We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 412 1413
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (246)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 89 reviews

Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are looking for a good place to eat in Rotterdam and you are not on a tight budget, then Oliva is a very nice restaurant to visit. It's itlian cooking with a menu that switches often. They work with fresh produce and you...More

Thank Ucchan82
Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

I love Oliva. The food is varied and delicious. You can order small portions of their fresh pasta which is great. I love the soups. Their green pea soup is fabulous. So flavorful. Arrive as early as possible as it gets very loud later in...More

Thank tammysue
Reviewed August 30, 2014

In a great and vibrant part of Rotterdam to have a walk and pre-dinner drink(s) in one of the other bars to get into the atmosphere of the area. In nice weather, there are plenty of places with outside seating. The restaurant is modern yet...More

Thank HaggisCH
Reviewed August 26, 2014

We tried to get a table on Sunday night so we booked for Tuesday. It fills up so booking is advisable. Nice varied, but small, menu with vegi option. They have an interesting 'Chefs Surprise' option where they don't tell you what you get. The...More

Thank David L
Reviewed August 22, 2014

I want to start saying that even if I'm Italian I leave in the Netherlands and I'm used to (and I like when it is good) Italian kitchen abroad, so I hope this does not sound as the usual Italian tourist complaining about the food...More

Thank handpourse82
Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you are in Rotterdam, you've got to try this place. You may have to book to get a table at the time you want, but do it, it's worth it! We had the wine to compliment each course, this accompanied the food really well....More

Thank deanlynfernlloyd
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice place for dinner with friends or a date. If you are fond of italian kitchen fo there and you will not regret.

Thank SvTok
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Dropped by while walking along the street and were able to get a table outside on the sidewalk. The food and service were good but the prices were a bit steep. This is not an Italian Italian restaurant but rather a fusion of Italian with...More

Thank 49Bill
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sober restaurant in one of the nicests parts of town. Its reputation is nevertheless overrated unless, you think what they serve is truly Italian. Prices are also pretty steep for what you get.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed May 25, 2014

Super restaurant, cosy, quiet, friendly staff, great food. even glutenfree if you ask, the chef made especially risoto for me instead of the pasta

Thank philippevannieuwenhu
Nearby HotelsSee all 54 hotels in Rotterdam
Hotel Bazar
187 reviews
.03 km away
Home Hotel
10 reviews
.11 km away
Euro Hotel Centrum
204 reviews
.17 km away
easyHotel Rotterdam City Centre
464 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Grieks Restaurant Olympia
173 reviews
.14 km away
Gastrobar Hartig
149 reviews
.07 km away
315 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Witte de Withstraat
674 reviews
.16 km away
Oude Binnenweg
119 reviews
.33 km away
Maritime Museum Rotterdam
569 reviews
.26 km away
Rotterdam Tourist Information Coolsingel
20 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oliva staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Witte de Withstraat 15a, 3012 BK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Cool
  • Neighbourhood: Cool
  • Phone Number: +31 10 412 1413
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing