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Olive Garden

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1300 Interstate Dr, Olive Garden 1762, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
+1 931-520-3340
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always have a nice meal here. The endless salads are always great. Pretty much have tried everything on the menu. Almost never disappointed with our order. Probably not a good idea for Fri/Sat nights because of the crowds so prepare to wait a long time.

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Thank Charlie M
Cookeville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

food was excellent the new appetizer fried lasagna was to unbelievable. loved the selection of food everyone got what they wanted. And the was so much we even took some home. Service was great and fast.

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Thank Deborah Sue D
McDonough
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58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

In town on business for one night and decided I would have the tried, true and tested Olive Garden for dinner. The Braised Beef and Tortelloni caught my eye, so I ordered it for dinner.....very disappointed. I knew when I told my server as he brought it out "Wow......that was fast", and he responded "yes - 2.43 minutes......I've never seen... More 

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Thank Bigrha11
Sparta, Tennessee
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch after a doctor's appointment. Quick and attentive service and decent food. I had the regular lasagne.

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Thank Tom F
Seymour, Tennessee
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a Friday night around 7:00pm. It was crowded but our party of two was seated without a wait. The service was very timely and our server was great. The food was of very good quality.

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Thank VOL_BRW
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Staff was Friendly, bathroom needed cleaning and restauraunt was not busy at all,,that was my first clue,,ate any way,,,Calamari appetizer was well prepared,,lasagne was burnt on bottom and tasted frozen...sald was pretty much just lettuce, one small piece of tomato and maybe three croutons,,,this was the never ending salad so a very large bowl...

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Thank Michael R
Greenville, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Everything was beautiful and restrooms were very clean and also the food was tasting good and hot , we were seated fast and the waitress was right there as soon as we were seated.

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Thank lukehuecker
Cookeville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

When we stopped in last week they had a special on the menu which was beef braised in Chianti and served atop gnocchi in a cream sauce. Excellent, flavorful, tender and moist.

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Thank David H
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a fairly bog-standard Olive Garden, but our server at this meal was perhaps a little on the over-enthusiastic side. On the other hand, a favorite wine has been added to the wine list, I presume throughout the franchise, and our servings were so large that we couldn't finish the take-outs the next day. And those little individual desserts... More 

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Thank narrowboatersia
Aberdeen, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Most people that have lived anywhere else realize Tennessee isn't known for its culinary diversity. In desperation transplants frequent the major chains for the closest substitute of their ethnic cravings. For starters, I don't consider any restaurant Italian unless they serve veal dishes. We generally go to Olive Garden for the pasta, salads, and bread sticks. Which is what we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, 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: 1300 Interstate Dr, Olive Garden 1762, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-3340

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