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Olive Garden

1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
+1 480-964-5166
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“breadsticks” (33 reviews)
“salad” (42 reviews)
“zuppa toscana” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
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11 - 20 of 175 reviews

Reviewed March 13, 2017

Went online and put my family (2 adults , 1 child) on an online wait list and it said we would have a 30 min wait. arrive 10 min early and checked in. waited 5 min and they had a table for us. We had...More

Thank rojasverlina
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I visited this Olive Garden with family and it was excellent! Service was exceptional! We arrived and the wait time was only about 10-15 minutes so that was not too bad at all. I ordered Ministrone Soup and it "was to die for"! My entree...More

Thank TheBoysGrandma
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Olive Garden has created a whole genre of American Italian restaurants. They serve good food, reasonably priced. Maybe not authentic Italian. This particular restaurant seems always busy. Probably has something to do with being across the street from Leisure World. That creates a line sometimes,...More

Thank R5383RTwilliamm
Reviewed March 3, 2017

U can always trust Olive Garden for a solid tasteful meal. We stopped in , in this case, because we had a gift card and were in a hurry. We were seated immediately, service was fast, waiter personable, food delicious and check received quickly

Thank lizzwh
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We came on a Tuesday night by 5:30 and there was already a short wait. A hostess called our name and when we approached the hostess area, she abruptly and sarcastically said something about how she wasn't going to be taking us back but that...More

Thank Bkbak
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Went here last night for my grandson's 13th birthday. We had just gotten sitted, when we found out part of our group was unavoidably delayed, and we had to wait for them for over an hour. Even though it was extremelybusy, and we were taking...More

Thank momphx2
Reviewed February 7, 2017

6 of us, we went around 7pm thinking we could miss most of the busy period, but waited about 20 minutes. No problem. The place was busy for a Tuesday evening. The appetizers arrived very quickly - all dishes included soup or salad, and the...More

Thank DiveProf
Reviewed February 6, 2017

My friend and I have enjoyed lunch at Olive Garden many times. We are always very satisfied. the wait staff are so friendly and attentive. Today, our server, Leo, went way out of his way to accommodate a to go order for my co worker...More

Thank D9603HRlisa
Reviewed February 4, 2017

We were between appointments when we stopped here for a quick lunch. They were busy and said it would be 5 to 10 minute wait for a table - which we couldn't wait that long then eat - so she offered the bar. We are...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed January 29, 2017

It's Olive Garden. Truly, I don't go out of my way for it, but Olive Garden is always a good place for me to go when I am out with coworkers or friends. It was busy this night, and we waited about twenty minutes to...More

Thank CEPPaulT
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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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 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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