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Olive Garden

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7017 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-1715
(608) 829-1158
11:00 am - 11:00 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Went there last night because we had a coupon. You pay a lot of money for what you get. I got the chicken scampi. The chicken was breaded and I was taking off the breading. The chicken underneath had veins going through it which thoroughly grossed me out. I also had asked the server for the shrimp scampi but to... More 

Thank vachaan
Janesville, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great food, great service, newly remodeled location really nice. Our server was excellent as always.

Thank Jemandbjm
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Wonderful place, Great Service, Good Food,, But need more variety.. Little more on flavor and spicy side.

Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 899 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a casual dinner at this restaurant. Perhaps the unlimited salad and bread sticks colored our perception, but the entrees seemed to be very generous. I was unable to finish mine, the Chicken Sorrento. My husband had the Ravioli di Portobello. Both of our dishes were very tasty.

5 Thank Jessica O
Bloomington, MN
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199 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

One of the better run and staffed Olive Gardens in the chain. Bar area is inviting before heading to a table.

Thank John R
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

The three of us ordered two entrees because we knew the portions would be ridiculously large, as they always are. I only ate half of my pasta, garlic allfredo, and meat ball dish and I went away wishing I hadn't eaten even that much. The wine sample I got before the meal was appreciated so I could try something I... More 

Thank zeffantm
Janesville, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Good food and good service. Having lived many years in Seattle, I have developed a yearning for sea food. They have a meal with shrimp, scallops, and small steamer (or cherry) clams. I asked the waitress for extra clams and I got 10 instead of the usual five, no charge because many people don't like them.

Thank lcotto_rvm
Madison, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It's been years since I've been to Olive Garden, no particular reason why. Just had a GREAT meal for the price a few days ago. My wife and I had a large meal early on a Friday evening. Waiter was great, kept our beverages filled (one of my criteria), got our orders right, and answered our questions. I had the... More 

Thank Catdrchris
North Liberty
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192 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My family and I went for a meal the night before my sister had major surgery. We got a large round table, which was great so that we could easily talk with each other. Service was fast, and our waitress was amazing!! I recommend the alfredo sauce to go with the breaksticks.

Thank Lisa M
Madison, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stopped for lunch and was told there was a 10 minute wait. We got seated in about 10 minutes. We did notice plenty of empty tables, so was wondering why the wait. The waitress was nice. We did order the cheaper entree's. We did get a refill of breadsticks, I got my salad and was not asked if I wanted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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: 7017 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (608) 829-1158

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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?