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“Superb food - sorry we left it to the last night”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #35 of 3,926 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 14, 2013

We went here on our last night in Orlando because I fell in love with their meatball sandwich in their TV advert! When we arrived for supper I was disappointed to find that the sandwich was offered only for lunch! That was the only disappointment of the meal. My first note for supper here: make reservations in advance. There was a 45 minute queue to get in when we arrived! We had had enough queueing at the parks during the day, so we opted for takeaways.

The takeaway menu is a slightly shortened version of the main menu (some meals just can't be transported), but still offers a good selection of Italian specialities. We chose the "2 for $25" option, which gave us 2 soups or starters; 2 main courses; and 2 desserts. I was a bit concerned about what would happen to the food during the drive home, but the ingeneous packaging kept it all nicely arranged and hot. The portions were large, and the food excellent. The starter on its own is enough for a meal.

Note for next visit to Orlando: don't leave Olive Garden to the end again.

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Thank julyan s
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

We ate at this restaurant on our last night and we were so sorry that we hadn't gone before.
It was the best and tastiest meal that we had for the two weeks on International Drive.
In fact we went back for lunch the next day before we got the plane home.
It was the most flavoursome food and the value was excellent.
We ordered starters and then they gave us a huge bowl of salad and then our dinner, we were sooo full.
The garlic breadsticks were to die for and the kids loved them too.

The staff were so friendly and nice and even though they were overwhelmed with a large party to look after we were not forgotten and they constantly checked in on us and we were not rushed even though there was a huge queue of people waiting on tables.

Olove Garden you will be first on our list the next time we are in the USA xxx

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Thank ellabellajackos
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

We visited this place once to eat and return another night just for pudding. We picked it after looking at those places with good reviews near where we were staying. From the outside it has great curb apeal and it doesnt disappoint on entering.

If you want to eat here go early as it is very popular and is packed later in the evening. You can however wait at the bar where the staff are great.

The meal ifself was huge and plentyful and the menu has a good choice Everything had plenty of flavour and I am glad that we return another night to samply the tripple puddings which were very tasty.

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Thank freckles22Uk
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

I checked this on trip advisor before going away and agree with others. We did not order a starter but you get garlic batons and can pick from soup or salad (unlimited) before the main meal so unless you can eat loads I wouldn't order a starter. The food is very good it cost us about 70 dollars for three people, if you like seafood try the lobster and shrimp cannelloni. It gets very busy so go before 7.30 otherwise you can wait an hour or so.

Thank cheryl r
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

There is usually a little bit of a wait for a table at peak times as it's so popular.... but its so worth it! When we visit the US Olive garden has high priority on our list!

Food is fantastic, the soup salad and breadsticks are a meal in themselves.

The staff are always great, friendly and efficient too.

My tip: try the chicken alfredo... mmm!

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Thank Natztastic
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