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2044 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5839
+1 845-297-1787
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wasn't Impressed

The only reason I went back to Olive Garden was because we received a gift card and decided to use it. Wasn't Impressed. We were greeted and seated promptly although it was a slow weekday night and the waiter offered us a sample of the featured wine. We instead ordered the house wine but the waiter... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Thomas B
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Beacon, New York
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  • Large groups
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Poughkeepsie, New York
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worst experience, ever. My wife wanted to eat soup from Olive Garden for her birthday. Several tables left unclean throughout our stay. Ordered "Supa Tozcana" to be told several minutes later that we had to chose another soup because there were no one in the kitchen to make the soup. We told the server that we really wanted the soup... More 

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Poughkeepsie New york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Dan went above and beyond the call of duty . He frequently checked on the 3 of us during our meal making sure we had everything we needed and even suggested the frequently ordered dishes that may be most suitable to our palate. If you are ever there in the evening, request Dan. You will be glad you did.

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Beacon, New York
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The only reason I went back to Olive Garden was because we received a gift card and decided to use it. Wasn't Impressed. We were greeted and seated promptly although it was a slow weekday night and the waiter offered us a sample of the featured wine. We instead ordered the house wine but the waiter never offered to change... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Visited this Olive Garden several times when in town and sit at the bar. Frank the bartenter is great. I am on a special diet and substitute some items on the menu and they accommodate my diet restrictions. They even make me the bread sticks with butter or salt - plain. Very good wine selection for a chain place as... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We recently decided to do take out from this Olive Garden and had a minor issue with the ordering. When we arrived I was greeted by the manager, Charlene, who was pleasant and appreciative of my input. Nice to see that places still hold customer satisfaction as a pillar to making a visit a good experience. And the food was... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I had lots of veggies! Minestrone soup excellent, and past primavera was good too. Our service was the best, seating was perfect.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My family went to Olive Garden for Mother's Day. We all enjoy the food there and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed the Seafood Alfredo, Eggplant Parm, and Chicken Alfredo as well the Peach Sangria, salad and breadsticks. Truthfully though what made the dinner really special was the outstanding service from our waiter Jeremiah. He did a tremendous job and... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We do not have Olive Gardens where we live so we decided to try this restaurant. We were surprised that Poughkeepsie is so big and that South Road is so long. Olive Garden is on the side that is heading toward Hyde Park. We went on a Sunday night about 6 o'clock and had to wait a few minutes for... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Yeah, I'm one of those people who loves Olive Garden. I think their food is delicious. Their service is usually prompt and friendly. Comfortable and roomy tables (I just hate cramped tables!). I'll be going back, for sure.

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Pleasant Valley, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The kitchen overdoes the seasonings. That is my biggest complaint. The Mrs, avoids this place and I get take-out for her elsewhere for that reason. So when my dinner companion chose to eat there I decided it would be an opportunity to find out if the kitchen had mellowed with age. I am sorry to report it has not. I... More 

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 2044 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5839
Phone Number: +1 845-297-1787
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
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
Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2044 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5839
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-297-1787

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?