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Olive Garden

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270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
+1 714-255-1332
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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La Mirada, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You likely landed here because Red Lobster had no parking or a line trailing outside the door. Don't feel bad, that was us on this and many of our previous visits to this particular Olive Garden. Most people know that Olive Garden is not authentic Italian food, but it's still tasty (like 3-4 star out of five tasty). Order an... More 

Thank Steve W
Anaheim, California
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Food is good and as a chain better than most. Good atmosphere, good reasonably priced food. I highly recommend families and couples.

Thank Dan D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

my experience at this location was excellent! The food was served quickly and the server was very polite and patient. I've been to many Olive Gardens but this was the best meal and overall experience I've ever had!

Thank Kimberly W
Brea, California
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place serves good food, a lot of new combinations in the menu and the service is great. Fast, cordial and very responsive t your needs.

Thank Waldozzie
Placentia, California
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178 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We had a couple gift cards and finally stopped by for lunch. The parking was easy despite sharing the lot with the Brea Mall. We noticed that the majority of the patrons are senior citizens, no biggie. The service was very good and we were even offered a sample of Muscato wine. The menu was not great. For me, it... More 

Thank vegout2
Agoura Hills, California
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690 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Really enjoyed my dinner. I was pleasantly surprised at how good my dinner was. I ate at the bar and you get wine at half price when you have meal. I had make your own pasta - pick you pasta, sauce and type of meat. They even have whole wheat pasta. Pretty healthy dish and tasted good. I will go... More 

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Novi Sad, Serbia
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed that night with friends. Like the seats and how you are a bit separated from the other guests. The food is great. I had everything, antipasti, soup, special pasta, glass of Chianti and huge piece of cheese cake. Great service too. Recommended

Thank trecakov
Brea, California
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Love the olive garden, the chicken parmisana is so good, great bread sticks, very good salad all at a reasonable price, very good wait staff, very friendly servers , I enjoy going there every time, skip the appetizers you won't be able to finish your dinner Going there tonight for my b'day dinner!.

Thank David H
West Covina, California
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

My fiance' and I were looking forward to dinner here and we've been here before, but this was bad. The drinks were not good, Italian Margaritas way to sweet. We asked for water, but that was undrinkable, we had to order bottled water, They couldn't even keep up with bread sticks at any of the tables around us. My date... More 

Thank Joseph G
Brea, California
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

The zuppa toscana soup is the best, salad was kinda wilted :( The food is pretty good otherwise, got the create your own tour of Italy. It was decent, we were full and had left overs. Waitress was in training, but she was excellent. ☆☆☆☆☆


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Brea Mall, Brea, CA 92821-5703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-255-1332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?