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Oliva - CLOSED

15 Main Street South, Bethelehem, CT, New Preston, CT 06751
(203) 266-5558
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 Main Street South, Bethelehem, CT, New Preston, CT 06751
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Oliva is in Bethlehem now. It's a small town and low key. The restaurant follows suit - low key, very kind people and yet, the food is sophisticated. Not fussy but foodies will love it. Cuisine has a Moroccan twist and is fresh, delicious and...More

Thank LouisaMay60
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Comfortable place, excellent food and service. It is in a NEW location, no longer in New Preston, but in Bethlehem, right by the village green. A somewhat smaller venue, we were told. It does offer corkage service for $25 if you want to bring your...More

Thank johnH1892DD
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Used to eat at the New Preston location on a somewhat regular basis and have always enjoyed the chef’s unique approach to cooking and menu planning. Somewhere along the way, I realized the New Preston location had closed, but what I didn’t know was that...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband & I followed Oliva from New Preston to Bethlehem. Food is still excellent. Great pizza. Fabulous salads. Fun with a group or a romantic date night. Call ahead for reservations as the location is on the small side. No parking problem. Charming old...More

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The address listed for this restaurant is its prior location - it is now located at 15 Main St, Bethlehem, CT 06751 in a nicely preserved historic building. I often wonder how many people drive by this place on their way to the over-rated and...More

Thank PeteD25
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We have been to Oliva's several times. We love the owners and the warm atmosphere they have created at their new location. Our evening was just magical. Delicious food, excellent service, a warm and romantic environment. What a wonderful place to celebrate the New Year....More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The owners did a magnificent job transforming this space into a bright, cheerful restaurant. The menu was carried with a number of lamb dishes, specials, salads and delicious pizza. They have a reasonably priced wine list as well as beer. We enjoyed as wonderful Malbec...More

Thank zbarsworld27
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We had been to Oliva in New Preston many times with friends and family. When we had young children with us, we always dined outside. Some of us had favorites that we ordered every time; others of us had a hard time on each visit,...More

Thank Dobbstraveler
Reviewed 19 July 2015

A very pretty setting, especially sitting outside, menu tends to be fussy. Very hard to select a dish that is plain. Emphasis on dishes with unusual spices and herbs.

Thank Mustard333
Reviewed 23 May 2015

when people come to restaurants without reservations they are looking for trouble. In order to provide proper service to the people with reservations AND to the walk in trade certain allotments of time are necessary. Just because there are empty tables when walk in trade...More

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:45
Saturday
17:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Main Street South, Bethelehem, CT, New Preston, CT 06751
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Preston
  • Phone Number: (203) 266-5558
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