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Olive Garden

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1780 Challenge Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 649-8305
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Keep an eye on Take out

Had a takeout order for 10 people and the food was very good.... however They FORGOT TO ADD BREADSTICKS, I didnt feel like going all the way back to get some breadsticks. That was a MAJOR dissapointment as Olive Garden is famous for that!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
J Z
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Orlando, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had a takeout order for 10 people and the food was very good.... however They FORGOT TO ADD BREADSTICKS, I didnt feel like going all the way back to get some breadsticks. That was a MAJOR dissapointment as Olive Garden is famous for that!

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San Francisco
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It never fails, there are always long lines in front of this restaurant in an area that's full of dinning choices at or better value. The management total disregard to people's time lead many to give up waiting and move on to other choices cross the street where the lines are much more tolerable. I am surprised that the management... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Olive Garden is always my first choice when dinning out. Love there salad and soup, my favorite to order. They also have the best moscato I have ever drank its super delicious. Keep up the good work Olive Garden

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Sacramento, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Olive garden's food did not meet our expectations. It was bland and uninspiring. The ground beef in particular had a poor taste and strange color. On the other hand the service was great.

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Sacramento, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Generally speaking, I am not a pasta fan. But the reason we visit this restaurant because its past lunch time and we closed to it. I ordered soup, first time Zuppa Toscana and Garden Salad, my friend ordered Lasagna Primavera with Grilled Chicken and Minestrone soup. Well, The Zuppa Toscana is Ok I hopes they made it more creamy...looks like... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I enjoy eating at olive garden and this was no exception they were very friendly and the staff looked like they loved their job

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Stopped by for dinner on the way through Sac. Had possible the best waiter I have ever been served by. If Steve is working as a waiter when you are there, ask for him.

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

WE enjoyed our evening out at the Olive Garden! GREAT salad...and GREAT soup...I had the minestrone! Delicious! I ordered the Chicken Mozzarella Dish..I think that's what it was called.....it was very good! Really good flavor, but I would have liked it to be a bit creamier!!!...but really it was good! The service was perfect! We had our bread filled every... More 

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Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Mom and I had their $6.99 lunch special which included soup or salad and breadsticks. It was very tasty and just the right portion for me while my mom had some left-over. Our server, Natalie, was very attentive. The wait time, during lunch on this particular Thursday was minimal. After many years, we are still happy to patronize this restaurant.... More 

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Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This is definitely my favorite Italian restaurant. The portions are great as well as the soup/sald and break sticks. We went during the buy and take one special and it was over the top. The tast of many items is always spot-on.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1780 Challenge Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 649-8305

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?