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Olive Garden

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4781 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, LA 71203-7005
+1 318-322-8450
11:00 am - 11:00 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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St.Joseph, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The employees at Olive Garden were all very friendly and professional. Our server was named Charles was extremely friendly, very professional and very knowledable of each dish on the menu. You could not have had a better server. The food was very well prepared and was brought out hot and very well plated. The food was very delicious. We had... More 

Thank Carroll C
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is okay. They have lots of specials and it's great for families on a budget. Plenty of food for the price. Always busy. Very friendly staff

Thank KimLasschuit
Level Contributor
53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

A very good Italian restaurant. The service, food quality, everything was good. A typical Olive Garden. I always like it. I went here twice in a week. The only thing I found, that it was crowded. May be because it's a good place in the town for a meal.

Thank RoamInIndia
Baton Rouge, LA
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364 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We were a party of 10 and we had no trouble getting a table on a Friday night. I have a gluten intolerance so eating at an Italian restaurant can be very difficult. But everything was fine. I had the Olive Garden salad (no croutons) plus a very good top sirloin with G/F spices. I was disappointed they had no... More 

Thank nola1961
Winnsboro, Louisiana
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We love their breadsticks, salad & Alfredo sauce. The atmosphere is nice. As is the staff. I won't say it's the best around, but it's good.

Thank dorothy822002
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

The staff was pleasant, the waiter was excellent, the food was filling and tasty. We got in and out quite quickly but it was a Tues. night. I have been on the weekends and had to wait.

Thank Barbara G
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visit the Olive Garden once a week. Since reopening after the fire the place stays packed with people waiting in line. A few weeks ago when it felt like it was 150 degrees in the shade the receptionist (they know us well) asked if we'd like a booth in the bar. We don't have a problem... More 

Thank Randy G
Wynne, Arkansas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Olive Garden is one of our favorite places to go and this location was as expected. It was very clean and comfortable. The lighting was great for a couples dinner. The food was fresh and the wait was very short to get it. The server was friendly and came around often for refills on bread and drinks.

Thank Candace E
Biloxi, Mississippi
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We ate here last weekend while visiting in the area. They were overly crowded but several tables were leaving after finished eating. We were seated at a long booth which was crowded for seven people. The waitress seemed overwhelmed or something. We asked if we could have a smaller portion or childs portion of spaghetti since I cannot eat an... More 

Thank meongo123
Monroe, Louisiana
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I have traveled the world over and have experienced delicious food in many countries but Italian dishes in my opinion are consistently the best. With that being said, I believe the Olive Garden chain has captured the "Best of Italy" in their kitchens. To start off, the endless salad and bread sticks is great and the entrees are traditional Italian... More 

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, 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: 4781 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, LA 71203-7005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-322-8450

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