Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

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+1 518-458-8676+ Add website
Hours
Sun
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
3.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
3.9 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.6 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
3.3 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
features
Menu

Appetizers
Great for sharing
Lasagna Fritta
Parmesan breaded lasagna, served with homemade alfredo and meat sauce. **Our meat sauces include pan-seared beef and Italian sausage.
Meatballs Parmigiana
Five hearty meatballs baked in homemade marinara, topped with melted Italian cheeses and toasted breadcrumbs.
Calamari
Hand-breaded and fried to order. Served with marinara and spicy ranch.
Stuffed Ziti Fritta
Crispy fried ziti filled with five melted Italian cheeses. Served with homemade marinara and alfredo.
Toasted Ravioli
Lightly fried ravioli filled with seasoned beef. Served with homemade marinara sauce.
Spinach-Artichoke Dip
A blend of spinach, artichokes and five cheeses served with flatbread crisps.
Shrimp Fritto Misto
Over a half-pound of shrimp mixed with onions and bell peppers, hand-breaded and lightly fried. Served with marinara and spicy ranch.
Fried Mozzarella
Fried mozzarella cheese, served with homemade marinara sauce.
Never Ending Dipping Sauces for Breadsticks
Homemade marinara, alfredo or five cheese marinara.

Does this restaurant serve Tuscan food?
About
All of your favorites are just a few clicks away! View our menu online and Order To Go Now or come in for our famous never-ending first course of freshly baked breadsticks and your choice of homemade soup or garden fresh salad. Enjoy abundant portions of classic entrees the whole family craves like the Tour of Italy, our irresistible Chicken Parmigiana, or everyone's favorite Fettuccine Alfredo, made fresh from our kitchen to your table. Gather together with the people you love over a meal worth sharing at Olive Garden. When you're here, you're family.
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles174 reviews
Excellent
46
Very good
54
Average
42
Poor
20
Terrible
12
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Bill
Cooperstown190 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 none
Immediate host - welcoming, attentive waitstaff, and a space configuration that conveyed a sense of intimate surroundings despite the large dining area, created a pleasant lunch experience at this chain restaurant. The mushroom ravioli came with a very large house salad whose greens were absolutely fresh ( a meal in itself); the ravioli's sauce was a bit salty, as were the breadsticks, but It was a welcome alternative to the featured tomato-based entrees. Total tab, including a refilled soda and a fair tip: $15.
Written 6 March 2020
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Ron C
Gainesville969 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 none
We came for soup and salad on a Sunday night. We were seated immediately. Our server was very friendly, but a bit slow in bringing water or a second bowl of soup. The salad was okay, but some of the greens did not look fresh. The breadsticks were very good!
Written 3 November 2020
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pearl33814
Killingworth276 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 none
Short staffed as so many places are. Where seated, had a peculiar odor - the table smelling like a cross between sour cleaning cloth and Parmesan cheese. Menu drastically slimmed down with an increase in prices (not unexpected). Waiter very good and knowledgeable about the offerings. Soup and salad good; entree not so good - mediocre at best. Pasta (ravioli/ four cheese) bland and in need of more sauce
Written 9 August 2021
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Jatin Divecha
Amravati12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 none
The service at Olive Qutub is known for its professionalism and attentiveness. The staff members are courteous, well-trained, and knowledgeable about the menu, providing helpful recommendations and ensuring that guests' needs are met. The service staff strives to create a welcoming and comfortable environment, further enhancing the overall dining experience.
Written 24 May 2023
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Nancy S
6 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
Service was excellent. The soup, salad and entrees were tasty. The bread sticks were horrible. Almost crunchy, overdone, and no garlic taste whatsoever. We have been to this location about 10 times and the bread sticks keep getting worse. It's a shame because that is one of the main draws of Olive Garden. Went to one in Chattanooga Sept 25, 2023 and the bread sticks were wonderful.
Written 4 October 2023
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Francis T
Montreal241 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 friends
This was our first experience in an Olive Garden, as we were on our way to cross the border and go home. We arrived there on a Monday afternoon at 2:45pm (15 minutes before the lunch menu ended at 3pm). The good: Service was actually great as our waitress was very friendly and nice. Food was good and cheap. Unlimited salad. IPad on table for games while we wait (perfect for little ones). Lots of seating places available. Good parking. The bad: A/C through the roof, it was cold in there. This is an old folks place. Payment (through the iPad) can be confusing if you are not aware how it works. This was s good experience for us and we will definitely look out for more Olive Garden when we go to the US, hoping to get the same experience.
