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Olive Garden

2800 N Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Ranked #24 of 597 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In March of 2014 I went here for a Birthday lunch, upon arrival we sat and waited for 20 min before being greeted and asked if we wanted drinks. When we asked the waiter about a gluten free menu for one of the patrons, he didn't know and took another 15 min to track down someone who knew. Our food... More

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147 reviews 147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was with a group of 7 ladies. They seated us at our table which was in a very nice location. My thought was that it may be a very slow process with this large crowd. The waitress informed us that there would be two servers taking care of our table. Drink orders were easy because everyone drank water with... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were recently in the Anaheim area and love Olive Garden so we tried one close to our hotel in the Westfeld Mall. We don't have any Olive Gardens near us in Canada so we try to find one whenever we are travelling. We were very fortunate to have Brian as a waiter and he made some awesome recommendations. I... More

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Phoenix Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

The food was good not great. It was what I expected except for the price good. Waiter was really professional.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Our waitress Brianne took great care of us, she suggested tasty sauces for the never ending pasta and kept our drinks full. The food was good and hot. We felt like valuable customers.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

First stop after arriving from the UK is the Olive Garden. Ample parking at this Mall and a large resturant area. Arrived about 7pm on a Thursday night and it was busy but were shown straight to a table. Had the tour of Italy and chicken Madeira for my wife, tiramisu and pumpkin cheesecake for afters. Love the unlimited salad... More

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Saskatoon,SK Canada
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154 reviews 154 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
484 helpful votes 484 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The food quality and taste at this Olive Garden was above average and it was very busy. Nice and close to Disney, basically about 4 min south on the freeway. Its kind of tucked away on the second floor of a mall and if you were just driving around the perimeter looking for it on a GPS like I was... More

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maple ridge
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Good value for money. great service. soup or salad is included as well as the bread sticks so tasty. WE even asked if we could take a few bread sticks for the airplane trip and she came round with a bag of six for the two of us. Awesome place , and easy to get to using the ART #... More

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Penuelas, PR
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I asked for military discount and they do not honor our troops. It was a surprise because I have visited many other Olive Garden around the states and this was the first one that do not have this service.

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Anaheim, CA
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305 reviews 305 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Ironically this place is one of the few places which can accommodate large parties, but they are slow! Every time we go for an office lunch, we end up taking 2 hour lunches... and most of us order soup and salad! Food is sub par. I'd recommend the soup and salad for lunch (or dinner). Its just an average place.

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