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Olive Garden

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35 S Willowdale Drive, Lancaster, PA 17602
+1 717-392-3235
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Olive Garden in the evening after a family funeral that morning. We were seated within 15 minutes of arrival and for a party of 9 without reservations, I thought this was very good. Most chose the endless option and most stated their food was flavorless. I guess since there are probably large batches made, not much seasoning... More 

Thank Rod6760
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When your brother-in-law owns an Italian restaurant, trips to the OG are few. A gift card prompted a visit and my wife and I...she of the Italian persuasion...were very surprised. As usual, the salad is a star, the entrees we had were fresh and served quickly, despite the place being packed. And the servers were pleasant and attentive. We may... More 

Thank MusicProf
Westmoreland, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We haven't eaten at the Olive Garden in YEARS. We tried this one out and was pleasantly surprised. The wait time was forever but I can understand why. We both had the lasagna dinner and thought it would be like a pre-made dinner, but it was actually quite delicious. Very happy with the meal and our service.

Thank Terry K
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic zeppoles with chocolate sauce!!! Great stuffed rigatoni too!! We like sitting at bar to eat. Fast seating and fast service.

Thank Ksusque1
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience and a wonderful dinner....the food was hot and tasty. We loved our server, Jackie....she was attentive and got everything right. She gave special service and care to each table she served, but it was personal and we loved it.

Thank Joyce R
Brick, New Jersey
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I went to the one by the Rockville outlets. The service was great but can't say the same for the food. Kids (5 & 7) ordered off of the child's menu...the portions were so tiny it was laughable. I had chicken parmigiana and was very disappointed. My wife had some shrimp dinner and she was pleased with hers. First time... More 

1 Thank romedini
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254 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

First off - GR8 Lunch. However, let's discuss the suggested tip amount @ the bottom of the bill. My bill was $30.17. $28.46 in food and $1.71 in tax. The tip is on food, not tax/total bill. Their suggested tip amount of $4.53 was 15% of the WHOLE bill, tax included. NOT CORRECT. 15% would actually be on $28.46, or... More 

1 Thank msadler99
North Tonawanda, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The waitress took our order. I think she was new because she wasn't familiar with the menu. We waited 1/2 hour...no drinks, breadsticks or salad. A table of 5 came in 20 min after us. WITHIN 10 min they had their drinks, breadsticks and already eating their salads. Our waitress was no where to be found. MAYBE she went home.... More 

Thank myforeverlab3
Lashmeet, West Virginia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Chicken Carbonara was a little greasy. Waiter was very friendly and efficient. Not busy around 6 in the evening on a Thursday.

Thank wvstardust
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There were very youthful and charismatic entertainers whose joy was contagious. The waiters and waitresses excelled in good manners and seamless service. I can't wait to visit them again in the near future!

Thank martintavarezs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, 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: 35 S Willowdale Drive, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-392-3235

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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?