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72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-2776
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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, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
No longer just average

When the Olive Garden was chosen for lunch, I didn't go there. Last time I had eaten at an Olive Garden it was fair to average at best. This visit changed my perception with a new menu, great service and tasty dishes. This particular restaurant is under new management, but in all, I would visit an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
christina T
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Corvallis, Oregon
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Indio, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went their about 8pm. We think their getting ready to Close? ..We Order appetizer: Shrimp Fresco >($10.49) the PLATE itself.was not Cold, the bed of Spinach was wilted . it LOOK like it was out ALL Day. the Dipping Sauce was Over top (HOT). could Not eat!! Shrimp.was ROOM temp?My understanding from Waitress its COLD plate? This plate SHOW UP... More 

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Thank victor d
Maryville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was hot, fresh and very satisfying. The service was great. We are on a limited schedule and the food was served in a reasonable amount of time.

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Thank Jonnie O
Richmond, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Menu and restaurant design is similar to what we expected. Still offer an abundance of soup/salad before your main course. The price is very reasonable, portions were generous.

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Thank Florence G
Corvallis, Oregon
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

When the Olive Garden was chosen for lunch, I didn't go there. Last time I had eaten at an Olive Garden it was fair to average at best. This visit changed my perception with a new menu, great service and tasty dishes. This particular restaurant is under new management, but in all, I would visit an Olive Garden again and... More 

Helpful?
Thank christina T
Cochrane, Canada
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were seated as soon as we arrived. We were served by Juan, who was very helpful and accommodating. The service was fast and excellent and the food was very tasty. We would definately recommend this restaurant.

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Thank SuperD1947
Abbotsford, Canada
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Our friends like the soup and salad, so that is how we chose OG. I think everyone liked it but me. I had a chicken ceasar salad, and the chicken was tough and tasteless. I have had this before at a different OG, where the chicken was decent, but not this time. At least they have a couple of GF... More 

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Thank 34oceanspirit
Kamloops, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I led the four of us in, and as the 2 hosts greeted us, I said 'we are hungary'. One of the host replied 'then what you want is "our never ending pasta bowl". What a great suggestion. It is one of the specials with endless pasta, sauce, and topping as well as the usual endless soup or salad. The... More 

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Thank Kim E
Pioneertown, California
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

What a wonderful thing to do for the Veterans. They offered free meals for the Vets and 10% discount for their family. The place was packed with 1/2-hour wait time. The food, as usual is outstanding and the service, as busy as our wonderful waiter was, could not have been any better. All employees were gracious and courteous. I don't... More 

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Thank Monika L
Richmond
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Visit this Olive Garden after hiking the Indian Canyons trails. Waiter offered a free sampling of the house Rosato or rose. Not a usual rose drinker, but it was nice and refreshing. A bit sweeter than what I normally drink, but good change of pace, so I ordered a small glass. Must have been in a sweeter mood, because I... More 

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Thank Cedric T T
150 Mile House, B.C. Canada
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We always like to visit an Olive Garden Restaurant if we are in an area that has one...fortunately we were today. We love their all you can eat soup, salad & breadstick combo for one price, it was less than $10. There is a choice of 3 or 4 soups but but my fav is the chicken & gnocci..yummy. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: (760) 773-2776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, 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?