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Olive Garden

1441 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06110
860 521-9049
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Ranked #50 of 153 restaurants in West Hartford
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jan 21, 2014
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English first
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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375 reviews 375 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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
62 reviews 62 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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Burlington, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I have taken my Mom (it's her favorite) here for lunch often. The meals are delicious and portions generous. We especially love eating in the bar area but love the dining room as well. The prices are reasonable and the wine selection very nice. We love it!

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Burlington, CT
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Reservations are not required for small groups at this Olive Garden, so we had a forty minute wait for a table in this packed restaurant on New Year's Eve. It was nicely decorated and clean and the waitress took our order shortly. Luckily, breadsticks and drinks were brought quickly since we were starving. It took a very long time for... More

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New Britain, Connecticut, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

When we arrived on a friday night it was extremely busy, we were told it would be a 40 minute wait. We were expecting that so it wasn't a problem. It only took 25 minutes to be seated. The wait staff have always been exceptional there. Very friendly, very attentive and on top of everything. We have eaten there several... More

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