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Olive Garden

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3350 Dodge St, Dubuque, IA 52003-5275
(563) 556-4121
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Pasta...always good

Like any other Olive Garden, the quickness of the food prep and attention of the wait staff are very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
LaVon M
Altoona, Iowa
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  • Large groups
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English first
Altoona, Iowa
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like any other Olive Garden, the quickness of the food prep and attention of the wait staff are very good.

Thank LaVon M
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I am near an Olive Garden restaurant we drop in for lunch or dinner/supper depends on the time. Love the bellini ice tea, free bread sticks and the pasta. I did find prices seemed much higher than my last visit.

Thank Susan M
Rock Hill, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

As always, the food was excellent at Olive Garden. Service was a little slow, but the restaurant got extremely busy after we were seated.

Thank Jesita66
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was my first visit to an Olive Garden, and I have to say I was very pleased. Our waitress was very friendly, and the food was very good. Nice experience overall.

Thank Veratomlan
Wood Hill, Missouri, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We recently dined at Olive Garden when we spent the night in Dubuque while traveling to Michigan. While I seldom eat at chain restaurants, we chose Olive Garden because it was close to our hotel. We were greeted at the door and immediately seated. The hostess radioed ahead so someone could get a high chair for my 15 month old... More 

Thank Lori E
Benton, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Chicken Fettuccini is the very best! Those home made bread sticks are to die for as well as the freshly made salads.

Thank Noreen B
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's been a while since we stopped at a Olive Garden and we were pleased as always with the good food at reasonable prices. BUt what we don't always get is the great service we experienced at this Olive Garden. Way to go wait staff!

Thank David A N
Waynesville, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We ate supper here after a long day of travelling. Olive garden came through with a delicious meal served by a very attentive waitress.

Thank Linda V
Madison, Wisconsin
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My fiance and I had a good lunch here, we knew what to expect and got great service. After a weekend of sampling new restaurants in Galena, we headed to Dubuque before heading home in WI to do a little shopping. We noticed the Olive Garden and stopped here for lunch. I had the lasanga fritta, which was REALLY good!... More 

Thank Melissa R
United States
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband & I went here for a date night dinner. I have never had such terrible service in my life! We had to wait forever for our dinner then the waiter brought the wrong food! At this point I had enough and walked out! I will never dine here again. I work at a hotel a block away and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3350 Dodge St, Dubuque, IA 52003-5275
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: (563) 556-4121

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?