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72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-2776
Today
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
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Not a good visit

While not authentic, I have found dishes I really like here. Not this evening. Ordered a shrimp appetizer, excellent. My wife ordered eggplant parmigiana and I went for a standard chicken parmigiana. When served the guy asked who had the eggplant and I indicated my wife. he then put the other... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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LOS ANGELES
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  • Large groups
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LOS ANGELES
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

While not authentic, I have found dishes I really like here. Not this evening. Ordered a shrimp appetizer, excellent. My wife ordered eggplant parmigiana and I went for a standard chicken parmigiana. When served the guy asked who had the eggplant and I indicated my wife. he then put the other plate in front of me. Covered in cheese you... More 

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Yucca Valley, California
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My wife and I just had dinner here. The food was great but we didn't give much of a tip as our drinks were only refilled once. It wasn't that busy either.

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Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

You would think a restaurant that specializes in pasta would know how to prepare it, but evidently they don't at the Olive Garden in Palm Desert. My husband ordered the seafood pasta dish. The pasta was soggy - very much overdone. Of the 4 clams in the dish, half had not opened - a safety risk if anyone had tried... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very disappointed!!! We go to the Olive Garden in Port Huron Michigan all the time & have never had bad service or meal! This one in Palm Springs was the worst! Bad service; bad meal; no taste to the salmon or steak! The only good part was the bar tender at the bar while waiting for our meal at least... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We are big fans of Olive Garden but this one is always excellent. The menu had changed since our last visit and really refreshed the choice. I had a glass of the berry sangria whilst choosing which was amazingly good. Ours refer explained the the specials and we made our choices. We started with soup, salad and deliciously warm breadsticks.... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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191 reviews 191 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

There's not much distinctive about this Olive Garden. They all, of course, have a good deal in common. It is a bit hard to get into to off of CA 111 since there's not parking lot on CA 111, you have to get off of CA 111 and circle into a large shopping area parking lot to the south of... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not big on Italian food, only Italian I've had is pizza!! So I tried olive garden and was very satisfied with the quality of the food and the very reasonable price!! Service is okay very time efficient. I've been twice in a month, it's a must try!!

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Palm Springs, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I visit O G quite often. With different family members and friends. My favorite is the all you can eat soup and salad. But do switch it up if something new strikes my fancy. Salad is always fresh, but is an over kill on the lettuce and often the pieces are too big, should be bite size. Changing a bowl... More 

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Indio, California
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197 reviews 197 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stopped in for the Special Lunch Menu. All the salad, soup and bread sticks you can eat for $6.99 Great taste and value. Add a small side of pasta for $2.99. Can't beat it BUT make sure you call first or ask for it when you get there. It does not appear on the menu. There was no problem and... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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375 reviews 375 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I decided to stop by this Olive Garden location after seeing an early movie in the Palm Desert area. While the food overall was very good, the service was very poor. We were having a late lunch so the lunch crowd was pretty much over and all of the servers we saw were keeping up with their... 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  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: (760) 773-2776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?