We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Olive Garden

€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
6870 Whitmore Lake Rd, Brighton, MI 48116-8551
+1 810-225-8284
Website
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 42: English reviews
Brighton, Michigan
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly enjoy the lunch experience here. So many regulars show up day after day because of Carrie! She appreciates her regulars but also is a top shelf server to the new comers! Never a dull moment here always with lots of good conversation and oftentimes laughter.

Helpful?
Thank dsniegow
Charlotte, North Carolina
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food was fresh and the service was excellent. The place was clean and was up to the usual high standards of this national chain.

Helpful?
Thank Steven H
Michigan
Level Contributor
102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

WE had a pretty good meal here aside from the hair in my daughters pasta. Unfortunately, I couldn't bring it up to management since my wife pulled the hair out and wrapped it up in a napkin. I'll probably not revisit this location because of this.

Helpful?
Thank Jason B
Level Contributor
46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our family chose this restaurant for the luncheon after the graveside service in Howell, MI. It was an excellent choice! Olive Garden handled the large group (35-40 of us) very quickly and efficiently. Food orders were taken, served hot and delicious by smiling, accommodating staff servers. Every request was quickly fulfilled.

Helpful?
Thank SusanNeuman
Hamburg, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband and I had an evening out and went locally to this Olive Garden. It was a busy night so we thought it was going to be slow and almost left. However to our surprise we had great service, and great food! We will return soon.

Helpful?
Thank Kristine J
Watford, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a fantastic meal of tapas dishes, everything was delicious and authentic. They also made a great Aperol spritz. Nice outdoor seating area and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Tina R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing visit to Olive Garden in Brighton in celebration of my mom's 79th and her brothers 73rd birthday. The staff was very accommodating for our party of 13. Our tables were ready upon arrival with only a few hours notice. The service was above average, the servers accommodating with everyone ordering at different times, and the food... More 

Helpful?
Thank Walter W
Brighton, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I work at a restaurant as a server and I know the pressure to make sure people get their meals hot and quick, but this is a bit too much of a good thing when you prefer a leisurely, slightly more upscale experience. Service was excellent and the food delicious, however we got the main entree after I had about... More 

Helpful?
Thank ginabina56
Brighton, Michigan
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Great soups and salads and of course the breadsticks. The service and atmosphere is always enjoyable and a great place for a family gathering.

Helpful?
Thank Sandra J
Ohio
Level Contributor
59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great place to eat, super value when you get the endless bowl and ice water. We always take home extra bowls that are plenty for the next night at home. Great service.

Helpful?
Thank Chippy022

Been to Olive Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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: 6870 Whitmore Lake Rd, Brighton, MI 48116-8551
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 810-225-8284

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Olive Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?