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Olive Garden

2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
+1 828-345-1015
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (12 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“fettuccine” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant needs to bring food to the table that is hot not luke warm. I can not recommend anything on the menu as there were six of us and none of our food was good. They need to step it up if they want...More

Thank cobra487
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We ate there for lunch, it was not as good as I had hope it to be, I'm not a big fan of Olive Garden, but the others in our party wanted to eat there. The salad was good, but the rest of our meal...More

Thank 715faithc
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here numerous times and we've always had a good experience and good service! During their busy times, wait can be a little lengthy but they've always seated us on time or even before. Good location for larger vehicles as well since it is...More

Thank Shay W
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

They have great Italian food! The problem is they have no where near enough seating and a very small area for the customers that are waiting. This causes customers to stand in front of the entrance/exit doors creating even longer wait times because people can't...More

Thank Fire15
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of our favourites. When we visit our friends we must go here. The food is very nice and the service is friendly and fast.

Reviewed 27 May 2017

My mother-in-law lives in the area, and every time we visit her, she chooses to go out to eat at Olive Garden. We have a big family, and we are always happy with the selection of food on the menu. The food was great...we really...More

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I would not eat here. The food was way over cooked. The salad at been setting out for a while it was wilted. If would like to know more call me 704-880-1078

Thank daddyrabbit27
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had a family lunch at Olive Garden today and as always the food was great. We had Shrimp Alfredo, Stuffed Shells, Soup and Salad (all you can eat) and Salmon between the four of us. We also got great service from Liz. Great day...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The last three times my family has been to this location we and two or three other tables were seated at the same time in a servers' section. For whatever reason we are always the last one to be served. The last time the other...More

1  Thank taylorcpa
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for the Buy One/Take One special today and sat in the bar section. The waiter did a great job going over the new menu items and making sure everything was great.

Thank Bo L
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Dottie M
3 May 2017|
Response from Ladyjb3 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a room to be used but I attempted to reserve it and I was told they only reserve on certain days... I called 3 days in advance so they had ample time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, 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: 2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-345-1015
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