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1880 Adams St, Mankato, MN 56001
(507)345-7585
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Service

The service was great. The food was good and the wine was good. I personally think they over charge for their wine but, sometimes a glass of wine is just worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
RRSchultz
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St. Cloud, MN
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you like flavorless sauces, bland meatballs and endless bread sticks then I guess this is the place for you. Olive Garden is a sad excuse for Italian food. I have a trio platter to sample a little bit of everything. The Parmesan chicken was just sad, there was hardly any chicken it was mostly just bread crumbs... I'm so... More 

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St. Cloud, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The service was great. The food was good and the wine was good. I personally think they over charge for their wine but, sometimes a glass of wine is just worth it.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Yes. The new items on the menu are wonderful. I enjoyed every bite. I visited on a fairly busy evening alone after work. The service was wonderful and made me feel at home.

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Granite Falls, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our waiter, Simon, gave us all one of the best restaurant experiences we've had in a very long time. Food was prompt and delicious!

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Pittsboro, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Well packaged and tasty! My husband had the Chicken Parmesan and I had soup and salad. I was not feeling well and the convenient "to go" option was very appreciated.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Best service we have had in awhile, most visits it is quite poor. Food was hot and salad was browning, but overall good. Miss when guests use to dress up nicely, now seems like a lot of jogging pants and pjs.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Dinner night with friends, our food was good. Our server was not . He touched his hair many times while taking our order, he has long hair with tattoos. Not impressed! Really was not professional or sanitary. It will be a long time before I go back.

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Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi dillon91 - We can understand your concern and appreciate you sharing the details of your visit. We're sorry for the poor impression made. Please be assured that this is something we take seriously and will be following up with our management team about your observations. So that we can follow up with you personally, would you mind reaching out... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Had dinner during the weekday. No wait with reservation. I had the beef and tortellini (best dish) and it was great, as usual. The price is also very reasonable compared to what is available in town. Will be back. Thanks!

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Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We have visited this restaurant numerous times, and while the foods is what you expect for Olive Garden, the service is always slow! Two glasses of wine took 10 minutes. A piece of cheesecake took 10 as well. This is why we haven't visited in more than a year.

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Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

you can't seriously expect high quality food at a chain restaurant; this is like McDonalds, you get what you expect just don't expect high quality Italian food.

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 1880 Adams St, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone Number: (507)345-7585
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1880 Adams St, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: (507)345-7585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
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?