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Olive Garden

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3666 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3149
+1 706-227-2225
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milledgeville, Georgia
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285 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is once again the time for "The never-ending Pasta Bowl"-- always a good deal. But as I've said before; the best thing at The Olive Garden to me is the Zuppa Tuscano Soup. I ordered the promotion== asking for Angel Hair with Meat sauce and meat balls. It comes with either soup or salad-- so I ordered the Zuppa!... More 

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Thank iluvkuntry
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The food here is probably the best Italian food in the area. If you like good food in nice surroundings with plenty of pasta and garlic then this is the place for you.

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Thank Adrian S
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The food was excellent, and the waitress was very friendly and kept up with our needs. Love that we can pay right from the table with just a swipe of our card without ha I got to wait on the waitress to come get card and then return it to me.

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Thank Irene M
Athens, Georgia
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230 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visited for dinner with spouse. As usual, salad and bread sticks were great. Entree with a take home dish was tasty, good portion and a good buy. Waiter was new and very attentive. Food was served hot. Had to ask for a clean spoon. Good visit. We will go back. Little Ziosk robot on the table takes up space and... More 

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Thank FredL757
Commerce, Georgia
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312 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The daughter is in town so she wanted to eat dinner she ordered the chicken and shrimp but just wanted the chicken entrée they served both sent it back it took forever for the daughter to get her food the server said the manager would be out she came and no remorse but any ways there are several Italian joints... More 

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Thank compassion691
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I had the make your tour of Italy for lunch. I had tortellini al forno, lasagna classico, and fettuccine Alfredo with chicken for my meal. We had lasagna fritta and calamari for appetizers. I enjoyed everything I was served except the grilled chicken on the fettuccine. It was too dry (I did ask them to make sure it was cooked).... More 

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Thank Roberta B
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

When I'm in town, we usually get takeout. We've eaten in before and it was alright, nothing memorable though. The problem I seem to always have is probably 3 out of the last 5 times, they've forgotten something from our order. Once I even called the restaurant because they forgot a salad and some bread-sticks, even after the waitress assured... More 

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Thank Kathleen K
Athens
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have visited this Olive Garden for a number of years and, for the most part, its provided a consistent experience. That said, the consistency of the service (i.e. the attentiveness of the service staff and the overall quality of the food) is hit or miss. Some visits are a good mixture of both, while a fair... More 

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Thank SouthernMama2
Fripp Island, South Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I was hit by a terrible smell as soon as I walked in the restaurant. The lobby was full on a Monday at noon. I walked In a little after noon and we didn't leave until after 2:30. We were finally seated, our waitress was nice but would disappear to long times. We had to wait for a very long... More 

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Thank T S
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Love the eggplant parmega! Server was fantastic! Always good food! The host staff was very friendly and bartender was spot on! Made my visit with while

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Thank Greygoose2020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3666 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3149
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-227-2225
Description
This is the only Olive Garden franchise restaurant in Athens GA. Consistently good food and good service despite being swamped almost every weekend.

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