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Olive Garden

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72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
+1 760-773-2776
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Twentynine Palms, California
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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
Indio, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016

Went their about 8pm. We think their getting ready to Close? ..We Order appetizer: Shrimp Fresco >($10.49) the PLATE itself.was not Cold, the bed of Spinach was wilted . it LOOK like it was out ALL Day. the Dipping Sauce was Over top (HOT). could Not eat!! Shrimp.was ROOM temp?My understanding from Waitress its COLD plate? This plate SHOW UP... More 

1 Thank Victor D
Maryville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

The food was hot, fresh and very satisfying. The service was great. We are on a limited schedule and the food was served in a reasonable amount of time.

Thank Jonnie O
Richmond, Canada
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2016

The Menu and restaurant design is similar to what we expected. Still offer an abundance of soup/salad before your main course. The price is very reasonable, portions were generous.

1 Thank Florence G
Corvallis, Oregon
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2015

When the Olive Garden was chosen for lunch, I didn't go there. Last time I had eaten at an Olive Garden it was fair to average at best. This visit changed my perception with a new menu, great service and tasty dishes. This particular restaurant is under new management, but in all, I would visit an Olive Garden again and... More 

1 Thank christina T
Cochrane, Canada
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were seated as soon as we arrived. We were served by Juan, who was very helpful and accommodating. The service was fast and excellent and the food was very tasty. We would definately recommend this restaurant.

Thank SuperD1947
Abbotsford, Canada
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124 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Our friends like the soup and salad, so that is how we chose OG. I think everyone liked it but me. I had a chicken ceasar salad, and the chicken was tough and tasteless. I have had this before at a different OG, where the chicken was decent, but not this time. At least they have a couple of GF... More 

Thank 34oceanspirit
Kamloops, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2015

I led the four of us in, and as the 2 hosts greeted us, I said 'we are hungary'. One of the host replied 'then what you want is "our never ending pasta bowl". What a great suggestion. It is one of the specials with endless pasta, sauce, and topping as well as the usual endless soup or salad. The... More 

1 Thank Keparametric
Pioneertown, California
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139 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2015

What a wonderful thing to do for the Veterans. They offered free meals for the Vets and 10% discount for their family. The place was packed with 1/2-hour wait time. The food, as usual is outstanding and the service, as busy as our wonderful waiter was, could not have been any better. All employees were gracious and courteous. I don't... More 

Thank Monika L
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176 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Visit this Olive Garden after hiking the Indian Canyons trails. Waiter offered a free sampling of the house Rosato or rose. Not a usual rose drinker, but it was nice and refreshing. A bit sweeter than what I normally drink, but good change of pace, so I ordered a small glass. Must have been in a sweeter mood, because I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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: 72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-2776

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