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Olive Garden

1441 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06110
860 521-9049
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Ranked #52 of 158 restaurants in West Hartford
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Bloomfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Restaurant was clean and attractive, food was good, chicken Alfredo was delicious. Like the gardening, the flowers are beautiful. wait staff was not very attentive.

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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We got there late, after seeing a "show" at the Bushnell. We were cheerfully welcomed (even at 10 pm!), and taken care of quite well. Staff was friendly, helpful. Food was excellent, although there was a substitution for a side that was no longer available (late on a Saturday night? Acceptable in my book). I took home half my meal... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews 124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were a party of 8 and had 2 servers who took excellent care of us. However, we must say the food was average. I had chicken scampi and the chicken was burnt on the bottom. My husband had a pasta dish and he reported that it was WAY over salted. They were really busy as it was a Sunday... More

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New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The salad is sooooo good. And for a chain Italian restaurant, the pasta is decent, our kids love it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

Horrible experience here, the waitress was rude. The womans bathroom stunk so bad of urine you could smell it in the waiting area!! Barf.. they were out of rolls for sandwiches, and sat us in the middle of the room when we asked for a booth. Will never go here again. They need an undercover boss episode at this place.

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Haddam, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Olive Garden's tend to be pretty consistent (food & service) no matter where they are located. We love the bread & family style salad. There is something on the menu to suit everyone's tastes. Make sure to get there early or be prepared to wait - there is always a waiting time.

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Harwinton, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Great value with a meal and a take home meal for 12,98 the food was alright the soup was over salted. The meals chicken and pasta, sausage and peppers and braised beef were all very tasty and well prepared but were more than a bit short on the meat , The sausage and peppers had the most 3 small pieces... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This restaurant had good service. The staff was friendly and accommodating all in a timely manner.. May son goes to school near by and wanted of his mama's meatballs. We didn't have any but was just as happy with The Olive Gardens. We will be back

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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413 reviews 413 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had an enjoyable dinner. We had to wait about twenty minutes to get seated. Service was a bit slow because they were very busy. The waitress did her best to give us good service. I ordered from the lighter choices. I had the apricot chicken with vegetables. My husband had the vegetable lasagna also on the lighter menu. Our... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

While this Olive Garden can get very crowded, the service is pretty quick and waits are minimal at lunch - Chicken Parm is always hot, fresh and delicious. Love their salads and breadsticks as well. We are frequent visitors and have never had a bad experience

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