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Cafe Bar Oliva

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Puerto de Cala Bona | Cala Bona Harbour, 07559 Cala Bona, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 58 65 58
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Chester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this restaurant, enough to go there 5 nights out of 10. Service is good, food is well prepared and the service is friendly and efficient.

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Thank FandDD
Attleborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten lots at Cafe Bar Oliva over the last few years and have never had a bad meal there. The Tapas is superb... We stayed at Sa Coma in October instead of Cala Bona and walked to Cala Bona especially to have Tapas for lunch. The Risotto balls were divine with sweet chilli sauce as were the meat... More 

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1 Thank Chebby123
edinburgh
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited this place for the first time and would never go back, And would strongly recommend no one eats here, food was dreadful and not cheap, worst thing though was the unbelievable attitude of the staff, I've eaten in many places in my time and have never experienced this approach to customer service aggressive bordering on nasty us how I... More 

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Thank chris a
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here for 6 years & by far this has always been our favourite restaurant. We ate here tonight as our first night in Cala bona & the food was awful. Once we had our food no staff were visible and when they appeared the staff were extremely defensive when we said our food wasn't very good. The... More 

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Thank Gail R
Richard C, Owner at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Please note that we have asked for this comment to be removed as it is completly unfounded. We are the same staff that have been working in this restaurant for the past 9 years, and we have never seen you before. We found you to be very rude with our employees and your behaviour was not appropriate. If there was... More 

Callington, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I really enjoyed my visit. The food and service were really good and my meal of pasta with a mushroom sauce was delicious. I would certainly recommend this restaurant. I also had a cava sangria which was delicious and quirkily served in a "drinking jar". I will visit again next time I'm in Cala Bona - and there will be... More 

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1 Thank Tina O
Richard C, Owner at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments. much appreciated More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

good food, recommend the deep fried prawns in sweet chilli sauce, together with garlic bread and griddled potato.

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1 Thank howe638
Richard C, Gerente at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Gracias,we are pleased you enjoyed it More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visited the restaurant based on reviews on Tripadvisor. TApas was the worst we've ever had. The grilled prawns had to be sent back because they were undercooked and raw. The chorizo was tough and tasteless and the sauce was a mucky brown goo, horrible. At least the potatoes were OK in the patatas bravas, but the tomato sauce was like... More 

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2 Thank Julie W
Richard C, Owner at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Sorry you didn;t enjoy your experience with us , but we need to comment on some of your points. Firstly the Aubergine is deep fried as written and descriped in the Menu. We make all sauces in house ie Bravas, Alioli, Pepper etc.. so if it tasted manufactored maybe we should market it! The mucky brown goo as you called... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We called in here one lunch time for a drink, to cool off from the midday sun. It was a lovely relaxing atmosphere, overlooking the Harbour. We ended up having the special of the day, which was a variety of tapas, very tasty and a reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Kerry S
Richard C, Owner at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Great comments Gracias More 

Sutton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Olivia's twice whilst we were in Cala Bona and was not disappointed. We also came here last year and it's good to see that the quality and service is still there. There were 4 of us and we had a range of food from steak, mussels, fish & chicken kebabs all of which were... More 

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2 Thank j m
Richard C, Owner at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Gracias , It's difficult to respond to every review but we appreciate the lovely comments on both the menu and the service from all our customers More 

wrexham north wales
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this place after seeing great reviews on here, it lived up to expectations the food was amazing and a lovely atmosphere..best alioli and tapas in cala bona

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2 Thank marniex
Richard C, Manager at Cafe Bar Oliva, responded to this review

Gracias, we are pleased you enjoyed the tapas More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto de Cala Bona | Cala Bona Harbour, 07559 Cala Bona, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Cala Bona
  • Phone Number: +34 971 58 65 58

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