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“Reliable and enjoyable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #77 of 445 Restaurants in Lakeland
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ottawa, Canada
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“Reliable and enjoyable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

Went here with a group of friends after a round of golf. The house wine was presented to sample. Very nice wines.
Be careful. They are good, but they are also pricey. Check the wine list for good choices at reasonable prices.
For appetizers you might want to consider their policy of offering unlimited soup or salad with any entrée.
You can even choose a different soup for the second 'go around'. Very good stuff.
The entrées are plentiful and well presented. Service was top notch. Food prices are average.
Overall, this is a place you can depend on. For a chain, it's above average.

  • Visited March 2013
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Lindsay, Canada
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106 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Lived up to Olive Garden standards”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

If you like eating at the Olive Garden, this one will not disappoint. We enjoyed the meal we had here. It met our expectation.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Pat S
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Lakeland, Florida
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Always good food and good value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Always enjoy going to Olive Garden for their unlimited soup, salad and bread stick lunch.
The food was very good, and as always very consistent.
Have never had a bad meal at Olive Garden.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank florida2
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Brandon, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
“bland food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

I've never been impressed with Olive Garden's pasta dishes. It's like right out of a can with lots of cheese piled up on it. Yuk. Next time, I'll stay home and good my own.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Trickywu
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Leamington, Canada
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“ALWAYS A GREAT LUNCH”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Always love going to an Olive Garden for their unlimited soup, salad and bread stick lunch. This particular location is large and well appointed. This lunch menu is a good value and you always get plenty.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Jim H
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