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Olive Garden

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270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
(714) 255-1332
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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: Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Olive Garden

The zuppa toscana soup is the best, salad was kinda wilted :( The food is pretty good otherwise, got the create your own tour of Italy. It was decent, we were full and had left overs. Waitress was in training, but she was excellent. ☆☆☆☆☆

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
JOANIEMILLER
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Brea, California
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Brea, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The zuppa toscana soup is the best, salad was kinda wilted :( The food is pretty good otherwise, got the create your own tour of Italy. It was decent, we were full and had left overs. Waitress was in training, but she was excellent. ☆☆☆☆☆

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La Mirada, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The perfect spot to settle in and cool off after a hot and humid car trip! The atmosphere was calm and relaxing with soft music playing,and the air conditioning was "just right"! A very pleasant and welcoming staff greeted us and seated us quickly in a booth of our choice. Our server was very efficient,delivering everything from drinks to dessert... More 

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It was pretty much the same as other Olive Gardens I have been to. The salad IMO is about the best thing they have.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My family and I visit the Olive Garden (Brea) on March 7th, 2015. We were a party of eight. We waited much more than an hour (1:35). When we finally got seated we notice there wre other empty and clean tables that could have been put together so we could have been seated sooner. Our server Tony was not at... More 

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Corona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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
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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
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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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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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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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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 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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