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Olive Garden

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1921 S 72ND St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1240
(253) 475-1772
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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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed Olive Garden and this one didn't disappoint. Very attentive staff- quick service and excellent meal. The salad was non stop as was the bread! Note that this restaurant is located in a mall lot so your GPS may not accurately lead you to the the right spot!

Thank tanfan
Gig Harbor, Washington
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327 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here. Was not disappointed with the meal. Usual Olive Garden menu. Service was good as usual.

Thank JackfromGigHarbor
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here twice, and both times I though the food was bland and overpriced. Servings were generous - service was good.

Thank fwbaker
Williamsburg, Virginia
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you gotta have familiarity. Both times I had the rigatoni with meat sauce. Once I got the meat balls. They were not so good. Otherwise, if you want to keep it simple and stick with what you know, eat here.

Thank Cpeters8
Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Met friends here for dinner. Good selection of food. Asked to move to a quieter section for visiting with old friends, waitress was accommodating and helpful. Waitress in new area was also friendly and helpful. Location was easy to find. Prices reasonable, portions good.

Thank Linda B
Albany, Oregon
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351 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I usually have more attentive service but this site seemed understaffed for the crowds they had. Food was not the usual freshness but was ok.

Thank Karlina C
Ukiah, California, United States
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were surprised to find a 15 to 30 minute wait at an Olive Garden. This restaurant is located in a diverse neighborhood, and the staff and crowd reflect the diversity. Our food was served very quickly, the servings were generous, and the servers were tremendously helpful and pleasant. It may be an Italian restaurant, but this one is truly... More 

Thank Jim A
Commerce, Georgia
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277 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Had dinner with Britt and Billy need to go early on the week nites the place gets very crowded the food and service was great the place is clean and great to dinner

Thank compassion691
Tacoma, Washington
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Had dinner with a friend yesterday to take advantage of the bonus offer of an additional dinner to take home. I had the Mozzarella Chicken, the portion was so large I brought home enough for another meal in addition to the extra meal of Fettuccini Alfredo that was the bonus with the dinner. The service was great, a sample of... More 

Thank RRrider2014
Everett, Washington
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151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Olive Garden is a chain that seems to always deliver very consistent tasting meals and quality. Restaurant had a wait on a Thursday night, so we sat in the bar and ended up eating there. We are not big eaters and since we were traveling we didn't want leftovers to take away, so we split one of their Tour of... More 

Thank GraceofGod

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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
Average prices
Italian, Greek, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 1921 S 72ND St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1240
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 475-1772

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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?