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Olive Garden

2261 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
+1 828-345-1015
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2261 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They refused me the free lunch duo from my rewards TWICE. I called Friday evening specifically to know when lunch is served, was told til 4pm. Went with a friend Saturday and they said Monday thru Thursday only, so I paid full price. But when...More

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They serve Italian food with the least flavor I've experienced. Just pass a massive bowl of pasta at you without much flavor and call it an "Italian meal"?

1  Thank BigGuy28601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Olive Garden every now and then, and it always is great! This last experience was amazing though! We had the best waitress ever, she was super friendly, and very attentive. We appreciated how kind she was to our large party.

1  Thank Annie C
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Olive Garden is one of our favorite places in Hickory. We thoroughly enjoy the bottomless salad bowl as well as all the main entrees.

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We had dined here before but I don't think I wrote a review but this time I though I should because it was such a nice experience. This restaurant is always busy so expect a wait at dinner time. We went for an early lunch...More

Thank bhigh
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Andrew W. greeted us with a smile at our table. He took our order promptly. Our salad & bread sticks came out fast. The parmesan zucchini bites were crispy & hot. I ordered the Never Ending Classics lasagna classico to start with. It was a...More

1  Thank Ernest B
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Service and ambiance was good. Food was great. Location is easily accessible. A bit pricey though. Check out the drinks and beverages.

Thank dipankar77
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

had a good meal. cant go wrong at olive garden. they are all pretty consistant. we had a great waitress that went out of her way as they usally do there.

Thank pvharley
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Olive Garden is probably one of my favorite if not the favorite place to eat! My wife and I started on a Weight Watchers diet to drop 10-15 lbs and didn’t know if we’d still be able to eat here. After checking our points we...More

Thank roam6
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I love the food and the atmosphere. Great wait staff and very friendly. My love is the salad, sampler appetizer with stuffed mushrooms, calamari. Also love the seafood Alfredo. Yum Yum

Thank Diane M
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Dottie M
4 May 2017|
Response from Ladyjb3 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a room to be used but I attempted to reserve it and I was told they only reserve on certain days... I called 3 days in advance so they had ample time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2261 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-345-1015
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