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Olive Garden

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9413 State Rd 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8539
(608) 783-0090
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Olive garden

The food isn't as good as I remember it to be. I had shrimp alfredo and my husband had chicken alfredo. Our waitress was great. Very attentive and polite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
D4314OOheatherp
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Wisconsin Dells,
via mobile
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wisconsin Dells,
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food isn't as good as I remember it to be. I had shrimp alfredo and my husband had chicken alfredo. Our waitress was great. Very attentive and polite.

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Thank D4314OOheatherp
Wisconsin
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The only thing the server didn't ask if we wanted was water. Otherwise it was a delicious lunch. My daughter & I were shopping and hadn't been here for a long time- still good. Also happy they had the music on.

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Thank Brenda J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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127 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stopped here for lunch while out running errands. The food was good. The service was good. Great place for Italian food.

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Thank clemab
Lynden, Washington
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158 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Olive Garden used to be a favorite of ours, but not so much anymore. The food is still good, but it has become pricy and service hss definitely suffered. More menu items feature pasta and sauces instead if meat, probably due to austerity measures in the kitchen. Service was slow and inattentive, but it seems there are also now more... More 

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Thank Lynden-Tom
Irvine, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

When all else fails go to Olive Garden. Staff in this location was great, a bit slow getting started but overall ended well. Location kinda hard to find for a visitor to a new city.

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Thank Mark K
New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Waitress was very friendly. Small town charm. Great food with seafood Italian food. I also enjoyed the water.

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Thank Ted A
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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248 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is the typical Olive Garden. Usual decor and menu. Lunch is a busy time, but the service is quick and timely. Have been there for both lunch and dinner, and reasonably pleased each time. Some argue its not really Italian, but while that may or may not be true, the food is good, and we have not been disappointed.

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Thank Happyrocker
Sioux City, Iowa
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The service here is very good. Very friendly staff. The bar area needs a TV. Olive Gardens as a whole are just a little too much money for what the food is

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Thank Salesguy3308
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had up and down experience with this place. Quite busy all the time. Waitress/ waiter can be somewhat rush and not attentive. Food is ok most of the time just like any Olive Garden.

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Thank Piraon S
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is one of the better Olive Gardens I have been to when it comes to helpful and caring staff. While the food can be nearly the same in each OG, some seem to do a bit more and this is one place. Recommend it.

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Thank Rhonda W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9413 State Rd 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8539
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Onalaska
  • Phone Number: (608) 783-0090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?