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Olive Garden

1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
+1 480-964-5166
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first we sat at the bar, but the woman working the bar could barely look at us and finally after several minutes looked at us with an annoyed look on her face. We asked if ordering food at the bar was even possible and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank debbie s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent food tonight - made my own pasta (all-you-can-eat) - angel hair pasta, meat sauce and grilled chicken (started with the breaded chicken, but it wasn't as good, so they let me switch). salad and soup were really good too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fsh4Fn
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We took a visiting family member for lunch. Christian was our waiter and was very helpful and friendly. Food was very good. Love the salad!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carlenen2015
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Excellent service. We were seated promptly and the waitress got our drink order right away. Our salad was very good, the meal was delicious and the iced tea was cold! All you could ask for.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank g3times
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

My friend Jill and I went and had dinner at Olive Garden. We both had the Chicken Gnichi soup with salad and breadsticks....delicious!! It was a lot of fun and two waiters were fighting over who was going to take care of us. Both waiters...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yvonne J
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Prompt seating ordered drinks apps arrived quickly hot pretty quick good nice portions placed order for entrees wife’s ravioli was screaming hot need more marinara my spaghetti /meat sauce was DRY too much noodles no sauce spoke with waiter he brought more sauce ( ha...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BeauxgatorBoBo
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome meal - angel pasta with shrimp was one order; it was Loaded with garlic and delicious cream sauce. I ordered a sausage soup (gluten free) and salad - all unlimited! It was my mom’s birthday so they offered her a free...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MomDawn35
Reviewed September 3, 2018

2 of my friends liked their meals, Shrimp Alfredo & 3 meal combo.The appetizers and some other options were OK but done better at other places. Our waitress was very helpful with our multiple requests.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ted C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

My wife and I had lunch, at this establishment, the lunch menu boast of low prices, even with a gift card it was a bit pricey, but all in all it was worth the visit! The salad and the breadsticks are always in refill mode!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rob R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Every time I visit an Olive Garden, it's predictably good. Not the most amazing Italian food I've ever had, but certainly above average. We had soup and salad.... the salad always comes out super chilled which I love. The soup is good too. The service...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Denise S
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Response from Mitty2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am surprised that no one stopped these folks with dogs. It does seem of late that people cannot leave home without their pets as we see them often in Wal Mart, shopping centers and they are not service dogs. While we love... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-964-5166
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