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Olive Garden

1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
+1 319-235-6494
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were in town for Business and stopped at the Olive Garden for dinner. It's not the first time I've been to an Olive Garden so I knew what the menu would offer. I love their chicken parm with angel hair pasta, so of course...More

Thank Lissy0717
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Favorite place ever for lunch!! Best combination of several soups to choose from, bottomless Italian style fresh salad & endless bread sticks!!! Great entrees for a great sit down Italian meal - along with a great selection of wines

Thank _iaholic57
Reviewed 27 September 2017

On a recent Saturday evening, we had a very pleasant experience at this Olive Garden. I've always liked the food and it was good this visit. This evening, the service was outstanding. Our waitress went above and beyond making sure we were taken care of....More

Thank redbird71
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

By no means is this place bad, we just had to wait a very long time for our waitress to see us. We also received the wrong order and had to wait quite a while for our actual meal to arrive. The food itself was...More

Thank B902
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Waterloo to get the bike serviced for our next road trip and decided to eat at Olive Garden. When we walked in the sweetest lady greeted us no asked how we were, I said hungry and did we come to the right...More

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great food as always. Normally don't eat at chain restaurants when traveling for work, but made an exception and am glad I did. Staff were super positive and appeared to love their jobs!

Thank Starabella
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I travel nine to tem months out of the year and have two or three chains that are sure fire stand byes when there is apparently nothing locally appealing. The Olive Garden Chain was one of those despite the usually long lines and waiting times...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of the Olive Garden brand; consistent taste, flavors, and environments. I enjoy the whole experience, even knowing it is a chain restaurant. Olive Garden is very generous with its coupons and specials. Whenever I get a coupon, watch for me...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had a great server. We frequent the Olive Garden when ever we're in the area. It's always great quality food and they apparently have a great training program because we've never had a poor server.

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Thank 360tl
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were in CF for her wedding dress fitting. We decided on Olive Garden for lunch. We split the Lasagna Fritta and Chicken Shrimp Carbonara. Also had the salad and breadsticks! Oh my was it good! Filled up on salad and the...More

Thank Phyllis B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-235-6494
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