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El Olivo

Cisneros, Vinales 22400, Cuba
+53 48 696654
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit” (38 reviews)
“pasta” (37 reviews)
“gazpacho” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Spanish, Cuban, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Cisneros, Vinales 22400, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent Italian food with vegetarian choice, fresh organic salad from local source, excellent vegetarian lasagna, nice atmosphere and street view.

Thank Atul P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to visit here as there was a long queue when we walked past one evening, so we thought it must be good! We had to queue when we went, and it was worth the wait! We had a variety of meals, pasta, lasagne,...More

Thank TamsT24
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is good reason why 'El Olivo' has been known as the area's best restaurant. Fresh, quality ingredients, kind & efficient service, central location, plus a good list of drinks & desserts. Though you might have to wait for your table, it's worth it here....More

Thank good_ants
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This primarily Italian restaurant was recommended to us. They do not take reservations and always have a queue out of the door on the front step which speaks volumes in Cuba, especially when they have so much competition on the doorstep. We waited 15 minutes....More

Thank JonathanCorvo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food in El Olivo rather nice and as it is difficult to find good and/or vegetarian food in Cuba we went twice (once for lunch and once for dinner). However, the atmosphere and the service are in comparison to the food not so great....More

Thank Aleera B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finding good vegetarian food in Cuba is pretty difficult...I was craving some good, fullsized salad and a meal that is not rice with beans...we passed the veggie-garden of El Olivo when we were horsebackriding through the fields of Viñales...So we gave the restaurant a try...More

Thank Raw_on_life
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have their own finca to grow vegetables. I came back twice for the salad as I wanted some to light and fresh. The taste was incredible reminded me of my childhood salads

Thank Jacqueline P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The olive restaurant, is one of my favorite restaurant in Viñales town, i always go there is special occasion, for example every Valentine Day, I go there with my girlfriend,, the food is always great and the place is very elegant, but las time something...More

Thank Luis Miguel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relying on the Rough Guide, our tour agents and TA we selected this restaurant for dinner. We were warned there might be a queue and when we arrived about 7.10 pm there were 8 people waiting but they were quickly admitted and so were we....More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we missed out on our first night as the queue was too long, so we went to Cubar (another great place btw)we did go the next night a little earlier and were not disappointed really really good quality food

Thank Simon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cisneros, Vinales 22400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Pinar del Rio Province  >  Vinales
  • Phone Number: +53 48 696654
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