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Olive Garden

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72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
(760) 773-2776
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Diego
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So, we were tired of Mexican food, bar food and snacks... and we felt we need salad and something lite, maybe fish... First thing that came to mind was Olive Garden has the bottomless salad and bread sticks (which no one can say just one). We found an Olive Garden in our maps and headed out... The place was clean... More 

Thank 315vidam
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The one thing we've learned about Olive Garden is consistency........consistently good in our opinion! We've never had bad service and the range of food always has something for everyone. Palm Desert was no exception and everyone came away happy and full at a reasonable cost.

Thank Graham H
Rancho Mirage California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very mediocre but some family members love it. Lots of creamy food. Drinks are okay. Quite noisy but almost always busy.

Thank desertj1
Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I went to a different Olive Garden a couple of years ago and it was a terrible experience. So, I reluctantly went to this Olive Garden to give it a chance. I couldn't be happier. The service was Awesome!! The server came to our table several times to give us refills and to make sure everything was OK. As for... More 

Thank Alan C
Colorado Springs, United States
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

When we travel we try to find somewhere where we can eat on a budget yet get 'real' food instead of everything being fast food. The Olive Garden in the Palm Desert has great service and a casual atmosphere. The lunch duo's give us a variety of items to choose from and gives us all you can eat bread sticks... More 

Thank Mark-Helen C
Palm Desert, California
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157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This place is always busy so expect a 40-50 minute wait, worth it food is well priced and tasty, love the spaghetti and meatballs, the garlic bread all washed down with prosecco! Recommended

Thank Newlifenotinoz
Riverview, Florida
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663 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a terrific dinner with takeout too. Food was ready very quickly. Service with waiter Gabriel was exceptional.

Thank Stevied888
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We and our relatives staying at the Marriott shadow ridge hotel. One night we went out to look for the perfect dinner place to eat. We found this place and decided to go in. Omg. Came out very good food and great staff and service. Everyone came out full and happy. The food is amazing out there! Once again, great... More 

Thank KenGirl188
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We love the Olive Garden. But this time the service was so poor we couldn't enjoy anything. First off the air conditioning was blasting right on us. Our drinks came one at a time and our server really had a problem figuring out mine (run & coke - how hard is that?). Our daughter-in-law expressed her dietary concerns and they... More 

Thank CanadaFisher
Twentynine Palms, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We've been to Olive Garden on many occasions. It's one of our go-to places when we're in that area. But we had such supreme service recently I had to post a review. We arrived at noon on a Sat, were seated immediately, and our server (Zach) was there in an instant. We knew what we wanted (soup, salad, breadsticks) and... More 

Thank SoCalGuest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: (760) 773-2776

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