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3030 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544-8213
(616) 785-0087
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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

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Thank wandaklim
Coopersville, Michigan
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

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Thank Ronmsparks
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Mike S
Tecumseh, Canada
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148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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 

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Thank David M
Rockford, Michigan
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248 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 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.

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Thank Brian L
Union, Michigan
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Roerck
Belmont, Michigan
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 

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Thank KareStev
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Kirsty D
Thompsonville, Michigan
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195 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Forty-four athletes and four tables of adults were handled well in about an hour and a half. Our server was funny and fairly attentive. The kitchen did make it difficult for the servers as food did not come out per table. It was served hot, but not at the same time as everyone at the table. I really need to... More 

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Thank upnorth98
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

After viewing an exhibit on King Tut's tomb, we were looking for a place to have a late lunch and chose Olive Garden. The staff was friendly, very prompt and helpful with the menu when asked questions. Our waitress was on the ball, coming often, but not too often, to check on us and did not rush us join any... More 

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Thank Audrey A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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: 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?