Written 9 July 2022
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Aud542
Niskayuna83 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 none
We've dined at good O.G.'s & terrible O.G.'s & this ranks amongst the best. Very busy for Monday lunch, but our server laura stayed above the fray. Calamari crunchy with excellent flavor. Lunch sized Linguine Alfredo very flavorful & eggplant parm w/ spaghetti was passable. Of course nobody beats their giant tossed salad. So much that we took leftovers along with the breadsticks. Not a 5 star restaurant, just good wholesome food thats affordable.
Written 1 March 2022
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tsballer
24 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 none
As with all the times I've been to an Olive Garden, the service was impeccable. The food is good and the price is right for a family dinner. The principle of the all-you-can-eat salad and soup is part of the success. We look for the Olives Gardens when we are on a family trip.
Written 13 August 2022
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RoadtripCowboy
779 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 none
While staying at a nearby hotel, we had an early dinner at this Olive Garden. The parking lot was pretty filled, but luckily there was just a short wait for a table. Service was good, and we placed our orders quickly. Salads and the iconic Olive Garden breadsticks soon arrived. While waiting for the entrees, I passed the time playing an interesting trivia game that was on the table for diners. It was an amusing little activity for about 5 minutes until I lost interest. Our pasta entrees then arrived and were pretty good and filling. When the check arrived, we were surprised to see a $2.99 charge for the trivia game I had just played. I decided to not complain about it, I just thought it should have indicated there was an additional fee for that. Overall, we enjoyed our meal and had a good experience at this Olive Garden.
Written 23 October 2022
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Roving31484969773
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
Some of the worst food I and my family have ever gotten at Olive garden. The whole place seemed to be in training as there was very little professionalism by anyone. Our drinks were the only thing that came out in a decent time frame . After a 45 minute wait (and they were busy so we expected some wait) my wifes chicken parm was so salty that it was inedible and by smell alone im not sure the cheese wasnt on the turn . my salmon wasnt bad but the side of brocolli was still cold and very under cooked. and the wait staff just wasnt up to par. And the manager had to get involved as our food was so long in coming to the table, but he didnt do much other than make excuses for his staff. Not impressed and will not be returning at least to this one.
Written 24 April 2024
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ClarinetMaster1
Latham85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 none
I've never been to an Olive Garden before, but have always seen the commercials, and it truly lived up to its advertisements. The place was decorated in the Italian style, clean, and well-maintained. Service was attentive and professional, despite being completely full (Saturday night). The server seemed highly intelligent. The salad and bread sticks were great. My meat lasagna was excellent! It was well formed, held its shape, and was hot like it came right out of the oven (where it should come from). Very impressive experience for a chain restaurant. Not sure what real Italians would think, but Americans love it! Need to come early for Saturday night, as the stream of cars entering the lot was never ending!
Written 25 October 2022
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Sarounas_2016
87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 none
They had our meal packed and ready to go right on schedule. Everything was packed carefully. The food was ready when we got there. The portions were exactly the right amount. I would definitely recommend this OG for to go ordering.
Written 7 April 2021
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HR218guy
422 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 business
Service was very good. Food was good. All you can eat breadsticks and soup. Good portion for the price. Definitely a good stop.
Written 9 April 2024
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Tammy A
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 family
Very filter. Dusty. Gross. Everything had some sort of uncleanness to it. Toilets were all disgusting and cover in urine. ONE wasn't clogged and it had hair and pee all over. So nasty. Then we had cobwebs hanging almost over our table, flying around ready to fall on our table. The back of my seat was a little corner counter type space, covered completely in dust. The floors under the food area for to go had visible dried up sticky drink spilt along with trash on the floors right where she stands to get your food in the to go bags. So gross.
Written 26 June 2023
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Ann H
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
No wait to be seated, server Amanda was terrific. Food was excellent. Reminded us why we loved this place. Too bad we do not have one near us
Written 30 April 2023
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