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3030 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544-8213
(616) 785-0087
11:00 am - 10:00 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seated immediately on a Friday night. Salad and bread sticks always great. Refills promptly brought to table. Entrees were served prompt and hot. Stuffed Chicken Marsala particularly good. Would have rated 5 but weren't offered dessert.

Thank Lakerspud
Grand Rapids
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very just OK. Salad seemed to be missing toppings, no red onion, dressing light and just not great . Breadsticks are good as long as you eat within the first minute. They tend to get hard if they sit more than 10 minutes. I ordered the Mushroom Rav and it comes with a nice Smoked Cheese sauce, used... More 

Thank Efren K
Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Every time I've gone to an Olive Garden, the food has always been fresh and hot. But, aside from the great food, our waiter, Brandon, was absolutely the BEST

Thank wandaklim
Coopersville, Michigan
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

For our anniversary outing I thought a visit to Olive Garden would be a good change of pace and allow us a nice romantic Italian dinner. Well, the meals were very good, but the service was equally disappointing. Although they do not take reservations, they do allow 'call ahead seating' [as is the trend these days]. When I called ahead,... More 

Thank Ronmsparks
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Great salad and soup combos. Service was very slow. Servers seemed disoriented. Hostess station was slow also.

Thank Mike S
Tecumseh, Canada
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148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Being Canadian, the Olive Garden left the country in a hurry many years ago so when we noted that the Olive Garden was close to the hotel, it was a must stop. The salad is just as good as ever, and the menu had expanded since we were last at one. The server was very attentive. One meal came out... More 

Thank David M
Rockford, Michigan
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253 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I took my family here to use a coupon and some gift cards...we haven't been there in years but enjoyed or visit. This location had really great service, the food was good and i wouldn't hesitate to be back.

Thank Brian L
Union, Michigan
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I ordered take out because it was Super Bowl Sunday and I was staying in a hotel. The calamari was cold and tasteless. The salad was decent. Tilapia nd shrimp serving was very small. On the good side, my food was ready on time, The bar area was not as clean as it normally is.

Thank Roerck
Belmont, Michigan
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We haven't eaten at this restaurant for several years. So we decided to go back and give it a try. The salad is always good, I have never been fond of their breadsticks. I ordered the chicken and shrimp carbonara, my husband ordered the tour of Italy. He didn't take the tour, unfortunately two of the pasta's were dried out... More 

Thank KareStev
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I visit my family in the USA, and been a Brit we don't have Olive Garden and on every visit to the states I go here at least once but on most occasions more than once, the service to great and the atmosphere is friendly and happy... Olive Garden open up in the uk and I then can become a... More 

Thank Kirsty D

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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
Italian, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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: 3030 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544-8213
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: (616) 785-0087

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