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Olive Garden

270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
(714) 255-1332
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Ranked #6 of 167 restaurants in Brea
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
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Good for: Large groups
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Big Bear Lake, California
Top Contributor
295 reviews 295 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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176 reviews 176 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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10 reviews 10 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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southern California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I love ordering the bottomless soup bowl & salad at lunch. A healothy bargain. The three soups offered, maybe four, are all fresh and fairly wholesome. Delicious. The atmosphere is always nice, and so is the service. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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la habra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

the flavors are fantastic along with the fresh salad greens and delicious soups. Of course, everyone appreciates the bread sticks and dreams about them long after they have left the restaurant. Plan on returning soon.

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