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Olive Garden

1701 New Stine Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93309-3614
(661) 832-1278
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Ranked #97 of 705 restaurants in Bakersfield
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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Good for: Large groups
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English first
Bakersfield, California
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Love the salad and bread sticks. It doesn't matter what state or city we are in if there is an Olive Garden the food is always good. Although I must say this time the bread sticks didn't have the garlic salt on them like they use too. Don't know if it was just this time or if things have changed.... More

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Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Love their soup and salad - breadsticks are perfect and they keep on bring more! Their lemon cake is the best I have had in a long time!

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Tehachapi
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The steak was cooked exactly as ordered, the latte was so deliciously robust and flavorful, the chicken and gnocchi soup was savory and oh so creamy, even the breadsticks were spot on! The service was friendly, attentive, and efficient. What more could you ask for from a mid level chain Italian restaurant? Both my wife and I were totally satisfied.

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Clovis, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We walked in to restaurant early at 4:30PM because we had a function to attend that evening and we figured we could get seated and and served quickly. Wrong! We did get seated as soon as we walked in which was great and handed menu's but no one ever came to take our orders. It wasnt like we were in... More

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

good food and service. we love it, and we will go back it was my wife first visit for her birth day.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Guys know certain things are expected of them. We've done OG in a lot of states and cities. Not so crazy about this one. Inconvenient parking. Strange layout for the restaurant itself and a bit dark. Food was as expected. Ok for me. And as always my better half was knocked out by the Chicken Alfredo. As for me, when... More

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Bakersfield, Ca
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We love the breadsticks, not so much the restaurant it self. When we would go there we would just order the salad and breadsticks, which with tip and paying full price for my girls if got to be way to expensive. So, we came up with a great way to get our breadstick fix. We make our own Olive Garden... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is in desperate need of a renovation. The chairs are shabby and the decorations are dusty. The food is pricey for what you get. The house wine was $7 and not very good. I wanted clam linguini but is was not on the menu. We had to wait a long time to get our food. The waiter did... More

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Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Use to love the tuscana soup now it is so watery not even funny doesnt even taste the same. The service is just ok. The food was so dry and tasted old was disappointed in the money spent i could have made it better myself.

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Bakersfield, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I feel this is one of the worse chain restaurants around. Not sure why so many people like it. The food is bland. Its a typical family type restaurant. If you want real Italian food go to a real Italian Restaurant anything but a chain. The soup has to much salt and its always the same. I might of been... More

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