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“Food not worth the wait”

Olive Tree , vintage caffe / fine dining / lounge
Ranked #357 of 447 Restaurants in Split
Price range: US$16 - US$175
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once ordered, food took upwards of an hour to arrive. Tables around us also experienced large wait times and were receiving incorrect meals. The portions were small and below average quality. We did not leave full and went nearby for ice cream as we were still hungry after what was quite an expensive meal.
Sides needed to be ordered and paid for separately to the mains and were underwhelming with no dressings/sauces.
As others have mentioned there was also an unknown table fee of 30 kunas. This restaurant is the definition of a tourist trap and I would not recommend.

Thank Scrolls20
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were drawn in by the look of the menu and the place itself, only to be charged insane prices for small and fairly low quality dishes. Do not recommend.
- Astronomical prices for the amount and quality of food served. My friend paid 75kuna for four little slices of grilled chicken and 'seasonal vegetables' aka some lettuce, two slices of cucumber and a sad looking piece of tomato. No dressing. I ordered gnocchi and same story.
- We ordered tap water and they charged us bottled water without asking.
- Hidden table set fee of 30kuna for which you do not even get bread.
- Once served, the waitor pretty much ignored us. Before my friend had even finished her plate he brought us a sample of desserts to try to sell us more things instead of clearing the table as should have been done.
- They took unacceptably long to bring us the bill and when I was going to pay by card and ask to split the bill, he rudely replied it was not possible as there was "a rule against it". Surprising because after travelling Croatia for a week we have never experienced this problem and so would assume such an expensive restaurant would not have trouble operating a card reader...
INCREDIBLY POOR EXPERIENCE DO NOT FALL FOR THIS

Thank Zoe A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place looked nice at the seaside promenade downtown Split. Even the service was quite good and friendly.
It took more than 90 minutes to get the food, and when it arrived it was lousy. All of us had different food ... all bad. Finally the bill was not as agreed.
Not a success, we will never return here and we will not suggest this place to anyone else.

1  Thank Robert O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one shithoole of restorant, waiting for food 45 minutes and when finnaly arived we have to send it back. Not recommending

1  Thank edin e
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant last Friday night during a downpour in Split. Asked for a steak dish and was advised by the waiter it was not possible due to the busy spell. He recommended the sea bass which I opted for which turned out to be just average and not very warm. There was a table set up fee of 20 kuna and also a charge for water which was not ordered. Overall very poor service and a bottle of average wine was £30 !!. Tourist trap in my opinion and every overpriced to catch the World Cup attraction which one pays for over the odds. Far better going to terminal F to get a good burger and drinks as reasonable prices. Do not be tempted by the fancy decor and not worthwhile. Obviously NO tip was left in this rip off joint.

1  Thank ballygowan81
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