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12980 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-4401
11:00 am - 10:00 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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Herndon, Virginia
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends here for dinner and had a great meal. The server was friendly and attentive; the food was good. Some of us had the all you can eat house salad with breadsticks and some of us had the all you can eat soups. The soups were fun-you could get a different soup each time you got a new bowl... More 

Thank Diane P
new jersey
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fine lunch! The service was very good. We were seated immediately and cared for nicely. The soup and salad lunch was great.

Thank ontheroadagain27
Annandale, Virginia, United States
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is part of the Fair Lakes Shopping Center, near Fair Oaks Mall and the Fairfax County Government Center. The service was prompt, friendly, and helpful. They let us sample a couple of wines. My pasta and my companion's fish were good, and they do know how to cook asparagus, too. Excellent salad, as usual for this chain. Overall,... More 

Thank Doug S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Very nice dinner. Food was delivered in a timely manner, and the orders were accurate, which is something noteworthy for some places. The service was also great. Our waitress was wonderful. For an Olive Garden, this was great.

Thank Barbara M
Riverside, California
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1,532 reviews
844 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The bottomless soup is the best thing going here. The entrees are too salty imho and the bread is too white. It's ok as a business meal location since you can adjust your meal time with reliable courses.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for dinner with family and friends. good place to hangout and being a chain restaurant standards are high and upper middle class level can visit often, mostly Italian food with touch of american. Good experience overall no concerns..

Thank Ravi K
Fairfax, Virginia
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I went with a friend and we ordered the soup and salad special. Delicious choice of soups and you can have as much as you like. Our server, whom I think was Jessie, was helpful and charming.

Thank Lindatee
Chantilly, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

An old restaurant with a new twist that makes this place one of my favorite Italian places. Great service and fresh food will surprise you for a chain.

Thank Larry A
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The Fairfax, VA restaurant felt like being back at the Olive Garden at Jacksonville, FL. I know what I am looking for and expect in quality, comfort, and price and appreciate the consistency throughout the chain. So it was an easy choice while visiting in a new town to choose Olive Garden at the end of a full day. The... More 

Thank Rob R
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We were a family of five and all got different servings. All of them were great. Soup and salad as starters were refreshing as usual at Olive Garden.

Thank Bjarne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 12980 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 703-631-4840

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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?