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“Delicious everything.”
Review of Milo & Olive

Milo & Olive
Ranked #58 of 680 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Bangkok, Thailand
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Delicious everything.”
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Goodness, this place is always packed!! There are literally 5 or 6 tables i think, and they pack people in like sardines. You can have a glass of wine at the standing/waiting area while you wait for a seat to become available, and they have a pretty good selection of wine.

The garlic knot. DO IT! YUM!

Fried Calamari, good.

Burrata pizza, YES!!!

There were some other dishes that i can't recall. All i remember is i was doing the happy food dance the whole time.

Oh, there's a pear tart that i unbelievably good. We ate one there, and I also ordered one to go.

  • Visited November 2012
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Los Altos, California, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Single diner happiness”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Breakfast is my favorite meal and when a restaurant dares to do unusual and savory things for breakfast, I am all in. The farro with kale was exquisite and savory. I had a big 4 hour exam that afternoon and this delicious start fueled me until dinner. The experience of sharing a table with others helps the single business traveller feel so at home.

  • Visited September 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Casual setting with communal table is a hidden gourmet prize”
Reviewed 16 September 2013

When first entering Milo and Olive one would never expect the amazing culinary treasures coming out of their kitchen. The baked goods case that welcomes diners on the way in is enticing and incredible- but for once ....the contents taste as good or better than thy look, even!
But before trying their delectable desserts you must try the paper-thin delicious pizza and the pasta that would wow the most experienced Italian diner. you will feel as though you are in Italy when devouring the pasta bolognese and the hand made pizza with spicy sausage. when you finally reach dessert time....make sure to try something from the baked goods area- especially the fresh fruit tarts. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Vixvegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great experience that you won't forget.”
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Milo and olive is one of the best Italian restaurants I have been to and I would recommend the burrata pizza.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Daygreen
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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place!”
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We went here after a late movie on the Third St. Promenade, it was one of the later things open and our friends recommended it. It was fabulous!! The food was amazing, service friendly, and cool atmosphere. Shared tables, but it was nice and quiet. Make sure to get the kale salad appetizer!

  • Visited January 2013
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