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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
The pasta was absolutely delicious: carbonara was my favorite! By far one of the best I’ve had! And the lasagna was sooooo tasty! HIGHLY recommend.
Excellent cuisine with excellent service
Me aceptaron la reservación a las 430. Cuando llegué lo primero que me dijeron es que en media hora cerraba la cocina por lo que tuve que pedir rápido y no disfruté la comida. Pagué demasiado por este servicio.
Excelente comida, muy buen servicio, lindo lugar
Second time there and once again we were very happy with our experience. Gabriel our waiter is just awesome. He's on point with everything from the menu to the wine selections. We will be returning in the near future.
There was some confusion as we booked for 4:30 only to arrive and discover that the kitchen was closing for awhile before the evening reservations. Regardless, they served us very graciously and the food was delicious. We felt a bit rushed and sorry to be inconveniencing the kitchen and wait staff.
Nevertheless, a fantastic meal! Gracias!
The food here is incredible and so was Carlos our server. We now dream of when we can return to this amazing restaurant!
The quality of the food is very good and their wine list is outstanding.
Absolute perfection. We went for our wedding anniversary dinner. Everything we ordered was superb. Staff was attentive and professional. Ambiance is quite lovely. Easily my favorite restaurant in Merida.
Simply the best Italian food in Merida. Above all, the are consistent. They were amazing 5 years ago and are still very much in the game. In the restaurant business, that is quite a feat!
Excelente excelente siempre
Oliva is do professional. Servers are on point and make me feel like a gent. If you are a regular they remember you. Food is so thoughtfully composed. Excellent all around
Delicioso y buen ambiente!
Some of the best Italian food I have ever eaten. Each dish a treat for the palate and the eye. Very professional service. I have visited during visits to Merida over 5 years and each time the same high standards. Bravissimo a tutti qua.
Esperamos dos horas para que traigan el primer plato y no los trajeron todos juntos. El mozo era amable pero poco eficiente. La calidad de la comida no era la esperada. Uno de los platos no resulto bueno, lo quisieron cambiar pero con la demora en servir no aceptamos, sin embargo tuvieron el buen gesto de no cobrarlo. Comimos en Oliva Kitchen del mismo dueño y es muy superior la comida y la atención.
Very popular restaurant, so make a reservation. Numerous walk-ins were turned away.
Food and service were excellent. In particular the sea bass was delicious. However portions are small.
A little noisy, but that is part of the charm.
We chose this restaurant for our one night in Merida and were not disappointed.
Octopus was great! Pastas were excellent as well.
Would definitely return
Delicious. Everything was spot on. Could have been eating in a major city.
Always great food and excellent service
The upper floor has a poor ventilation. Service is arrogant
It was a very good experience,the food is amazing!!!
Excellent all around. We have been regulars here when in Mérida since it opened. Before the Enoteca opened we went to Oliva kitchen and when we are out of Centro we go to Oliva Patio.
Stefano and his team perform at an exceptional level, turning out delicious, highly consistent, Italian cuisine.
Having tried most everything on the menu, I can say the pulpo is the best I have had outside of Greece. It is prepared to perfection, never tough or rubbery and finished on the grill adding a crisp texture. Over the years the accompaniments have changed, but it is always delivered to the table perfectly.
Burrata pomodore is another favorite with beautifully roasted tomatoes and a light touch of pesto.
Pesce del Dia never disappoints and on this visit it was a sea bass pan sautéed with spinach, lemon and capers.
The pasta is homemade, which makes any selection delicious. The carbonara is a consistent standby as are the dishes with lamb and short rib.
If we lived in Merida, this would be our neighborhood go to restaurant, as we are only visitors each year, we look forward to several dinners during our time in Merida.
By far one of the BEST Italian restaurants in this country. Absolutely amazing.
Pasta etc was very good but small portions. Wine typically expensive (as in everywhere in Mexico) for very mediocre quality of wine.
Had a reservation and on arriving the manager tried to put us at the table right beside the door and when I pointed to another table he answered “reserved”. My response “Yes, I’m sure it is, and we have a reservation and we are sitting at that table.” Considering it’s one of the more expensive restaurants with an “amazing” reputation, I don’t expect to have a disagreement with the manager upon arriving.
Food quality good, waiter service good, small portions so a bit overpriced. Dinner for 2 with a very mediocre bottle of wine, and no appetizers or dessert was about $150 Cdn.
Many other restaurants in Merida offer very good Italian food so I won’t rush back......
La comida muy agradable, el poste preferido los canollis
This was our fifth time dining at Oliva Enoteca. Previous visits were just the two of us or with other friends. On this visit we were sharing this wonderful restaurant with family friends from the Philippines. All eight of us felt this was one of the best Italian meals we have had outside of Italy. The dishes were all outstanding on their preparation, presentation, and wonderful flavors. The waitstaff is always professional yet friendly beyond expectations. We highly recommend Oliva Enoteca when in Merida and desiring a change from foods of the Yucatan.
Good restaurant, cozy ambiance. Food was very good, pasta with shrimp was very salty. Crab was very good and bruschetta excellent. Overall a very nice dining experience.
We once again enjoyed our meal at Oliva Enoteca, Merida, Yucatan. This was our fourth time enjoying this wonderful Italian restaurant. We were quickly seated, our wait person was attentive, guiding, and friendly. The young chef continues to create authentic Italian dishes that go beyond our expectations. We always agree that the food at Oliva Enoteca is the best we have had outside of Italy. This restaurant is very popular with Americans, Canadians, and Europeans but we have seen an increase of locals experiencing this fine dining restaurant. We highly recommend Oliva Enoteca.
The food is amazing - the burrata with roasted tomatoes is to kill for.
My only issue is that they keep the air conditioning on far to high especially at this time of the year. We nearly freeze every time we go. Otherwise it is wonderful.
Bueno como siempre.
One of the best meals we had during our travels throughout the Yucatan. Everything about it was lovely - ambiance, service and of course, the food.
Excelente lugar y excelente comida todo delicioso y el lugar muy acogedor, el mesero Ulises excelente servicio
Excelente comida Italiana, lo recomiendo mucho! La mejor pasta.
Lovely spot, highly recommended
Always amazing to dine at Oliva!
Phenomenal! One of the best meals that I’ve had in a long time.
Perfect in every way!
Servicio excelente, platillos exquisitos, el Lechón y el Carbonara deliciosos!
Oliva Enoteca does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Oliva Enoteca also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01 999 923 3081.
Oliva Enoteca is rated 4.7 stars by 54 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.