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Olive Garden

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3440 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2409
(352) 372-5874
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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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Long Beach, Mississippi
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

While I am never thrilled with Olive Garden's food, I found this meal to be disappointing at best. The meal started out with a salad that was more dressing than anything else, the small portion of Lasagna was mushy and overly sweet, and my wife's shrimp scampi was served over a minuscule amount of overcooked angel hair pasta. I cannot... More 

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Thank ocean_1mh
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good as always. All Olive Garden restaurants thT I have dined in are all very consistent. I would recommend.

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Thank Terri T
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The address given is wrong - Olive Garden has moved to 2711 Clark Butler Blvd, north of the old location and in the Butler North area. It is brand new, clean, very Italian. We had to wait about 20 minutes, however were offered half price drinks from the bar while we waited. The actual wait turned out to be 15... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped at this OG on the way home from Savannah GA---since it was a long trip---and this was a good time for a sit-down dinner!! OG did not disappoint---it was graduation time for Univ of FLA grads and their families on this Saturday! We each enjoyed our meal---I had Northern Tour of Italy which was great!! Olive Garden I... More 

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Thank ArchitectZ
St. George, Utah
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171 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I was visiting my brother at the V.A. hospital and happened to be there on Veteran's Day. Even with the crown getting a free meal there was only a short wait and service was excellent. The meal was very good as always at Olive Gardens.

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Thank Robert P
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice facility with attentive wait staff. Food was very good to excellent. Highly recommended and a good value. Not as big as the other OG but definitely nicer

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Thank Bbairdjr
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were seated in last dining area full of family & children. I noticed a large family table celebrating member Birthday & they were waiting on their soup that the manager served to them & he apologized for the prior bad soup & he admitted that he had to throw out 5 batches of bad soup. Birthday lady ordered steak... More 

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Thank Cheryl B
Palmetto, Florida
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280 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We have eaten hear on numerous trips through town. This visit was not quite up to standard. Our server was very good although she seemed a bit fearful of feedback when my wife requested oil and vinegar for the salad and was told there was no olive oil in the entire restaurant because they had a busy week. We asked... More 

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Thank Phil G
Guayaquil
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Normally you expect the standard food and service from a chain restarurant like OG. Not this time. Bad service. BAd attitude. Not clean. Regular food. I guess this restaurant is not well managed.

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Thank Rijoorhe
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I love the new menu items. It was all hot and fresh ! I love their breadsticks and Alfredo dipping sauce! We ordered two! The sangria is awesome too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 3440 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: (352) 372-5874

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