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Olive Garden

) #33 of 754 Restaurants in Mesa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Gluten Free Options
1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
+1 480-964-5166
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (38 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by yesterday and I was pleasantly surprised with the service. The receipt says my server was Mel. The food was really pretty good. I had the chicken gnocchi soup which was excellent and then the five cheese ziti, which I didn't realize was part...More

Thank Cheryal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is always consistent in their great service, especially in the bar. Being a chain, the food is always the same at most locations, and it's consistently good. They've brought back some of the oldies but goodies, like mussels (and you can have them...More

Thank AzRez100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a gift certificate that included the Olive Garden. Restaurant was busy on a Sunday afternoon - wait appeared to be short- we opted for booth in the bar area. Quick attention by our server Devin, he was knowledgeable and made great suggestion....More

Thank jtoolemesa
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Service for dinner was excellent and the server was great. We have always found Olive Garden to provide consistently good food, this was true at this location. Plenty of salad and bread sticks, Like usual a good place to get a fairly priced Italian meal....More

Thank Ward409
Reviewed 27 April 2017

One of the best changes this location has made is "Wine while you wait." Instead of just sitting around waiting for a table to open up, you can get a glass of wine for half price! It was such a pleasant surprise. It is almost...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

With my wife and friends I visited the Olive Garden today, hadn't been there for a while. Their Luncheon Menue was about the same as their Dinner menue. Salad was endless with their Homemade Breadsticks, hard to beat this deal. Many options on the Menue,...More

Thank palomah1
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and I ordered our favorite: The unlimited soup, salad and bread sticks. The salad was Lettece core/brown pieces,3 tomatoes,2 peperoncini,a few black olives and some red cabbage. Where's the pride? The waitress was good when we asked for another (she made it herself.)...More

Thank AnnetteZ123
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Something is wrong with this location. First of all, there is an odor that permeates through the entire building. We've determined that the only thing we can compare it to is either a locker room or bad cheese. Who would want to eat at a...More

Thank Bkbak
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Food excellent, service great. Usually there is a 20-30 minute wait, but this time we only had a very short wait. Wait staff were excellent.

Thank islandtraveller535
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Olive Garden to me is always a safe bet for a good reasonably priced meal. The Olive Garden at Mesa did not disappoint.

Thank endtoenderLancashire
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Response from Mitty2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am surprised that no one stopped these folks with dogs. It does seem of late that people cannot leave home without their pets as we see them often in Wal Mart, shopping centers and they are not service dogs. While we love... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 1261 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-964-5166
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