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“Consistent”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #202 of 1,366 Restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
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Good for: Large groups
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Olive Garden while a chain is pretty consistent in decent food and friendly customer service. Always friendly and helpful

Thank Jenn A
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Excellent service, the server was excellent and keep checking on us and bring more salad and warm bread sticks and pop for the kids. Food was good, great menu, everyone can find something they would like on the menu.

Thank darreni521
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Olive Garden has been gooing down hill fast in recent years. Went with a friend for lunch on a mid-afternoon Saturday. The waitress was OK. A host kept coming up to us every 10 minutes to check up on us to make sure everything was fine. That was bit too much, very annoying when having a conversation during lunch. Ordered a chicken entree. Asked for less sauce and a substitution. Food came out not as requested. Can tell the food is already pre=prepared at Olive Garden, not made to order. Food was mediocre at best. Service was slow, but adequate. Server was confused about how tpo enter coupon with special promotion going on that time. Would return for lunch again in the future or for dinner. However, Olive Garden has really gone down hill over the past ten years. The food is all pre-made and not made to order, prices are too high, serive is mediocre at best.

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Thank 4JohnnyD
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

I stopped into the Olive Garden in Greece, NY this week for a quick lunch with my wife. It was typical Olive Garden, which means prompt service with good food, although it really doesn't vary at all from one franchise to the next.

My wife and I both had the soup and salad combination, which works very well for a quick lunchtime meal. The soup I selected was the Zuppa Tuscana, which pairs spicey sausage chunks with kale and other veggies in a creamy soup base. It was very nice! My wife, meanwhile, had the minestrone, which looks homemade and is also very tasty.

Their salad bowl is always good...greens with a healthy dose of tomatoes, olives, onions, croutons, and peppers, all smothered in the Olive Garden dressing. The also grate cheese over the top until you scream "when," which adds a nice touch as well.

The bread basket features Olive Garden's own garlic bread sticks, which are really flavorful without being overly greasy, which is nice. We usually ask them for a few extras, just to take home for later.

This was another good visit, and we will be back.

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1  Thank Larry W
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

I am not much of a "chain" restaurant goer but we were with a group and they all decided to come here. From the minute we walked in the door (the door was opened for us) the service was awesome! We were a group of 7 and it was close to closing time so it took a little while to get our cocktails but that was OK. The food was very good and was pleasantly surprised. Our waiter was very accommodating to our pickiness!

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Thank Ronda J
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