Location: Calle Santa Cruz, 2 (Dalt Vila); 07800 Ibiza, Spain
Open every day: 6.30pm to 1am (open from mid-April until mid-October)
Tel: 971 30 57 52, Fax: 971 30 30 83
La Oliva is situated at the heart of old town Ibiza which is known as Dalt Vila here.
The restaurant lies within the main square that has been listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This eatery is just beside the very busy paved path in the city center. It is among these busy lanes that people flock to this place to taste some of the best culinary treats one can find in Ibiza.
This renowned eatery has been providing its clientele the best Mediterranean foods with an Asian touch for over two and a half decades. The satisfied customers visit this place now and then as they are sure that the good food and service offered here is really worth their money!
Right beside the restaurant, you can find rows of picturesque wooden chairs and tables arranged upon the ancient cobblestones along the lane in Dalt Vila.
The menu is contemporary, fresh and healthy with a local Mediterranean flavor. There is something for everyone here and the wine card boasts of some of the best French wines that are hard to find elsewhere in Ibiza.
Indoor services are also available but it is advised that you book a seat before coming over here.
For larger group functions and special occasions indoor services are better in comparison to pavement dining.
The special aspect of romantic pavement dining is that you can enjoy your dinner listening to musicians, watching magicians and mimes around you. Apart from this you can opt to enjoy your evening on the elegant terrace of La Oliva.
Start your dinner with dishes like mozzarella with basil tomatoes, marinated salmon and tuna sashimi or tuna tartar with ginger, Serrano ham, melon and "pan con tomate", traditional Mediterranean fish soup, sesame and coriander, shrimp antipasto, Mediterranean crostini, flavored salads like that of goat cheese, strawberries, avocados and more.
The main course includes juicy meats such as slow cooked Greek beef bites, rack of lamb with cream of garlic, honey cooked pork fillet, sunny Mediterranean chicken, beef tenderloin and fresh seafood like small grilled squids with black rice, tuna linguine, shrimp with angel hair pasta, grilled cod fillet, stewed leeks, grilled swordfish with peppers and much more.
Fresh pasta, overnight lasagna, truffles, tagliatelle with shrimps, fresh tomato, basil and parmiggiano and paparadelle with foie gras taste great here. The favorite desserts here include Guarana Ecuador chocolate mousse, Tartita Tatin de manzana con helado, Tulipan con frutas fresca crujiente, Mango espuma etc.
The wine card includes the best of French drops such as Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot Brut Ponsardin, Bouchard Macon Villages, B&G Sauternes and alike.
The other soothing drops here are- Marques De Riscal White, Casal Garcia Vinho Verde, Esporao Reserva Alentejo etc.
Check with the following contacts for bookings and other service information.