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Olive Garden

1277 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-3323
(732) 240-9399
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Ranked #47 of 237 restaurants in Toms River
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Toms River, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped here for dinner after receiving a coupon in the mail. Having not visited this restaurant for quite a while, we decided to give it another try. We were delighted that at 5pm we were seated immediately. The special was a mixture of clams and shrimp over large noodles. When the entree was served, two of my clams and... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Never liked Olive garden, only reason we went was for the coupon and figured we would see if any thing changed, but no nothing changed, the reasturant is always packed with families and seniors. The reasturant has a crowded feeling and is loud, the floors are always dirty. The service was awful. Our waitress made it obvious she hated her... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We eat here 1-2 times a month. Food is good for price and service has always been great. We ask for Val as she is always pleasant and eager to make sure visit is good.

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Howell, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Soup and salad were good. Enjoyed the stuffed chicken marsala. My children liked the chicken and fettucini Alfredo. My husband always loves their tiramisu.@

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Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food and reasonably priced. Dining room crowded but service was excellent. Best to arrive between 4 & 5pm to ensure a no wait situation

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

You always get what you expect. Pasta always good, hot, and tasty. Waitstaff is very nice, and it is affordable.

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Brick, NJ
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73 reviews 73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We go there quite often and have never been disappointed. Whatever we order comes out just the way we asked for it. The service is very good and the drinks are outstanding

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Southport, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was okay. Establishment looked run down and smelled. Needs to be redone. Old concept not working.

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Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

OK. I admit it. I have not been to an Olive Garden in years. I simply never liked them feeling they couldn't come near any authentic Italian restaurant. That is, until now! while visiting family in Toms River, they took my sister and I to this restaurant. I was blown away! The food, service and pricing were excellent. They brought... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The Olive Garden is one of my favorite places to eat at. The food is delicious, prepared hot and tasty and the service is excellent. If you want a great tasty meal with a nice dining atmosphere, you should give this place a try.

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