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Olive Garden

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439 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3507
+1 203-795-8600
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hong Kong, China
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152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The place has been around some time, branches in a lot of places but I always find this a 'go to' place when I cannot decide what to eat. I always enjoyed their selection of soups and salads. The place is full nonetheless everytime we go so that speaks for itself. Not supposed to be a place for a dinner... More 

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Thank jinshen55
Connecticut
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287 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'd say we visit this location of Olive Garden once a year. We keep on giving it another chance. The food is average to okay. The service here is never good and judging by other reviews of the Orange location, this is common. If only the management would do something about the lackluster service, maybe there would be some improvement... More 

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Thank AndrewBeach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite places to go for family dinner or lunch date, Or to celebrate birthdays etc. Food is delicious wait staff is friendly, clean nice atmosphere.

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Thank DEBBIE J
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to eat with the family and the food is always great. Place is very clean and staff very friendly.

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Thank Ketana_01
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is probably the most overrated underperforming restaurant I have ever seen. Let's start by saying the hostess and Server's were great. Let's put the Soup and salad aside for a second because that's pretty hard to mess up and that's their staple. Everything else on this menu is extremely overpriced and the portions are almost child like. The iceberg... More 

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Thank Paul C
Rockwood, Maine
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I don't normally go to the Olive Garden, but went with a friend today. Service was so slow in fact practically none existent. There were lots of waiters/waitresses running around but three times I asked for a glass of water. It never came. The waiter never came to take our order, my friend asked the bus boy to find someone.... More 

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Thank iceout10
Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Olive Garden continues to come out with new dishes - not expensive and they offer an excellent soup or salad option

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Thank Joe G
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was excited when we arrived. We were celebrating 2 birthdays at our favorite restaurant. This location was unlike any other I have seen. They had great lighting and the staff seemed friendly. That all changed very quickly. I knew more about the menu than the server and we were quickly forgotten about. Our salad and bread arrived after our... More 

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Thank Jennifer P
Sarasota, Florida
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204 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Because of competition, this chain is always adding (or subtracting) something from the menu. The endless breadsticks and salad is a staple, which is bad if you are weak when it comes to carbs, but good if you can stick to the salad. I like the calamari and the stuffed mushrooms, and the sausage stuffed rigatoni. They have any number... More 

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Thank pensman
Marco Island, Florida
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Not the best atmosphere and it smells like that stereotypical "old people" scent if you know what im talking about. The place its self is not very well kept in some areas and the food is just OK for the high prices . I recommend if you are looking for a good chain Italian resturant you go to Carraba's ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3507
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 203-795-8600

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