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3315 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-4311
(814) 949-9540
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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
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unfriendly Host

This is a restaurant we usually enjoy very much. The waitress was very kind and prompt. We had the soup, salad, and breadsticks which was a lunch special for $5.00. Can't complain about the price and it was excellent, as usual. The only negative today was the greeter/hostess. She was NOT... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Judy G
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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Large groups
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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a restaurant we usually enjoy very much. The waitress was very kind and prompt. We had the soup, salad, and breadsticks which was a lunch special for $5.00. Can't complain about the price and it was excellent, as usual. The only negative today was the greeter/hostess. She was NOT friendly, and when we asked for a booth instead... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stopped in to have a drink and decided to have dinner or something to eat. Selected a couple of app's with a salad. The spicy shrimp was not too spicy. Bland or just "fried shrimp". The "endless" salad bowl had very fresh veggy's and was very good.

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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten there several times and have always had a great meal. Oh that fresh salad, can't get enough. Good service, fast. Good value. Parking is a bit congested but proves they are popular. Very busy at times. My longest wait was 35 minutes but well worth it. Highly recommend.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service is usually pretty good. I don't usually find Olive Garden to be the most comfortable of restaurants. Personal note, I wish they would do away with those horrible breadsticks and offer bread. Think Carrabbas!

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Altoona's OG is not as nice as some, but the food and service are consistently good. Their latest remodel project (many years ago now) left the restaurant open with more of that cafeteria feeling. Personally, I hate that openness that ultimately results in a loud and noisy room with everyone in everyone's business. Absolutely best kept secret with this location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

we went for mothers day the restaurant was very busy but the wait staff was fast and friendly the food was fresh and delicious

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Carlin, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have been here many times and had better service. I believe our waitress may have been new. The food was good although hard to get some refills. Some of us also had a hard time getting drinks refilled.

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Johnstown, PA
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I've been to this Olive Garden several times and it's always good. Even though it was Christmas Eve, our served Damian was very nice and welcoming. Our meals were great, too.

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Cumberland, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wife, daughter, and I ate here while Christmas shopping. Waitress took our order, brought our drinks, then disappeared. Some one else served our meal and refilled our drinks but we had yet to see our original waitress close enough to request additional sauce for my spaghetti and additional bread sticks or drinks. Finally after every one was almost finished we... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The last time my wife and I were at your restarant we had a terrible time with service ( over 2years ago) today was the exact opposite, as a retired restaurant owner I expect to see the waitress at least 4 times Amy had to be at our table at least 8 times, the floor manager was by, as well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3315 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-4311
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: (814) 949-9540

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