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1441 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1659
+1 860-521-9049
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Britain, Connecticut
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At 7 o'clock on a Thursday evening, there was no wait at all, and my 12-year-old son and I enjoyed an appealing and delicious meal. Kevin, our waiter, showed up quickly, greeted both of us warmly, offered me a wine sample, make suggestions about the menu, and waited patiently while we made up our minds. We chose the 5-cheese fonduta... More 

Thank Molly S
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I came here around 5 on a busy day and the wait was 30-45 mins long. I suggest that you call in ahead of time so you don't have to wait as long. Our waitress was very nice but she brought our food out at different times. The wait for the food was also pretty long. Otherwise the food is... More 

Thank Sophie1517
Cromwell, Connecticut
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151 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a delicious lunch late Nov - chicken & gnocchi soup, salad, garlic bread sticks, spaghetti and meat balls. Good service. I don't like the limited salad dressings (2) - i.e. no bleu cheese, but it was nice to have it served and it was very fresh with a good combination of ingredients. I'd rather not deal with the... More 

Thank CONNvacationers
Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We ate here on a late Sun evening. The restaurant was crowded and our waitress was pleasant, but seemed rushed. The grilled chicken flatbread was the best item ordered. The only complaint was it was too small. So, my spouse ate the majority of the whole wheat linguine w/ meat sauce. Good value for the price.

Thank W0rldTravelerWannaB
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wanted a window seat...and although it was not busy, had to wait a few minutes....our meal was excellent as usual, and our server was very attentive.....we ordered the meatballs on the dinner rolls and enjoyed them...nice atmosphere.....

Thank Joanne H
Meriden, CT
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We've been to quite a few Olive Gardens in State, and a few out of state, and this one is our favorite, by far. The food is pretty consistent from one to another, but here we always seem to have a great time with the staff, who are very professional, efficient, knowledgeable, and personable, which makes for a nice time,... More 

Thank MeridenTW
Southbury, Connecticut
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135 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were anxious to have a quick meal and get back on the highway for the rest of our trip home. Restaurant was crowded and we were offered a table near a group of 30 or a table at the bar. We chose the table in the bar area. Our server picked up on the fact that we were not... More 

Thank Nancy K
New Britain, Connecticut
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Always good food which explains the wait on weekends. Hard to chose from the delicious soups or a salad. Meals and desserts always good.

Thank Tom W
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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199 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I just love Olive Garden. Whatever you go is always the same standard, good and nice as usual. Prices really fair for the excellent pastas and wines.

Thank IvanFuruya
Big Bear Lake, California
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I don't think I've ever visited Central Connecticut without eating at this Olive Garden! The service is always stellar-- the food servers really go out of their way to make sure we leave satisfied (and full). This trip I was taking some clients out to dinner, and I heard nothing but raves from them! I'm always happy with the wonderful... More 

Thank Myrmyr971

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 1441 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1659
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-521-9049

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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?