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Olive Garden Italian Rstrnt

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5307 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-1587
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cravings!

I My husband was craving spaghetti and I was craving eggplant with pasta sauce! He chose the ground beef instead of meatballs, I chose extra eggplant instead of pasta, they didn't put much sauce so I requested more and it was no problem, they brought me two little containers of pasta sauce, which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
kdarletta
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romance
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
United States
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I haven't eaten at an Olive garden in a long time, an after this visit I will be very likely to return again soon. Our waiter, Raphael, was one of the best ever, he is a professional, and took his job serious. The food was exceptionally delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Hampstead, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The wait was 20 minutes which wasn't bad. The waiter was friendly. When two of us complained that half of our chicken was dry and overcooked he brought us extra sauce. Didn't give us enough salad for 4 people and when the bowl was empty he didn't offer to bring enough. 4 beadsticks for4 people wasn't enough. I wasn't finished... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I My husband was craving spaghetti and I was craving eggplant with pasta sauce! He chose the ground beef instead of meatballs, I chose extra eggplant instead of pasta, they didn't put much sauce so I requested more and it was no problem, they brought me two little containers of pasta sauce, which was good! It was a pleasant dinner... More 

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Waterbury Center, Vermont
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

When there is an Olive Garden around you really can't beat them for a great soup and salad lunch. The Wilmington Olive Garden was right on top of their game. The only slight negative was our waiter was a little overwhelmed by the lunch rush.The food was exactly as expected and the property was well managed and clean. My compliments... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The restaurant was packed, but only had a 35 min wait. We waited at the bar and had great service. The wait time was correct. Our food arrived promptly after ordering. The staff did a very good job of handling the crowd and the food was delicious.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Olive garden has really stepped up their game. Their food is great still not the best italian food since its a chain but damn its good.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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163 reviews 163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife, daughter and I ate at Olive Garden this weekend. Their menu has changed and it seems like they are serving less pasta meals than before. Anyway, we enjoyed the always good unlimited salad and bread sticks. The calamari was at best average. Especially when you compare it to the calamari at Carrabba's. Their dipping sauce was excellent however.... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lunchtime favorite: soup, salad and breadsticks. Salad is delicious, and they bring out as much as you can eat. Same with the soups: you can have as many bowls as you can eat and you can order a different kind each time. And the breadsticks just keep on coming! We were seated promptly upon arrival and our drink and food... More 

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Talbott, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Soup, salad, and bread sticks. All you can eat never goes out of style. Sit at tables closest to the bar for your best service ever in an Olive Garden. Endless tea, and great customer service

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Eastern NC
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205 reviews 205 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Soup, Salad, & Breadsticks are my go to meal. Even though it was May (end of). Service was very good at the table, took a little while to get the tables together for a big group even though we were early.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5307 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: (910) 791-1587

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?