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Olivia's Mexican Restaurant

9447 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-3703
+1 951-689-2131
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
9447 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-3703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is excellent mexican food! Their salsa is the BEST! You can't find a bad dish on their menu. Famous for their tamales. While it's not a fancy place, it's well worth taking your favorite person to Olivia's for dinner! You won't be disappointed.

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Mexican restaurant off Magnolia was a bit of a disappointment. It was quite busy on a Thursday evening. But service was very slow and the wait staff seemed to have an attitude. When asking is the salsa provided was spicy I was told that...More

Thank almahaffey
Reviewed 6 March 2017

First time visit for me and my wife. We have heard of nothing but great things about Olivia's awesome food and so hear are my thoughts. I have tried many Mexican restaurants here in Riverside since I moved here 3 years ago, to date I...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Recently had the opportunity to join friends at Olivia's, their recommendation, and boy was the food good, the rice was just perfect, the beans were fantastic in presentation and taste, the chips came fresh and hot each refill with great salsa, the enchiladas the best...More

Thank philip a
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We visit this restaurant often and on various days/times but the food is always excellent. The interior of the restaurant is a little dated, but you won't be disappointed in the taste or quality of the food. The chicken tamale with sauce and cheese is...More

Thank georgefrahm
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Visited recently and won a free lunch with friends. Food is always so filling and freshly made. Service is quick and there is always parking in the rear. Taco salad is huge and wet burritos are tasty. Tacos, enchiladas, tamales, it's all good!

1  Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We love this quaint family operated restaurant. It is constantly excellent and the best in the Inland Empire. We have dined here for over 30 years and have always enjoyed the food and have had excellent service. The lobster tostado is wonderful as are the...More

1  Thank Janet P
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a old style restaurant, but I have never been disappointed in the food. They do a lot of catering so other find their food very good too. The 4 I'm giving them is because the interior is showing its age. The food is...More

Thank richardlewis115
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I'm not local to Riverside but frequent the city enough to know the typical hot spots. Opened up my TA app to see if there's a hidden gem.. I found it with Olivias. We were welcomed by a clean restaurant, warm, friendly staff & no...More

1  Thank shonk1734
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I've been in several times over the years. The place is consistently good, and busy. I tried the ultimate chimichanga last time. It was Etta James favorite according to the menu. It was huge and tasty! Expect to wait up to 1/2 hour if you...More

1  Thank Jeff42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9447 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-3703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-689-2131
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