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“A Great Break from the road and traffic!”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #20 of 129 Restaurants in Okemos
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were travelling down I-69, homeward bound and the traffic was slow and heavy. So, we decided to turn off at the Haslett, MI, exit to find an early dinner.

It had been quite sometime since we had been to The Olive Garden...we thought, Why Not tonight? We went inside, and were seated after a short wait. The activity was picking up, but we still were seated in a nice quiet booth.

Our wait person was very busy, but very cordial and attentive. She was made it easy for us to relax, and promptly brought out our orders of soup, salad, and 2 Chicken Margherita dinners, tea, fresh bread rolls.

The food was very good! We enjoyed everything. It's a very nice place that offers a great value! You'll definitely see us again!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The soup and salad combo is excellent and they have all you can eat which are very filling plus well cooked

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Our company used this location 2 days in a row to entertainment prospective clients. We spent a great deal of money here and both days the managers acted like we were not welcome. And this poor attitude transferred to their wait staff. The service was beyond subpar. Towards the end of the evening our server apparently went home and left us without anyone to help us. One of our employees actually went around to the tables and wrote down what people wanted to order and tried to give it to a manager and he acted like we were bothering him. If I owned this restaurant I would clean house. Attached is a Togo order of Chicken Gnocchi. Notice it’s barely a scoop and contained 1 small dumpling.

Thank DChappell
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I will never visit an Olive Garden restaurant again. My last couple visits were not so hot, but this last one was bad. For one thing we felt like head of cattle. Everything was rushed. We felt like they wanted us in and out as fast as possible. Our dinner arrived less than 10 minutes after we got our salad. My wife's dinner was allright, but I ordered the tour of Italy. Portion was small, and I believe they left the plate in the oven too long. Waiter delivered our bill before we were even halfway through dinner. The next time I have a craving for Italian, I'm going to DeLuca's in Lansing.

Thank FowlervilleBill
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Met friends here one evening for dinner. The complimentary taste of the featured wine (pink moscato) was very good. The meals the four of us had were fine, everyone seemed to enjoy what they ordered. Spaghetti is decent, shrimp scampi was pretty good. Would love to see more healthy options in their menu as everything has a great deal of sodium and/or fat. That includes the salad. Being a chain restaurant can have it's draw backs so I assume they provide what corporate dictates. Sometimes service can be a little "cookie cutter" and would appreciate a little extra from wait staff. Would go a long way to enrich the visit.

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Thank 61tmd
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