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“Great Deal”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #112 of 568 Restaurants in Harrisburg
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went to Olive Garden on Sunday, around 2:00. Ordered the unlimited refills soup and salad. I was with two others. We all ordered the same thing. A large bowl of salad was placed on the table. We quickly ate that and ordered a second, then a third. Two of us also ordered two bowls of soup each. The pasta e fagioli was delicious and mildly spicy. It tasted like a pasta dish, in a bowl. The zuppa toscana was equally delicious, with the spicy sausage giving it tons of flavor. The bread was tasty, but nothing special. Would have rated this place 5 stars, but after serving our second salad first soups, the waitress did not wait on us for another 20 minutes, and we had to send another server to find her. Guess that's how they get away with such a deal, you can't reorder if no one is there to take the order! I feel like Olive Garden is competing with Panera now and I will definetely go back.

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Reviewed August 29, 2013

I frequent this Olive garden at least once a month because I love to get he soup, salad and breadsticks. I used the call ahead seating on a busy Saturday night and was seated less than 5 minutes after our party of 5 got there. Our hostess took our drink order and brought it promptly. Then we were assigned the most inefficient waitress ever. It took over 10 minutes to get to our table to take our order then forever to get the salad. Our breadsticks eventually got to the table. She was very nice and mentioned she was new and thanked us for our patience at the end. We were there for over 2 hours and not because we were socializing. I love the food here but it's RARE occasion that we get good service.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Took our 4 year old grandchild here for lunch, not a good experience. Had to ask 3 times for a booster seat, finally got one after my husband went looking for one. Waitress was bad. She took our order, brought 1 basket of breadsticks, salad and drinks and we never saw her again! Someone else brought out out not so good sandwichs. Never got drink refills or more breadsticks. Waited for30 plus minutes with a bored 4 year old for the check. We finally got the first person we found to find our waitress. Her excuse was that she was trying to get to us but got busy... really? Probably wont goback again. And p.s. there is an odd odor in the dining area like dirty carpet.

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Thank g W
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

The day before Mother's Day--and we got in to a seat in the bar for food, with no delay.

Food and service were great, as always!

1  Thank Maureen G
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Great experience. Wait staff was exceptional. Service was fast and friendly. atmosphere exceptional as always

1  Thank Mary D
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