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Olive Garden

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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
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
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Its Olive Garden

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!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Brian S
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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
128 reviews 128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
1 review
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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Burnley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We always try and visit Olive Garden when we visit the USA. We have visited quite a number in various states & they are always excellent. This one is no different. Excellent food and service.

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Altoona, PA
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Normally, Olive Garden is not my choice to eat at as I'm totally put off with waiting for several minutes to be seated. My impression is they want you to feel it's so good, there's always a waiting line. Nothing in Altoona is worth waiting for a table, but that's my opinion. Now on this occasion I was shocked that... More 

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Rockton, PA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband took me to Olive Garden, Altoona, for my birthday dinner this Saturday. We began with apps of zucchini and stuffed mushrooms. The mushrooms were good, the zucchini consisted of 5 tiny rounds of fried zucchini, very poor value for the money. The bruschetta was good as well, as was the gnocchi soup. Our pasta entrees hardly had any... 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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Olive Garden staff and past visitors.
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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?