When it comes to being a food destination, Capitol Commons surely won’t disappoint, but will you even believe us when we say once upon a time, there was nothing but grass and just one single restaurant standing there? Well, you better believe us, because Black Olive is that restaurant, and yes, they are still one of the go-to restaurants of many people when they visit Capitol Commons. Truly, Black Olive has gained a lot of regulars through the years, and it is not surprising that they are even gaining more so now that they are going to be celebrating their 10th year anniversary this coming September!
Back then, Black Olive was focused on serving Mediterranean food, but after a while, they decided to expand their menu to be able to bring more satisfaction to their loyal customers. With that, Black Olive now puts the spotlight on delicious Continental dishes! With a no nonsense selection, Black Olive won our hearts with these five drool-worthy dishes that are not just a sight to behold, but a taste that is worth the return!
- Peri Peri Chicken (Php 700)
This dish is a generous plate of a pan-fried to a golden crust Peri Peri Chicken with authentic African and Portuguese spices that will have your taste buds delectably dancing to tangy and spicy notes. Served over a large bed of herb riso alongside buttered French beans, this dish is certainly a dish you should go for when you have a huge appetite to fill.
- Italian Burger (Php 850)
If you are feeling ravenous and you want to go for more than just a huge bite, then this dish is for you! This is a plate of oh-so-juicy, oh-so-tasty, and oh-so-tender 250 grams US Angus beef patty char-grilled to perfection, deli-pepperoni, arugula, mozzarella, and aged Balsamic all beautifully sandwiched between two delightful buns! With this dish, you will surely happily chomp down everything in a heartbeat, especially because this comes with a side of steak cut fries and house basil aioli too. Yummy is an understatement, for sure!
- Pork Knuckles (Php 1950)
Prepared in the signature style of Mediterranean Islands and can be shared by 2 to 3 folks, this dish is perfect for when you are catching up with your favorite people! Providing you with that scrumptious crunch in every bite, alongside a generous portion of flavorful marbled potatoes, corn, and Asian infused jus; your time with your friends and family will no doubt be more fun and memorable.
- The Black Olive Steak (Php 3750)
If you feel like indulging not just your taste buds, but all your senses, then don’t think twice about going for this dish! This is a mouthwatering serving of 300 grams of Australian Mulwarra Tenderloin, free-range, grass-fed filet mignon that is just melts-in-your-mouth tender and sumptuous! For its side, you will also get a roasted vegetable medley, and choose your own sauce for it. Its available sauces are chimichurri, demi glazed, peppercorn, and bernaise.
- Dark Chocolate Mud Cake (Php 355)
Looking for something that will just shoo your worries away by filling your sweet tooth? Well, this is the dessert you should reach for! This is a lovely plate of dense, moist, and almost fudgy cake that has that addicting crumbly outer layer and delectable inner layer. On top of that is a refreshing, milky, and creamy huge scoop of vanilla ice cream that is just downright irresistible as it is even drizzled with chocolate and caramel syrups. You will certainly want to go for another round—don’t say we didn’t warn you!
These five enticing dishes really swooped in and got our hearts in an instant so make sure to not miss out on them when you dine with Black Olive. If you want another dish suggestion from us, then you are in luck, because we heard their Surf and Turf is a crowd favorite as well! Black Olive also offers revitalizing beverages, including cocktails and wines, so call your friends over and have a drinking sesh over at Black Olive!
Apart from having a guaranteed enjoyable meal (and drinks) when you dine with Black Olive, do know that your furbabies will have a blast here as well, because Black Olive will give them a delicious plate of their own—a serving of boiled beef. Everybody will definitely be happy with Black Olive, so if you have any events or special occasions coming up, don’t hesitate about booking them too, because they can accommodate any kind of event, for sure (even with just a 24-hour window!).
Black Olive is also the only food establishment at Capitol Commons with a designated smoking area so if you need a puff or two, you need not to worry about trying to find a spot and walking a few blocks away. Know more about Black Olive and all they have to offer by visiting their Facebook, Instagram, and Website.