We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Olive Garden

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
405 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880-4435
(863) 294-6641
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 111: English reviews
Lebanon, Ohio
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have special diet needs they do have gluten free options but not many. So don't frequent Olive garden much. love the unlimited salad, but would like to see some gluten free bread sticks and more options other than pasta and some gluten free desert option,

Thank elizabeth t
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited olive garden by Busch Gardens.... it was busy! Great freebie sides such as garlic bread and salad so you will never go hungry in this place. Kids meals were good and great value. Dinner was also good..... Felt for the server as he had a couple of awkward tables in our area.... but he kept his cool and did... More 

Thank Jaytia
Winter Haven, Florida
Level Contributor
59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my 92 year old mother's favorite restaurant, so we go here frequently. I love their salad but the other dishes are fair compared with other Italian restaurants. The service is usually pretty good depending on who you get and the time of day you dine.

Thank timothyb246
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My family and I go to different Olive Gardens from time to time so I generally don't review them as the food is typical in every one you go to. Which is GOOD FOOD for a good price. But on the evening that my family and I visited this particular establishment, we were taken care of by a server named... More 

Thank Keith S
Level Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Olive Garden is a typical chain restaurant. Selections are limited, most do not come with side dishes, most side dishes are extra. Salad is one of their best selections. We had the shrimp scampi, this selection would be more enjoyable if the tails were removed before serving. The selection was good, but high priced for the quantity I had the... More 

Thank clare07
Casselberry, Florida
Level Contributor
37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Was very shocked at the dinning experience we had. It did not seem to be their night. Have eaten here many times and have had good food and service Last night the service was slow, kitchen got food wrong and it was lukewarm when we received the correct food.Sorry to say it will be a whole before we return. So... More 

Thank Lori L
Carlsbad, California, United States
Level Contributor
55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Very attentive staff and the food is decent. This is probably one of the better spots in Winter Haven.

1 Thank Eric G
Santurce, PR
Level Contributor
68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We ordered to go because the restaurant was very busy. Good portions, fresh and hot. We order classic lasagna and gnokis chicken soup; very good.

Thank Goga171
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Waitress seemed like she was not happy with her job. This made us uncomfortable. It was not even a busy night

Thank Sharon W
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

If you are use to Olive Garden across the USA ...nothing different here. Which is nice at times I know the menu ... with no concerns

Thank Itismedallas

Travelers who viewed Olive Garden also viewed

Winter Haven, Central Florida
Winter Haven, Central Florida
Winter Haven, Central Florida
Winter Haven, Central Florida

Been to Olive Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Greek, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
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: 405 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880-4435
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: (863) 294-6641

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Olive Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?