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Olive Garden

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4038 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2944
+1 434-237-4395
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in and were greeted by Gabby's smile, we knew we made the right choice for dinner. Our server, Sara, was friendly, professional, efficient, and knowledgeable. The booth by the bar had 2 different games on 2 big screen TVs, but I could still hear my wife across the table just fine. We had the shrimp... More 

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Penn State
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Desmone! You are fantastic. He kept the food coming and never did we have to wait for anything. We had a great time!

Thank MrsNuNu
Lynchburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Took frineds to the Olive Garden in Lynchburg Va. and had a very nice time. Our waitress was very plesent and helpful. The food was served in an atractive manor to make the experience great. Had a group of real Italians near us with their energetic Italian attitude in Italian which really made it a realistic meal. i don't know... More 

Thank 507Ken13
North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Chicken Marslal was dry with hardly any Marsala sauce. Stuffed mushrooms had no flavor. Calamari was rubbery and cold.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Every few months we get together for GNO and always choose OG!! Great menu selections and they had their special for buy one, take one! I love that they will let you try the wine first before ordering glass. Plus their signature drinks are worth trying! Desserts?! I've gone there with a friend and we just do dessert!! Very friendly... More 

Thank LuvToTravelWithHubby
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner Sept. 30th at the Olive Garden in Lynchburg, VA. Our server Will was outstanding! He had 2 tables to wait on behind that was a visiting team and he constantly checked on us, and made sure we had everything that we needed. The dinner was wonderful, and the cheesecakes we got-to-go were wonderful.

Thank Tasia M
Chesterfield, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was very good took quite a while for the food to come out. Once Food came out all pasta was very good the steak that was ordered was very dry and did not have much taste to it. We ended up bringing most of that home to the dog will not be ordering this again here. Was surprised waitress... More 

Thank divemasterstevew
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Gordonsville. My wife and I both ordered the Shrimp Scampi. Waiter was friendly and did a great job. Salad, bread sticks and entrees were excellent.

Thank Toccoatraveler
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Choosing the right restaurant as a vegetarian is always a challenge. I enjoy Olive Garden because many - if not all - of their pastas start without meat, providing a fairly large selection. Today's selection was ravioli stuffed with mushrooms - an excellent choice priced right. But if you think that sounds good, you'll have to try the pumpkin cheesecake... More 

Thank Simply H
evington, Virginia
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to retry the store after some other experiences. The salad was very fresh and crisp and the bread was also fresh and hot. Our entrees were served quick, fresh, hot and we had plenty of cheese piled on top. My wife had the combo ( she was Hungary) all the samples were very good and had a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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: 4038 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2944
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-237-4395

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