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770 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
515-964-0511
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unlimited soup and salad, awesome!

I love the soups here! The bread sticks are too but I like the chicken, and the potato soups the best. Only downside is the high sodium content.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I love the soups here! The bread sticks are too but I like the chicken, and the potato soups the best. Only downside is the high sodium content.

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Dwight, Illinois
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Not a good experience. Squeezed 6 of us into a booth. Waitress was very attentive. Drinks and food took a long time for the few people who were dining. Beef over done from what was ordered. Chicken burnt on one side so that you could not cut it. We love Olive Garden, but thiis was NOT a good night at... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I was so excited when Ankeny received an Olive Garden. And clearly lots of other people from surrounding areas were, too! Every time we dine here, it is a great experience. The service is always very good. The food is always good. Yes, this is a chain, but sometimes you need food that is familiar and you know you will... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

What is not to like about pasta? Love to eat here. Chicken Gnocchi soup is fabulous, salad is crisp, though slight on the dressing.

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Des Moines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

They have the best Gnocchi soup. Often, I get the soup, salad and breadsticks. With free refill, I go home feeling stuffed. Great price.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great service, great location and good food... Yes it is a chain, but the soup and salad are perfect for a business meeting. One advantage of it being a chain is lower costs for food, and higher likelihood of clean conditions. I had salad with Zupa soup. The Zupa is sort of kale, sausage in a potato soup. It's really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Never been unhappy at any Olive Garden. This was no different. Waitress very personable and efficient. Food quality was excellent and arrived quickly and was well presented. Place was full of families with lots of kids. We enjoyed watching the kids and rate the overall experience as great. Needless to say, we recommend this Olive Garden without reservation.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I am not a huge fan of the Olive Garden, but my wife & daughter love it and wanted to go there this past Friday evening. This place was packed and it was 30 minutes to wait so we went into the bar and ordered our meal. The salad, breadsticks and the cream sauce were fantastic! My favorite part was... More 

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Ankeny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Service was outstanding. Food was terrific. We stayed a little while to visit until we noticed place was filling up so we freed up the table but felt no pressure to do so.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Unlimited breadsticks and salad always a plus! Friendly servers! Food and service was great! No complaints!

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 770 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone Number: 515-964-0511
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 770 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-964-0511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?