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Black Olive

) #27 of 72 Restaurants in Lomita €€ - €€€ Italian, Greek
2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1434
+1 310-326-8585
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
29 Mar 2017
“Sorry to learn this restaurant closed”
30 Nov 2016
“Sad they are closed”
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CUISINES
Italian, Greek
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1434
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017

I really liked atmosphere as well as the bread and several of their dishes --- Pizzas, spaghetti, alfredos. We hosted several baby showers and bridal showers here :(. I hadn't been there in a few years (prior to April 2016 but that was the earliest...More

Thank ILuv2Mingle
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the food we ate there and very sad that they are closed now. Wish we could find out if they are opening somewhere else or cooking in another restaurant

Thank cassiej97
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Black olive underwent a couple incarnations. From the original owner to a new owner that wasn't able to keep it going. : ( I was friends with the original owner and met and befriended the second. However, the ownership change lost a lot of clientele...More

1  Thank Mark H
TheBlackOlive2418, Owner at Black Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

It is unfortunate The Black Olive had to go. Robert have driven away much of the clients that Tony have eatablished, and so did the one after him with poor quality of food and services. Though I was able to win some of them back,...More

Reviewed 11 October 2015

My wife and I went to the Black Olive recently, a small Italian-based restaurant in Lomita. It was the third time for us, but each time was under a different owner and the ambiance of the restaurant was different. This most recent experience was wonderful...More

Thank CW0001
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The food is very good authentic Italian, and the service is pretty good, too. This is a small place but well-known in the local area. It has been open for many years.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Excellent chicken marsala, delicious warm foccacia bread straight out of the oven. Reasonable prices. Pleasant service. Nice atmosphere. This will be our new go-to neighborhood Italian restaurant. Note they do not serve alcohol but that's not a big deal for us. Have drinks before or...More

Thank squirrelmama
Reviewed 19 April 2014

The Black Olive is a very nice high-end Italian restaurant. The place is small but intimate, white table cloths and flowers on the tables. The decor is nicely done. The service is usually very good, they sometimes have new hires that should have more training...More

Thank 707clayg
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Love the freshly made ravioli ....the butternut squash ones are fabulous! Get there early, and take advantage of the sunset special....such a deal!

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 15 September 2011

I went with my family on a Monday evening and would suggest the restaurant to friends/family. A very pleasant atmosphere, great service, and good food.

Thank vnbuckmaster_8
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Reviewed 4 October 2008

Intimate dining, close to our house, nice for a date night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste A, Lomita, CA 90717-1434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lomita
  • Phone Number: +1 310-326-8585
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Description
An intimate setting for your special occasions.
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