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8386 La Palma, Buena Park, CA 90620
7142203943
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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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Salads and Salmon

Salads are tasty and are a must order. The salmon portion is small. Endless drinks is a wonderful idea. Celebrated my niece's 13th birthday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Abram M
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North Hollywood
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North Hollywood
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Salads are tasty and are a must order. The salmon portion is small. Endless drinks is a wonderful idea. Celebrated my niece's 13th birthday.

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California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The salad was sumptuous for the 4 of us and the bread sticks toasty warm. My friend and I had the Garden primavera - It came with roasted zucchini, red bell peppers, onions and tomatoes tossed with tri-colored vegetable penne in homemade basil pesto and marinara sauce. The portion size was just right and very tasty. We had the Zeppoli... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were immediately seated and had a nice waitress come to our table. My son is autistic and act and reacts differently when he's on vacation. He wanted to order the moment he sat down and the waitress was happy to assist. We help him order including special requests for his meal. She brought the special salad and drink right... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Have just walked out of a restaurant in Carlsbad a million times better for much less $$. Admittedly this may be the best of a bad bunch in the area but my advice is just to throw in your towel if you are staying in Buena Park, save your money and eat at macdonalds. At least then you will pay... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went there after having fun at knotts soak city. Everything was great at the olive garden. Especially their breadsticks. Food and drinks were great, value for money. The waiter who served us had great service attitude. He was very smiley and polite. We definitely felt welcomed there. Would go back there if I'm visiting California again!

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Orange, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

it is the best Italian restaurant . in all areas .very comfortable . and an excellent service . the food is delicious .

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Oundle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went to the Olive Garden on a busy evening but our group of 6 were soon seated. Staff in all areas are friendly and helpful, menus and drinks are provided quickly and there were no long waits between courses. The food was really good quality and large portion sizes. This is a restaurant suitable for couples, families and groups... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Let me start by saying that our family of 5 did NOT eat together..simply because our meals came in different times...my girls were the first served...5 minutes later my boy...then 3 minutes later myself and 10 yes 10 minutes later my husband! The waiter DID NOT even come and check on us... BAD BAD service!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I wasn't going to go to this restaurant with my adult daughter and her friends but my husband and I changed our minds at the last minute. Thank goodness we did, it was the best lasagne I have ever had and the soups were beautiful. The restaurant was very busy as it was around Christmas time. We didn't have to... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Michael provided wonderful service. Very friendly and frequented our table often with prompt service on everytning we needed. Restaurant was located in a new and very nice shopping center just a few blocks from Knott's Theme Park. I had the Zuppa soup and chicken meatballs on the side, my lady had chicken parmesan. And of course we had unlimited salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8386 La Palma, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: 7142203943

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?