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380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
+1 507-288-8722
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11:00 - 22:00
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical Olive Garden franchise, food good, service good, reasonable prices. I haven't been to a 'bad' Olive Garden anywhere in the country. We went for lunch midweek, actually very quiet, clean.

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Thank Tjorgenson
Buchanan, Michigan
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mark the manager set us up for a semi private dining nook. The service was wonderful and so was the food. I have many dietary restrictions and they accommodated all my needs. The salmon was outstanding, juicy and flavorful. Thank you Mark and staff for you kindnesses.

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Thank Marilyn M
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It is very busy get there early! Good service! The help very good! Good location! Very clean and can not wait to go back during our convention this year!

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Thank Mike D
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal! Very fulfilling They are running their but one take one special so for $17 I got two meals! Our server was very nice also!

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Thank Cathy R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I don't usually care to eat at franchised establishments but its location next door to the hotel made it convenient and the food and service were good. As I would expect.

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Thank Marcus P
Rochester, Minnesota
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food is good, but finding seating is difficult. It is always busy, and it doesn't seem to make much difference what time of day. We've always had pretty good service, even when it is so very busy. They really need a much bigger restaurant or a second location in Rochester.

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Thank mnwieam
Marana, Arizona
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

In need of an Italian fix while in town but wanted takeaway. Ordered egg plant. Asked for red sauce on the side but it failed to find its way into the bag. Salad dressing came on the side like asked for. Also ordered a rigatoni dish. It was warm and the sauce was good as well. Heidi the order taker... More 

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Thank gwlcjl1
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Went to have the endless signature pasta...stuck to spaghetti and it was good as expected! My waitress was very attentive and prompt!

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Thank Cathy R
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The food was great, as usual...but our service was amazing! I wish I could remember her name, she has medium length dark hair but she was wonderful! Just genuinely sweet and pleasant and helped us with all our questions. It really was a great experience with good food.

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Thank Katie P
Rochester, Minnesota
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My friends and I enjoyed the unlimited soup and salad and wonderful bread sticks. Elijah was our server and he was so friendly and accommodating we would go back just to have him wait on us again!

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Thank jackiesX6827AE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
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: 380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-288-8722

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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?