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Olive Garden

43300 Crescent Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
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Ranked #24 of 166 Restaurants in Novi
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Went a little before noon on a Wednesday. Service was slow but our server was very nice. Plenty of refills, always asked if we wanted grated cheese, kept coming back to check on us. Do not go if you are in a hurry at lunchtime. You will be frustrated and not enjoy the awesome food they serve.

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Lockport, IL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We met up with a relative, we were treated very well by the stall, food was delicious and they didn't rush us even tough we were a late arrival for dinner (we ended up closing the place)..

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Walled Lake, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Always great food, Italian restaurant atmosphere, without having to spend a fortune. My favorite is the Minestrone soup, salad, bread sticks and lasagna.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We entered the restaurant thirty minutes before closing on a week night, all seven of us. The service was a tad slow, but the few wait staff were quite busy. Food arrived hot from the kitchens, tasting just as good as it does early in the day. We got great seating, attentive waitress, and were totally satisfied.

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Cambridge, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stopped in here for a late lunch over the weekend while staying in Novi. Server was very good, personable and knowledgeable. The zuppa Toscana was excellent, another companion had the fettuccini alfredo and ready enjoyed it. I had the Pappardelle Pescatore which was excellent although I was not a fan of the broad noodle. This dish would be better with... More

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Ijamsville, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

When we arrived in Novi, we stopped for an early dinner/late lunch at the Olive Garden. It was so nice to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal. The waitstaff was friendly and the food arrived without delay. The facility and bathrooms were clean and well kept.

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Novi, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

...and it was an amazingly average meal. Lasagna was good but not great. Bread sticks below average quality. Bottomless soup sounds nice, but the minestrone was also below average. Finally the price is too high for the quality. For Olive Garden prices there are much better Italian options out there.

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143 reviews 143 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

It's been a few months since we've been to this Olive Garden. We decided to go a little bit earlier to beat the dinner and Sweetest Day crowd. We arrived at 3:30 and had a short 5 minute wait. I was surprised to see how busy they were considering the time, every table was filled. We took advantage of the... More

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Farmington Hills
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great service,Great Food . love this location. Staff is always nice and friendly food is always great .

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LaSalle, Ontario
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

It's hard to complain about Olive Garden, since it is a chain. We visited this one in Novi recently and ordered the braised short rib and tortellini lunch special, a lasagna, and soup, among other things. Taste was good as always. Was kind of surprised at how few and tiny were the pieces of short rib in the dish. We... More

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