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La Oliva

Egelantiersstraat 122-124, 1015PR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 4316
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (110 reviews)
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Egelantiersstraat 122-124, 1015PR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

La Oliva is a very good tapas restaurant. We really enjoyed our dinner there and will visit it again whenever we're in Amsterdam. Highly recommended.

Thank CPLongIsland
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Tapas-type dishes were tasty and inventive. The service felt a bit condescending, which was surprising in Amsterdam, a generally very friendly city.

Thank vjr153
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident. Nice vibe outside, good people watching. Food was exquisite and lovely staff. Make a reservation or go before 19:00 to check for opening. The pintxos are fantastic. Also recommended are the roasted red pepper, caramelized onion and anchovy salad. Very...More

Thank ErIa
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We weren't looking for La Oliva, but I'm glad we stopped there after finding the restaurant recommended by our b&b owner closed. Oddly placed as therean abundance of Italian restaurants on the street. It reminded me of being back in Barcelona with their selection of...More

Thank Casi Y
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Another great little cafe/ restaurant in the Jordaan district. Again great service, wonderful food & atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Thank rchiotis
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The first time we stepped into La Oliva, we were instantly excited to see the great variety of "snacks" on the counter. These are pintxos, tapas of the Basque country. The bar tender patiently explains to each party what each item is; you point and...More

Thank HuaLala
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Sometimes a restaurant will hit all of our unspoken whims without even trying. On our recent trip to Amsterdam, this was one of those special places. While not technically a tapas restaurant since the cuisine is more northern Spain (they serve pintxos to be precise),...More

Thank SuthinFoodie
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a number of tapas, plus appetizers, entrees and dessert. Mushroom with truffle oil tapa was awesome. Clams in white wine sauce also great. Swordfish was tasty. Our waitress was very friendly. Nice area with lot of restaurants. Unable to get through by phone...More

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place while wandering...and glad of it. Although they have an a la carte menu, the main attraction is the Crostini/tapas bar, where you point at what looks good, get an explanation on ingredients (the staff are very fluent in English and...More

Thank museum-a-day
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My sister works for one of the travel sites based in Amsterdam, and this was one of the spots she recommended. We went to La Oliva on our first night here. I called only a couple of hours ahead and they were able to reserve...More

Thank Jenny W
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Egelantiersstraat 122-124, 1015PR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 4316
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