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400 Airport Road, Arden, NC 28704
(828) 654-9921
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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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  • 12
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 5
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
No surprises-just good food and service

Having visited Olive Gardens before in other cities, we passed this one on way to airport and just expected good food and good service like we have at other places. No surprises and our server was extremely helpful in describing selections and made recommendations, the food was delivered to table... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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The mountains
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Having visited Olive Gardens before in other cities, we passed this one on way to airport and just expected good food and good service like we have at other places. No surprises and our server was extremely helpful in describing selections and made recommendations, the food was delivered to table in a timely manner, and tasted as expected. The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Off the highway and wanted soup and salad for lunch. The staff greeted us and were friendly and cheerful. Our server was awsome and was constantly checking up on us and making sure everything was good. A **** location for olive garden. Kirsten was our server....management should be proud of her! Only complaint is the stupid monitors at each table...poor... More 

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Candler
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have visited Olive Garden and saw the kiosk on the table but have never really checked into it. This past weekend we visited the Airport Road location for the first time. We dined between the lunch and dinner timeframe so they were not busy at all. Typically we are very patient but did have to get up and ask... More 

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Bath
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were a party of eight people. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated, which wasn't bad. Once seated, our servers were wonderful. Drink orders were taken, and brought out quickly. We were given enough time to browse the menus without feeling rushed. Salads came out quickly, as did the breadsticks. Were were given enough time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I go to Olive Garb once a week and have done so for 2 years. I have always enjoyed the food and the comfortable atmosphere. The wait staff is always very friendly.

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Arrived at the dinner hour and were told the wait was 15 to 20 minutes. It was 35 minutes. The table where they sat us had been empty the whole time! It was a table in the bar. Then literally another 5 minutes before we saw our waiter. He was very nice made helpful ordering suggestions. But took forever to... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stopped by the new Olive Garden in Arden this week and were so pleased with the service and the food we wanted to give them a big thumbs up. The hostess had a nice smile for us when we walked in the door and we were seated immediately in a booth, which we requested. Our server came right away,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a huge restaurant, able to seat large groups. The normal good food and helpful wait staff. A good place to go for good food without surprises.

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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good service. We were in a corner that was a bit cold. Wait was long and not much room to sit/stand and wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Good service, good food, Sunday was busy family time. We were with our family and enjoyed every minute of our time there. Best part, Son picked up the check.

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 400 Airport Road, Arden, NC 28704
Phone Number: (828) 654-9921
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
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: 400 Airport Road, Arden, NC 28704
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: (828) 654-9921

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?