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Olive Garden

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121 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1817
+1 828-255-9887
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner here in Asheville as the first snow of the season was starting. We enjoyed our complimentary glass of wine and our cocktail was really good. We ended up just eating and sharing 2 appetizers as the food portion was large. We also enjoyed sharing a huge piece of Turtle Cheesecake!! Really yummy!!

Thank 9allmine
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This chain is all over, so most folks are familiar with it. I've been to this location many times, usually for the breadsticks, sangrias and occasionally for the desserts. My husband had the tried & true Tour of Italy. He was not disappointed. The chicken Parmesan was crispy but not over cooked. He also tried the moscato that they started... More 

Thank Lois P
Conway, South Carolina
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived in town later than hoped so we decided to eat at a "known establishment". We chose wisely because everything was very good as expected. My salmon, though reluctant to order, was excellent! Very satisfied.

Thank Louis H
Burnsville, North Carolina
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273 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I decided with the lobster ravioli and sirloin. The sirloin was probably the best steak I ever eaten. The lobster ravioli was a good choice. It had three jumbo shrimp on top it. Staff was excellent.

Thank barnett202
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had to wait far longer than acceptable to receive our food. Potatoes not hot. Waiter very polite.

Thank pkee1113
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Standard Olive Garden Fare. Prompt service. Had the Chicken Scampi. It was fairly bland. Needs more garlic and spice.

Thank Larry A
West Virginia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We ate dinner here on our first night in Asheville. The food was good..except the Chicken Alfredo needed more sauce. The restaurant was extremely cold so bring a coat.

Thank TLC4EP
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Service was outstanding, server recommend 3 different white wines for me to try. Good good, and relaxing environment.

Thank Chad L
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The one sound that would describe Olive Garden is "Eh". It's nothing special, but it isn't poor or terrible either. Server was very attentive. It'd be three if the review stopped here. After this visit I do however automagically despise any location with a "Ziosk" - they're OK as long as you only use them for paying your bill or... More 

Thank MatsLindh
Boonville, Missouri
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

So. It was standard Olive Garden fare but our waiter made it worth the trip. Lucas is a people person and it shows. Great hire for the venue.

Thank Tracy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 121 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1817
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-9887

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