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Oliva Trattoria

4449 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2911
+1 818-789-4490
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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4449 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2911
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an excellent meal here last night. I had the lobster and shrimp spaghetti and it was lovely with a generous portion of lobster. Great atmosphere and attentive service.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Very cute trattoria, charming in fact. Service was also good but a bit slow. Food was average and nothing special. We took a party of eight here on a Saturday night after a family get together. Really nice round table so we could all talk...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

great place for a family dinner. yummy appetizers and wonderful main courses, I enjoyed the veal marsala, fig app and delicious spumoni bomb dessert.

Thank jfd
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Dinner with friends at Oliva Trattoria on Van Nuys Blvd. Drinks, then wine, then three fresh and tasty salads. Next: One order of Oliva's Famous Brisket and two orders of Spaghetti and Meatballs (among the best you can find anywhere). Enjoyed by all three of...More

2  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

From the moment I entered the restaurant I felt like I was visiting family. The host was warm, our waitress was cheerful and efficient. The food AMAZING. This is a "have to do" every time I visit LA.

Thank Mapple
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place has been a favorite for years. The original building is painted inside to look like an Italian village and then they expanded to the building next door which is more contemporary but has it's own charm. Friendly staff. Great food.

Thank KoziakProductions
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had lunch with family....food was excellent...service was great. Had linguini and clam sauce...absolutely mouth watering.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our first visit to OT. Overall our server was personable and the food was hot, had good portion size and overall was average to good. Prices were reasonable. Not sure if we would visit again, but may.

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Our meals were delicious but the waiter didn't really understand some things we were trying to ask , not because we were tourists just lots of misunderstandings. Also told us that our 2 bottles of wine were $10 corkage (he said 2 for $10) and...More

Thank SydneyStringer
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Six for dinner and we all had great Italian. Orders: spaghetti with meat sauce; salmon with sautéed spinach; mussels and clams with pasta; osso bucco in Ragu with mashed potatoes and broccoli; rigatoni with chicken and asparagus. All excellent, nice size entrees. Fresh salads and...More

Thank Paula L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 45
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4449 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, Los Angeles, CA 91403-2911
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-789-4490
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OlivA is definatley an Italian Restaurant that YOU MUST TRY located in Sherman Oaks, California neighboring other towns that are close enough for easy drive from including... Studio City, Van Nuys, Encino, Toluca Lake, Burbank, Tarzana and North Hollywood. THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS and the atmosphere is entertaining and perfect for any special occasion or for simply a great meal, upscale but reasonable. Be sure to book your next catering event or special event with OlivA and you will be very very happy!!!Oliva also have a divided area to accommodate special event or private party. Whether it is a graduation party, birthday party, retirement party or just a special event to get intimate with good friends or family, Oliva IS THE PLACE TO BE and certainly to dine at. Oliva is OPEN ALL DAY from lunch thru dinner no stop daily (Sunday lunch reserved for large groups). Oliva's friendly staff always look forward to seeing you offering all the best from their family to yours!OLIVA IS THE PLACE, GREAT GREAT GREAT!!!
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