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5921 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76710-6356
(254) 751-1667
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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: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Late lunch Tuesday sept 8

Waitstaff under trained. Wrong wine brought, long wait. Coupon overlooked and had to ask for revised bill. Sweet girl but lost. Food and wine good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
Carolyn M
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Waco, Texas
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Palestine, Texas
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This Olive Garden in Waco, TX is just as good as any we have ever been before. There salad and bread sticks are an excellent appetizer as always, there plate food selections are the best of any Italian food place we have ever been in. Yes, the prices are a bit high $15.00 on average per plate I'm guessing but... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Not good at all. Order a drink from someone who we thought was taking our order. He had no idea of the selection and then came back 10 minutes later to explain they did not have that. This was NOT a busy night. Ordered another and after 15 minutes cancelled that. Our actual waiter was fine. The food was mediocre... More 

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Thank SicEm2019
Waco, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Waitstaff under trained. Wrong wine brought, long wait. Coupon overlooked and had to ask for revised bill. Sweet girl but lost. Food and wine good.

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Thank Carolyn M
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

As always such a great spot our services were amazing our waiter was Vince and couldn't have been any more kind and very efficient would definitely come back....

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Thank traildustrider
Groesbeck, Texas
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Not bad! They need to stop making their wait staff push the wine so much! Our waiter seemed upset that we did not want alcohol! Are they assigned a quota or something? The soup and salad was comparable to most other Olive Gardens. It would be nice if their soups could have a little more solid ingredients in them.

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Thank Joe W
Eddy, Texas
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185 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went in just for dessert. The service was excellent. The zabalon (fried donuts) were delicious. The chocolate sauce was really good. The coffee could have been a little fresher. Fun dessert date.

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Thank JoyfulEddy
Waco, Texas
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The soup and salad is very good and filling. We love their salad because it is always crisp and is well seasoned with the dressing to perfection. The mushroom raviolis are wonderful. Sundays after church there is always a substantial wait time, but the food is well worth the wait. The wait staff is good sometimes and sometimes not so... More 

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Thank Romtravel2
DeSoto Tx
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

When visiting ask for Josh & Tori they will not only take care of you but will exceed your expectations with outstanding service and humor.Josh made sure that our party of eight was seated in a timely manner, no wait at all. Tori's outstanding service and humor was the life of our party of eight. Well worth it. Ask for... More 

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Thank Ritch06
Bracebridge
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

well we went to the Olive Garden for the regular fare...salad and bread sticks always meet expectations..my wife had something new chicken sorento and she said it was great..good portion and very tasty..I normally go for something simple spaghetti and meat sauce but thought I would try the steak medallions with Gorgonzola Alfredo sauce ...bad choice..first the waitress ordered it... More 

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2 Thank Doug B
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Nothing to fancy....lol but I guess fancy for Waco area...the food is just like other Olive Gardens. Its usually pretty good and no complaints. The last time we went though I ordered chicken parm.....it came out as a round fried chicken pre-made Pattie....gross....with sauce on it....lol.....not good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5921 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76710-6356
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: (254) 751-1667

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?