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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 17
    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
Good Italian Fare

We stopped by for a quick lunch at this Olive Garden location. The food was quite tasty as were the breadsticks as always. Service was pleasant and efficient. Make sure to request the lunch menu (rather than the dinner menu) if there for lunch. The atmosphere was good amidst the busy restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
NorthernGuy13
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Hamilton, Ontario
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Tonawanda, New York
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Not terrible, just not authentic. I don't eat at the Olive Garden often, but it is close by and occaisionally my wife will go there if they are promoting an item or if someone buys us a gift card. The food is usually ok. On this paticular occaision one of our dishes was served cold. To her credit the waitress... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stopped by for a quick lunch at this Olive Garden location. The food was quite tasty as were the breadsticks as always. Service was pleasant and efficient. Make sure to request the lunch menu (rather than the dinner menu) if there for lunch. The atmosphere was good amidst the busy restaurant patrons. This is a good spot for lunch... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
650 reviews 650 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
398 helpful votes 398 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
Senior Reviewer
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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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?