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“Don't Be Fooled Because It's A Chain Restaurant”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #13 of 191 Restaurants in Elkhart
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Don't Be Fooled Because It's A Chain Restaurant”
Reviewed April 19, 2012

One would think that a chain or national restaurant like this would be average, at best, but don't be fooled -- this restaurant serves delicious food, has great service, and is a welcoming place to go. Italian, of course, is the specialty, but the soup and salad is to die for. Breadsticks are like homemade. Wine list isn't all that impressive, but ALWAYS save room for dessert and coffee.

  • Visited April 2012
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NOBLESVILLE
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Consistent, yummy food”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Good food. Good service. Clean restaurant. You know what to expect with an Olive Garden and this one did not disappoint. We had all our favorites.

Visited December 2011
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Indiana, USA
Level 5 Contributor
94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Just as expected”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

First visit to Olive Garden in Elkhart, as we don't live in the area but were passing through. Very typical experience/as expected. Food was a 4.5 (breadsticks luke-warm but everything else was very good).

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank Lnze04
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Scotia, New York
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Predictable”
Reviewed September 18, 2011

What can I say about the Olive Garden? Their every facility is the same and the food and service are also the same. The staff at this location was the friendliest and most helpful I have ever encountered.

  • Visited September 2011
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Meal at the Olive Garden!”
Reviewed September 13, 2011

Great meal and service (Debbie in the bar seating area) - food was very good and hot! Would eat here again!

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