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Olive Garden

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1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906-5101
+1 831-449-6158
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I Love this place, i drop by 3 times a month. Food is great! & excellent service. I always request Raynita Romero.

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Thank Anthony A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Overall good wine, app's and main dishes to your liking and the new supper desserts The serving staff excellent they provided alternative selections and if we wanted to change something on the plate they provided that change for customer satisfaction Great job !!!

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Thank Joe M
Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had a nice lunch here today. The service was excellent, the food was good, and the price can't be beat. My wife had minestrone soup, house salad, and bread sticks, all very good. I had Tuscana soup and a meatball sandwich, very good. Service with a smile, we'll be back here.

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Thank RickThePick
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Well we went here on graduation night. So it was a little busy. We waited about 20 minutes. Go seated and ordered. Our salad came to the table and the waiter forgot the Parmesan cheese. Said he would be right back and never happened. Waited 5 minutes and had to ask another server. Asked for refills on iced tea when... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I really enjoy Olive Garden and for me one of their best plate is the Shrimp Alfredo. I´ve tried some local Italian restaurants in different locations and none of them beat Olive Garden. Suggestions: - Shrimp Alfredo - Chicken & Shrimp Carbonara

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Today I had the Tour of Italy, which included three entrees! Plus unlimited soup or salad. The latter are always so delicious that I chose to have both. Much more than I could finish, so the remainder was boxed for the future. Every item was outstanding, even the icewater. My server was accommodating and pleasant. A most enjoyable experience!

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Thank ankplasma
Modesto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Sam is a lady. She did an excellent job of taking care of our party of nine. She could not have done a better job. We were seated promptly without a reservation, with menus provided. The drink orders were taken immediately after we sat down. Her order taking was perfect; service was timely and attentive. The food arrived hot. Splitting... More 

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Thank Modestotrekkerl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Good food, great service. I went here with my wife for our 22nd anniversary. The chicken dish I had was fantastic as was the mashed potatoes it came with. I would eat here again.

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Thank John B
Salinas, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Judy and I lunched at the Olive Garden in Salinas today. It was more than a little bit disappointing. The minestrone was okay but too salty, my chicken cacciatore with manicotti cost $17.99 (about $7 more than Judy's entree) and had less than half of an average-sized chicken breast and skinny, half-filled pasta tubes. It was tasty, though. I ordered... More 

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Thank palshaw
Salinas, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Hubby and I decided to have a soup, salad lunch mid week! The restaurant was not crowded at all! The second thing I noticed was a lingering musky smell, next my favorite rolling chairs were missing!! Very pleasant senior server greeted us and took our order. Salad served first; it had some lettuce that was beginning to decay! Next the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906-5101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-449-6158

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