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“Always so good”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #60 of 272 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Always so good”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

THe current specials on make for a very filling experience here.
Tried the parmesan potatoe enrusted chicken was so delicious I could not stop eating.
Service is great and the wait is not always as long as they quote.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Palm Springs, California
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food, great servers”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

15 members of our family had dinner there tonight and it was wonderful, the food was good, the servers were excellent, we always enjoy going there.

  • Visited November 2012
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162 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Order the individual cake that is not on the menu, it is delicious!!”
Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

I am not sure why I love gourmet Italian food and have been to Italy many times. But the Olive Garden is where I come for spaghetti and salad. It is not gourmet but it is good consistent and I keep coming back. They serve a delicious Muscato a dessert wine. The price is right. Try ordering the individual cake that is not on the menu. This cake is about eight dollars and serves 4 maybe, depending on the size of the slice. I think they provide this for a birthday cake.

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Palm Springs, California
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Avoid this chain disaster”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Lunch entrees were so overpriced( I guess because it is a "tourist" area in Cali and they want to gouge the snowbirds) and the amount of food was piddling. Soup had a layer of grease on top of it..can't believe the waitress even served it. Sauce on the shrimp and pasta was nasty tasting and the shrimp were so small you could barely see and taste them. Everyone in the place was 80-plus years old and there was no ambiance whatsoever. Preferred eating outside but no ceiling fans, misters, or service available there. Yuck.

  • Visited November 2012
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Tulsa, Okla
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131 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Olive Garden is full of flavor”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

But this one is not as good as normal. Bread was a little stale, salad was less than fresh and after two different trips to the valley trying their food, I will not do it again.

Visited October 2012
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