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Olive Garden

2400 Capitol Mall Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502
360-754-6717
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Ranked #81 of 302 restaurants in Olympia
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Centralia, Washington
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First off, Going to OLY Olive Garden is a real treat for the wife and I, and we always look forward to the trip. This dreadful experience started with finding an obviously dirty soup spoon. It was quickly replaced, with apologies from the waiter( who was fantastic!). As I ate the soup, I found a hair in it. That was... More

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Shelton, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love it, too, of course. The endless salad bowl, fantastic Italian food and great service makes this restaurant a great place for a meal. Even if you can't stay, grab one of the combos of a meal ready-to-eat with another to bake or microwave at home. Great selection and yummy food. Enjoy!

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Shelton, Washington
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We showed up for our sons birthday dinner and were made to wait over an hour to be seated! Perhaps the “no reservation on the weekends” policy should be revisited! After we were FINALLY seated, our service was horrid! Granted, we had a pretty large group but, we had to ASK for breadsticks! Service aside, we were most disappointed with... More

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Palmdale, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Worse service ever! Waited 45 min for drinks and appetizers. Food was ordered before salad, appetizers or even bread sticks were brought to the table. When we were given our coasters they we thrown across the table like a frizbee. We had two waiters because we had a "big" party... Only 9 people.... and while one was amazing he was... More

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Yelm, Washington
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The Olympia Olive Garden is always filled due to the great service and great food. This location is always consistent with excellent service and great food. Amanda thank you.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had the best waiter ever. He helped us with our decisions and we never wanted for anything. Food was excellent. We had a nice table close to the back so that we could visit and enjoy the dinner. We never felt rushed as you do with some food chains.

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Chehalis, Washington
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I took my wife,daughter and new son-in-law to lunch at Olive Garden in Oly the other day. It seemed as though we waited for 20 minutes just for someone to take our order. After the food came we were short of water and refills etc. for way to long of periods. I really got the feeling that our waitress would... More

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Palotina, PR
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I had a wonderful meal with my family and friends..the food was excellent also the service..the restaurant and the people around was very nice...I had a wonderful experience... I recomend

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Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I went with my boyfriend and three year old daughter. Our server was very patient with my daughter as she ordered for herself and later when our server noticed somebody else bringing out my boyfriend's and my food before my daughter's and instantly turned them around to get her's first. I was so happy with the service that I asked... More

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Olympia, Wa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Comfort food with an Italian twist. Good size portions. Friendly staff. Olive Garden is always consistent. You know what you will get and you will be happy with it. Take Granny here.

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