Lobster and Shrimp Spaghetti (Special)
Half of a 1.5 Lb Shell on Main Lobster and Jumbo Shrimp In a Light Spicy Tomato Sauce
Pasta e Fagioli
Cannellini Bean and Pasta Soup
Whole Branzino (Special)
Fresh, Imported European Sea Bass, Baked Whole with Rosemary and Garlic. Lemon and Olive Oil. De-Boned Table side upon Request. Served With Broccoli, Carrots and Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
Excellent service and good food.. we will definitely go back...
Delicious food and terrific service! They were able to accommodate our party of seven with no problem and inside dining. Highly recommended!
Food was very good and the waitress was wonderful.
Food is always great! Service is impeccable!! Server Nikita is the Best!
We were celebrating our 44th Wedding Anniversary. We chose this restaurant specifically for my husband’s favorite, Veal Marsala. The food was great, delivered promptly, and arrived piping hot. Luigi was our server. He was pleasant and knowledgeable with a strong attention to detail. We enjoyed conversing with him.
Fabulous as always
Everything was good until one of our table mates saw a rat run along the top of the fencing!!!!!!
The food was great and so was the service. I’m looking forward to going back again.
Overall all was good except for the dirty menus. In this COVID era, menus should be very clean.
Such great friendly service! Loved the drinks and the food. Will definitely be back.
Table was ready and in a corner as requested. My Daughter has Celiac and they made sure everything she had was gluten free. Our server was wonderful and my father enjoyed speaking Italian with him thru the course of the evening. Great night and the food was delicious.
Great wait staff & yummy food. Parking is a bit tricky but the public lot near the restaurant made it easy.
I have been eating at Oliva, or doing take out, for several years. Their food is consistently good and indoor ambiance is also good. I particularly like their Pollo al Matonne that is a most delicious chicken dish. I recommend this as a dependable neighborhood place to go.
Exceptional Italian food and amazing, attentive service. Can’t recommend this place enough. A million stars!
The restaurant was busy when we arrived on time with an Open Table reservation. We had to wait about 15 minutes. We were seated and received the bread service without any cutlery or napkins. We had to ask for them after our salads were served. My pasta arrived very hot, but my husband's ossobuco was barely warm. I think it may have been an off night for them.
Everyone on the Oliva team was very engaging and friendly. Food is amazing.
Another return to this wonderful gathering place! They are now open for dining indoors, but we like the little spot they put together outside in back that we sat outside and enjoyed the evening. A slight mixup with one of the dishes, but it was rectified immediately. We look forward to retuning soon.
Food was great as was server Nikita!!
Desserts are not made there and not worth the money
Good neighborhood restaurant. I really like their seafood pasta
Been going here for 15 years. Consistently great experience!
Thank you Oliva for great memories as I will be moving out of the area.
Great night out, very cute, quiet place with decent food.
We sat down at 8pm. Order taken at 8:10. Salads arrived at 8:30pm. Then nothing, no contact from any staff regarding our main courses. 9:15pm I had to go to the front desk to see about our main courses. Finally arrived at 9:25 with only, "Sorry we are busy". No one ever checked on us from 8:30 to 9:15 or even explained why the delay. They offered dessert and we waited another 10 minutes and no one took dessert order so we gave up and left at 9:50. Food was good but service and wait time were unacceptable.
The cuisine never fails but the service was not great in our last visit. Very long wait for our meals
My mom ordered branzino, The fish was not debone correctly my mom could hardly eat it. She’s had this fish plenty of times at different restaurants not even sure if it was the correct type of fish. When we address this issue to the waiter they took the fish and brought it back mutilated with still bones in it.
Great food and always excellent service
Oliva is awesome. Great ambiance and they’ve constructed a nice outdoor space in the back parking lot during the pandemic. Luigi the waiter is the best. Very attentive and friendly. He has great suggestions when you’re ordering. Oliva is like a favorite neighborhood restaurant in Italy.
Food was great, service was very attentive, they even made something off menu for my daughter who is picky. I would definitely go back again.
Being from Long Island and growing up eating in the Italian restaurants of Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx it's always exciting to find a true, authentic Italian restaurant buried in the storefronts of the Valley. The food was excellent as was the service. This is not a fancy California Italian trendy eatery... for that, go to Il Fornaio. This is a neighborhood gem that could rival the authentic Italian food of the Bronx's Arthur Avenue.
Food is awesome! Sever Nikita is amazing!!
Great experience, service, food and of course wine!!!!
Food was great - and came hot!! Service is always excellent
Birthday and Anniversary celebration.
The food was okay, not anything special. Very fairly priced. Probably wouldn’t come back here, but it was a good experience
Outstanding food and service. Quite a different experience dining outside on the sidewalk with noise and distractions from traffic on Van Nuys Boulevard. Glad we had a heater. We will return but hopefully the pandemic will abate to allow inside dining again.
The whitefish was delicious as well as the tomato soup.
Excellent good, great service. Nice outdoor patios. My favorite, veal in LA. It’s worth a visit. Ask for Luigi, he will help you out.
Oliva has never disappointed us. They greet you with warmth - as if you've just come home. And the dishes are delicious - pure comfort food. Our favorites are veal marsala, broccoli soup, and lamb shank. I'm so grateful they continue to do business in spite of and during the pandemic.
We just love this place! Delicious, delicious, delicious!
Oliva Trattoria does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Oliva Trattoria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (818) 789-4490.
Oliva Trattoria is rated 4.6 stars by 228 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.