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Olive Garden

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3450 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-2339
+1 205-985-4696
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first got there the parking lot was so full I had a hard time finding a parking place because they were so busy. The wait was 30 min. for a table. When we got to the table the waitress was very nice and helpful on picking out something on the menu. The waitress was good about keeping our... More 

Thank Trudy S
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cook here is absolutely amazing and is probably the best Olive Gardens I have ever been to. I was turned off by one Olive Gardens in the past and didn't eat there much but now I will be going back ALOT!

Thank Cyrus d
Jasper, Alabama
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of nine former classmates. They seated us at a big round table, in a separate section. We had our own little private place. The waitresses were very attentive, and even took pictures for us. As always, the food was wonderful & the service was great. They never made us feel rushed, as we sat and talked... More 

Thank cjj51
Crestview, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Came to town for a meeting during a winter storm. About the only place open to eat. Got in ordered food right away. Service could've been better but the food was great.

Thank Joe B
North Alabama
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a rainy night that might have kept the crowds down but the friendliness of the maitre d, made up for the weather. Seated almost instantly our waitress showed up promptly and tried to sell us a bottle of wine. We were neither interested in that particular grape, nor in drinking that much wine with our meal. After... More 

Thank PineBell
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The local olive garden was renovated this past year and looks great now. It's your typical olive garden food. Good and cheap. The employees at this restaurant always provide us with good service.

Thank Stephan H
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The waiter we had was super and accomodating with extra ice and quick refills on drinks and salad. There seems to us to be more lettuce and more lettuce in all Olive Garden salads these days...but we love it...and the more black olives for me the better. This is a nice place with quick service and friendly staff.

Thank Dmonday
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We've loved coming here for years on our travels from Texas to Tennessee. However, this trip was horrible from beginning to end :( There was no hostess at the door. Waited forever for someone to seat us. Waited forever for our server. Waited forever for our water orders. Waited forever for our food. Salad was wilted. Soup had that "refrigerated"... More 

Thank TXmammoo
Bessemer, Alabama
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have been here a few times and this last time will be my last visit . Let me start with the positive things about my last visit , we did not have to wait , the waiter was very good and the salad was good . The lasagna was terrible and later that night I found out just how... More 

Thank willitrex
Enterprise, Alabama
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food was not up to par and appeared to have sit under the warming lights too long. My mashed potatoes were crusty on top and the glaze on my chicken had glossed over. Also they were understaffed and our server was working hard but could not refill our drinks nor bring us dipping sauce for our bread. Saw no... More 

Thank Lisa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, 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: 3450 Galleria Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-985-4696

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