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“Good food, good price, great service!”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #15 of 304 Restaurants in Largo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 17, 2012

We used this restaurant twice during our stay in Clearwater as it was only a 10 minute drive and had had good experiences elsewhere with this chain.

Both times we were seated quickly, the food was really good, the free salad/soup and bread is an amazing deal and allows you to eat a big meal for not very much money. The best part is the service though. We had Alli on our first visit and Lizzzzz on our second and they were both fantastic. Friendly, attentive without being intrusive, nothing was a problem - the kind of service I wish we got in the UK.

Thoroughly recommend you try Olive Garden if you are in the States!

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Thank AndyandLizzie
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Although I prefer non-chain restaurants, Olive Garden is a good value. I love their soups and salad deals. This time we tried the new shrimp appetizer and it was yummy. Service was very good and although it was busy, we were seated quickly.

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Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Whenever you drive by this Olive Garden....it is always packed. Go early, but that being said....they move quickly and you are not kept waiting all that long. The food is typical of an Olive Garden so you always know what to expect.

Thank sweetlizziec
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

There's no danger of leaving this restaurant hungry with the unlimited soup (chicken gnocchi mmmm), salad and breadsticks. Then there's the unlimited pasta with a choice of pasta type and sauce and you can add unlimited italian sausage or meatballs for a small charge. I like that it is cooked fresh rather than a self-serve style buffet. The dishes are so filling that unless you have a really healthy appetite, one serving should be enough for most people, but of course if it's not you can try a different combination of pasta / sauces and if you can't eat it, just ask for take-out!
The desserts are very nice too - the Italian doughnuts are amazing mmmmm!
Our waiter was really friendly and was very apologetic when my Dad's order was wrong. They rectified the mistake but it was a bit awkward eating our food whilst my Dad was waiting. This is the reason I've given a rating of 'Very Good' rather that 'Excellent'.

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Thank ncnstntn
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

we have a luncheon of the "GIRLS" once a month and it seem we usually end up at olive garden. soup and salad goes over big as well as everything else

Thank jeans695
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