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“Good Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #34 of 441 Restaurants in McAllen
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mission, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

We've always been pleased with our meals we've had here. The food is always good and the so is the service.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“the poor quality of the food does not match the high prices”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2011

It is good to remember when ever possible to eat what is more common in the restaurantss, as we found that if you ask for a special dish or an expensive one, the food will be, for start not as fresh, as the dishes that sell on a more regular basis, and probably it won't match the picture in your menu, either.
the other very bad point is the fact that their sitting system is very slow and you will find yourself standing for more than 20min and if it is crowded you have to wait outside regardless of the weather.

  • Visited June 2011
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3 Thank Isuperenjoylife
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Monterrey, Mexico
2 reviews
“Excellent food, nice atmosphere, affordable prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2010

We recently went shopping to McAllen and the Valley, and we couldn´t miss dinning at the Olive Garden, such wonderful experience, it´s worth going back to....

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Thank oldfox59
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McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Not so great”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2010

We had lunch at Olive Garden last Friday for a co-workers b-day. Service was bad, took 45 mins to get food, servings were very little, & bread sticks were given to us cold. Didn't even get full with my meal yet my tab alone $13 plus. What happen to you get what you paid for? We have always made lunch trips as a group but seems like everytime it has gotten worse and worse.

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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ErikasOpinion
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Santa Fe, Texas
Level Contributor
104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“It's Olive Garden!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2010

What can I say--it's Olive Garden. All the food items are pre-made with the exception of the salads. (I'm sure if there were a way to do so they would).

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Thank TexasChango
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