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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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    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
Good Olive Garden

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Daniel M
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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  • Large groups
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Santa Cruz, California
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216 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 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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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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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West Newfield, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I usually almost never review chain restaurants - I mean, really, they are all the same, aren't they? To be honest, I have been to my fair share of Olive Gardens around the country and they are typically the same - but this one in particular in Hayward really stands out. Their soups were hot and thick - not watered... More 

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California, U.S.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Val's has been around for years and it is one of the Best Burger around this around. Price is right and the burger is good. I just went there last week and the place was packed. Service is so so!

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had lunch yesterday at Olive Garden. Mom tried the new trout dish. No fishy taste. I had the fettuccine Alfredo with chicken added and ziti to go on the 2 for Special. The Alfredo has come lacking twice. I just requested more and them bring extra. Love the salad. Waitress forgot to take off coupon and bring my ziti to... More 

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

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

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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?