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“We were disappointed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
2285 Greeley Mall, Greeley, CO 80631-8544
(970) 353-3808
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Ranked #31 of 202 Restaurants in Greeley
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Sac City, Iowa
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“We were disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We were disappointed @ our experience here this time. Olive Garden is 1 of my Mom's favorite places to eat & in the past we have enjoyed a good meal & good service. Not this time! The waiter forgot to bring us breadsticks! We had to remind him. Breadsticks are 1 of the special items @ an Olive Garden! The waiter brought us our salads & then the appatizers=backwards. The Calimare had a very good sauce. The blackberry orange tea was refreshing. Hubby ordered the chicken Alfredo, but there was barely any sauce! I liked the chicket breats with peaches & spinach with fat noodles.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“just food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The service was not so good at first , we had to stop a waitress to take our order. And the food was not great or even temperature hot. The salad was good, but how can you mess up a salad.

Visited August 2013
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San Jose, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“not as advertised”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

All you can eat salad is NOT. Server said they would not make money if the salad was really all you can eat. Can have all the lettuce one wants, but not the other ingredients (tomato, olives, etc.)- they cost extra as a side dish if you want more! Slow service. Be sure to make reservations or wait a very long time. Servers over-worked and were irritable and inattentive. Loud, loud noisy place. Had to lean across the wide table, cup the ear, and shout to be heard. Food greasy and white. No whole foods or grains to be had. Wine over-priced with limited selections. Was told I could taste the wine before ordering by one server. The next server said no I could not. Wine was not good. Unpleasant experience. Will find another place for our family reunions.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
“fast and friendly service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My daughter and I ate here 3 times during our visit because we don't have an Olive Garden where we live. The service was fast and the food was great as always. Great deal for good food.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milliken
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great Management”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We went to Olive Garden to celebrate my husbands raise and to have dinner with our kids before my husband left the state for work. We were sitting there enjoying our wine and conversation, when the manager came out and told us that they were sorry it was taking so long, but they burnt my daughters pizza and were remaking it. He said that her meal was covered. It was no big deal to us, as we weren't in any hurry and didn't even notice how long it had been. About 2 minutes later the General manager came out and apologized, they remade everyone's dinner, and comped us our entire meal and bottle of wine. We appreciated the service and the thought that the GM would come and take their time to apologize and do what they did without being asked about it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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