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Olive Garden

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5550 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-3209
(954) 776-3341
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
family get together

Stop by in the very early afternoon for Dinner and as usual the meal was very good. There were four of us and got a seat without a wait. The waitress was nice and friendly. Her service was good but had a hard time finding that our drinks were empty, a pet peeve of mine. The never ending soup and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
James J
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Oslo, Norway
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was not very good. There is a rare smell in there, and the food is ok nothing more. When we got the dessert, It must be something from Publix they put on a plate, this was not fresh. I will not recommand this restaurant. Easy parking

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I think my title says it all. I found out from my friend who comes here all the time that you could have two or more soups for no additional cost. So I had two soups. The service was very friendly and perfect. The entree (baked shrimp with pasta) was more than even I could eat. A splendid restaurant.

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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I Love💚Olive Garden especially the soup and salad lunch special......BUT 😫 NOT at this location!!! Server 😾 was aweful, had to wait and wait for food, for her to come back to check on us, to get refills which came slowly back to us, and for our bill...about 15 to 20 minutes after we had totally finished eating. No refills... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stop by in the very early afternoon for Dinner and as usual the meal was very good. There were four of us and got a seat without a wait. The waitress was nice and friendly. Her service was good but had a hard time finding that our drinks were empty, a pet peeve of mine. The never ending soup and... More 

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Dorval, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

As usual Olive Garden does not disappoint ,for a good quality meal well priced this is the place, the staff at all the olive gardens that we have been to have always been very courtious

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Olive Garden in Fort Lauderdale is a nice big restaurant. Lots of parking and tables. Didn't have to wait for seating. Food is the same as any Olive Garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had dinner here about 6:30 pm June 10. enjoyed the shrimp ceviche had a nice hot tang. The meal was hot & fresh. Are drinks were always refilled.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It's The Olive Garden. Who doesn't love to fill up on salad and breadsticks. After that everything tastes good. This location has a nice fun vibe with friendly staff who know how to handle the occasional cranky diner. The new offerings can often be a miss so I tend to stick to the usual fare.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The service was ok..forgot my wine which is a big sin. The pasta was really overcooked and reminded me of baby food. I suspect it is aimed at the American rather than European tastes. The soup, salad and breads ticks were great but the mains were all disappointing. As we were a party of 5 I would have expected at... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very friendly staff, good food, This is recommendable voor every tourist. We had dinner here 3 evenings.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5550 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-3209
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: (954) 776-3341

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?