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Olive Garden

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3385 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3601
+1 859-272-8334
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Albany, Ohio
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was expecting the usual Olive Garden experience when my wife and I went to this restaurant. It could not have been further from that expectation. The waiter was extremely slow, forgetful, and not attentive at all. We were sitting for 45 minutes before the food was served...cold. We were told that one of the entrees would be taken off... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This last visit was for a lunch. The food is always good and the taste was not an issue nor was the preparation! BUT... I understand making lunch portions somewhat smaller but this last one was ridiculous! My entree was only 6 bites! not at all what I expected from the menu that normally fills you to a point that... More 

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Thank David S
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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246 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't visit here again. Most of our food was cold. We received our dinner a few at a time. We had to ask for several items probably wouldn't eat here again

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Russell Springs, Kentucky, United States
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Olive Garden on our way home after hours of driving, there was 5 of us...2 adults and 3 kids. The kids ordered pizza and spaghetti, I ordered the herb garlic salmon and the mister ordered the shrimp/chicken fettuccine (not sure I spelled that right)...anyways our order came to a whooping $65 and change. Again not bad for a... More 

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Thank Mandy P
Frankfort, Kentucky
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is where I have my hubby take me on an occasional date night (a couple times a year). I love the never ending salad, of course. But at this Olive Garden in particular we always get seated quickly and have great service. One time the weather was bad and they were packed... we got food to go and ate... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A typical Olive Garden offerings, it is conveniently located and great place for family gatherings..

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Thank Atif S
Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The food is always on point but the service is hit and miss or over the top. Just to summarize, in the past 3 visits we have had one waiter that brought the bread sticks out with the salads and drinks, which was fine but the entrees were on top of our salad, which we had only taken about 3... More 

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Thank David S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Italian cuisine is not my favorite but when my wife makes me go Olive Garden is always my choice. I've never had a bad experience here. Service was great. My food was hot. The tiramisu is my wife's favorite so she can never wait until we get to Desert. To top it off we had to complete meals to take... More 

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Thank Dickie C
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My wife loves Olive Garden and we've eaten at many in our travels and I have to say this meal and the service was lacking. I ordered the new Northern Tour of Italy and it was after we had finished our salad that was brought in the beginning the waitress return to the table to inform me they did not... More 

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Thank Steelersfan40831
Campbelsville, KY
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service and great in all ways! Fun for all as the girls were in the middle of sorority rush and really had just been going to fast food places as they were so tired at end of day. Good meal for all . Would recommend highly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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: 3385 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-272-8334

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