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270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
(714) 255-1332
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
Good for:
Large groups

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good

We've always liked Olive Garden. They have the freshest salads, all you can eat, with refills. But this time, first time ever, we had to ask for the refill, and prices are going up quite a bit. Good, friendly service. Very little wait for the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Mary E
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Corona, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Corona, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We've always liked Olive Garden. They have the freshest salads, all you can eat, with refills. But this time, first time ever, we had to ask for the refill, and prices are going up quite a bit. Good, friendly service. Very little wait for the food.

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Fullerton, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I like Olive garden. Everyone says it isn't real Italian food and that's fine. I'm not an Italian and haven't been to Italy so i'm not very picky when it comes to authentic Italian. I love there 5 cheese ziti.

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Big Bear Lake, California
Top Contributor
375 reviews 375 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The wife and I were catching a movie in the area and we needed to eat dinner. We chose this Olive Garden based upon our prior experiences with the chain. It was a busy Saturday night and there was a wait however, when we inquired about eating in the bar area, we were seated right away. The server was fast,... More 

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Fullerton, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I LOVE Olive Garden!!! I cannot eat much at a time so a lot of my food goes home with me. The re-heated is almost as good as when it was served. Food is hot, tasty, enjoyable

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Orange County
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We ate at Olive Garden because we were given gift certificates for Christmas. We were pleasantly surprised by the improved menu and food quality. Have kind of forgotten about this little gem over the years but it's even better than I remembered.

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Nothing to not like-food is always great the the staff was awesome. They were very patient with my great niece who wanted another meatball-the server was unfailingly polite and fetched another with a smile.

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La Puente, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We anticipate this promo each year as it is always amazing! Each year something new is added. This year is no exception. Excellent new sauces. Try getting a side of the salad dressing and dipping your breadsticks in it. YUMMY! The salad is always too dry even when you ask for extra dressing so next time we are switching to... More 

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Placentia, CA
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222 reviews 222 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

When you go,to,Olive Garden you know what to expect. Great Italian food and plenty of it. The refillable soup and salad are very good and the choice of main dishes is vast. It is a nice place for friends and groups. It does get noisy...

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Fullerton, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

They have such a big selection. But, who can pass up the yummy breadsticks, salad or soup unlimited & your entree. they do offer healthier versions so that's great when your trying to watch the figure!

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Brea, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I enjoy lunch there with my friends more than dinner. Love the fresh salad and breadsticks. Most of their chicken dishes are very good as is their eggplant dish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: (714) 255-1332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 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

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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?