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1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 449-6158
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food at a good price

We stop for a early dinner. As always the food was good. Service was very good. The staff was helpful and ready to help.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Carlos R
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Torrance, California
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  • Large groups
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English first
Salinas, California
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

At the end of a long day there is no better way to spend it, than with a good friend or loved one at a great restaurant. We find the Olive Garden a great place to go. It is easy accessible from N. Main in Salinas, Ca. We chose the 2/ $25.00 dinner special, it even comes with a decadent... More 

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Torrance, California
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stop for a early dinner. As always the food was good. Service was very good. The staff was helpful and ready to help.

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Watsonville, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On Sunday I took my mom to Olive Garden salinas ca. She wanted to go there but I wasn't that excited because I'm on the road all the time and I prefer homemade food whenever possible but I finally took her. Food was awesome I got shrimp & chicken carbonara along with a red roscatoe wine I really enjoyed it... More 

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San Mateo
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131 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

It was a mild but pleasant shock as to how we were greeted as we opened the doors into the restaurant. Refreshing! The menu has a nice selection for lunch. Unlimited soup adds to the hearty lunch on a winter's day. My Mediterranean flat bread topped with olives, capers, peppers cheese etc was quite good as was the eggplant parmigiana.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Olive Garden was recommended to us as a great dining spot during our USA trip, our visit exceeded expectations, the food was great, the service excellent, highly recommended.

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Manteca, California, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Always an exceptional experience from the meet and greet at the entrance by Purnima Patel, to the last service by Andrea, to the visit by Manager Nick to see how things were going and how things went. Great food ...exceptional service! We'll back again and again and again!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Extremely slow service. Food was greasy and lack flavors and chicken while being covered in fat and grease still tasted dry!

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Level Contributor
53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It wasn't as busy as I expected. My daughter and I ordered out food to take back to our hotel room. It was nicely wrapped up in specially make to go containers. It was great.

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and the food was delicious as usual. Our server was amazing. She went above and beyond and made the meal fun also.

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Salinas, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really like this place because I love Pasta but also I really like the Peach Ice Tea from here, I tried to found it in another place but not, no like the Olive made.

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906
Phone Number: (831) 449-6158
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
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
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: (831) 449-6158

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?