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1700 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-3114
(972) 548-0317
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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
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 3
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    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
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
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  • Large groups
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Plano, TX
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73 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We bwent to this local standard for a quick dinner. Usually you know what you are going to get at an Olive Garden. In this case, we were disappointed. The food was just not up to the standards that we usually find at one of these places. The service was good and the place was clean, but the food quality... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 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
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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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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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 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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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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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 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

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

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