New Tapas Restaurant by Chef Franklin Becker to Open at Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus

September 23, 2021

Oliva, a new tapas restaurant by celebrity Chef Franklin Becker, is the latest Columbia University retail tenant to join Columbia’s Manhattanville campus.  Patrons can visit Oliva at the Jerome L. Greene Science Center (3229 Broadway at 130th Street) beginning Tuesday, September 28 for the restaurant’s grand opening.

Located inside Manhattanville Market, Oliva will serve a mix of traditional Spanish dishes, including cured meats, queso, paella, croquettes, and more.  The drink menu offers a selection of beer from local breweries, cider, wine, seasonal sangrias, and cocktails. Live performances by local musicians will be hosted twice a month.

A selection of tapas available at Oliva.

Oliva’s hours will be 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays with lunch service to follow at a later date.

Oliva follows the recent opening of Manhattanville Market, a new multi-concept food hall also developed by Becker, which serves biscuit sandwiches, Sicilian pizza, Mediterranean and Israeli cuisine, and fresh salads.

Read the press release to learn more about Oliva’s opening.