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Olive Garden

380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
+1 507-288-8722
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“breadsticks” (28 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Call my family wanted me to visit there and no regrets. It was my first trip after all my life glad they insisted food was excellent I would return and plan to return.

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because we had had a big lunch and were traveling home from the Cities, I wanted a bowl of soup. Daubes was closing its deli down, so we went to the predictable Olive Garden. My husband ordered a bowl of fagioli: "It was good--had a...More

Thank Ilse035
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered online and picked it up for dinner after an appointment at the Mayo. The online process was easy and fast. We were a little off in our pick-up time as our appointment went quicker then we thought so we were a little early...More

1  Thank conniebruce2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, very attentive, food was good. Very close to our hotel so we ate there twice. Good service both times, no wait.

Thank Mello726
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst place I have been to in a long time. We waited ten minutes before the greeted us and 50 minutes for our entree. The breadsticks were hard as a rock and couldn't be eaten. We have eaten here before be never had these problems...More

Thank Carla Lamb B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Arriving on Monday July 3rd is a busy time in any restaurant, but being a solo dinner meant they could quickly accommodate me. My server Kari quickly came to my table and was eager to point out some specials worthy of consideration. My drinks appeared...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We picked up a quick take-out meal and will not go back to this restaurant again much to our disappointment. We like OG, but this specific store is lacking. Salad was wilted and soup was watered down.

Thank JJCjr
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is just like any other Olive Garden. Consistently good food, attentive service, and clean atmosphere. Location is close to a few hotels and just off Hwy 52.

Thank nursetraveler87
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We decided to eat here after a doctor's appointment. It was early in the evening and they were not busy. We tried several wines and decided on the house rose. The waitress brought us a large bottle. I had the shrimp/mussel fettuccine with tomato/garlic sauce....More

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Typical Olive Garden franchise, food good, service good, reasonable prices. I haven't been to a 'bad' Olive Garden anywhere in the country. We went for lunch midweek, actually very quiet, clean.

Thank Tjorgenson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, 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: 380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-288-8722
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