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12870 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3822
+1 239-936-7770
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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137 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was late and we wanted Italian so we opted for Olive Garden, with little expectations. It did take a little longer to get seated than we expected since the restaurant was not busy. Our server (Kristina) was awesome. As a vegan, of course I had lots of questions and she was able to assist me with all of them.... More 

Thank Benzboy06
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to let you know that the smell of this old, very dingy Olive Garden was more than we could take! It smells dirty, musty, rancid all at once. The restaurant is in major need of rehab, maybe even a tear down. It's appalling that the quality control of this chain restaurant has allowed this to be this way... More 

Thank Linda L
Fort Myers, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really had good service and food the last time we were there but had a really upsetting reaction when the couple near us was there before us. We had our food already and the server came over to ask them what they wanted and apologized for not getting to them sooner. It was probably over 1/2 hour and these... More 

Thank Smyle4u
Peterborough, Canada
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

4 of us enjoyed a family meal yesterday and we were served by Jake C. He made this experience even better with his humour, smiles and attention. The food as usual was very good as well. We wish we still had these restaurants in Canada. We will return.

Thank 143Cathy
Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We tried twice over the previous year to have dinner at Olive Garden on Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. The first time the service and server were absolutely awful. So bad, in fact that the manager comped our meal. On the 2nd visit, we were seated and completely ignored, so got up and walked out without anyone asking why! Someone... More 

Thank MargoSWF
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food was excellent as was the service. I hadn't been there in a while since I was not happy last time I went but they have definitely improved. Food was delicious.

Thank Irene M
Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a big Olive Garden on a busy highway. There are a lot of servers and bus people. Mostly distracted by one another. Kind of like a high school dance. The food is typical OG. I noticed portion sizes have shrunk especially the 5 cheese fondue. Its half the size it used to be. Parking is small for a... More 

Thank John G
Regina, Canada
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425 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We arrived at Olive Garden and even though the parking lot was full, we were immediately seated. Be sure to bring a sweater because it is quite cool in the restaurant. Our orders were taken quickly and then our salad arrived. When we were seated, we were not given any cutlery so we had to ask for same. We sat... More 

Thank Holly5_12
Naples, Florida
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268 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stopped for an eat-and-chat with friends before we went our separate ways, and it was perfectly satisfactory. Nothing more; nothing less. The lunch duos were filling, tasty, nicely priced and quickly served. The lasagna was especially nicely seasoned and well worth it. Service was fast, friendly and professional. IIWII - Olive Garden fits a niche and this restaurant was one... More 

Thank westlakeroad
Hudson, Ohio
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169 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You know the menu and you know what to expect. But sometimes they let you down either on the food or the service or, heaven forbid, both. Especially on New Year;s Eve. Not the case here. Everything was executed quite well by the both the server and the kitchen. What was supposed to be cold was cold and what was... More 

Thank James J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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: 12870 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3822
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-936-7770

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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?