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Olive Garden

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1635 West River Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
+1 440-324-3002
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Oberlin, Ohio
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What can I say, they have a great kids menu and overall it's pretty well done. The food is good, the service is pretty good and they have a menu that will keep the kids happy. It's worth it every once in a while to throw some support their way.

Thank Matt A
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion, most people are well aware of the type of restaurant Olive Garden is, so my opinion is based simply on my experience with this particular restaurant. Overall, my experience has been pleasant; the food has been great most of the time-everyone has bad days, the service has always been courteous and professional. However, it has been hit... More 

Thank Tumbleweed11
Oberlin, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My girlfriend and I had our Sweetest Day dinner at the Olive Garden in Elyria, Ohio. We were very pleased with our dinner. We entered around 4 to beat the dinner rush. We asked to sit in a booth in the bar area with a view of the tv screen to view the baseball playoff game. We had no wait... More 

Thank sgpjroh
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Just felt like Italian so went to OG so I would know what I was getting. No surprises here - crowded Thursday night, noisy with kids, but food was good. I'd go back, but have to spread my going to chain restaurants.

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were passing through from Chicago to Buffalo and stopped at Olive Garden! My boyfriend and I have never been before and Chrys our waitress was great! We both work in the industry and we both agreed that we could of used a waitress like Chrys at our job back in Canada! I hope our next experience is just like... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Jersey
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213 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Heck, its an Olive Garden. What do you expect? Good Italian food? Yes. Great.....hmm. Great selections, a little pushy with their electronic toy on the table and wine service, but otherwise, good variety, good food, and efficient service. I can live with that.

Thank Jerry W
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163 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Like the others. clean and had a good deal. Buy a meal get a second to go for cheap. Service was good and do so was the food.

Thank baileyups
Elyria, Ohio, United States
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

New menu and much better for we Seniors. Smaller portions and lower prices but just perfect for our appetites.

Thank Jackie C
Okemos, Michigan
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1,661 reviews
876 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 440 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I stopped at this Olive Garden on our trip to Michigan after being in New York City for a rehearsal dinner and wedding. Both of us only wanted soup and salad, Oliver Garden fit the bill. After 2 plates of soup each and all the salad we could eat we were more than satisfied. Our waitress was... More 

Thank Chipperhigh2
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Being one of my favorites at home, always compare to that.. no disappointments at all. Great food and excellent personable service such that it felt like home location!

Thank Jeff_KY54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 1635 West River Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Elyria
  • Phone Number: +1 440-324-3002

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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?