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Olive Garden

1025 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003-4019
(530) 221-0158
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Ranked #39 of 255 restaurants in Redding
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Redding, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Olive Garden is a popular restaurant in Redding in a busy shopping area. It has a lot of variety on its menu and features new items on a regular basis. The portions are large and can be taken home for another meal. The bruschetta is very good accompanied by a seafood pasta or meat dish. Non-alcoholic drink refills are free.... More

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Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Great food and service. After driving all day, it was wonderful to have a delicious meal and great glass of wine.

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Alta Loma, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Italian food is a favorite with almost everyone and Olive Garden does it very well. Our server was very good and really friendly.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Seated immediately , customer service was excellent. I had Italian sausage with peppers and pasta , was hot but bland , just really hot with no flavor . The salad was mainly the bone portions from iceberg lettuce not appetizing at all. Dessert was mini tiramisu to die for highly recommend trying it out . Over all was like 20.00... More

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Cranbrook, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The staff at this restaurant are always friendly and accommodating and I love to come when we visit! After a long day of driving this was a perfect stop. We will be back soon!

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red bluff
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Recently went here for a birthday party dinner. The restaurant was very accomidating for the party. The ice cream cake was put into the freezer and brought out at the appropriate time and with no trouble. All of the servers where helpful and courteous. I had the never ending pasta bowl for dinner and believe that is the best vale... More

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Citrus Heights, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This particular Olive Garden in Redding is excellent. Went in as a tour group and they were very organized and got everything going in a very timely manner. The servers were great, and my meal, (Talapia) was excellent. Everyone else seemed to enjoy their meal also.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

We visited for lunch on a Thursday afternoon. Our waitress, Amanda, started by greeting us warmly, asking us what brought us to the restaurant today, and making some small talk before taking our drink order. She also offered us a free wine sampling - up to three 1-oz pours off their wine menu, presumably to get us to order wine,... More

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