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“Unlimited pasta bowls” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Olive Garden

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Olive Garden
Ranked #41 of 479 Restaurants in Fremont
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Fremont, California
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Unlimited pasta bowls”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

There unlimited pasta bowls are where you get your money's worth. The rest of the time, the foods pretty decent. My wife loves their ministrone soup so that's all she will have and the good thing about that is free refills on the soup. The staff is pretty friendly as well.

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Fremont, California
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134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Typical Formula Restaurant.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Nothing special here. Many of the "Italian" dishes are not truly Italian, but only have an Italian influence so that they can be mass produced. Quality, service are average. Breadsticks used to be better but now contain more salt than garlic. Spicing 'dumbed down' to offend no one, creating mediocrity. Pricing a bit high for noodles (pasta) unless on special. Owned by Darden Restaurant chain who also owns Red Lobster.

Visited February 2012
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Portola Valley, California
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“LOve this place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

It is crowded,. but I love the salad and soup. while my husband loves the pasta dishes., The bread sticks are wonderful also., Bread salad and soup are "as much as you want"

Visited October 2012
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Union City, California
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Love the sauces”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Olive Garden is our go to restaurants for "nights out" dinners. I try not to think of the calories in their yummy sauces. Love the lasagna, stuffed anything and most of the specials.

Visited June 2012
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Lathrop, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A taste of home......”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

We haven't had Olive Garden since our move to CA back in April 2012. So i was definitely missing me some soup , salad and breadsticks! Some things are just tradition and speak of HOME and this is one of them...Great restaurant!

Visited September 2012
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