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2602 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-4721
(813) 685-5900
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really wowed this time!

My last stay wasn't so good. This stay was amazing it was just me and my husband and we where seated in the same place as last time towards the back by the kitchen and though we would get crappy service again but we were wrong I really wish I would of got the waitress name but she was younger... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They have the best soups! I like the all you can eat soup and salad because you can order different types of soups and they all taste great! Service was slow during lunch because of short staff.

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Brandon, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

In my opinion this is no longer the case. The food is average and the service at this restaurant is sub-standard. The wife and I will not be back any time soon, and that's sad because I really like the soup and salad deal and the Gorgonzola steak is awesome, but when combined with the rest of the experience it's... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

My last stay wasn't so good. This stay was amazing it was just me and my husband and we where seated in the same place as last time towards the back by the kitchen and though we would get crappy service again but we were wrong I really wish I would of got the waitress name but she was younger... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

He surprised me with Sunday dinner....as Always he surprises me with all good things! He had spaghetti with italian sausage and it was deeeeelicious! I had the Tour of Italy.... OMG, amazing! So much food.... we have to take some home because we couldn't finish it all. The atmosphere is great, service is great, food is devine.

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Haven't eaten here in forever but had a gift certificate so we ate and enjoyed the food and the service very much

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

we go as a group from church a lot, and really enjoy it so much! We don't have to wait very long even with a big group.

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Always great to eat at Olive Garden. The seasonal menu's are delicious along with the new appetizers. The Branfon location can be quite hectic during weekends because of the Movie theatre and Mall traffic especially approaching summer. Monday Tues or Wed nights are ideal for great service and no wait times. Service is always good on busy nights too. Buy... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have eaten here for many years. The place is clean and the staff is almost always polite. The food is good and reasonably priced for a sit-down restaurant. It has much more flavor than the stuff they serve at Carraba's.

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Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The promotion is over but the price cannot be beat. Buy one, take one was running during the end of March and the first part of April. When you look at the food you get for the money on this promotion you feel guilty when the check arrives at the table. We also wanted to try a new dish at... More 

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Riverview, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This restaurant was an ok place to eat. The food was good but the staff seemed to be a bit to pushy trying to get us to buy larger portions or their specials.

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 2602 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-4721
Phone Number: (813) 685-5900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
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
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2602 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: (813) 685-5900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
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?