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1025 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003-4019
(530) 221-0158
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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: Reservations
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Solid service and food

Yes, it's a chain restaurant, but there are times I just love me some Olive Garden! Not all of them are created equal though - thankfully, this one lived up to my expectations. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and the place was packed! (I think there were some sports tournaments going on in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
OregonJen2013
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
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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121 reviews 121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Vancouver, Washington
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102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had a family reunion of sorts. Family from as far as Florida. The waters and managers were very accommodating. They also noticed that our Dad was wearing his retired military hat and they comped his meal. They allowed us to have our laughter and family memories and even took a beautiful quality photo of us with one our phones.... More 

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Redding, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love to come to Olive Garden for their lunch special of all you can eat salad and soup. It is a great deal and we always ask for our favorite waitress. Our last visit, she came off of her break early to wait on us. The Parmesan encrusted tilapia is wonderful also.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Yes, it's a chain restaurant, but there are times I just love me some Olive Garden! Not all of them are created equal though - thankfully, this one lived up to my expectations. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and the place was packed! (I think there were some sports tournaments going on in town) Even though there were some... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

had a great meal. A lovely bottle of wine the waiter suggested.the place was clean. The staff was very helpful. The atmosphere was nice would go again

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Redding, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Use to go to Olive Garden monthly with girlfriends. Since working out of town, I have not had the opportunity. I talked my hubby into taking me a few weeks ago and was so very disappointed. I had the stuffed chicken marsala, which was my favorite. It changed to my dismay! The once stuffed moist chicken with lots of stuffing,... More 

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Moretown, Vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were seated in an area with 3 very large parties and the one waiter said he would get to us as soon as he could. He seemed a bit overwhelmed. Then we had another waiter come over, very personable, very helpful, and very good. Food was good and they were going to comp our dessert, but we wanted a... More 

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Eureka, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were a party of 12 and my husband and I wanted to order some wine. The 'special' of the day was a slight discount on wine. We would be allowed 3 free tastes before selecting our wine. The first one had nasty, bitter aftertaste. The second was no better and the 3rd was even worse. It was like biting... More 

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Cotswolds
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A good example of the chain and it's rather restricted menu The deep fried asparagus was a bit tough, but the asparagus is like that Acceptable eggplant parmigiana but nothing outstanding This chain is convenient but could use a fresh look at how little they actually offer It's beyond me why so many people regard coming here as better than... More 

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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

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?