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“Great Service, Disappointing Food”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #212 of 1,435 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Service, Disappointing Food”
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our server was very good. She was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. The food was ok but too much salt in my chicken gnocchi soup. The breadsticks would have been better if tooped with kosher or sea salt. They poured not sprinkled regular iodized salt on them which made them unpalatable. My mashed potatoes were cold and the chicken breast was the size you get when you cut one in half. My rating would be lower if based solely on the food but the server was wonderful. Will not return.

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food & Service”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

We eat at this Olive Garden every time that we vacation in Virginia Beach. The food & service have always been great. We had a party of five and we never had to wait for a drink refill and our food arrived pretty quickly after we ordered. The restaurant is always clean, we will definitely return. The restaurant is much better then the ones in the tourist area.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Leslie S
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good service. ”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I come here on occasion. We always just get an appetizer to share and then eat salad and breadsticks. Always a great cheap dinner. From the last few times we've came only names that stand out are Alyssa and Jacob. They always go above and beyond to make sure we are taken care of. Thank you.

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Thank Joey619
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Montreal, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Service slow”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Figured we would try another Olive Garden being down here the surprise was no wait quiet for a Saturday service was poor had the tour of Italy great attempt at frozen food being reheated my wife had the lasagna average at best no taste of coke as its filled with Ice to the max 2nd free refill I asked for no ice had ice i asked for water instead salad is gross

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank jimmy s
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“Food was delicious but poor service”
Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent!!! Everything would of been perfect but we had a terrible waitress. Our waitress Jen was horrible she was literally tossing everything... The plates the straws... Poor service

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Jackie20100
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