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“Last Chance Choice Turned out Well” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
45970 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
571-434-0713
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Ranked #34 of 203 Restaurants in Sterling
Cuisines: Italian
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Last Chance Choice Turned out Well”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We were actually going to Sweetwater Tavern but when we were told it was an hour and fifteen minute wait we settled on the Olive Garden which is adjacent to the Tavern. And although our wait was nearly an hour (after being told 25 minutes) they offered free wine tasting while we waited and once we were seated service was very gracious and the food very good. Great home style salad. Everyone in our party of nine had very good things to say about their selections. They were having an extremely busy night and it makes me wonder why there aren't more dining choices in the Sterling area to accommodate the overflow.

Visited December 2012
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Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Excellent food reasonable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

It was our first visit in this restaurant and we didn’t know what to expect, but what we got was excellent food, a super good service and all came with reasonable price. I would definitely eat there again, and recommend it to my friends.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ithaca, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Reliable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Efficient and friendly service. Good food at reasonable price.

Visited May 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Overpriced and Skimpy Portions”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Ordered the lasagna for lunch and had to do a double-take when it was delivered after 20 minutes of waiting....I get more lasagna in a Weight Watcher's TV dinner than I got at this place. Service was lousy and the tiny portion of so-so lasagna was overpriced. Much better places to eat in this area.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Harpers Ferry, WV
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Always great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

I've been going to this one since it opened. Always great service & we never wait long. The food is always good too. Will keep coming back!

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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