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Olive Tree

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1005 Beards Hill Rd, Aberdeen, MD 21001-2254
+1 410-272-6217
11:00 - 23:00
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136 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever visiting Aberdeen I tried to stop at the Olive tree for at least one meal. I find their Italian dishes to be very authentic and just like mom used to make. The staff is always fantastic and very friendly. Definitely a place where you can have a relaxing meal that is of high quality

Thank Colorado_719
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My hubby and I went here for date night. I’ve been here several times before but decided to review my last visit. The menu seems as if they have taken some things off. Not enough variety to choose from, which lead me to getting what I usually get – the chicken Chesapeake. This is better than delicious. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank CShep613
Valley Forge, PA
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252 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing by and by chance took exit 85, I-95 Southbound...saw this place and decide to give a try. Breadsticks are good, salad is better quality...both similar to Olive Garden's. Lasagna is ok, plenty of sauce but adding red pepper flakes is highly recommended. Spaghetti with meatball is good...kid size is enormous, more than enough for a small teen.... More 

Thank MeadowsValleyForge
Aberdeen, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the place 16 years ago when first moved to Aberdeen and wasn't impressed. However, recieved a gift certificate and decided to try the place again and this time we're pleasantly surprised. The never-ending salad was excellent and both our entrees were superb. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Barb B
Sutton, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In town for soccer weekend. Team dinner was planned here for Saturday - and so we tried it on Friday as well. A WIN both nights. Excellent service with friendly staff. the all you can eat salad and breadsticks is worth the trip! Also excellent burgers cooked pefect and the Pasta dinners are with portions enough for 2 or 3!... More 

Thank Lisa K
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place was crowded on early Saturday evening, so we had dinner at the bar. Food was good, and we had interesting conversation with another couple from Virginia, and a local single. Anyway the parking lot was full, and it was a good indication of how good the place was. We liked it, and I recommend it.

Thank Kaz G
Lexington, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

ordered 3 crabcake dinners to go. Total came to $51. Good price good food. The dinners came with a vegetable, breadsticks and a salad. The salad was large in it's own container and was fresh and very good.

Thank Lisa C
Surf City, North Carolina
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

When in town, This is the go-to place to eat. The service is good, but the food is absolutely the best. Their Crab Cakes are huge and the taste is the best.

Thank REOwings2
Fairplay, Colorado
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We visited on a very busy Friday evening, but were quickly seated and served. Even though it bares a similar name to Olive Garden, this local restaurant is a cut above what I've experienced at the national chain. The service was attentive, polite and efficient. The food was well-prepared with a good variety to choose from. I'd be very pleased... More 

Thank Linda B
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very similar venue as Olive Garden, but the food is quite a bit different...tasted more like authentic Italian. I went with a large group and our server was very accommodating. You start out with beverages and salad and bread sticks. The dressing and makeup of the salad is way richer than the competition. Portions are huge. Most of our group... More 

Thank Mike R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Beards Hill Rd, Aberdeen, MD 21001-2254
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +1 410-272-6217

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