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5921 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76710-6356
(254) 751-1667
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Mixed feelings

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Doug B
,
Bracebridge
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Bracebridge
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 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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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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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Dublin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

When arriving I did get a bit annoyed. I was wanting a booth and the girl would not set us in one and responded when I ask if we could not set at the table she took us to that none were available yet we past THREE empty ones? Anyway the rest was wonderful. Nice helpful server atmosphere very relaxing.Food... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Ordered from there 'buy one, take one' menu so that we could take back leftovers for our students. (We were on a school trip). The other teacher and I ordered different chocolate desserts and were surprised at the size of the portion given the $5.99 price. I would not order dessert again.

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Cody, Wyoming
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

After traveling all day we were looking for a quick bite to eat at a sit-down restaurant. We decided to sit at the bar rather that wait for a table. It took forever to get a table cleaned. Never received any service from the bartenders, but a waiter Luiz took over our table and did a great job. He got... More 

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Waco, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I've been to this Olive Garden numerous times. Always a good experience, but last night we went and I have to say it's going down hill. Maybe because some really good competition is just a couple of doors down but if they want to increase their business they need to make some serious changes. It was not super crowded but... More 

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Temple, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Olive Garden is always good for a nice Italian mel, it is far from authentic Italian and a little over priced for their precooked delivered meals that they just reheat up and serve. But it is always a nice atmosphere and the food is nothing to complain about but also nothing to rave about.

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talihina
Top Contributor
223 reviews 223 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten at this location several times with my wife and hired men. Good service when it was just 2 of us and when there were 7 of us. Salad is fantastic hope you all enjoy as much as I

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Clifton, Texas
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Calling OG an Italian restaurant is like saying Taco Bell is authentic Mexican food. Their bread is more like a hot dog bun with garlic powder on it.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

absolutely love this place, the food, the service, the server, everything and everybody was perfect.

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