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Olive Garden

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1107 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025
+1 760-737-9285
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Marcos, California
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had one of the best waitresses we could have ever expected. She was able to anticipate our every needs. This is an outstanding Olive Garden among their chain. My wife who is handicapped was served in an outstanding manor. They care about their customers. This is a restaurant that we will return to many times!!!

Thank Wally Z
Ensenada, Baja California
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we generally love Olive Garden, but unfortunately had poor service from the one in Escondido. I do not think all servers there were bad, however it was apparent that the supervisor/manager was totally oblivious to how the servers were doing and did not even notice that we effectively had to keep pushing the red button on the table device to... More 

Thank RCrider
Joshua Tree, California
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband likes two of their soups and I have salad. We both enjoyed the lasagne. Consistent service and food quality so we were happy to visit and enjoyed our meal.

Thank TropiCAL2003
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had not enjoyed an Olive Garden for many years because they are not in our current area. However on visiting Escondido we noticed an Olive Garden near our hotel. We were delighted we selected Olive Garden. The food was excellent, including best Minestrone we have ever eaten. You can't go wrong at Olive Garden.

Thank Charles S
Ramona, California
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174 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Nice place for girls to go to lunch. Sub sandwich and salad with iced tea. Friendly service, but I hate the self serve payment at your table. Please have a little class. We didn't/could not do it and had the waitress handle for us. She was gracious.

Thank Eileen C
Escondido, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place to get together with friends and family. Our waitress was very charming and attentive even if it was a busy night. We went early in the evening which was the right time because when we came out big waiting line!

Thank marshell2016
plumas lake
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Quick easy meals for us on the road....would go back. Busy Saturday meal, but our server was on it..

Thank james d
El Cajon, California
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378 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

My family of 8 went to the Olive Garden Restaurant in Escondido Ca. to celebrate a birthday celebration yesterday. Alyida our server was fantastic, as she had a Smiley and Bubbly personality, as she worked hard all night to take care of our every wish and need. Olive Gardens endless Bread Sticks and Salad, is still a great deal a... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
San Diego, California
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Pleasant restaurant. Can be crowded. Food is good There was a mistake with m order and the management quickly rectified it and did not charge for my meal

Thank Shelagh000
San Marcos, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

On a Friday night, visited here in a group of 3 (wife, mother in law, and me). We were seated right away at the only open table in an otherwise full section. After 10 minutes with no one coming to say hello or acknowledge is in the least, I went back to the hostess to ask who our server was... More 

Thank Thom B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
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: 1107 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-737-9285

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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?