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Olive Garden

8386 La Palma, Buena Park, CA 90620
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Ranked #19 of 200 Restaurants in Buena Park
Cuisines: Italian
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English first
Oundle, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 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
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Layton, Utah
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158 reviews 158 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We were staying at a nearby hotel in Buena Park (the Fairfield Inn on Orangethorpe), and we had Olive Garden gift cards. We ended up getting take out here twice and both times it was so good and the service was excellent. We got entrees on the Buy One Take One menu, which was such a good value. For $12.99... More

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Ogden, Utah
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We came here for dinner it was great the service was good andthe food was excellent. Highly recommended

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Desert Hot Springs, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We visited this new (open about 1 month) Olive Garden at 3:45 pm on a Sunday afternoon, assuming that it would be relatively un-crowded. We were quite surprised to find a large crowd, with an estimated wait time (party of 2) of 20 minutes. Even the seats at the bar were full, as was every table in the entire restaurant.... More

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Orange County, CA
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165 reviews 165 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
1,228 helpful votes 1,228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had lunch at this Olive Garden the other day, and it was what I expected. Our server was very attentive and kept checking with us to make sure we had every thing that we needed. Because this is a brand new restaurant, everything looked great both inside and out. The building is not right up against the mall, so... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

Ribs, pasta, pizza, and the best breadsticks that you just have to try

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2010 via mobile

We loved Pat and Oscars! For our group of 5 adults, we bought the "Family Dinner."This included a 1/2 delicious lemon chicken, a bowl of Alfredo rigatony noodles, a med. Cheese pizza, a wonderful Greek salad and bottomless incredible breadsticks. We couldn't eat it all. You can choose other variations, but all this for $26.00, was quite a bargain. We... More

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