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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 good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1315 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702-4334
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Horrible, pseudo italian food. with NO redeeming qualities. Chicken Parm ,previously frozen patty was a horror ... can't believe that anybody would enjoy eating let alone PAYING for this prefrozen offering. The salad was crisp with a non descript oil and vinegar dressing ... they...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Today (valentines day) I called this business at 4:39 pm to inquire about making reservations. I was told they were booked up until 7:00 pm. After I hung up I went on-line only to find out I was able to put my name on their...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Never EVER coming here again. Told us a 40 minute wait and it ended up being well over an hour. Didn’t make any effort to make it right. Way overpriced for that kind of a wait.

Thank Haley_R123
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

They know what customer service is all about! Every time I go to Olive Garden in Waterloo, I know I'm going to get great service. It doesn't matter who is taking care of you. They always tell you there deals explain things when you have...More

Thank kjs71107
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 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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