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Olive Garden

3147 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse, NY 13214
(315) 449-1543
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Ranked #104 of 593 restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ottawa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It was exactly what we were expecting and was perfect, as always! We had a group of 13 and had no wait, the servers were excellent and the food was great! Thanks!

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Had about 20 people in our group. Orders took awhile in a not busy restaurant. Service was friendly enough but a bit pushy. Meals were hot and flavorful. Kitchen staff let the restaurant down as they miscounted and forgot an order so ended up eating after everyone else had finished. One steak was overlooked and had to be replaced. Total... More

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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our Family of 4 went to Olive Garden for dinner to celebrate my son being home from college. My sin's 18 & 21 just all the bread sticks & Salad they can eat, However I wasnt aware of the 2 dinner offers they they advertise on TV for $25 I believe the waitress should have kow of the this offer.... More

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Syracuse, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We walked in and got seated right away which was nice But our table was dirty and we had to wait 15 min for someone to clean our table which had old salad pieces and was sticky :( Food was ok not alot of taste Bread sticks were not good at all no taste Our server was a nice guy... More

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Syracuse, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This location was terrible I love the olive garden in new hartford ny but this one was terrible the table was dirty when we were seated I asked the staff to please clean it it took 15 mins for someone to come and clean it. The food was ok my chicken was a bit tough the bread sticks didnt really... More

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Lodi, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Everyone wanted something a bit different, and this did the trick. If the mother-in-law is happy, we are all happy. :)

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Syracuse, New York, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoy Olive Garden for the decent Italian food, the great breadsticks, and the friendly service. It was our son's birthday, so the added bonus of a free mini dessert was a nice touch (no singing, though). They have added some nice dishes to the menu, including some small plates and appetizers.

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Syracuse, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Haven't been to the Olive Garden since my kids were younger, maybe 5 years. Always loved the nicely decorated and comfortable seating. That has not changed but I was unhappy with our recent visit. And as you can see from my other reviews I really do hate to give bad reviews. All you see on tv is the ads for... More

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Syracuse, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I love Italian food, and usually will go to a mom and pop restaurant for the experience. However, I was invited to the Olive Garden and was pleasantly surprised at the respectable taste. There has been a change and I like it! The appetizers, the soups selections, the main course meals, the drinks, and the desserts are what I like... More

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Syracuse, New York, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We go to our neighborhood Olive Garden at least once a month because the food is usually good, the service is friendly, and the prices are reasonable for Italian food. There is always something for everyone, even my super-picky 8-year old. While it's certainly not the finest Italian around, it's a good family night out.

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