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Olive Garden

#187 of 2,895 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Lake Buena Vista
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12361 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836-6737
+1 407-239-6708
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great experience while eating lunch at this Olive Garden location. The waiter was absolutely attentive and very friendly. That makes the whole experience that much better. The food was delicious. We were very impressed by the whole presentation. While the restaurant is a little dated it still was a very pleasant experience. This location was very conveniently... More 

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Thank TonyJax
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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217 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got soup and salad. It was minestrone soup . Very yummy and filling. Our waiter wAs very kind and helpful. It was a good place for a meal with friends. Very nice.

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Thank TeriF212
Level Contributor
39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olive Garden is one of the best value for money equation on this type of restaurant. Great food and friendly service with the plus of the interactive system and reasonable prices makes one of our favorites. We wen twice last week and in both cases the experience was excellent.

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Thank Jorge D
Cambridge
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

waited for a table to hold a high chair. Watched 3 groups of more than 6 go in after us and then asked why are we waiting. finally got table. New electronic method to pay is left on table as a game box ($1.99 to play). No explanation but kids found it and started to play. Found charge on my... More 

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Thank Doug M
Southern Finland, Finland
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First I got complimentary simple salad. I was impressed that so simple salad could be so tasty and fresh. My main dish was also better than average, but it was missing one key item that made me choose the dish. So I think staff should check that all is on the plate before served. No dessert this time. Good and... More 

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Thank Vesa J
Toronto
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

went for lunch with a large group of family. Understandably they didn't want to seat us until the majority of the party was physically present. We were visiting from Canada where there is no Olive Garden. We enjoy coming here every time we go to the USA. The menu has changed since our last visit and was able to find... More 

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Thank Monk657
Dublin, Ireland
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have to be honest and say that my wife and I were not expecting anything special at Olive Garden,just a basic evening meal,but we were very pleasantly surprised,as we had a really good and plentiful meal,with good and friendly service.The portions were big,and the Shrimp Alfredo was very good indeed.All of our food.starters,mains and dessert (Lemon Cream Cake)... More 

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Winnsboro, South Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted a break after a busy day at Disney but this was a mistake. Our waiter seemed stressed and the proceeded to argue with one of my family members about her coffee being hot enough it was barely warm. Then salad came with no plates ever being brought. Then our appetizer came it was wrong. Then the manager brought... More 

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Thank luvnlife6267
Swansea County, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I used to like going to Olive Gardens when we visit the U.S, however a bad meal at Reno,NV last year and now this one in Orlando we'll probably avoid them for a while. We ordered a starter each and a main meal. Within a minute of ordering our drinks , salad bowl, and appetizers arrived. Then... More 

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Thank stuartwoodhouse
Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi staurtwoodhouse - Oh no! We're sorry this visit caused concerns for you and understand why you'd be frustrated. It's even more upsetting to know that we've let you down on more than one occasion. Please email us at ogsocial@olivegarden.com. We'll get a few details and reach out to you personally to make this right. More 

Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Pluses 1) Good food portions 2) Our waiter was friendly 3) Food was ok Minuses 1) Place had a foul odour 2) Front staff were miserable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12361 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836-6737
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-239-6708
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World

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