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Olive Garden

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$$ - $$$
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3650 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7493
+1 715-355-5276
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Merrill, Wisconsin, United States
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food at great prices.The wiatstaff though,WOW!!! The last time we were there,the waiter spent almost all of his time giving me a sob story,of how he has 4 kids,he's in colledge,going through a divorce,and his car was broken down,all just trying to pad his tip.When he would have gotten a much better tip from me,just by doing a good... More 

Thank 892william
Wausau, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first impression of the place wasn't too pleasent. The waitress lectured us for not informing the hostess that we had an infant in need of a high chair, even though the infant was in clear clear view. It wasn't a nice conversation. She was clearly not happy to have to get a high chair. The meal was average/good. It... More 

Thank DaleVC54401
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The good was normal Olive Garden it was in service that this one excels. Waiter was quick to respond, friendly and patient. Food served quickly and hot. Returned the next day for lunch and was again pleased.

Thank Lin O
Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife has allergies. They were explained carefully and precisely. The kitchen manager even came to the table to ensure her food was prepared properly. As usual, they messed it up. Food arrived. Allergens were on the plate. She could not eat it. They gave us no credit. Although they offered to make something else, we declined the offer. They... More 

Thank Paul H
Wausau, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff always get the soup salad and breadstick lunch very good and of course it's all you can eat how can you go wrong.

Thank Tracy W
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We live in a small town so when we come "to town" we like to have a nice meal out. Last week we stopped for lunch in the middle of a shopping trip. The staff was friendly and welcomed us in from the cold. The atmosphere was pleasant, the room clean and comfortable, and our server took very good care... More 

Thank Woodsguy
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Note: This rating is for Olive Gardens in general. I go to an OG about once every 10 years for good reason, but we had a $25 gift card. They have made small food-big price their MO, and that's okay for us once in a decade. My plate was $15.49. How much could angel hair and a smattering of shrimp... More 

Thank ChuckMary V
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great service, food quality and portion sizes. This is a particularly good Olive Garden Restaurant by most objective measures. Strong points are service and attention to detail by the management team. Be prepared to wait during typical peak volume periods as this is a very populate dining venue with locals.

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Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had lunch here on way home from Minnesota on Saturday after Thanksgiving. Arrived just after 11 and were seated immediately. All the food was excellent and the waitress did a great job. Easy checkout with table top machine. When we left the crowds had developed and were people waiting for tables so our arrival time was well chosen.

Thank Paula S
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Ryan was our server. He was prompt and helpful and gave us great service. I would go back there and ask for Ryan. Amazing food and service.

Thank C G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 3650 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401-7493
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wausau
  • Phone Number: +1 715-355-5276

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