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24688 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-2434
(510) 782-6385
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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: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Definitely above average

We wanted to do takeout and was sat at the bar area. The server/waitress was pleasant enough, and the food came quickly. The pasta was well made and of good portion, and was piping hot even when we got back to the hotel. Much better than expected.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
MARK L
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Richmond Hill
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  • Large groups
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Richmond Hill
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300 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We wanted to do takeout and was sat at the bar area. The server/waitress was pleasant enough, and the food came quickly. The pasta was well made and of good portion, and was piping hot even when we got back to the hotel. Much better than expected.

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I like to go here because of the speedy service but with my last two visits I was disappointed. They really need to change their salad greens because they were wilted and brown. I am not certain whether they are purchasing bagged lettuce but time to upgrade from iceberg to perhaps a spring mix. I usually love the salad and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I ate dinner-for-lunch her on 08/11/2015. I had dinner for lunch. I ordered the seafood alfredo, that came with soup and breadsticks. The server was perfect and the soup arrived hot and was very good. The main course was hot, fresh and tasty. It was a great experience and I will be coming back soon.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I haven't been to an Olive Garden in quite a few years, I don't know why, just hasn't happened. It used to be a cool place to go and be pampered Italian Style and mack out on pretty good Italian fare. Not anymore I guess. We were a foursome for lunch. The minute we walked in the aroma of good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The soup and salad lunch is priced at least a dollar more than on the ads on TV, the margaritas have little to no alcohol, and the pasta is dry. It is located on the grounds of Southland Mall and on Hesperian Blvd, which is convenient. The service is pretty good, it is an Olive Garden, but I find it... More 

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Newark, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

While out w the wife and a couple of our close friends, Mr. & Mrs. Jason n Sabrina Montgomery, we were introduced to a local legend, Ethan. Also known by many as the "Homie Yogweigh" this young man came to provide the four of us with other worldly service. First off when the wife n I arrived, he already had... More 

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Zionsville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I haven't dined at an Olive Garden in something like 20 years. And now I remember why. This property was close to my hotel, it was a windy, rainy night so I decided to give them a try. Traveling alone on business I ate at the bar. I will say the only upside was that the service staff and bartender... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On our way home from a long driving trip we stopped at Olive Garden. Being familiar with their menu, it was the perfect place to get good soup and salad on a cold rainny day. As always the food was delicious, and the waitress was delightful. You can never go wrong with good comfort food from Olive Garden.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Visited this Olive Garden as part of a business trip. The service was good and timely, and the food was very tasty.

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Hayward, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

His friend was visiting from out of town and we took him here for dinner. We've been here several times and the service has always been up to our expectations. Tonight, we ordered the Chicken Marsala, Grilled Chicken Toscano and Shrimp Carbonara. They were all served on a timely manner. After eating dinner, his friend said, he would make us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24688 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-2434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: (510) 782-6385

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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?