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Olive Garden

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310 Universal Dr N, North Haven, CT 06473-3163
+1 203-234-1327
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Connecticut Shoreline
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a fall to restaurant when you are looking for something on the quicker side and not high end. Good for those sweatshirt and jean evenings. It is a typical chain, food as expected, service usually very good at this location I must say, pleasant waiter the past several times. What I do really like when I come here... More 

Thank Bikinibabi
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Took Mother-in-Law to a birthday dinner service was mediocre food was lukewarm cappuccino taste like it was regular coffee also lukewarm Define cheese appetizer must have been staying on the Shelf when it came out the cheese was all Harding was not hot and gooey it took 9 minutes and 11 seconds to get red crushed pepper for my dinner

Thank bilapo
North Haven, Connecticut
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A very busy Italian reataurant at lunch and dinner time. It seems there is always a wait which speaks volumes about this reataurant. The food is almost always good! We love the endless salad, breadsticks and soup, but don't fill up on them! The choices on their menu are very Italian but extremely tasty. Their menu is always changing, so... More 

Thank Ann W
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a 'must visit' every visit to New Haven. Good Italian food. Great value for money. Unlimited soup or salad to accompany your main course. Large portions. Very popular, most often there is a 15-30 minute waiting period.

Thank Padytr
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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222 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Hadn't heard anything great about Olive Garden in general, by a co-worker loves the lunch specials, so we stopped in. Sigh...here it is: Never ending salad made with iceberg lettuce. Lots of it. With a few other veggies thrown in. This is as bland as salad gets. Very salty bread sticks. Like, salt with bread on the side. Plain Jane... More 

Thank KidRip
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to Olive Garden many times .. We ha a very nice waitress who had some good food reccomendation.. I had the new cod dish I didn't care for it and sent mine back . My husband is infatuated with the spaghetti and meat sauce he loves it .. We tried the new chocolate Carmel lasangna very good... More 

Thank Chriscross64
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

i love going there i get the chicken scampi yum my husband loves the tour of italy love the salad and bread sticks too

Thank Debi H
North Haven, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I just went there today with my mom, niece and sister. I had there spicy shrimp and their amazing salad. If you never had salad there you truly are missing something. They have a light fare menu although I didn't choose from it today I have in the past and the Rosemary Chicken is truly delicious. 575 calories nice.

Thank lynniforget
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This particular olive garden is customer service based for sure, they want to make sure you are happy! Had many different entrees and loved them, especially recommend the Tuscano soup and of course their famous salad and breadstick,also they do have healthy eating options are the menu which are tasty

Thank Joanne G
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Our family (9 of us) decided to head to Olive Garden because it's relatively inexpensive and close to the movie theatre we had just come from. We were pleasantly surprised. They told us it might be a 30 minute wait (not bad for a Friday night) but it was only 15 minutes. Our hostess, Elaina, was pleasant and attentive the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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: 310 Universal Dr N, North Haven, CT 06473-3163
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  North Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-234-1327

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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?