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) #77 of 758 Restaurants in Madison €€ - €€€ Turkish, Middle Eastern, Italian
751 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2237
+1 608-831-7776
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (9 reviews)
“calzone” (6 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
751 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2237
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended by friends. It is a lovely restaurant. Our group of four all agreed we would love some herbs mixed with the plain olive oil served with the bread. Even just pepper and Parmesan. Even before I tried my meal one...More

Thank ResearcherWI
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped by on a recent visit to the Madison area and was pleasantly surprised to stumble onto Olivas. The menu choices were expansive, the quality of food superb, and the portions generous. The restaurant has a very pleasant ambiance and attractive interior, but you can...More

Thank araxas
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our family visited Oliva on a Friday evening and, although the restaurant was quite busy, a table to accomodate all of us was available. Oliva has a pleasant atmosphere and was very family friendly. Our server was excellent. She was professional, efficient, and out-going. Most...More

Thank Joelyn O
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Not a bad choice on the menu. Very nice wine selection and a wonderful Peach/Green Tea for the driver. Very polite staff and cozy setting. Busy on weekends...for a reason.

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This restaurant has a very warm and lovely interior with a varied menu of vegetarian, seafood, and meat dishes. Have eaten lunch and dinner here and all meals have been good. Red Lentil soup is great. Have tried every eggplant dish on menu at different...More

Thank bltraveleurope
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I can't believe that I haven't been here before! The food and service were outstanding. Everyone loved their dishes (kabobs, calzones, pasta, the nightly special, Turkish wine...) - and the prices were very reasonable. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the food and wine and...More

Thank egersten
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I appreciate when a restaurant is consistently good like Oliva. I know when I order delicious dishes like The Imam Fainted, Chicken Parmesan or a Calzone that it will be awesome every time at Oliva. Oh, and the lentil soup is so yummy!

Thank KCCabc
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have now been here 4 times at different times of day with different people all with varying tastes! I've never had to wait too long for a table. The menu is diverse representing Mediterranean and Italian cultures. Food is wonderful and the service is...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been to Oliva twice now and been very pleased both times. The staff is fantastic and the food is excellent. I've picked up calzones both times and they've been great both times. Next time I think I'll try the dine in experience.

Thank Nochmar5
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I read the whole menu and usually order the Vegetable Stew. It tastes so good every time! The red lentil soup with crusty bread would stand alone as a meal. They are knowledgeable about ingredients and suggested I change my dessert choice because of my...More

Thank Pat F
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do you have glutten free food dishes
26 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 N High Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-831-7776
  • E-mail