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Olive Garden

12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4314
+1 757-833-7503
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4314
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

It started with the appetizer, which was the calamari. It must have been the bottom of the calamari bag because most of it was crumbs. Our main dish was the stuffed chicken marsala and the chicken was way over-cooked. It was a $17.00 dollar meal...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The service was the best part of the meal. The food was good, served hot and quick. Good place to go for a quick meal.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting some so-so restaurants for monthly luncheons with former co-workers, we decided to try Olive Garden again. Honestly, we had been there previously but had opted to try new places for the last few years. I guess that we had gotten a tad bored...More

Thank Mikki H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The Olive Garden is a local favorite. The unlimited breadsticks and salad are hard to beat. A spaghetti dinner is about $10. You won't go home hungry. The place is clean and the waitresses are friendly.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Went to this place today for lunch. We were seated almost immediately and our waiter showed up almost right away. That was the good news. My wife ordered salad with no onions, croutons , extra tomato and olives. Got the usual salad with everything in...More

Thank Strauss16
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very, very good food. Staff was very courteous. It's nice to have a place to go away from home where you have the same quality and courteous service that you have at your hometown restaurant.

Thank Bren S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch menu is great! Bottomless soup and salad with a sandwich was a very reasonable price! Don't know what makes the salad so good but it was soooo good! Great soup too. Good service, very attentive. Can't wait to go back when we next visit

Thank Geogie10
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to this location to celebrate. The waitress was not the friendliest person in the world. Not just to us but another family as well. She was bordering on rude. Did not want to even talk to her tables. Before you...More

Thank Eliz J
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My whole family loves Olive Garden, and Italian in general, so we came here for my Mom's birthday. My grandparents and everyone got together. The atmosphere was energetic. Music playing. It requires a call-ahead, but you can reserve a little room like we did, just...More

Thank JGHS-Ghost Hunt... A
Reviewed 22 February 2017

food was average. i think the bartender Melony was horrible. long time to wait for drinks. drinks tasted bad. had to send back just to wait another 15 mins for another. get someone in there that knows how to make a good simple drink.

Thank michaeljmiller1959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-833-7503
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