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Olive Garden

4038 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2944
+1 434-237-4395
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“breadsticks” (14 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4038 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2944
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not really real Italian food, but it's still pretty good. I like it and their specials are fantastic.

Thank KCS1958
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is your normal Olive Garden. We've been here several times since our children started college at LU. During our most recent visit over graduation weekend 2017, we decided that we probably won't be coming back. Olive Garden good is starting to taste like it...More

1  Thank Steinwaygrand
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We went on a Sunday afternoon as a group of 20. Even though they don't do call aheads on Sunday, Frank the manager and other staff got the tables strung together in just a few minutes and got us seated. We had Will as the...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017

We decided we did not want any leftovers, and got salads and a single appetizer. Worked beautifully -- we did not even desire a refill of the endless salad!

Thank Robert E
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We arrived with a party of 8 for dinner and it only took 20 minutes to be seated. Our server was outstanding. She took our orders and delivery our drinks and salad within 10 minutes of us ordering. The food arrived at the same time...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Went for Mother's Day and it was perfect . Hadn't been in years due to long waits. Today if all days the wait was only a few minutes. "Sara" our waitress was the best. Olive Garden should use her as the mode waitress. Smart, cordial...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants. I love Olive Garden. When my cousins come to visit we always go to Olive Garden because they don't have one near them. Food was good except pasta was a little dry but we asked for extra sauce which fixed...More

Thank curleyandlc
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

One of my fave chain restaurants, hubs and I had dinner there this evening. Service with a smile, clean, attractive surroundings, and delish food choices make this a special place to dine and relax.

Thank Lillian W
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Excellent meal this time. Husband and I went to dinner. Delicious food and wonderful service from Will. We 'will' return!

Thank Bsnbsn16
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Saturday lunch with family. Was seated in 10 minutes and had to ask for service after waiting for 12 minutes. Drinks and salad another 8 minutes. Waiting for soup and bread because it was not ready another 8 minutes. Food was good but service was...More

Thank James S
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March 26, 2016|
Response from John I |
Reservations are accepted Sunday-Thursday for lunch and dinner at least 2 hours in advance. Reservations are only accepted until 4p on Friday-Saturday. Friday night, Saturday night, and all major holidays/ large events (LU... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings
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: 4038 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2944
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-237-4395
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