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Olive Garden

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1880 Adams St, Mankato, MN 56001-4865
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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Mankato, Minnesota
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Commercial chain "Italian" restaurant featuring lots of refined carbs in the bread and pasta slathered in sweet pasta sauce. Not worthy of the name "Italian" if they claim as such. However, great for eaters who don't know any better.

Thank Redjackco
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We had never been to an Olive Garden before so we decided to try this one. I just don't see anything special about it. We have such a wide variety of restaurants in Mankato I would just consider going to another Italian place. I just can't find anything special about this place. There are probably 15 to 20 restaurants in... More 

Thank Andrew A
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Quick service. Real wait staff. Interested in us. Food great. Piping hot and enjoyable. Clearly a place to come back for a great date with my date of 44 years.

Thank Sadekok
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Excellent food, service, .. We'd joined the Olive Garden online club.. Baymont's printer wasn't working and there's no wifi to produce a coupon, sad, especially since we'd extensively reported that to the both Darden group and Redlobster since 2012! Our visit went better than the first three visits since 2007- Within -40 seconds, they'd disposed of my take-home, left white... More 

Thank Wardsworks
Kasota, Minnesota
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Going there for the lunch special of salad ,soup, and bread is a great value. We have done it many times. And the wine is great also.

Thank daryldsteffen
Ormsby MN
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

They have the best Italian Margarita's and I also love the Moscato Wine they serve. My favorite meal is the chicken scampi. Servings are large but, I always take it home as it re-heats well.

Thank karenwY6750WL
Madison Lake, Minnesota
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Soups, and salads, and more. Always clean, and great service, and the food is fantastic. Great place to get away with that special one, or family and friends

Thank eat56001
Mankato, Minnesota
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We went shopping and decided to have lunch at Olive Garden. It was busy, we were seated right away. Took our drink orders and brought out fast. Ordered our lunch and the soup and salad was brought out quick and while eating it our lunches came out. Everything was hot, and fast. Service was great.

Thank Julie D
Mankato, Minnesota
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here and ordered one of the duos - chicken flatbread. I guess if you're in to total bland, this is the dish for you. It was basically crunchy flatbread with a few pieces of chicken, a smattering of tomatoes and some cheese. When I brought this up to Sam, my waiter, he was kind and wanted to... More 

Thank pjsharad
Kenyon, Minnesota
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180 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Three of us shopping gals had lunch there and really enjoyed the food. We had the soup and salad and fresh breadsticks. It was all so good. The service was very good and they were very busy. I have not eaten at an Olive Garden in a long time and it was really a treat.

Thank MNGal66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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: 1880 Adams St, Mankato, MN 56001-4865
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: (507)345-7585

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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?