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Olive Garden

2020 Business Ln, Chico, CA 95928-7603
(530) 898-8075
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Ranked #56 of 277 restaurants in Chico
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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Good for: Large groups
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26 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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English first
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141 reviews 141 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I don't expect real Italian food at Olive Garden but I normally like their food anyway. I go to their restaurants fairly often and most of the time enjoy everything from food to service. This time my lunch visit was very disappointing. I ordered a very basic dish because I was under time constraints: Spaghetti with meat sauce. The portion... More

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Chico, California, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Of course you don't go to the Olive Garden expecting authentic Italian food. But that doesn't mean that the food isn't good! On the contrary I have been to this restaurant probably over 7 times in the last 5 years and the service is always really good! The servers really, really care. They are nice people, and is some of... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch with my family and was seated promptly. Our server was smiling, pleasant, checked on us frequently and anticipated our needs. The soups, appetizers and entrees were mostly delicious. My husband thought his soup was a tiny bit salty. One entree was just a liitle bland, nothing a little more cheese can't fix. We were seated in a quiet... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Same menu and food quality at this Olive garden in Chico as every other Olive Garden I've ever been too. Which is to say, great soups, OK salad, nice warm breadsticks, and very good entrees. I think prices are a little high for a chain, running about $15-$19 for most entrees. But the food is consistently good.

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Bellevue, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I'm not big on the Olive Garden by my house in WA because of the bad service but the kids love it and seeing as we had one right across from our hotel we decided to try it out. Definitely a huge difference. The service was awesome and our server was charming and sweet. My food was actually really good.... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Clean restaurant, wonderful music, delicious food. Unlimited soup salad and breadsticks, yum! Have never had a bad experience. Good cocktails, but a little skimpy on the liqour.

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Red Bluff, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

My husband and I chose to go to Olive Garden to celebrate something and we had a wonderful experience. Our server was very sweet and attentive. Everything we ordered was delicious and tasted very fresh. I highly recommend the blood orange ice tea. It was so yummy! We always enjoy the Chico Olive Garden and the atmosphere, including the music... More

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Chico, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I used to LOVE Olive Garden, but now I'm just disappointed each time I go. I feel like the prices no longer match the kind of food they serve and last week my pasta was just less than diserable. The service was friendly and prompt but the seats were so dirty and stained I couldn't feel comfortable. I think the... More

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Chico, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

it's a chain....but the food and service is good. The restaurant is clean, though it can get crowded on weekends.

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columbia, ca
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Olive Garden always has good food. They provide a very good portion and keep your plates full. There is a good variety on the menu from which to choose. Our meals were very good and nutritious. Service was excellent.

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