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Olive Garden

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11966 Los Osos Valley Rd, near Laguna Village Shopping Center (Target), San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6861
+1 805-785-0306
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Los Osos, California
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241 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a typical Chain restaurant with fairly good food and more than ample serving sizes. The service was average and they are obviously into turning tables as quickly as possible. Since it is a large venue it is also pretty much like a cattle call with lots of noise. The food itself was pretty good and there are a... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Chain restaurant. Very busy but sufficient help available. I could see where it could become crowded very easily. Menu items a bit on the high side pricing wise but no complaints of the quality of the meal.

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Thank Eric M
Taunton, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing wrong with this place if you like mass market fast Italian style food. Really busy I think because of the meal deal value they offer, lots of families so seems the kids love it here. I don't see the food as authentic, American Italian perhaps? Typical stodgy rich pasta from a mass market chain that's all super rich. I... More 

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Thank Simon F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

First time at this location, met family for dinner and received very exceptional service from the staff.

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Thank My Info S
Morro Bay, California, United States
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We are regulars and enjoy the food but prices have steadily gone up to where the value is not what it used to be. Expect to spend 3/4 of a C note for a full dinner for two. The food is good enough but their competition offers equally good or better for slightly less. We're often skeptical of chains but... More 

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Thank johntrak
Warren, MI
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305 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food was the usual Olive Garden fare, the service perfunctory, at best. The staff just didn't seem to be engaged. Probably best to look for something else.

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Thank motorcity70
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Well..it has been awhile since I went to Olive Garden..now I know..the salad was awful..hardly any green lettuce ..it was the almost white parts and it in globs..ugh ..and it was dry..hardly any salad dressing ..the waitress forgot I wanted Diet Coke and brought Coke instead ..slow service . now I know why I don't like Olive Garden and prefer... More 

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Thank tdallen113
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with a family group of 8, took longer than it should have to be seated, it was worth the wait. We had a friendly, effecient, and attentive waiter who took care of all our wants and needs. SALAD: Cold, fresh, delicious, cold plates, plentiful and refreshed BREAD STICKS: Hot, delicious, cloth napkins wrapped, hot plates, plentiful MAIN... More 

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Thank Dave M
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with my family on a Saturday. Our waiter was busy from the weekend lunch rush, yet that didn't stop him from being very polite and at-tentative to us. Food was good as usual like all olive gardens we've eaten at but because of the staffs pleasant attitude and attention to detail I will definitely return next time I... More 

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Thank David R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I'm normally not a fan of chain restaurants, but this one has some of the best customer service I've ever received. From my phone call to the manger before we went on dietary concerns. To our server and the manger again coming to our table to double check on our dietary concerns. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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: 11966 Los Osos Valley Rd, near Laguna Village Shopping Center (Target), San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6861
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-785-0306

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