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4781 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, LA 71203-7005
(318) 322-8450
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

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  • 13
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food and Plenty of it!

Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo! Four pieces of perfectly cooked, tender steak nestled in a mound of fettuccine Alfredo, and a few whole, fresh green leaves-basil I presume. Could have used a tiny bit more Alfredo sauce for me, you know, for dipping those fantastic bread sticks! The chicken and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Freda M
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Jena, Louisiana, United States
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Jena, Louisiana, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo! Four pieces of perfectly cooked, tender steak nestled in a mound of fettuccine Alfredo, and a few whole, fresh green leaves-basil I presume. Could have used a tiny bit more Alfredo sauce for me, you know, for dipping those fantastic bread sticks! The chicken and dumpling soup (Gnocchi pasta), was my starter, and it was so good.... More 

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Colfax, Washington
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The newly rebuilt Olive Garden is excellent and still enjoying a very crowded competition for seats. Clean. Very typical of better managed Olive Gardens, but of course, it's still newly re-opened after having been completely rebuilt.

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Yep. That's right. Our Monroe, Louisiana Olive Garden Burned somewhere near a year ago. It was one of our families favs. We were relieved when we heard OG would rebuild on the same site. Sure enough a brand new Olive Garden arose out of the ashes of the old, sporting a new floor plan and new building. We visited our... More 

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Lake Providence, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This Olive Garden had been destroyed by fire and just re-opened a few months ago. We live about 70 miles away and only recently got to eat there again. After 3 meals, I have to say I really don't know how they could improve! The service and food has been excellent and we have not had to wait either visit.... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The food is great but you will have to wait for a seat and food if they are busy. It is not a place for someone with an hour lunch break. The Soup and Salads are a great choice. The style inside does not look italian to me.

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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103 reviews 103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

My main complaint is the wait. I don't understand what takes so long when they have a ton of help. When you finally get your name called and they walk you to your seat you'll probably notice a lot of empty tables and tables that just need to be cleaned off. Like I said earlier they have a ton of... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

on our last visit in December overall the food was good but the service was lacking due to the large crowds and lack of service people. Today our server was wonderful, very attentive. The interior of the restaurant is beautiful. we love the new set up. Our food wasn't very good. My father in law, my eldest son and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Amazing food and service! Derek was our server and he done an amazing job! Place was packed and he treated us very promptly despite the crowd!

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Monroe, Louisiana
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146 reviews 146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I and two friends visited the brand new Olive Garden (rebuilt after a 2013 fire) on a cool January day. I tried the Tour of Italy and the all you can eat salad with bread sticks, while my wife had the five cheese Ziti and salad. The meal was great, the ambience was new and pleasant, and... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We ate here Christmas eve for lunch. I did have to wait in a line even though I got there just a few minutes before 11:00 a.m. but we were seated fairly quickly. The restaurant decor is very modern, clean simple lines. The food was good but our server was overwhelmed and perhaps more wait staff was needed as he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4781 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, LA 71203-7005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (318) 322-8450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?