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“Plesent experience”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #7 of 218 Restaurants in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Restaurant details
Ruston, Louisiana
Level Contributor
59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Plesent experience”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stop at Monroe Olive Garden with a group and had a very enjoyable meal and service. The waiter was top notch and very personable. He really added to our enjoyable time and exceptional service and friendliness. Other waiters and waitress need to take lessons from him.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Linda B
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Crossett
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914 reviews
448 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
“this Olive Garden has really improved”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We have frequented this establishment since it opened. It has been only fair in the past but our last two visits were fabulous. Great service; tables all bussed; food was very hot when served. You can't beat the salad and breadsticks at Olive Garden.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Gran7
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Buffalo, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peach Chicken”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We tried some items we hadn't tried before including the Moscata Peach Chicken. Delicious. Wine was great, and the salad and breadsticks are always a hit with us.

Visited October 2012
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Thank joyb0033
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Houston, Texas
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Not the best Olive Garden”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

Dined at Olive Garden while passing through Monroe. We were quickly seated. Service was not great. We waited a while to give our drink order and even longer for breadsticks. I didn't think our food was ever going to come, and when it did the pasta was mushy. Sauce had a good flavor. I didn't send it back simply because I didn't want to wait another half-hour to receive my second bowl. The server kept apologizing to us but service never got better.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank kmbonin82
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Tillamook, Oregon
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“a little disappointing”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

I treated my daughter to a "before birthing her son" lunch. The smell of restaurant was as if carpet needed cleaning, and dirty wash rags used on table. table was tacky-varnish worn. food was good, but we had to send my daughter's lasagna al forno back because the pasta was so hard, could not cut through it to take a bite. only the cheese filling was salvageable. waitress asked how our food was, we informed her. she placed a duplicate order, and it came back much better. they were also kind enough to remove it from the ticket. staff was very helpful and kind.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank TillamookRain
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