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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
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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
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New York City, New York
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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5 restaurant reviews
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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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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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417 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 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
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 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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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
Phone Number: (714) 255-1332
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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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?