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Olive Garden

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1300 Interstate Dr, Olive Garden 1762, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
+1 931-520-3340
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town on business for one night and decided I would have the tried, true and tested Olive Garden for dinner. The Braised Beef and Tortelloni caught my eye, so I ordered it for dinner.....very disappointed. I knew when I told my server as he brought it out "Wow......that was fast", and he responded "yes - 2.43 minutes......I've never seen... More 

Thank Bigrha11
Sparta, Tennessee
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch after a doctor's appointment. Quick and attentive service and decent food. I had the regular lasagne.

Thank Tom F
Seymour, Tennessee
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on a Friday night around 7:00pm. It was crowded but our party of two was seated without a wait. The service was very timely and our server was great. The food was of very good quality.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was Friendly, bathroom needed cleaning and restauraunt was not busy at all,,that was my first clue,,ate any way,,,Calamari appetizer was well prepared,,lasagne was burnt on bottom and tasted frozen...sald was pretty much just lettuce, one small piece of tomato and maybe three croutons,,,this was the never ending salad so a very large bowl...

Thank Michael R
Greenville, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was beautiful and restrooms were very clean and also the food was tasting good and hot , we were seated fast and the waitress was right there as soon as we were seated.

Thank lukehuecker
Cookeville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

When we stopped in last week they had a special on the menu which was beef braised in Chianti and served atop gnocchi in a cream sauce. Excellent, flavorful, tender and moist.

Thank David H
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a fairly bog-standard Olive Garden, but our server at this meal was perhaps a little on the over-enthusiastic side. On the other hand, a favorite wine has been added to the wine list, I presume throughout the franchise, and our servings were so large that we couldn't finish the take-outs the next day. And those little individual desserts... More 

Thank narrowboatersia
Aberdeen, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Most people that have lived anywhere else realize Tennessee isn't known for its culinary diversity. In desperation transplants frequent the major chains for the closest substitute of their ethnic cravings. For starters, I don't consider any restaurant Italian unless they serve veal dishes. We generally go to Olive Garden for the pasta, salads, and bread sticks. Which is what we... More 

Thank GreatMummu
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Olive Garden is one of my favorite places to eat dinner. My husband and I enjoyed a very good meal and received great service.

Thank bluelady4857
Crossville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered the fried calamari, which got sent back because it was undercooked. The manager explained that she noticed that the calamari was bigger so maybe the cooks didn't know to cook them longer. They replaced it with a second order, which also was sent back and asked to be removed from our bill. We ordered the lobster ravioli. It... More 

Thank Longleggedlovely1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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: 1300 Interstate Dr, Olive Garden 1762, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-3340

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