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“What a geniune surprise!”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #46 of 4,060 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This Olive Garden was right next to the hotel we stayed and they just has a tornado warning and rain was pouring down, we walked to this restaurant and found it half empty at around 6:30 p.m. (due to the Tornado warning) and did not expect too much. Well, our waiter who was actually from Orlando, spoke like a Southern gentleman, made us feel right at home since we are from the South. We had not gone to any Olive Garden restaurants since our daughter graduated from high school, that was eleven years ago. We ordered the calamari and told the waiter to tell the chef not to overcook. It was perfect and their salad was crispy. Then I ordered the Tuscan steak and it was one of the best steak I had ever tried. My wife ordered some types of pasta and it was excellent also. When we left, people lining up to come into the restaurant. This is really a GREAT restaurant, great food, good prices and excellent services. What can one ask for more?

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1  Thank Goldeagle
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Our party of eight went to this Olive Garden for dinner on April 23rd. We arrived at about 6pm after a day at the water park and we were promptly seated. We were seated at a table that was essentially in a semi-private room. Our servers were quick to attend to us got us drinks and bread sticks while we looked at the menu. We ordered a sampler app platter and the risotto balls for starters. The foods came promptly and was hot and delicious. Once we got our main course order in the servers were quick to top up our drinks and refresh soup and salad. The servers were both extremely attentive and friendly - they made our meal very enjoyable. The food was very good and we found the whole dining experience to be a great value. More than enough food. I also really enjoyed the raspberry lemonade.

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1  Thank Marcus P
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

Having made a number of trips to the Orlando area over the years a vist to the Olive Garden is a must. The food choice is always varied and the flavours of the the entree's is exceptional. There hot bread and salad dressing are also delicious.

This has to be one of the best value restaurants around

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Thank BristolBert
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

This is one of nicest Olive Garden restaurants & we have visited it several times previously.
I was looking forward to repeating the experience but the food had too much salt added to it from the soup to the main course which spoiled potentially good food.
The service & surrounds were nice, pity about over seasoning the food.

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Thank rspatrick1107
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Great location. Very large and spacious. We were seated quickly. We were given a sample of wine. I don't drink, but this was the first time being offered to a large group. After eating out at other restaurants the previous two nights and asking for sweet tea and getting watered down whatever. Service was great as well as the food. Would go back again with family.

Thank seasonedtraveler1965
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