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Olive Garden

380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
+1 507-288-8722
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bread sticks” (8 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
380 17th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901-0378
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I placed a web order two different nights while staying nearby. Both times the food was ready on time, packaged well, and tasty. If you need carry out, it's a good option.

Thank MOTraveler01
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This Olive Garden Restaurant is Not just another one in the chain. This Olive Garden Restaurant is full of pleasant happy and thoughtfull staff. Really a cut above most others in the chain. We were greeted with a warm welcoming and waited only 10 minutes...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 23 February 2018

A busy restaurant with some excellent Italian food. - Great and extensive menu - Option to customize starters (samplers as they term it) - Good selection of cocktails, mocktails and wine - Busy always, so a reservation prior to getting there is advisable - Ample...More

Thank Shekhz
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Weird. If you show up from 11-12 on a Sunday they go out of their way to make it unpleasant. Either they make you wait while there’s many many empty tables that at which you could be sitting. Or they seat first comers in the...More

Thank Gungagalunga
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Staff was super. Our waitress was very friendly. The food was mediocre, not the salad and bread stix.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We ordered for takeout. I had the chicken scampi, I don't remember what my husband ordered. Our meals also came with salad and breadsticks. We really should have just split a meal... the salads were almost a meal themselves! Now I am not complaining, after...More

Thank AMC8380
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Close to hotel. Salad good as always, however that’s all that was good. Food served luke warm. Staff seemed preoccupied. Noisy clientele...not restaurant fault ...but not relaxing.

Thank MsSouthernBelle
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I took my family at five to eat at the restaurant and was pleasantly field and happy upon our departure our waiter was named Mo and he did an excellent job attending to us I do highly recommend visiting the restaurant. I personally got the...More

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We appreciated the great and attentive service from our table server. We ate late after the supper rush.

Thank JJND
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have always enjoyed Olive Garden food - good flavor, lots of options, etc. This Olive Garden served predictably tasty meals. However, my review is being written mostly for the staff - my husband and I stayed In the nearby Fairfield Inn on and off...More

Thank breezy41
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Restaurant Details

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