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Olive Garden

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83 E City Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-2421
+1 610-664-4720
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11:00 - 22:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I’ll steer away from the pros and cons of Olive Garden. I think most of us agree, the O.G. is a love it or hate it type of eatery. In general, I’m not a fan, at all. However, I have to admit that their soup and salad lunch special is very nice. The salad is always fresh and the soups... More 

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349 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is one step above a fast food joint, lots to eat of so so food this is institutional food pre pre mixed for whom ever the people are service is good and hot ..... The bread my birds liked the food bad bad bad very b a d take a pass I rated it a minus 0...TPP comedy!!!!!!!!

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Thank thomas p
New Jersey
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382 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Went for lunch with co-workers. We all ordered the unlimited soup and salad thinking it would serve our time constraints and it did. Green salad, breadsticks with a choice of four different soups ($6.99). The food was good and were good to go in under an hour. Service was fast and friendly.

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Thank Connie L
Philadelphia, PA
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, l have to give a big shout out to Olive Garden for being one of the companies that provides free meals to veterans on Veteran's Day. Thank you. After providing proof of having served in the armed forces of the United States, l was provided with a menu with half a dozen items selected for the occasion.... More 

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Thank ScottyRock
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Do you know how hard it is to visit a restaurant with 10 associates for lunch. BUT, the tables were pushed together and before your eyes, two servers were available to take lunch orders...I was in the mood for something different, So a combination appetizer of scallops,ravioli and shimp, just fulfilled my expectations...in stead of ordering a standard item...In fact,... More 

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Thank michaelsolo
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

It was my first visit to this restaurant to have my dinner the calamari & the pasta was so delicious i will always love to visit olive garden again

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Thank Abdulla A
Rahway, New Jersey
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Walked here from hotel up the street. Greeter was not that friendly. Sat the family in a booth. We ordered drinks and meals. Still the waiter/host was unfriendly. Served our salad and walked away.... Never asking to put the cheese on the salad (I love the fresh shredded Parmesan cheese). Then he brought our meals and again walked away without... More 

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Thank Steven G
Tucson, Arizona
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Destiny waited on our table and was very attentive and very pleasant. She took good care of us with a very positive and very friendly and genuine attitude. Something some of the other staff members could learn from.

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Thank Wellwhynot1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Very poor quality food and service. Our appetizer looked and tasted like fried breading. I ordered a fish platter. When the dinner was served I asked the server for tarter sauce. She returned a few minutes later without the tater sauce, she said she forgot and would go and check on it. When she returned, I was told "we don't... More 

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Thank Eric A
Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Eric A - Please accept our apologies for the level of service and food quality you received. This does not meet our high standards and we will use your feedback to make improvements. Send us an email at ogsocial@olivegarden.com as we would like the opportunity to do some coaching and training and invite you back for another try. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife just visited this Olive Garden location and honestly wished we hadn't. We usually go to the one that's closer to our home which is the Springfield Pa location....so we arrived sat down the server came to us took our drink and orders..... I ordered glass of moscato PRIMO my wife ordered the Raspberry Tea Bellini Prior... More 

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Thank Felisha W
Olive Garden S, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi FeeNetta - While we're happy to hear that your Never Ending Pasta Bowl choices hit the spot, we can understand your disappointment with the Caprese Flatbread. Please accept our apology! We're taking this opportunity to review our recipe standards with our team and would also like to connect with you. Please reach out to us at OGSocial@olivegarden.com when you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 83 E City Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-2421
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bala Cynwyd
  • Phone Number: +1 610-664-4720

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