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405 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880-4435
(863) 294-6641
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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Much better than before

I couldn't believe how much better Olive Garden Winter Haven was the last two times I've been. We haven't been in over a year because the last time was so lackluster. However, these past two times (within the last two months) have been very good. The place is clean, the hostess efficient, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Travelswell4fun
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central florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Lake Wales, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Me and 10 of my co-workers went for lunch and everything that was ordered came out just perfect. The server did not mess up any order and kept everthing supplied to us. For the price you pay you get a plentiful amount of food to eat plus leftovers. I would reccommend this Olive Garden to any friend or family member.

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Winter Haven, Florida, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We visit at least once a week, usually during the week when my husband and I both get off work and don't feel like cooking. No restaurant is perfect, but Olive Garden RARELY gets anything wrong. We just had dinner there over the weekend and it was great. The waitresses that do the to go orders, do a better job... More 

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central florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I couldn't believe how much better Olive Garden Winter Haven was the last two times I've been. We haven't been in over a year because the last time was so lackluster. However, these past two times (within the last two months) have been very good. The place is clean, the hostess efficient, the service up to par and the food... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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113 reviews 113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

thank you to Cynthia, you were terrific. I had the soup & salad. love that tuscon soup. the salad was ok, should have asked for more dressing. also green tomatoes, no excuse for that. Jeff enjoyed his combo of chicken parm & chicken Lombardi. I felt the glass of wine was a bit pricey. but really like that you can... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have visited this restaurant several times while staying at a local hotel - visiting Lego Land. Sometimes it's fine and everything works well. Other times, well .... let's just say one wonders if it's the same restaurant. The food is fine - it's what one expects from The Olive Garden. It's the service that varies so dramatically. On one... More 

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Ottawa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Love the bread at the Olive Garden, have not been to one in years. The food was good, I would never call it excellent (the pasta was ok) but overall a solid choice for a night out with friends and family.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Choosing a chain restaurant usually gives one a feeling that at least minimum of expectations will be met. We weren't looking for out of this world but at the very least average to good. That did not happen. We were out, we were tired and didn't wish to cook upon returning home so Olive Garden was the "safe/known" choice. My... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The food was just like every other Olive Garden, but what stood out here was the great service from the staff.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere was good as well as the service. I enjoyed my food. I would go back. I had the soup and salad. On both items I was offered as much Parmesan cheese as I wanted.

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Orlando
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143 reviews 143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It was my Birthday and we could not decide where to go since we were headed down hwy 27 we saw a sign for Olive Garden so that is where we headed. We were sat quickly we were running short on time because we wanted to catch a movie we let the server know and he was awesome everything was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 405 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880-4435
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: (863) 294-6641

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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?