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2020 Business Ln, Chico, CA 95928-7603
(530) 898-8075
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Of Course It's Not Italian Food, But It's Great!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
RyanShidyak1
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Chico, California, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Carmichael, California
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167 reviews 167 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We meet two of our longest and best friends here at least every two months for lunch. We live in Carmichael, CA and they live in Magalia, CA. The food is consistently good and the service is impeccable. You will not want for anything as they check on you several times. We spend around 2 hours visiting and they do... More 

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Paradise, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I have been going to Olive Garden for years. I've had OK to poor service at this location. Chico doesn't have a lot of restaurants to choose from so this one stays busy. You will generally wait to be seated for dinner, not so much for lunch. One very bad experience with food poisoning from eating the stuffed chicken breat.... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

After moving my daughter into her apartment we went out for dinner. It was a hot day so a cold salad sounded good, until we sat a long time in the chilly restaurant waiting to order. I switched to soup. The soups were delicious but warm...not hot. It didn't take the chill off. Bread sticks are delicious and the waiter... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love Olive Gradens no matter what stae we've travelled in and this one was no exception .It was easy to get to the staff was friendly and courteous

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2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

This is a gold restaurant. The food there is always good. They are always busy most evenings. They have a small gluten free menu. The dish I like is the tour of Italy.

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MAGALIA
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158 reviews 158 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
411 helpful votes 411 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
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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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CA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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9 reviews 9 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2020 Business Ln, Chico, CA 95928-7603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: (530) 898-8075

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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?