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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I'm not usually an Olive Garden fan but this particular location was our first visit. Absolutely wonderful service and the food was fresh and excellent unlike other locations we have visited outside of Virginia. We will definitely be returning again to this location.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food is always excellent. I recommend the all-u-can-eat soup, salad n breadsticks. Most excellent soup is the white potato n sausage soup known as the biscato(?) soup. Yummy! However, we came in during lunchtime, when the soup salad n breadsticks are $7.99; but we finished our meal after their advertised special pricing was over, and they tried to charge me... More 

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Irving, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The staff was very courteous, from the hostess to the manager. Our food came out hot and timely. The pasta was initially a little dry. The sauce was not plentiful in the Penne. A manager came by and asked how we were doing. We told them the pasta could use more sauce and she smiled and said no problem ladies.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

After waiting for a family member, on a late plane, coming into Newport News Airport, we decided to grab dinner at a restaurant close to the airport. It was almost closing time. I am not a big fan of the Olive Garden chain but I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant personnel were very nice even though it was close to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The $11.99 menu was excellent! We enjoyed a nice dinner and we were able to walk from the hotel. Great food - good price - great service!

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Williamsburg, VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We lunched at the Olive Garden, Newport News, Virginia -- we enjoyed the endless soup, salad and bread sticks luncheon for $6.99 each. The bread sticks are warm, buttery, fluffy and outstanding. The salad is fresh, and comes accompanied with ice-cold plates. There is more than sufficient salad for two, and we had only one large bowl-full. The salad dressing... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a party of seven, and was told a 30 minute wait. They checked on us a couple of times before seating us in about 20 minutes. Food was fast and good. Waitress was friendly and efficient. All the staff seemed very attentive, without being intrusive.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Popped in and had great fast service with exceptional food. The manager Star stopped by our table to check on service. Our waiter Ashanti was excellent with drinks and soup and salad. Outstanding overall and we were in and out in 45 minutes.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Went to eat dinner rather late. Might want to catch dinner early. The bread was not the best, the dinner was not the best.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

An excellent dining experience where the service by the entire staff was simply incredible. I was most impressed with how the staff worked together as a team to provide the best for their customers. For example: Even though I had a waiter assigned to my table, other waiters and staff stopped by to fill my drink or ask me how... More 

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602
Phone Number: (757) 833-7503
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
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: Italian

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