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“Food and Service could be better.”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #14 of 102 Restaurants in Westbury
Cuisines: Italian
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Food and Service could be better.”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

The food at Olive Garden tries and I emphasize tries to mimic the true Italian food found at an Italian restaurant. It uses a lot of spices and they also try to fill you up on salad and bread. Their service is sometimes stellar and at other times you just want to get up and leave. If you do go, try their wines, it's probably their best part.

  • Visited April 2013
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New York
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Ok average at best”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Not quality food but above average value I liked the house salad and and didn't like the pasta and marinara

Visited February 2013
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Thank psd207
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Forest Hills, New York
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
“Nothing to write home about”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

I had Fettuccine Alfredo for lunch and was not happy with it because it was so rich. The bread was not good but the service was above par. The environment was above par as well.

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank Samuel F
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Bay Shore, New York
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Experience...”
Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

My family and I were looking for a place to eat and celebrate after our baby christening. We left church and chose Olive Garden in Westbury because the service is always phenomenal. We had to wait awhile due to the size of our party (13ppl) however we were able to enjoy drinks from the bar while we waited. Our waiter Michael made our dining experience one to remember. He was down to earth and joked with us while still remaining very professional. He was swift with our drinks,breadsticks and salads. He remembered to refill all of our glasses simultaneously. Our appetizers were finger licking good, and to be quite honest after plenty salad,breadsticks and appetizer platters we were quite stuffed to say the least. The 3-course dinner deal for $19.95 was very economical as well as the 2-meals and a choice of either a appetizer or a dessert for $25 was great. We ordered a combination from both deals for our large party. Everything was delicious and filling. Even when my cousin's steak came back well done versus med-well as she had requested originally,Michael our waiter quickly changed it for her and brought an extra free dessert for the mix up. The bill was surprisingly low and our waiter was sure to take off some things due to the mix up. We would return if we had another family gathering because it was economical,pleasant and enjoyable.

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Thank Trekel F
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Lynbrook, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“FAKE ITALIAN FOOD! SLOP ON A PLATE! WOULDN'T FEED MY DOG THIS CRAP!”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

The color of the sauce is NEON red - if there can be that color on the color wheel! The food is AWFUL - makes McDonald's look like a 5 star restaurant. About the only good thing in there is the bread and the salad! Don't know HOW this chain stays afloat - really gross. We had to walk out and leave all our meals it was so bad - unedible. We did not even have to pay. Never again!

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Thank Dana C
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