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Olive Garden

1350 Great Mall Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035
408-935-8176
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Ranked #8 of 271 restaurants in Milpitas
Cuisines: Italian
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- Jun 10, 2013
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English first
Hamburg, Germany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

its like a diner that speaks italian. or is it the other way around? for me the combination does not suit very well. it is not an italien restaurant but they try to cook italian food, which is not bad. but italien food is just fast food, if you take it away and eat it right away. otherwise you take... More

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California
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182 reviews 182 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We eat at this restaurant regularly. It's one of our favorites. There are pros and cons, but overall we like it. On the positive side, I like that they let you taste a couple of different wines. We always do that, even when we are already pretty sure which bottle we want. We get a little extra wine (for free),... More

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Milpitas, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

After hearing about this from some people, I thought I'd give it a try. I'd heard all the stereotypes of what this place was like touristy and the whole when you are here you are family thing, so I expected a cheezy type of place. I was wrong. The food, I thought, was quite good. It was reasonably priced, and... More

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Los Gatos, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I loved the service. I liked the food but it was a little too salty for my taste, The restaurant was a little pricey. It's a good restaurant to try once in a while and I will try it again for sure.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Second time here and not disappointed, seated for lunch straight away and our server Desiree was "spot on" - great food and service.

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northern California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I haven't tried an Olive Garden for years, but was pleasantly surprised with my dinner. The chicken marsala is the best I've had anywhere, the Zuppa Toscana is delicious, and you can't beat those breadsticks.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Great food, great service - Spot on!!!!! What more can I say - usual Olive Garden menu, but we love it. Breadsticks just out of the oven too.

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