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Olive Garden

2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
+1 828-345-1015
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a family lunch at Olive Garden today and as always the food was great. We had Shrimp Alfredo, Stuffed Shells, Soup and Salad (all you can eat) and Salmon between the four of us. We also got great service from Liz. Great day...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last three times my family has been to this location we and two or three other tables were seated at the same time in a servers' section. For whatever reason we are always the last one to be served. The last time the other...More

Thank taylorcpa
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for the Buy One/Take One special today and sat in the bar section. The waiter did a great job going over the new menu items and making sure everything was great.

Thank Bo L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Craving for Fettuccine Alfredo and Olive Garden salad...and was not disappointed. Micheal was our server and he did a great job. Great attitude and very personable. Thank you Olive Garden!

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Food is good but it's nothing to write home about. I guess you go and go, you eventually get tired of it. Pasta covered in sauces are good but it gets old after awhile. I like trying new dishes they have and usually I do...More

Thank KelsieKay
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was invited for a family diner here. My first thought was, "of all the great places to eat, you picked Olive Garden." To start things off, we had a 45 minute wait. The food here is over priced, but simply average quality. We ordered...More

Thank Justin Q
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Several couples decided to have a special dinner out together and we chose Olive Garden. The food and service was great. Good place to eat.

Thank Sudie B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had not been to an Olive Garden in awhile and had gotten gift cards for Christmas, so we decided to give it a try. We went in with an open mind, hoping to have a nice dinner, so our expectations were low. We went...More

Thank dclmom34
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Food wasn't good. The chicken marsala was very dry, wasn't stuffed at all. Tasted like it just cam out of a box. The shrimp with the other dish we had was under cooked and the dish was very salty. We ran out of drink for...More

Thank dnelson135
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar, Sara L was my server, and she was awesome! Awesome food, very attentive server, and enjoyed all the soups on this cold day! General Manager was also visible and going around making sure staff was ok. Was glad to see that...More

Thank Matt M
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Dottie M
Do they have private rooms for parties
4 May 2017|
Response from Ladyjb3 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a room to be used but I attempted to reserve it and I was told they only reserve on certain days... I called 3 days in advance so they had ample time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, 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: 2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-345-1015
  • E-mail