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777 State Rte 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4904
(732) 651-8940
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 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, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for young children

This is one of your go-to restaurants when the grandchildren, ages 7 and 3 1/2, are dining out with us. The activity page keeps them busy while waiting for the food. Pizza is their favorite. The food is tasty for adults also! I especially like the never-ending salad and soup. The restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
CCH1223
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Monroe Twp., NJ
Good for:
  • Large groups
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Navi Mumbai, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Went there for my 21st birthday with my family and i had a really good time. The food ordered were really worth the money and the quantity served was perfect. Complementary soup an bread sticks are provided. Cheese ravioli is one of a must try. Its ambiance is pretty good and the servers were also pretty cheerful and made our... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Went here at the behest of my 12 year old. if you like Italian food go somewhere else because this is not Italian food. if you don't know the difference between good food and bad food then Bon Appetit. I hope my son does not make us go back to this place again next year. twice in a lifetime is... More 

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New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

After seeing commercials I was excited to finally goto Olive Garden. The portions are nothing like u see on TV nor was the selection. The prices were ok and our hostess and waiter were Nice. The plus, there were 6 us at our table and the waiter didn't write down our food or drink orders but he got it all... More 

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Monroe Twp., NJ
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is one of your go-to restaurants when the grandchildren, ages 7 and 3 1/2, are dining out with us. The activity page keeps them busy while waiting for the food. Pizza is their favorite. The food is tasty for adults also! I especially like the never-ending salad and soup. The restaurant does get busy during peak times. We arrived... More 

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Sayreville, New Jersey, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Olive Garden is long the brunt joke of "Stouffer's frozen food style and not at all worthy of Italian cuisine. In the last few years, at least this location has gotten MUCH better. There are several dishes (Fettucine Alfredo, Rosemary Garlic Chicken) that are to die for and my super Italian friends enjoy the meals there now.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

went there with my sister a week ago and the service and the food was outstanding, very happy she liked it...

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South Amboy, New Jersey
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

this past wednesday afternoon my boss and fellow co-workers all went out to Olive Garden in East Brunswick for lunch since it was a cold day we all started out with hot tea instead of wine then on to the never ending bowl of their amazing salad with bread sticks we also tried the appetizer sampler of chicken fingers,fried zuccini... More 

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East Orange, New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After shopping on a nice Sunday afternoon.My girlfriend Chevonne and I had brunch. Still celebrating her bday. Olive Garden it is. Didnt wait long to be seated.Atmosphere was appealing. Relaxed and calm, no screaming kid LOL Was seated and looked at menu. The bread sticks came out smelling great and nice and warm. The salad was perfect.I think they have... More 

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NJ
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I get it its a chain resturant but This italian food seems to have camme off the delivery truck Frozen and heated in the broiler and served

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was my first time going to olive garden and I was very pleased with the food. I had heard that the breadsticks were amazing, but I must say that I thought they were just ok, nothing to really write home about. The salad was very good. I had the lasagna frittas as an appetizer and they were delicious, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 777 State Rte 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4904
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: (732) 651-8940

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
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?