor. The staff weren't really interested in welcoming people. It's a shame really as this place is in a great position and could be a goldmine, instead it's a gravel...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a small but comfortable place downtown for lunch. There is ample parking available. The food and service are good. The prices are about right for what you get but it would be better if they were a little bit lower - especially on...More

1  Thank Bob A
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very nice coffee place downtown Winter Haven. If I am close by I will always stop for a coffee her. Friendly servers too!

Thank ericdlvw
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

In town for a special occasion and needed a late lunch on a Saturday. Arrived at 3, and got our food at 3:40. 5 other tables are occupied. Chips are mediocre. Salsa was good to me but too hot for my companion. I had chicken...More

Thank Monty G
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This food was great for cheap dining. It was only $29 with tip, and it was very similar to the food I had in Mexico when I went. The server was very courteous to us, and the food didn't take too long to prepare. My...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good food, casual atmosphere, good service. There is a small dining area outside if you want to get some fresh air while dining.

Thank Donald J H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Small but very clean restaurant in downtown area. Food was very good...started with fresh tortilla chips (unsalted) and fresh salsa, with good flavors. Plenty of choices on the menu...combo plates with a burrito, a taco and a tortilla was Served with retried beans and rice....More

Thank Hillview61
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It was a decent small family owned Mexican place in the downtown area. Very small dining area with no music that I found strange. The usual chips and salsa were provided and were good. My margarita was not very good and tasted like it was...More

Thank Jason-from-Orlando
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great authentic mexican food. Tortilla Chips (served warm) and salsa (with a nice bite) served immediately. Today I had the Chicken Fajitas for lunch (from the dinner menu). Excellent flavor, flour tortillas were nice and hot, looked handmade. Excellent value!!

Thank christopher c
Reviewed 17 April 2016

It's just a hole in the wall on Central. It was orange so it was easy to spot. The new brown paint make it easy to mill. Don't miss it. This is real home style Mexican food and it's delicious. It's family owned and operated....More

Thank billreinert2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2958
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 863-293-5885
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