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Olive Garden

3315 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-4311
(814) 949-9540
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Ranked #22 of 142 restaurants in Altoona
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Its your normal Olive Garden but its right across the street from the Hotel. You have to cross a busy street an easy walk approx. 300 ft, but due to traffic you may want to drive. Just another plus to staying at the Holiday Inn Express & Red Lobster is less than a block away !!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It tasted really good. I liked the waiters and the food. It was clean, tasty, and safe. Everyone enjoyed the food.

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Shirleysburg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to Olive Garden in Altoona for my girlfriends birthday. It was a little after 1 , and my girlfriend wanted a meal that wasn't on the lunch menu. I asked the waitress if they had the meal my girlfriend was inquiring about and she said yes it's just on the dinner menu, but i will have it made for... More

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I have visited this restaurant on several occasions and at best it has been poor. The stuff was poorly trained letting food get burnt and feeding people not so good food having to call an ambulance. The managers did make it right for all parties involved to give out gift cards and tried to make up for very bad previous... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For a chain, it's fine. Endless salads are very good, as are bread sticks. Meals are fine also, but there is nothing exceptional or 'over-the-top' about it. We've not had a bad meal here: it's a place to go for 'chain Italian restaurant-style' food; it is usually crowded at meal times, and there are often groups of people waiting to... More

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Grassy Creek, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

we just arrived in town and of course were starving, so the Olive Garden was 5 mins away... we ordered to pick up...the food was great, I have nothing bad to say...I can say, I am stuffed!!!!

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Late lunch. Seated quickly. After being seated, we waited almost 20 minutes for our waitress to come take our drink order. We were ready to order our meals when she finally came to the table. She returned a short time later with breadsticks, but no salad and no drinks. It was another eight minutes to get salad and still no... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After dining at real Italian restaurants, I cannot be positive in this review. Service was generally fair to good. The manager did take my bill away when I went to pay for it, but that did not really make up for poorly prepared food. They appear to count the veggies that they put into their salad. Three olives! Four cherry... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Everything about this visit was perfect. The food,the menu selection, the ingredients, the service, the location and the servers were all excellent.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Most people have been to OG a time or two. It is what it is. Don't order what they call steak any less than medium or it will be cold. I'm not a bog fan of Italian food anyway. There are definitely better restaurants along the same road. I would recommend Casa Valdez or Jethro's over anything else on plank... More

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