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3951 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 837-5211
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food,good value

The Olive Garden is always on our restruant list when we visit The U.S . The food is good and a get value. I always order the Five Cheese Ziti, I'm never disappointed. The bread sticks are always hot and fresh, and the salad is a nice beginning to our meal

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Dianne B
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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Olive Garden is always on our restruant list when we visit The U.S . The food is good and a get value. I always order the Five Cheese Ziti, I'm never disappointed. The bread sticks are always hot and fresh, and the salad is a nice beginning to our meal

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We love the olive garden and we go every chance we get. Our trips to the US usually include a stop at one of their locations. We had a great time. Of the Olive Garden's we've been to, this one is definitely top five or ten.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

They where packed at 5pm on a saturday, but my wait was under 30 minutes. I enjoyed the meal, and the building is upper class Olive Garden, not the normal decor

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Amherst, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Not as good as used to be. Food seams like all pre fab. Garlic bread was once the best now stale and dry. Go to carabbas

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Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Mpcjdl96 - It doesn't sound as though we are meeting our high culinary standards at this location and apologize for letting you down. Please send us an email at ogsocial@olivegarden.com as we would like the opportunity to make improvements and invite you back for another try. More 

depew ny
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have had my share of dishes at the Olive garden, it's a nice place to go with friends for a meal. This time was different, I ordered the Fettuccine with Mushrooms...what a difference over the normal dish??? I really don't see what makes this so much better, but it is by far the best Fettuccine I have had to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great service, wait time didn't seem long at all. Food was good and came out quickly. Prices are good, even got a couple of desserts to take back to the hotel.

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GRAND ISLAND
Top Contributor
626 reviews 626 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

this was our first visit to Olive Garden since the landmark breadsticks & wine edict, the management report which faulted the chain for serving too many breadsticks and not pushing wine sales hard enough... we had plenty of breadsticks, though, and took a couple home, and our pitched the win like a Cy Young Award winner... got some just to... More 

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Hamilton, On
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Sadly we don't have the Olive Garden in Ontario (or not that I know of anyway)...so when we're cross-boarder for the day or a get-a-way shopping weekend, Olive Garden is a MUST! This particular restaurant in Amherst is very unusual greeters...a family of ducks like to hang out at the front door. Last year there was one duck and at... More 

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Amherst, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband and I went here and had a quick lunch. The new menu had alot of interesting choices. I chose a new low calorie chicken dish and it was delicious. The waiter suggested their new house wine direct from Italy and it was the equivalent of the best white zinfandel that I have ever had. And of course I... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Going between 4:30 and 7:00 means you most likely will have a wait of at least 20 minutes for a table. Can order online for take-out. Wait staff is outstanding, food is of good quality. Meals come with unlimited breadsticks and either unlimited soup or salad. The Zuppa Tuscano soup (sliced potatoes, italian sausage and kale in a thin creamy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3951 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: (716) 837-5211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
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?