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Olive Garden

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12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4314
+1 757-833-7503
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Newport News, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was average. i think the bartender Melony was horrible. long time to wait for drinks. drinks tasted bad. had to send back just to wait another 15 mins for another. get someone in there that knows how to make a good simple drink.

Thank michaeljmiller1959
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early dinner just after 5 pm. There was already a good crowd. Service was a bit slow but the server Larry was pleasant. He did not offer a taste of wine as we saw in the survey before we left. The house salad is always a good choice. My spouse had the eggplant parmesan which was very good.... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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182 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My youngest son refers to Olive Garden as the McDonalds of Italian food. I really thought better of them. This particular Olive Garden is the absolute worst. Unfortunately, this was not the first time we have eaten there. Each time the service has been incredibly slow. The food comes out very slow. Breadsticks are cold when they come to the... More 

Thank Chuck F
Newport News, Virginia
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481 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had lunch yesterday at Olive Garden. Great deals! Soup, Salad and breadsticks (unlimited) for $7.50. You can add a pasta for around a buck or two more. I had lasagna, salad and bread sticks. My hubby had two different kinds of soup, two bowls of salad and bread sticks. We also had a mozz cheese app that was fantastic (light,... More 

Thank virginian9
Syracuse, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Wife had soup and salad, I had Shrimp Alfredo daughter had create your own pasta. Service and food were awesome.

Thank Kevin W
Newport News, Virginia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Come here fairly often good for myself and my seven-year-old. Wide variety the chicken gnocchi soup is always acts one and the lasagna is always wonderful They always have specials going on prices are very reasonable I just happen to like this one better than most of the other Olive Garden is I've been in Always a good deal and... More 

Thank MichaelOP2014
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Leah was a great server. Our food was Fantastic! Grilled chicken fettuccine, chicken carbonera was really good.

Thank Jane G
El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch today and the service was absolutely terrible. 5 minutes had passed before we were greeted and asked for our beverages. We ordered right then and it took another 5 minutes for our drinks to comes on top of 20 minutes for our salad and soup. The entrees were ok nothing spectacular but slightly... More 

Thank Letha W
Gloucester, Virginia
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Eat all the salad you want. It has a good Waite staff and very clean inside and out. There's no way you should go home hungry, they even have free wine samples if your not sure what you want. They have a variety of Italian desserts that are out of this world

Thank Michael K
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

I love Olive Garden! I went on a really nice day with some friends, and as we sat to eat it began raining outside! It was a perfect rainy Saturday, and we enjoyed eating tons of food!! I swear the 3 of us each had our own appetizer, soup, and entree. We did make it a point to share. We... More 

Thank Tanay R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, 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: 12560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-833-7503

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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?