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1025 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003-4019
(530) 221-0158
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 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, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

I went on a Sunday afternoon with my Family. We had 11 people at the table. The service was excellent and fast for a large group. The one dish that didn't come out with the rest, the chef came out and explained why it was going to be later than the rest.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Linda B
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Crescent City, California
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  • Large groups
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Olive garden had good options regarding bottomless salad or soup if you took those options, but all the food seemed highly processed and pre-cooked. It may not have been but that is the impression you get. Our server was awesome.

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Redding, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My husband and I wanted to try something different, we are usually Sushi ,Chinese or Buffet customers. Olive Garden was a nice surprise. I'm not sure which was more pleasant, the food or service. I can only describe the staff....from bus people to waitress/hostess as "crisp". Uniforms were neat, meals presented at just the right pace, the hostesses were friendly... More 

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Texas
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183 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This Olive Garden was not as good as the others we have eaten at. The food was bland. I got my standby dish and had to add salt to taste anything, never had to do that before. The service was a little imposing at first then non-existent after we were seated. Two or three servers were gathered around an elderly... More 

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Red Bluff, California
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We stopped in here for dinner after shopping at the local mall. The service was great, and so was the food, endless salad with endless bread, soup, then main course. Wow we could not finish it all.Just too much food, but great.

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Sequim Texas, United States
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Service was good for a large group 50+. Food was normal Olive Garden blah, blah, so called Italian food!!

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Crescent City, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I went on a Sunday afternoon with my Family. We had 11 people at the table. The service was excellent and fast for a large group. The one dish that didn't come out with the rest, the chef came out and explained why it was going to be later than the rest.

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Sacramento, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I had a great meal , good service and a friendly smile , ( Terra), I ordered the Shrimp Alfredo and dessert, it was about $18 , and the secret is I went for dinner and got there at 3:45 pm and they were still on the lunch menu, until 4pm, anyway I would recommend this restaurant when in Redding,... More 

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Maidenhead, UK
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Delicious fresh food. I had one of the lighter lunch options (citrus chicken and roasted vegetables) and my husband had an Italian flatbread, both with unlimited salad and breadsticks. We then shared Italian doughnuts and raspberry dip, followed by a latte. We were not disappointed with our choices. The waitress had a lovely personality and did a great job. Ten... More 

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Arcata, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Olive Garden is an overpriced chain that presents itself as a higher end restaurant than what service it can deliver. Disorganized wait staff, long wait, pedestrian Americanized Italian cuisine, they forgot to bring silverware, wine was served as a sampler which was nice, but I had ordered a simple glass which they forgot. Then after ordering a bottle, it took... More 

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Eureka
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stop here about every time we are in Redding! It is hard to beat the salad and breadsticks! My husband loves the Tour of Italy because he gets a great variety. Our kids usually get the pizza or macaroni and cheese, which they almost always finish. A must have for them is the delicious marinara to dip the breadsticks... More 

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 1025 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003-4019
Phone Number: (530) 221-0158
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
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: 1025 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003-4019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: (530) 221-0158

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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?