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Olive Garden

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8386 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
+1 714-220-3943
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orange County, Ca
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468 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Soup, Salad & Bread is always good for a light lunch. Service was excellent and surprised us; as most places are not service oriented anymore.

Thank MominOC
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The atmosphere was pleasant. The restaurant looked nice. My meal tasted fantastic and my margarita was good. Our server seemed a little too busy and preoccupied. I have had better at other places and at busier times.

Thank RAY M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

They were very busy at this location our waiter still made us feel like we were his only table..his name was José he was awesome . If you visit here ask for him... definitely a good location

Thank Troy C
Irvine, California
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

It is always a long waitbut we got in pretty quickly. Their new deals buy one take one home is very disappointing. Instead of taking one entree home, why not just make one of the second meal free?

Thank jlantano
Fullerton, California
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

After not eating at an Olive Garden Restaurant for quite some time we decided to give it a try. The food was surprisingly good, the service was a bit slow and non existent at times though. The foods value for taste was good. This won't be the best Italian food you ever eat, but you should go away full and... More 

Thank Jim B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was the best. Didn't have to tell the staff it was my birthday and we still got treated like V. I. P. over all I had the best experience at Olive Garden today, thank you.

Thank Hunnii K
Coronado, California
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Our host and server were very friendly and talkative! My daughter was not a fan of OG, but I talked her into giving it a try and she really liked it. I told the server this and he gave her a free dessert, which she loved, who doesn't like free dessert? We shared the tour of Italy and it was... More 

Thank rosemaryANDsean
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

As always with Olive Garden it did not disappoint. Have to give a BIG thank you to whomever found my phone as I lost it while sitting outside on the bench while waiting to be seated. It was found by a great individual that turned it into the manager. When I called it from my wife's phone he answered, identified... More 

Thank Frank G
Camarillo, California
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138 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My Olive Garden meals have been hit and miss. This particular location was kind of loud and crowded, tables packed in the room. Ravioli was not the usual, traditional; Marinara Sauce and breaksticks not great. Chicken entree very good. No major complaints but not sure I'd try again.

Thank newdiet
Santa Ana, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent, the restaurant was clean. Everyone very friendly. I had recently fractured my right foot and everyone was very helpful getting in and out of the restaurant. The staff ran to open the doors for me, I didn't need to ask ahead of time. They were very cheerful. The food was great. There were 4 of us and... More 

Thank Maxiethecat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: 8386 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: +1 714-220-3943

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?