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Olive Garden

406 Central Street, Taunton, MA
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Ranked #50 of 111 restaurants in Taunton
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Mar 14, 2014
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English first
Taunton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Face it, when you are ranked lower than a drive-in, a donut shop, a diner and a bakery outlet; you have a long, hard climb to the top. Such is the Taunton demographic. Mingled with many legit establishments, this Olive Garden is well on down the scale. (46th?) Wife and I set out early on a Saturday night and were... More

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Watertown, CT.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I am at stay at home mom, off the boat Italian cook. When my son suggested Olive Garden, I thought ehhh, why not. Let me tell you that I WAS BLOWN AWAY! Everything was so fresh and so delicious. The kale soup was out of this world. I may try replicating it this weekend.My family can not wait to come... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We got a gift certificate to olive garden so went for lunch all the staff were great and it is pretty and very comfy inside nice big chairs and tables pretty furnishings. But don't think of eating there yuck.stuffed mushrooms nuked chewy with some kinda yellow fake butter calamari were elastic bands fried ravioli were like lead sinkers got some... More

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Bowie, Maryland
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Radcliffe was my waiter and the lasagna classico was my dish... and both were top notch. Ate here solo while on business and was greeted by cheerful greeters, an engaging GM (Cory), and ultimately my waiter - "Rad" - as his name tag read. Rad was, well, rad (as in cool, and not "radical" as in weird or extreme). He... More

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Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

I'm not one to write reviews or be critical of others, especially of a restraunt chain I used to like. However, my experience at this restraunt was just so profoundly terrible it behooves me to share my experience. It all started on a Monday night at 7. Not really a time or day you think you'd run into trouble but... More

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South Easton, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We tried an unconventional strategy and showed up at 5:30 on a Saturday night. It worked. We walked right in without waiting. Amanda W. did a fabulous job. She was attentive, helpful and friendly. She delivered everything hot. The two baskets of breadsticks were both hot. My Tour of Italy was piping hot. My wife's Apricot Chicken was also hot.... More

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012 via mobile

When choosing to go out to a chain resturaunt such as the 99, chilis, TGIFs ect. We usually always end up at the olive garden. Never had an issue, the food is always good and their willing to accommodate any special order. The breadsticks and salad always gets us though by the time our meal comes out we're pretty much... More

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massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

I went here with my husband looking for some quality Italian food. That was our first mistake. Although the pounds of breadsticks they give you are great. This is another food chain that has opted to go with the overly large portions of food. The quality was not good at all. I would rather have less food, but a great... More

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