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All 666 Tacoma Restaurants

Olive Garden

1921 S 72ND St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1240
(253) 475-1772
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English first
Gig Harbor, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

They had some new choices on the menu which is always good in my opinion. My partner had 2 appetizers for her meal. Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta and Tortellini al Forno. The Fondula was just OK, sort of bland except for the edge of the cheese which was good because it was a little crispy. Can you say fried cheese. Yum.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I eat here 1-2 times a month and the service is always top notch. They have a very diverse menu and every item I have ordered has been great. I like being seated and having their bread sticks and salad within minutes. It may not be absolutely authentic Italian but it's still very good.

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Bellevue, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is consistent at virtually all Olive Gardens but these guys in Tacoma, WA did a GREAT job of providing a lunch for 50+ people. Everything was ready on time and complete. I've used them before but never for this many people. I highly recommend them for a large takeout order. The customer loved it as well.

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Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

First, let's say that this is American Italian, but with perks. Absolutely love the unlimited breadsticks, salad or soup. Second, always had good service, at least my experience. Finally, what a menu! I can never make my mind up on what I want to eat. I recommend the Citrus infused chicken. Buono appetito!

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Cathedral City, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The service was great. Our waitress was very knowledgeable of the menu and very cheerful.. Great food, great variety and served warm and in a timely manner. There is a lot of parking surrounding the restaurant.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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261 reviews 261 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Waited quite awhile at our table for a server. Someone finally figured out we had been missed and the manager came by and apologized profusely. He comped one of our selections and gave us a lunch price on my wife's soup, salad and breadsticks. The server he assigned to us (Jessica S.) went overboard to give us great service. One... More 

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Yelm, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great service and food beyond expectations. Don't miss the opportunity if you are in the area. Right off the freeway in the southend of Tacoma. Caters to the military and its families. Wonderful food, great variety and served warm and scrumptious! Service was excellent, no waiting for anything. When you take home part of your meal you need to ask... More 

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Crawfordsville, Oregon, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

we always eat here our first night out. We know we can count on the food being good and the little desert shooters are perfect

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Wakefield, Michigan
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128 reviews 128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I have not eaten here in several years...so I really could taste and see the changes...portions smaller...which is fine with me...ingredients cheaper, and food taste adequate but not over the top...as the prices really went up.

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North Pole, Alaska, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We got there before the lunch time rush and service was great. Had Some moscato and it was superb. I had ordered the cheese ravioli and it was delicious as well. I couldn't finish it because I filled up on their delicious breadsticks. I do recommend Alfredo dipping sauce with their breadsticks.

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Additional Information about Olive Garden

Address: 1921 S 72ND St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1240
Phone Number: (253) 475-1772
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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