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“I hope this was an off-day...”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #10 of 326 Restaurants in Ontario
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 23, 2012

After being told that the wait was 1 hour 20 minutes, disappointed, we decided to leave and find another place to eat. Upon checking one more time, a table opened for our group of 8. We were pleased as we had an important family meeting in two hours, and were relieved that we could come to one of our favorite restaurants. After being seated, we were virtually ignored for a half-hour, then a server came for our drink order. We were more than ready for drinks and food, so ordered. One and one-half hour later, several drink mistakes later, and waiting nearly an hour for salad and bread sticks, we decided to leave. Not fed, but fed up, we began to gather our things when a waitress came to apologize, sharing that there were problems in the kitchen and that we would not be required to pay for our meal that still had not arrived. As we stood to leave, we were surprised first that our orders (most of them) were rushed to our table and hastily placed before us. We again sat, and began sampling the mostly-cold or obviously re-heated food. We had previously asked for the manager, and he later came and apologized. He also brought the head chef and head waiter, who also apologized profusely. We hope this was an aberration, an will come to this restaurant again. Cudos to the manager, chef, and head waiter for apologies. Not their best day, and hope for better days to come.

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Thank Donald I
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

I love going to olive garden and the service at this location is great. the staff is very attentive to your needs and are very helpful when it comes to deciding what to order.

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Reviewed July 29, 2012

Outstanding food - sometimes there is quite a wait for a table though. We had the "endless" soup and salad bar - don't know why they call it a salad "bar" they bring the food to the table. All you can eat, you can even change type of soup between bowls if you wish. Wife had spicy shrimp scampi fritta (spicy) and said it was very good and worth the money.

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Thank Warren C
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Good service and food! Very busy but server was attentive. If you are in the neighborhood go there, you won't regret it!

Thank Barnumberone
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

This is a great place to go for really good Italian food. The service is always great, the bar has a large variety of drinks, and the food is wonderful. Great place to take the family!

Thank Sherry B
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