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“Rushed, ok meal”
Review of Olive Garden

Olive Garden
Ranked #5 of 158 Restaurants in Watertown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I was excited to stop here as no OG in Canada. Our waitress was chatty but seemed to be eager to get us to leave. She said her shift was cut short. Our meal came literally 2 minutes after salad. Had to ask twice for coffee to be replaced as it was not hot. She brought take out coffee at same time- for the unconvince. No refills, took bread away before we were done eating! With 2 sticks in basket. No offer for desert. Given to go boxes with bill. Huge disappointment. Not a relaxing enjoyable experience .

Thank SandiPeterborough
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Had lunch today at Olive Garden and I found the quality of the food not to be very good. The breadsticks were yummy and minestrone soup were good but my pizza bowl was not great. I thought it would have homemade meatballs but it was the typical frozen meatball variety, sauce and cheese in a pizza dough bowl. Tons of garlic. My boyfriend had a pasta bowl with alfredo sauce and chicken, it was overcooked and dry.
Also there was a mini tablet on the table and we noticed a trivia game on it so we played while eating, then found a charge for $1.99 on our bill at the end of the meal. We mentioned to the waitress and she said it indicates that on the tablet when you select to play a game, Neither of us had noticed it or we would not have bothered to play.
I find that Olive Garden used to have much better food but it seems to have gone down hill.

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1  Thank HazelEyes125
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in about 50 minutes before close, in a snow storm, with two exhausted and hungry kids (unexpected delays from weather had us arriving far later than we had planned).

The staff made us feel welcomed. We were never made to feel like “those people” coming in just before close or made to feel rushed. They were so nice.

The lasagna bites were recommended as an app. Omg. Amazing. They don’t look amazing but wow.

Portions are insanely large. We felt bad with the amount of left over. Next time we will just order two meals and split with our children.

I still cannot believe how nice the staff were considering how close we came in to close with the snow storm. Thank you for being so good to us. We aren’t sure what we would have done as we were only travelling through the area. Let’s just say it went from no snow to Snow-Armageddon within an hour on the highway.

Thank MissyStr
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was great. Friendly staff and food is excellent. Meals are responsibility price

Thank Larry Y
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Can’t make reservations but they use a wait list. We came early and got a both right away. The waiter was attentive and service was good.
Not impressed with the food there anymore. The spaghetti is good. The shrimp scampi was disappointing. A few shrimp and a tasteless sauce. Expensive for what was served.
We will not eat there again.

Thank London232
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