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Olive Garden

2901 W Radio Dr, Florence, SC 29501
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Ranked #34 of 219 restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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66% Recommend
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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Wow! My husband and I went here for lunch yesterday and we were so impressed we took our son for dinner last night. We had a professional pleasant waitress savannah at lunchtime and then Victoria in the evening. Both of which were wonderful. Not too invasive and yet knowledgable and available. If we were here another night no doubt we... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I went to the OG in Florence, SC again after a year long wait for them to get their act together. The service was (surprise, surprise) great. Our Waiter was fantastic, there right when you needed him. Very courteous and friendly and helpful. But, alas, the food was terrible. I ordered the Tour of Italy and it was yucky (to... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Olive Garden normally does a great job. But here? No way... A bartender that looked us in the eye maybe 10 times before even asking us if we wanted a drink, ignored our requests for a refill. Then when we got our table was available, our server was every bit as aloof! Asking for a napkin to wipe up the... More

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Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi Steve C - To hear that you didn't receive the service you deserve is extremely concerning to us. We're sorry for the lack of attention provided to you. In hopes of making this better and following up with you, we invite you to contact us at OGSocial@olivegarden.com. More

Hartsville, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It was what you would expect from an Olive Garden the only thing that sets Olive gardens apart is the chef and the waiters. And the food part was everything I could ask for but the service was way below average especially for the level of restaurant Olive Garden is.

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Cheraw, SC
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196 reviews 196 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This particular restaurant is very dependable in terms of food quality and service. Always friendly servers, generally fairly fast. This time they gave our poor server three new tables at once... so started a bit slow, but that wasn't his fault - it was the hostess' fault! Very friendly and helpful once he was able to get to us. Food... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been at this location a few times before when driving between PA and FL. We try to stay at one of the hilton properties and eat dinner here. The food is consistently good and the menu is always changing and the prices remain fair. You know what your are going to get here if you've been To another... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I had the soup and salad at lunch time. Also had one of their special appetizers which was very good.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stays true to the Olive Garden food, staff especially pleasant! Now that smoking is banned in SC restaurants, bar is a pleasure to sit

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First batch of bread sticks was terrible and hard, entrees was good but the waitress was very unfriendly. Will not eat at this one again.

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Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi Jill K - We are disappointed to hear about the poor quality the bread that was served and that the service was not very professional. Please accept our apologies for letting you down. We were hoping to gather a few more specifics so the necessary corrections can be made. If possible, would you please contact me at ogsocial@olivegarden.com? More

Englewood, Florida, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We like to take our family here when we visit the area. The waitstaff is friendly and very accommodating to the younger patrons. I ordered the Lasagna Classico and was not disappointed. Someone else ordered the Tortellini al Forno and was very satisfied. Always a good night here.

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