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Olive Garden

222 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501-2951
+1 956-618-1188
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (4 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
222 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501-2951
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

The Service at this place is superb. I visited this place with my friends and I was not disappointed. The meals were delicious, served while hot with appreciative severs who would come back to ask if everything was tasting and cooked according to your specification...More

Thank vingos781497
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Olive Garden is always on point. Very friendly servers and always working with you. Very knowledgeable. Their soups are very nutritious and tasty. About a block away from Motel 6 by the Expressway 83. A bit busy, but the food is delicious. Good service, good...More

Thank m60212bo
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Another restaurant that is not keeping up with demand, rebrands and claims to offer quality Italian cuisine. Missing quality ingredients, quality service and decor is just up to par. The high traffic takes toll and should be addressed. Maybe shampooing the carpet and booths could...More

Thank Emir B
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Olive Garden are generally synthetic Italian food factories... My expectations are not very elevated when ir come to this food.. This restaurant had good service... But the food tho.... Good flavor but my stomach paid the price later on that night... Not good

Thank Dee M
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The food is great, our waitress Mercedes did an amazing job taking care of us. No wait was necessary, quick service.

Thank Lizbeth B
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Love the salad and bread sticks. Good meals at a good price. Good variety to chose from. Staff always friendly. Can be a little noisey at times.

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went to the Olive Garden in McAllen and had an awesome meal. We enjoyed Salmon, Chicken Parm, Shrimp Fettuccine. The service was great and we didn’t have to wait to get in on the Thursday before Good Friday at 7 pm!

Thank CindyB0b
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We met friends at Olive Garden for dinner. The food was good and the service was also good. They kept us in fresh salad and hot breadsticks all evening.

Thank Angela G
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch with my kids and best friend. Sailors platter is really good. Could use a few more shrimp scampi. Biscuits are so good.

Thank epavi28
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Great service; waiter are patient and always there for you, had a mistake on an order and got it quickly corrected.

Thank Mario V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501-2951
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-618-1188
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