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3951 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 837-5211
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Today
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: Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 25
    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
Eh

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Mpcjdl96
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Amherst, New York
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Amherst, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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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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 via mobile

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
601 reviews 601 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
333 helpful votes 333 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 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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Buffalo, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stopped in for lunch and was quite satisfied with the offering and the price was right, too. The bean soup was quite hearty and the bread sticks are addicting

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Amherst, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been to this Olive Garden location many times over the years. We always enjoy the food, I love the salad and my husband really enjoys the pasta e fagioli. The dinners have always been tasty and served hot. The dinner menu has changed over time and it seems that there are fewer choices now. During our mosr recent... More 

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TONAWANDA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Why does one go to a chain restaurant such as Olive Garden? Well, for me, it is the comfort of getting what I expect--every time. I have not eaten in a lot of Olive Garden locations, but I do occasionally dine in this location, which is my local branch of the chain. My wife and I go there mainly for... 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

Questions & Answers

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