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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I took our son and his fiancee, who live in Fairfax, to dine on a Sunday night. My son used to work at an Olive Garden so I know that almost all the meals are prepared, frozen, delivered to the restaurant and then cooked there so that the food should be uniform no matter what Olive Garden... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were here on a busy Friday night with our 2 year old. I honestly didn't expect this level of service- it was excellent! They are very much kid friendly and our son loved the attention! All staff members were very polite and professional and really made our dining experience fantastic! I am a huge fan of Olive Garden and... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great meal reasonable price great service. Short stroll from my hotel at Residence Inn. Large choice of starters and mains but remember free breadsticks soup and salad so don't go overboard if you have a starter or want a dessert. Recommended

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went with my family to the Italian restaurant in Fairfax and ordered 2 chicken entries and the food was good. The soup and salad are always good in Olive Garden and kept consistent, but one of the entries had too much cheese and the chicken did not seem well cooked. But overall service was good with nice atmosphere. I... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I usually go here once or twice a month for lunch or dinner and have always had good service and good food. Not really very authentic Italian but, it is always very tasty and we keep coming back for more. They prices are really good for the amount of food they serve.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have been going to Olive Gardens all over the place for a very long time. Until recently, it was my number 1 restaurant of choice for decent Italian at a decent price. I mean, there aren't many places that serve free salad and breadsticks before you place your order, that's a nice touch. Over the years, I've even been... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This will always be our favorite Olive Garden location. We had a server the evening of July 31, 2014 named Dave or David....OUTSTANDING service. That young man was the best waiter I think we've ever had. That gentleman deserves a good raise!!! Always had a smile, so accommodating, never had to wait for anything and went above and beyond any... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hmmmm I am a big fan of Italian food , the pasta is incredible , the soup and salad is wonderful . Specially with the choice of refilling . Different choices of pastas , and you deal with a full menu with colorful options. Will try again and again in future

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Arrived at the Olive Garden just as the heavens opened got a soaking but once inside soon cheered up with a few drinks some spicy calamari ,seafood alfredo and a seafood brodeto all good.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

After a long, exhausting day in DC, we had a very enjoyable dinner at Olive Garden. We totally enjoyed ourselves. The food was excellent as was the service. Evidently many others agree with us since the restaurant was full. We loved every bite. Will definitely go back. Loved it!!!!!

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 12980 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone Number: 703-631-4840
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
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
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian, Seafood

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