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11966 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6861
(805) 785-0306
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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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to dinner with a family group of 8, took longer than it should have to be seated, it was worth the wait. We had a friendly, effecient, and attentive waiter who took care of all our wants and needs. SALAD: Cold, fresh, delicious, cold plates, plentiful and refreshed BREAD STICKS: Hot, delicious, cloth napkins wrapped, hot plates, plentiful MAIN... More 

Thank Dave M
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with my family on a Saturday. Our waiter was busy from the weekend lunch rush, yet that didn't stop him from being very polite and at-tentative to us. Food was good as usual like all olive gardens we've eaten at but because of the staffs pleasant attitude and attention to detail I will definitely return next time I... More 

Thank David R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm normally not a fan of chain restaurants, but this one has some of the best customer service I've ever received. From my phone call to the manger before we went on dietary concerns. To our server and the manger again coming to our table to double check on our dietary concerns. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food and... More 

Thank Davemat
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food as always. Really good service. The only thing I didn't like was the fact my emails from Olive Garden say just show your coupon to your server but at the restaurant they say the manager has to see it. And sometimes like tonight it took a while.

Thank Richard B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went to Olive Garden after viewing wedding venues in the area. Seated very quickly. Denise our server was on top of everything. Had the tour of Italy...yum. Gerardo helped us out also. Great personality, funny and witty. Overall great experience.

Thank Sharole M
Greenwood, Arkansas
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Went there specifically for salad. Decided to try the meatball breadstick sandwich. It was excellent. Comes with unlimited salad and breadsticks for $6.99. What a value! Our waitress, Kellie was excellent.

Thank beachandskifam
San Luis Obispo, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We love italian food and generally really like Olive Garden. The problem with this location is that service varies as well as the quality and portion of food and the service time. When you order, your server has the option of setting time for your food to come out. There have been times when our appetizer actually comes after we've... More 

Thank GmanCraig
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316 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We haven't eaten at an Olive Garden restaurant in years so since we were in SLO, we decided to stop here. Very welcoming staff at the front door, as usual. It wasn't crowded at all so we were able to choose where we wanted to sit. I'd never had a meatball sandwich so I ordered that, along with my favorite... More 

Thank K. B
Arroyo Grande, California
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140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We went there as a family group for a mini-celebration. The positives : Great service, clean, good parking, the breadsticks. Negatives: Menus! Felt like we needed a mini-class on how to traverse the three menus, what all the offerings and different prices were, what you received with what and what you did not receive.When we did receive our food, it... More 

Thank inthewind65
Rosario, Argentina
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

It 's a place which I love. I went there in Orlando and they have so many branches all over the States. The soup is awesome, as well as the garlic bread and the Fettuccini Alfredo. You should go there, you won't regret this restaurant!!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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: 11966 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6861
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: (805) 785-0306

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