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Olive Garden

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5205 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-7135
+1 419-621-5589
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lakeside, Ohio
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They do not offer many gluten, corn free dishes. I had to order a salmon dinner at lunch because there is no salmon on the lunch menu. There is no gluten, corn free salad dressing

Thank Carol R
Sandusky, Ohio
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there Sunday and ordered unlimited soup salad and breadsticks. I was there almost 2 hours and only managed to get 1 bowl of soup to eat there. I ordered a 2nd bowl but I took so long to get it that everyone else was finished and the bill was delivered and paid before the 2nd bowl finally came.

Thank wineofoodjunkie
Tiffin, Ohio, United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch around 3:00 last Sunday. We were seated promptly, drinks came quickly and waiter was courteous. However, we ordered a side of alfredo sauce with breadsticks and received only 3 sticks. We also both got salad and got the smallest salad bowl ever. We requested more breadsticks and salad. Meanwhile our meals came, our waiter finally... More 

Thank Kristyn C
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We travel to Ohio to stay at the Maui Sands Indoor Waterpark and Resort. Of course we have to eat out or supper somewhere and Olive Garden's only a few blocks away. My wife gets the chicken scampi and I got the new chicken and pasta meal which I forget what it was called but they all were delicious. If... More 

Thank Lewis B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The waiter was great But the soup tasted different. I thought maybe they changed the recipe of started using prepackaged soup. I tried 2 types and wasn't to happy with either plus the Gnocchi was cold and the the dumplings were doughy. I put marinara sauce in the sausage and potatoe just to add flavor but nothing helped. Maybe just... More 

Thank Mattie L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My daughter and I ordered the unlimited pasta bowl(9.99) we had one plate only. We were charged for the salad and the chicken in our alfredo. When asked about the charges I was told salad (6.99)doesn't come with the meal and chicken (4.99 each order) was extra. Our waiter did not come around for refills, didn't serve fresh breadsticks, the... More 

Thank Patty B
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145 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We were on vacation and looking for some place the whole group would agree on. We even had a coupon. Décor was very nice. Coming from an Italian family, this isn't the best Italian food there is but for a big chain restaurant, it is a good place to eat.

Thank unytraveler
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

And it turned out well. I added garlic Alfredo sauce and chicken. Bon appetit!!! My uncle loves the shrimp.

Thank Dorothy M
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414 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My husband never wants to eat here and now I understand why. It just isn't good food. The lettuce in the salad was drowning in dressing to the point it was soggy. The bread sticks were hard and not hot. Our meals were ok. It reminded me more of good frozen dinner instead of a nice meal out. Disappointed.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Orders Stuffed Mushrooms, and Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara. Food was delivered promptly and all entrees come with unlimited salad (garden only) and breadsticks. Waitress was very friendly; however was a little late in picking up dirty dishes from table (her area was very busy...so understandable). Stuffed Mushrooms were delicious, but not what I expected. Filling was a little soggy, and... More 

Thank Heather F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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: 5205 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-7135
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-621-5589

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