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11966 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
+1 805-785-0306
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Pismo Beach, California
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chain restaurant. Very busy but sufficient help available. I could see where it could become crowded very easily. Menu items a bit on the high side pricing wise but no complaints of the quality of the meal.

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Thank Eric M
Taunton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing wrong with this place if you like mass market fast Italian style food. Really busy I think because of the meal deal value they offer, lots of families so seems the kids love it here. I don't see the food as authentic, American Italian perhaps? Typical stodgy rich pasta from a mass market chain that's all super rich. I... More 

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Thank Simon F
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

First time at this location, met family for dinner and received very exceptional service from the staff.

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Thank My Info S
Morro Bay, California, United States
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We are regulars and enjoy the food but prices have steadily gone up to where the value is not what it used to be. Expect to spend 3/4 of a C note for a full dinner for two. The food is good enough but their competition offers equally good or better for slightly less. We're often skeptical of chains but... More 

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Warren, MI
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276 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food was the usual Olive Garden fare, the service perfunctory, at best. The staff just didn't seem to be engaged. Probably best to look for something else.

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Thank motorcity70
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Well..it has been awhile since I went to Olive Garden..now I know..the salad was awful..hardly any green lettuce ..it was the almost white parts and it in globs..ugh ..and it was dry..hardly any salad dressing ..the waitress forgot I wanted Diet Coke and brought Coke instead ..slow service . now I know why I don't like Olive Garden and prefer... More 

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Thank tdallen113
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with a family group of 8, took longer than it should have to be seated, it was worth the wait. We had a friendly, effecient, and attentive waiter who took care of all our wants and needs. SALAD: Cold, fresh, delicious, cold plates, plentiful and refreshed BREAD STICKS: Hot, delicious, cloth napkins wrapped, hot plates, plentiful MAIN... More 

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Thank Dave M
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with my family on a Saturday. Our waiter was busy from the weekend lunch rush, yet that didn't stop him from being very polite and at-tentative to us. Food was good as usual like all olive gardens we've eaten at but because of the staffs pleasant attitude and attention to detail I will definitely return next time I... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I'm normally not a fan of chain restaurants, but this one has some of the best customer service I've ever received. From my phone call to the manger before we went on dietary concerns. To our server and the manger again coming to our table to double check on our dietary concerns. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food and... More 

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Tulare
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great food as always. Really good service. The only thing I didn't like was the fact my emails from Olive Garden say just show your coupon to your server but at the restaurant they say the manager has to see it. And sometimes like tonight it took a while.

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Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 11966 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-785-0306

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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?