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Olive Garden

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3650 Tyler St., Riverside, CA 92503
+1 951-351-9798
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this particular Olive Garden and each time something has disappointed me. Whether it be the service, food or temp of the room. The selection is good but I have always picked a popular item that is unavailable. I have friends that like to go here and so I guess I will keep giving it a try.... More 

Thank Deniece9
Riverside, California
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Olive Garden is of course a chain restaurant, the specials are the same but. The people and building change. This place has good service and the three rooms accommodate many people. We had the soup and salad which has gone up in price from $7 to $9 each. If you get on the e mail list they will let you... More 

Thank TammySanDiego
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Needed a nice place for a business lunch and this fit the bill. The food was was good and the service quick. I am sure I will return.

Thank KipColorado
Scotts Valley, California
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The Olive Garden in Riverside (like most chain restaurants) falls well short of really authentic ethnic food. So don't go there with the expectation of a great culinary experience. I enjoyed the salad (albeit I could have done without the olives). Everyone else seems to think their breadsticks are good, but I favor the traditional Italian breads. At my recent... More 

Thank Gene S
Kalispell, Montana
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Super busy restaurant on a Sunday night. Were seated right away in a quiet booth in the bar. Service was excellent and food was perfectly prepared and came out in a timely way. Great job, staff!

Thank Laura D
Riverside, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I love italian food and olive gardens its one or my favorites places if u around of any olive gardens please give the a chanse food its great

Thank Frank M
Los Angeles
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220 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

I decided some take out from Olive Garden was a good holiday lunch for grandma so I drove to the local OG. First of all, the parking spots for take out customers is fantastic. Closer than the blue handicapped spots and fully open. The then order: fettuccine Alfredo with chicken for $16.99!!!??? Wow. More than in a fine Italian restaurant.... More 

Thank EaterX E
Shirley H, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi Richard R – We want to thank you for ordering To Go from us! Overall, it sounds like you enjoyed your experience and can appreciate your concern for our pricing. With value and generosity always in mind, we offer a wide selection of menu options at a range of prices. Adding to the value equation, we are committed to... More 

Tigre, Argentina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Great ambience. Superb food and wine. Good salad and pastas. Great service. I love the bread sticks and soup and salad. I am addicted

Thank Maria F
Shirley H, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Maria F, Thank you, very much for being a fan of ours. We look forward to continue delighting for generations to come. -Shirley H Mathews. More 

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154 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Meeting college colleagues of decades past is something to savour - and when looking for a nice place to eat healthy, Olive Garden is the instant choice, especially for us, past the boomer generation. I was visiting my daughter in Riverside and in-between her work and treatment schedule, i had a lot of time to burn. Good thing that Barnes... More 

Thank crispin a
Shirley H, General Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Crispin A, I am so glad you were able to reconnect with what it sounds like a great friend :) I am so thankful that you chose us and wanted to thank you for doing so. I am so sorry you didn't get any olives in your salad, I will look in to that. Hope to see you back soon.... More 

Cumming, Georgia, United States
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

The meals in this restaurant are great, delicious and priced at the right price. I was working in the area and I decided to give this restaurant a try for dinner. It was raining and I was lightly wet from the car to the entrance. I was warmly greeted by a gentleman at the door. He was quiet friendly and... More 

Thank Gerald732

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
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: 3650 Tyler St., Riverside, CA 92503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-351-9798

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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?