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“Why is this place always busy?” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
1925 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2002
(540) 362-0417
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Ranked #92 of 377 Restaurants in Roanoke
Price range: $1 - $20
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Why is this place always busy?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I must be missing something. I can make better Italian food than this place. There are so many local Italian restaurants that offer far superior food for a lot less money. Sorry, I don't get it.

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Roanoke, Virginia
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“If they ever remove the Steak Gorgonzola-Alfredo from the menu, I won't be going back :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Its Olive Garden, what more is there to say. I like to try new things each time so I don't get stuck on one thing, but I just can't help it, the Steak Agorgonzola Alfredo is by far my favorite....mouth watering now just thinking about it! The lobster cannoli is very good too

Visited December 2012
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118 reviews 118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“usually excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Better than average Olive Garden and so quite popular. Service is always good. Particularly like the chicken parm, chicken scampi and mini desserts.

Visited December 2012
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Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The food is fantastic and the service is always great as well. The only negative thing I would have to say is I've never been there where the wasn't a considerable wait time. However, I have found this Olive Garden to be worth the wait!

Visited December 2012
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Roanoke, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Foods great service .. Eh”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

I an fond of Olive Garden. This one us no exception. The only complaint that I have is that the soup (zuppa tusc) is never quite right. The waitstaff is also lacking in this particular branch. There is a few whom are competent but a handful that are always awful and unattentive to our needs.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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