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Toftes gt 20, 0556 Oslo | Crossing by tofters gt and Sanner gt, at Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice good. Seems like a lot of group dinner, probably a nice place for celebration. Quite crowded Friday evening for dinner so service was a bit slow but we were ok with that since it was a nice, comfortable environment to enjoy and people watch.

Thank SarahYNJ
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nice waitresses, good pizzas, nice location. Price-quality oké. As always expensive alcohol drinks, but that's just Norway. We didn't book but still managed to get a table outside for two persons. But it's a very popular place

Thank Vicky V
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186 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Very good dining....food was good and the wine also The mozarella on the starters where just outstanding....had some plates to share for four. Maincourses where good (only the risotto was a small disappointment for one of us) The athmosphäre is very good, as also the decor. Services was good and very smoothly. Small hint for the stuff, when a customer... More 

Thank Peter S
Wuppertal, Germany
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521 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Maybe we did not pay enough attention when we chose the Oliva for dinner as our intention had not been to eat Italian when we visited Aker Brygge. However, all of a sudden we found ourselves inside this lively place with – without any exception – friendly staff which seated us immediately in a cozy corner and served us promptly... More 

Thank Eberhard H
Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Oliva restaurant is one of the best restaurant in marina area. they serve excellent food. don not miss it specially dinner time

Thank My-Marina-123
Oslo, Norway
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152 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is a nice restaurant to visit when the weather is good and you are able to be seated outside. Good location and nice clientel. Food is good and the service is very good to. Not fine dining, but a good hang out spot for lunch or unformal dinner with friends.

Thank lindafe
Guildford England
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Pizza lovely and freshly made, there are a few of these restaurants in the city we found one not full and the staff were friendly we were given a menu in English which was very helpful , but all the staff as do all the people we met in Oslo speak excellent English.Again nothing was to much bother.

Thank Guildgirl
Oslo, Norway
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

I got my food, and the hamburger bread was stuck to the plate. I tried to get it of, but no... it was like it was glued to the plate. So i hav to send it back. The new burger was fint, but the experiance was bad...

Thank Inaurora
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Horrible place. Busy and hyped up. Waiters are generally not friendly, and the guests are busy looking "good"

1 Thank Kaasa
Dublin, Ireland
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294 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Nice food but long waiting times for service and food to arrive.

Thank eblac

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Restaurant Details

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European, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toftes gt 20, 0556 Oslo | Crossing by tofters gt and Sanner gt, at Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Straight across from Ringen Cinema, Between Biermannsgt and Birkelunden tramstop (trams 11,12,13). Open: mon-sat 11:00-01:00 Sun 12:00-01:00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?