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El Olivo

2115 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2601
+1 718-932-4040
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2115 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2601
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016

We ate at El Olivo 2 or 3 times a few years ago and enjoyed the food and friendliness of the staff & owner. After reading a recent review that was less than favorable (small portions) I was hesitant about returning. What a welcome surprise...More

Thank donart
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went with a group of 6 to celebrate. Best sangria ever. Lots of food choices. Everyone loved the paella. The chicken in garlic sauce was awesome. The portions were large. The restaurant was updated and looked very nice. We will return.

Thank LindySD
Reviewed 27 May 2016

On other review sites, this place gets rave reviews. Those reviews mostly overlook how overpriced it is and the skimpy portions. We went because our friend cannot travel. There are few to one Spanish eateries in that neighborhood. The shrimps in green sauce was $23...More

1  Thank PerryPatetik
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is a Spanish restaurant that I have visited many times in the past but must admit it has been at least 2 years since my last visit. The decor has changed (wine glasses for a chandelier) but so has the menu. In the past...More

1  Thank debbie240
Reviewed 8 September 2014

They make a lot of very tasty Spanish food, and their bar has the best sangria I've gotten anywhere. Their paellas are great! However, I usually like to order the chicken with garlic sauce or chicken with green sauce. he rice with chicken and sausage...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I love the Sangria at el olivo! the chicken francese is wonderful also. This place might not show it with the decor but its food makes up for anything lacking. Whoever eats paiaia loves el olivo.

Thank DiannaLoiselle
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We liked this place for the appetizers more than the dinner options. Everything was always fresh and delicious! A bit on the pricey side, which is why we did Appetizers...I am sure the entrees are just as yummy.

1  Thank FabOlive
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Best paella we've had in Queens. Certainly there are better options in Manhattan and one good alternative in Long Island, but overall this is a great spot for couples or large groups craving some Spanish food, namely paella.

Thank MoonlightRainSea
Reviewed 22 February 2009

el olivo..love that place the staff,food,service everything in general...Ricardo the manager great personality also the rest of staff..food is deliciuos..i had just about every thing in rhe menue..so the other people that gave el olivo bad review...dont know much about good food...keep your good work...More

Thank sexycolombian58
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Reviewed 8 March 2008

A place you go for the food, not the atmosphere! BEST sangria. Try the clams casino, plantinos, & shrimp ajilo.

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  • Address: 2115 31st St, Astoria, NY 11105-2601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-932-4040
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