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El Olivo

Plaza de Espana 6, 29170 Colmenar, Spain
+34 642 50 60 86
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“last night” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Plaza de Espana 6, 29170 Colmenar, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starter: onion soup > amazing Main dish: risotto of duck Magret with orange > superb Dessert: Panna Cotta > best in life! Service: Lorenzo > the best with great suggestions Definitely will be back soon!

Thank ferlois
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with family and friends for the first time since it has moved to it's new location in the village. We has an excellent meal. My steak was one of the best I've ever had. This will be one of our regular eating places...More

Thank GHP3344
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stopped here for tapas and had the cheese platter, 4 bits of cheeses and some apple, no bread, no pickle, very poor standard for €5. We didn’t go again

Thank cindyjack
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Took friend here today for lunch and received a warm welcome. We had drinks while perusing the menu, we were given a tapa with our drinks while deciding on our lunch order. We were informed of the soup of the day and also what special...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

When it opened, this place had a refreshing, suprising cuisine at a decent price. My last visit was unfortunately very dissapointing. As starters, we has carpaccio and a salad. The carpaccio was good, but the salad was definitely withered - no freshness at all. As...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Mediocre food, quite expensive and the service was really bad. Waiter made us feel unwelcome. One of our party didn't get their food 15 minutes after the rest of us. Disappointed.

Thank TableMountainComares
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The entire experience at this restaurant was terrible. Food was not fresh at all, we found three pieces of plastic in our chicken and we had to wait for more than half an hour for the starters (tomato salad and the tomatoes were dirty!). On...More

Thank Almu84
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Host happy to re-arrange outside seating to accommodate our 8 strong family. Food was excellent and of average price. Portions were a little on the small side but very well cooked and presented. We came here hoping for the excellent atmosphere we had experienced 4...More

Thank RelayerBlues
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had a super meal on el olivo on our last night in Colmenar. Freshly cooked and a little bit different from the normal fair, we will definitely be back.

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Well worth visiting when passing by the town, this restaurant is in the middle of town and usually well frequented. We ignored the tapas menu in favour of the main courses, which were cooked to order and all very appetising. They have some nice wines...More

Thank Phju
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Espana 6, 29170 Colmenar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Colmenar
  • Phone Number: +34 642 50 60 86
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Cocina creativa y mediterránea en un ambiente informal y relajado.
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