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Olive Garden

) #28 of 113 Restaurants in Waterloo €€ - €€€ Italian
1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
+1 319-235-6494
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“breadsticks” (8 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
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€€ - €€€
1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food as always. Normally don't eat at chain restaurants when traveling for work, but made an exception and am glad I did. Staff were super positive and appeared to love their jobs!

Thank Starabella
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I travel nine to tem months out of the year and have two or three chains that are sure fire stand byes when there is apparently nothing locally appealing. The Olive Garden Chain was one of those despite the usually long lines and waiting times...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of the Olive Garden brand; consistent taste, flavors, and environments. I enjoy the whole experience, even knowing it is a chain restaurant. Olive Garden is very generous with its coupons and specials. Whenever I get a coupon, watch for me...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had a great server. We frequent the Olive Garden when ever we're in the area. It's always great quality food and they apparently have a great training program because we've never had a poor server.

Review collected in partnership with Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
Thank 360tl
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were in CF for her wedding dress fitting. We decided on Olive Garden for lunch. We split the Lasagna Fritta and Chicken Shrimp Carbonara. Also had the salad and breadsticks! Oh my was it good! Filled up on salad and the...More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Olive Garden used to be a chain restaurant with a upscale service and food. Long gone are the days when you had great service and food. 30 minutes to get mussels in red water zero flavor. We ordered soup and salad. The first salad had...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Food always good and atmosphere good. Seating a little crowded. Love their salads and pasta. Drinks refreshing

Thank Tree15
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My big brother purchased a new Harley Davidson motorcycle from Silver a Eagle Harley. While we waited to get accessories on it we decided to go for lunch. Olive Garden was close and we were hungry. We walked in and the Hostess was friendly and...More

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stop here often and it used to be fabulous... Not anymore. Meat in soup isn't fully cooked, servings are tiny, and tonight is the worst, slowest service we've ever had. I think we need to find a new stopping place 😕

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Wonderful dinner, Fast seating and great service! Food was wonderful, Tables were clean and tidy, weight staff accommodated our needs. Love the table top game pad, my youngest was able to order her own dinner!

Thank Sarah D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-235-6494
  • E-mail
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