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Olive Garden

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222 Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501
+1 956-618-1188
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This place gets really crowded and there always seemed to be people waiting for a table during normal dinner hours. I really enjoy the food at Olive Garden and have eaten at their restaurants all across the country. The Alfredo, the Shrimp and Sausage in cream sauce,, and of course there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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ARCATA
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This place gets really crowded and there always seemed to be people waiting for a table during normal dinner hours. I really enjoy the food at Olive Garden and have eaten at their restaurants all across the country. The Alfredo, the Shrimp and Sausage in cream sauce,, and of course there unlimited delicious house salad and bread sticks. Something that... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I like the quick service but dislike the access of parking. They changed their look and menu options so now looks and smells better than before.

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Tony O, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for dinning out at our restaurant . I am glad you enjoyed our new look and menu. We appreciate your kind compliments. More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Though it;s waiting time is a bit long and the restaurants asks for a high percentage tip!!, I enjoyed its foods and services during my stay. Olive Garden at 10th street near Target and Best Buy is a great place for your dining and get together. Go with a full pocket.

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Tony O, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Mr Peter I cannot thank you enough for your valuable feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you once again. More 

McAllen, Texas
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is your typical Olive garden with the food you would expect. Reasonable prices, clean,and a very friendly staff. It is nice to have the option to eat in the bar to save wait time.

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Tony O, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Julie, thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate having you as loyal guest. More 

Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

There are much better choices around McAllen. Please avail yourself of them. We got severe "distress in the lower tract" after eating here that lasted well into the next day. Wish I could be more delicate, but honest is honest. You expect a certain standard when you choose to eat at a chain restaurant and this one was a major... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We go as often as possible. Great food and great service! Keeps us coming back for more. My 7 yr old loves it too!

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Houston
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

I sat at the bar recently to eat dinner after work. The bartender was friendly and attentive. In a town where service is typically inadequate, this was greatly appreciated. The all you can eat soup and salad is a winning combination for me and at a great price. Don't analyze the silverware too closely. You will be shocked at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I've written a few reviews now most not very positive but I am going to change that with this one. Normally I don't go to the commercial restaurant because it's boring food is dull ect, but I can say the service was top notch, the food pleasantly fresh and not over seasoned or over done, and honestly it was good.... More 

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Mission, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We like the soup and salad lunch special. Usually the soup is wonderful however the last time we went the soup had been changed. The names are the same but the ingredients aren't. It was way too salty and the sliced sausage had been replaced with tiny bits of ground sausage.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had the seafood pasta (alfredo?), it was really good. It was really busy that night tho, so took my dinner to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 222 Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-618-1188

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?