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Olive Garden

) #3,385 of 7,174 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Italian
12711 Gulf Fwy, Almeda Mall, Houston, TX 77034-4513
+1 281-922-1523
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
26 Sep 2016
“Good Enough for the Price!”
15 Feb 2017
“Delicious food with excellent service.”
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$$ - $$$
12711 Gulf Fwy, Almeda Mall, Houston, TX 77034-4513
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Flying in one night from Daytona left me needing some good food. The Olive Garden restaurants have always been a favorite and this was a great example of how they do things right. A full house but we were seated in less than 5 minutes.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary with another couple, and the staff went out of their way to make it a great evening! The food was terrific, and the service was excellent! Thanks so much!!!

Thank cdanna9
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Soooo...from the moment we hit the front door, Dawn...the manager I assume didn't even make eye contact with us, when she finally did, she asked if we wanted a booth and I said no we would like a table...she fumbled through some papers...not sure what...More

Thank xavmar2
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It's cold out today so I stopped in for the all you can eat Soup, salad, and bread sticks along with their peach tea. I especially like the Pasta Fagioli soup. Only $11.24 before tip.

Thank StephenBrown1
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Most people are snobbish about not going to a chain restaurant like Olive Garden but I think it is fine! You can't beat their chicken parmesan, and I also enjoy the chicken piccata, which has fewer calories. We get the salad with dressing on the...More

Thank Savannah6
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This location has terrible service every time we have visited. There are better options like Napolis.

Thank Nicci P
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The salad and bread sticks were good as usual, but the food was not great. My wife ordered the chicken and shrimp carbonara and we were not impressed. The carbonara was good, but the breading on the chicken actually detracted from the flavor and the...More

Olive Garden S, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Garden, responded to this review

Hi Ron D - Hearing that we let you down concerns and we're truly sorry your wife didn't enjoy her meal. We appreciate the feedback and will be working with our team to reinforce our preparation standards. Our goal is to make your next visit...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I called in to place an order for some takeout, they have a 12.99 a plate special with all you can eat breadsticks. The female in the front (receptionist) was on something; she seemed to have misjudged her action when I was told they only...More

1  Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Aside from the salad/bread stick lunch that everybody likes, they do have some decent things on the menu. The basic spaghetti and meat balls are pretty good, as are most things. This isn't exactly a high end Italian restaurant, but it's good enough for families...More

Thank starickman
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Of course all O G's have a great atmosphere. The salads are out of this world, as usual, and the breadsticks, you cant just eat one. Both of our entres were excellent. And great pasta.

1  Thank William H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 12711 Gulf Fwy, Almeda Mall, Houston, TX 77034-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-922-1523
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