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Olive Garden

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24256 El Toro Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3488
+1 949-583-1020
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Laguna Niguel, California
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165 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for authentic Italian food this is definitely not the place to go. Olive Garden has become such a fast food joint if you ask me. Although you can't go wrong with their unlimited soup and salad lunch special that's the only thing that's remained the same since I started going here many years ago. Okay for a... More 

Thank Cynthia G
Laguna Woods, California
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203 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Everything here is phenomenal, from the soup and salad, to the pasta and desserts. I ordered the never ending pasta bowl and while I was only able to consume 1 bowl of pasta, it was well worth the price.

Thank Irishtomato19
Temecula, California
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was dining solo so I sat at the bar. Ordered an Italian margarita (Yummo) a new menu item asiago tortellini and chicken and even had tiramisu and coffee for dessert. So enjoyable. James is an excellent server/bar tender, thank you

Thank ladyzire
Lake Forest, California
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Located on El Toro Road just east of Moulton Parkway, the Olive Garden is a mixed bag of satisfaction and disappointment. Because of its location near Leisure World with all the old timers, the so-called “ITALIAN ”restaurant can be almost empty or absolutely full at unusual times. When the restaurant is full the service goes to hell. So if there... More 

1 Thank Robert D
Laguna Hills, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have been coming here for about 5 years and have always been happy. There is better food at some Italian places, but if you are looking for hearty and consistent, this is a good place for you. Service is always good, prices are reasonable, and again the food is consistent. We alway order the soup and load up on... More 

Thank FGU
San Diego, California
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103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Good size restaurant with old decor. The wait for a table for 2 is almost 30 minutes. The server is excellent. Food and drink came out quickly. Plenty of food choice besides the bottomless salads (and /or soup) and bread sticks. Suggest to keep the salad dressing to the side for your own mixing. Portion is generous. Good experience.

Thank TirelessDragon
San Clemente
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere is pleasant with Golden Oldies playing softly in the background consisting of many of the Big Band singers like Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, and of course, Frank Sinatra. Olive Garden offers good quality food at reasonable prices. Started with the delicious stuffed mushroom appetizers and chose the endless salad to accompany my entree of spaghetti and meat sauce, which... More 

Thank Matt H
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was great! Bougt their dreasing, used it on my salad. Bought alfredo sauce and shrimp at grocery store and pasta and made a great olive garden dinner!

Thank Star H
Mission Viejo, California
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Always outstanding, I had the taste of Italy, three different sampler dished with minestrone soup. just great. Lay off be 2 nd helping of garlic bread

Thank Walter H
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245 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We go here because we love the breadsticks with a side of Alfredo for dipping and the all you can eat salad. And the other reason is that my daughter loves pasta. Service and food is usually good. We always end up taking some food home. This is an overall favorite for most of my family.

Thank Cheyenne P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 24256 El Toro Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3488
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 949-583-1020

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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?