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Olive Garden

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1700 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-3114
(972) 548-0317
Today
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:
Large groups

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Italian chain

We ate here for Sunday lunch and it was good. We were seated promptly and our server greeted us and took our drink orders promptly as well. The salad was really fresh and we love the dressing. I had chicken parm and it was really good. I got angle hair pasta with it. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
DDay1959
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McKinney, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
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McKinney, Texas
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254 reviews 254 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We ate here for Sunday lunch and it was good. We were seated promptly and our server greeted us and took our drink orders promptly as well. The salad was really fresh and we love the dressing. I had chicken parm and it was really good. I got angle hair pasta with it. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

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McKinney, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Occasionally I check in to this Olive Garden for a take home dinner. The wait staff on the "to go" side is very good. Never have had an error on the order and they are friendly about it. They have a good variety on the menu and the food is good.

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Milton, Florida
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185 reviews 185 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we had a short wait due to the size of our party, but was seated and served pretty quickly. Our waitress was good and didn't even use a notepad! She remembered everyone's order and kept drinks filled. Enjoyed our visit very much.

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McKinney, Texas
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have been reading in business news of late that Olive Garden is in trouble. I now understand why. We entered an empty lobby and were told we could be seated immediately but were then led to cramped and crowded bar seating. We asked for the main dining area instead and were told it would be a 25 minute wait.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good service, pleasant waiter, but just middle of the road food. Did like their express lunch option.

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McKinney, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The taste is average. The bread stick and salad were too salt. Our coupon is per table, but the waitress only discounted one person.

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Dade City, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had Tour of Italy. Delicious as always. Pumpkin Cheese Cake was huge and very, very tasty. Breadsticks/Salad is always good.

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Paphos District, Cyprus
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The friends that we were staying with in McKinney took us to this restaurant one evening and we had an excellent meal which was plentiful and well presented. Our waitress was very pleasant although she was very inexperienced - this turned out to be to our benefit when she offered us a bottle of wine at $5 when, in fact,... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The food is consistently good here, although a bit pricey. Wait staff is almost always friendly. It is a popular restaurant and they are easily overwhelmed. So when there are lots of cars there, it is better to go somewhere else, unless you are willing to wait and Wait and WAIT.

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Milton, Florida
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185 reviews 185 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We wanted some Italian food so came here with the family we were visiting with. We were seated right away and served right away. All was good, until they started bringing out food. Our son didn't want any salad or soup, so they brought out his fettuccini first. Then a little while later, they brought out my BIL's sampler plate.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1700 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: (972) 548-0317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

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

Questions & Answers

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