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Olive Garden

380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
+1 507-288-8722
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“breadsticks” (26 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worst place I have been to in a long time. We waited ten minutes before the greeted us and 50 minutes for our entree. The breadsticks were hard as a rock and couldn't be eaten. We have eaten here before be never had these problems...More

Thank Carla Lamb B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving on Monday July 3rd is a busy time in any restaurant, but being a solo dinner meant they could quickly accommodate me. My server Kari quickly came to my table and was eager to point out some specials worthy of consideration. My drinks appeared...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We picked up a quick take-out meal and will not go back to this restaurant again much to our disappointment. We like OG, but this specific store is lacking. Salad was wilted and soup was watered down.

Thank JJCjr
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is just like any other Olive Garden. Consistently good food, attentive service, and clean atmosphere. Location is close to a few hotels and just off Hwy 52.

Thank nursetraveler87
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We decided to eat here after a doctor's appointment. It was early in the evening and they were not busy. We tried several wines and decided on the house rose. The waitress brought us a large bottle. I had the shrimp/mussel fettuccine with tomato/garlic sauce....More

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Typical Olive Garden franchise, food good, service good, reasonable prices. I haven't been to a 'bad' Olive Garden anywhere in the country. We went for lunch midweek, actually very quiet, clean.

Thank Tjorgenson
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Mark the manager set us up for a semi private dining nook. The service was wonderful and so was the food. I have many dietary restrictions and they accommodated all my needs. The salmon was outstanding, juicy and flavorful. Thank you Mark and staff for...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is very busy get there early! Good service! The help very good! Good location! Very clean and can not wait to go back during our convention this year!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal! Very fulfilling They are running their but one take one special so for $17 I got two meals! Our server was very nice also!

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I don't usually care to eat at franchised establishments but its location next door to the hotel made it convenient and the food and service were good. As I would expect.

Thank Marcus P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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: 380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-288-8722
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