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1550 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06040-1637
(860) 644-7095
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

I love the salad and my favorite dish is the parmigiana eggplant. I subscribed with them to receive emails and last time my dessert was free!! Great deal.🍰

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
irisyvan
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Springfield, Massachusetts
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I love the salad and my favorite dish is the parmigiana eggplant. I subscribed with them to receive emails and last time my dessert was free!! Great deal.🍰

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South Windsor, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Not sure why this restaurant is always crowded. The food is very processed, even the bread sticks. The endless salad is nice, but doesn't make up for the poor quality.

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Kennebunk, Maine
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

How can you miss with Olive Garden's soup and salad? The soup is really good; the salad is outstanding; and you get all you want for about $12. Breadsticks are free. Service is always prompt and professional. This is one of the best restaurants in the chain.

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Manchester, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I went with my kids for lunch. The restaurant was not very busy but the service was less than adequate to say the least. We had ordered unlimited lunch and it took over a half hour to get our food then Never saw the waiter again until I went to the desk to ask for the bill so we could... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

After all day driving from Washington DC and eating fast food, it was good to sit in a restaurant. We started with a half a bottle of a Malbec wine to relax before the meal. In a cold weather both of us asked soup for entree, classical minestrone for me and pasta fagiole for Maria, both delicious. For the main... More 

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Inman, South Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Normally I give Olive Gardens 4 stars but this was not one of my better OG visits. Friendly greeting with no wait time for a table on a Monday night. I was solo on a business trip. My waiter took a while to take my drink order which always annoys me, this should be done almost immediately when people sit... More 

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Vernon, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can get just as much of a meal instead of the unlimited soup and salad Not worth the money when you get a salad and or soup with your meal.

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Thompson, Connecticut
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped at Olive Garden on Veterans Day with daughter, an active duty service member. Friendly greeting and seated immediately (weekday lunch) Food was typical, service excellent. Facility was clean. Waitress did thank daughter for her service which was appreciated. Even better her light meal was no charge and hey discounted ours 10%. Too bad this was on the way... More 

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Connecticut
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My friends took me to the Olive Garden in Manchester, CT for my birthday. We had the soup and salad. The bread is so good that we have to keep ourselves from eating the whole basket before we get our soups and salad. The chicken gnocchi soup is so creamy and delicious, and the pasta e fagioli is wonderful with... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We asked for a martini ... Came in a bourbon glass. After complaining about it the manager Sharleen ( I apologize if misspelled) kindly corrected the problem for us. The food was on time, the server excellent, the experience superb !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1550 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06040-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: (860) 644-7095

Price and Cuisine

  • 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?