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Olive Garden

3600 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1084
+1 515-224-0824
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“breadsticks” (12 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3600 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1084
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We've stopped eating-in here due to long waits during typical dining hours. So this review is for take out. We've had take out 3 times in the last several months and in each case it seems we were sold stale breadsticks and entrees all seemed...More

Thank nahdogg
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were told 25 minutes, but was only 10 minutes to get seated. Our server Danny was excellent. He checked on us throughout the the meal, was accommodating with our extra wishes and wished me well & happy birthday! Must have overheard :) The food...More

Thank W7503OYdenised
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place! I called on the way to reserve a spot so we got in right when we got there. Waitress was amazing, and food was phenomenal! I had the margarita chicken and it was so good. I also had the frozen strawberry-mango margarita...More

Thank KKay87
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Everything we tried has been delicious and the portions are large enough to share. The prices are high so we split meals. The desserts are wonderful especially the lemon cake, the chocolate cheese cake. The staff is friendly and efficient.

Thank Gigi7810-4188
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

As always, Olive Garden had great food. Hearing all the other servers, they all seemed great. However, our waiter was bad. He spoke quietly, checked on us rarely, and seemed as if he just wanted us out of there. I think it was just him,...More

Thank ztrigg
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed a dinner out with my daughter who had never been to Olive Garden before. We had great service, the refills kept coming and the food was great. I had my favorite Chicken Marsala, which has the most delicious sauce. The breadsticks were warm...More

Thank JennioDesMoines
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good meal, love the soup and salad. Calamari was good, great breadsticks. Service was ok, had to ask for beverage refills. Price was ok for 4 of us. Don't like the credit card thing on the table.

Thank David_MD2713VH
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you want great Italian, or great food in general, Olive Garden is the place to go. I've been going all my life (I'm 20), and it's where I go every time I go to Des Moines. It's not even a debate, it has to...More

Thank TannerClark3
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had the new spicy chicken finger sandwich and salad. Snap that was fiyah!!!! Robin was very attentive and seating prompt

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We got there about 6:00 and not busy for a Wednesday night. Anyway ordered our meal and all around us just kept getting their salad breadsticks. We got our main meal AND finally got salad & breadsticks. Don't know what was going on as NOT...More

Thank littlefox14
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 3600 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1084
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-224-0824
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