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3911 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
+1 863-858-3876
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Arkona, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were shopping and became hungry decided on Olive Garden Waiter was very pleasant both our meals were very good will come back again

Thank Gerald H
Sebring, Florida
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a early Dinner around 5pm. The service was great our waiter was very attentive and polite. The food was average for Olive Garden the soup and bread sticks were fresh and good. The pasta dishes were fair, I had spaghetti with the 5 cheese sauce the sauce was a little bland and didn't have much flavor . The spaghetti... More 

Thank sks8686
Zephyrhills, Florida
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stopped in and had lunch the other day. Martha was our server and couldn't have been better. She was pleasant and attentive without hovering. The food was great as usual and the atmosphere is always great. The hostess had a very thick accent and was very hard for us to understand. Other than that our experience was great.

Thank Jim M
Dorval, Canada
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202 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We planned on stopping here after we were done shopping, we opted for soup and salad unlimited and the 2 kids ate off the children's menu, food was delicious as always. Prices are good and service was quick as always. We come back here every time we are on holidays in Lakeland.

Thank Cindy G
Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was my second visit to this particular Olive Garden. Both the food and the service were very good. We started with appetizers: Lasagna Fritta and Stuffed Mushrooms. The Lasagna Fritta is a family favorite that never disappoints. I did not try the Stuffed Mushrooms, but the rest of our group found them to be delicious. The Tour of Italy... More 

Thank Jefftea1
Lakeland, Florida, United States
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My wife and I have horrible luck most of the time when we go out to eat, but when we went to Olive Garden, the service was top notch. The wait staff worked great helping to make sure our table was looked after. I really like it when I never have an empty drink; they never let me run dry.... More 

Thank bigu76
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The restraunt was great the staff was awesome it's aweful dark inside and the benches are hard they do try to do what ever you ask of the staff

Thank Trina D
Rainham, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time we have visited this Olive Garden and like a lot of chain eateries some are good some not so. For this visit the food was fine as we expected but the service was iffy as the server seemed to focus more on a larger party .

Thank colin g
Lakeland, Florida
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358 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Love it when they have the buy one, take one specials. We always go and enjoy the soup, salad, bread sticks and end up taking home with us both pasta dishes because their portions are so large. I always have to add the meatballs to my spaghetti order because they are so large, moist, well seasoned and delicious. Their raspberry... More 

Thank June G
Winter Haven
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband decided to surprise me, and take me back to the Olive Garden in Winter Haven, Everything about the meal was wonderful, including our waitress Faith, that is except for when I happen to look in my tea glass, and saw white and grey particles floating around, upon further inspection it was noted that these particles were also in... More 

Thank Janine H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 3911 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-858-3876

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