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Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 412 1413
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“surprise menu” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Straight forward interior, very friendly service, surprising Italian dishes sometimes a bit to noisy but overal a very good experience

Thank Philip1611
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We opted for the three course menu option ... only questions are if you have allergies or dislikes. For the rest you are in the hands of an obviously very capable chef and await your surprise. It was excellent food, very delicate fish cooked to...More

Thank Protea123
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Excellent food from this slightly more upscale Italian restaurant. Menu is limited (believe it changes regularly) but all the dishes we had were excellent. Service was quick and our waiter very helpful and even recommended we take a small portion of pasta rather than the...More

Thank TarOwo
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It is a good italian restaurant, our plate was very taste but we think it is a little bit expensive 18 euros for a tomato sauce pasta and cheese!

Thank Ana Cecília A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

On the evening before the Rotterdam marathon we wanted to enjoy the atmosphere of runners and supporters. After busy restaurants we looked at Oliva as a great place and indeed we had a table for two because earlier guests left early! Great food, wonderful wines...More

Thank peterww2013
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Shop and then ... dine at the Oliva (condition is you reserved before because this place is very good and always full) - I love the foo here, the kitchen is BIO Italian and the wines are an excellent selection

Thank AnnikPaquay
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This restaurant gives the feeling one comes right home. They serve great food and the staff is very friendly and flexible. The food is not cheap, but the value for money is great

Thank GeoGorkum
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I was three times in this restaurant (in last 2 years) and each time very positively surprised. Service very kind and food tasteful.

Thank Romina-Kuki
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This Italian restaurant is located in the popular Witte de With straat. The staff is very friendly. They have an excellent wineselection. The food is excellent and the menu changes daily. If you want to try, make sure you have a reservation. (1 day before).

Thank yourmine
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I always liked Oliva. Very fresh food, well prepared, good wine list, perfect atmosphere: relaxed but very suitable for a business diner. My guests this time were very difficult eaters and did not fancy anything on the menu. Cook managed to prepare a dish that...More

Thank Annigje1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Cool
  • Neighbourhood: Cool
  • Phone Number: +31 10 412 1413
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