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Olive Garden

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1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906-5101
+1 831-449-6158
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pacific Grove, California
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199 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here for dinner. The calamari and stuffed mushroom appetizers were excellent, and we had a very good soup and salad entree. The bread sticks here are wonderful. Service was very attentive and friendly.

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Thank RickThePick
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been awhile since I've tried Olive Garden but the family wanted to go. The restaurant was clean and service was good. The food - average to below average. The Italian trio (1500+ calories by the way) is touted, but really tasteless. The lasagna was more like Costco frozen, the Alfredo was just not rich with cream and the parmigiana... More 

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

I Love this place, i drop by 3 times a month. Food is great! & excellent service. I always request Raynita Romero.

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Thank Anthony A
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Overall good wine, app's and main dishes to your liking and the new supper desserts The serving staff excellent they provided alternative selections and if we wanted to change something on the plate they provided that change for customer satisfaction Great job !!!

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Thank Joe M
Pacific Grove, California
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199 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016

We had a nice lunch here today. The service was excellent, the food was good, and the price can't be beat. My wife had minestrone soup, house salad, and bread sticks, all very good. I had Tuscana soup and a meatball sandwich, very good. Service with a smile, we'll be back here.

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Thank RickThePick
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Well we went here on graduation night. So it was a little busy. We waited about 20 minutes. Go seated and ordered. Our salad came to the table and the waiter forgot the Parmesan cheese. Said he would be right back and never happened. Waited 5 minutes and had to ask another server. Asked for refills on iced tea when... More 

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Thank Brushog
Porto Alegre, RS
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016

I really enjoy Olive Garden and for me one of their best plate is the Shrimp Alfredo. I´ve tried some local Italian restaurants in different locations and none of them beat Olive Garden. Suggestions: - Shrimp Alfredo - Chicken & Shrimp Carbonara

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Thank Igor_Perdomo
Orinda, California
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Today I had the Tour of Italy, which included three entrees! Plus unlimited soup or salad. The latter are always so delicious that I chose to have both. Much more than I could finish, so the remainder was boxed for the future. Every item was outstanding, even the icewater. My server was accommodating and pleasant. A most enjoyable experience!

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Thank ankplasma
Modesto
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537 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2016

Sam is a lady. She did an excellent job of taking care of our party of nine. She could not have done a better job. We were seated promptly without a reservation, with menus provided. The drink orders were taken immediately after we sat down. Her order taking was perfect; service was timely and attentive. The food arrived hot. Splitting... More 

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Thank Modestotrekkerl
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Good food, great service. I went here with my wife for our 22nd anniversary. The chicken dish I had was fantastic as was the mashed potatoes it came with. I would eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906-5101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-449-6158

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