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Olive Garden

8315 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
+1 410-290-0040
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
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“breadsticks” (16 reviews)
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“cucina mia” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8315 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like Olive Garden, but I would NOT recommend this place because it has VERY RUDE staff!!! I asked several people (several times) to sing happy birthday song for my mother but they ALL IGNORED me when I heard them sang for other tables....More

Thank Chicken S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

My wife and I had only 40 minutes before I had to get her back to work to meet her next client. Upon arrival we asked Maria if she would help us make this time restriction. She took our orders, got our drinks, salad, and...More

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My wife and I ate here on a Friday evening. We had last visited this restaurant about 4 years ago. The reason why it took so long for us to return is that there is another Olive Garden that is closer to where we live....More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I won't review the food as others have already and it's typical of any OG you've been to. Service was fast and friendly. My waitress could tell I was in a hurry so she rushed me out my food as I had to open a...More

Thank RandomTraveler76
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after catching a movie. Hostess at the front was less than an enthusiastic greeter. Just asked "how many" in a somber tone. Probably close to her quitting time. Regardless, Valerie, our server, was exceptional and was quick to ensure our drinks,...More

Thank ECDoppelgangerx4
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My wife and I had a late lunch again at Olive Garden and had another great meal. I ordered the Chicken Margherita and my wife had the Cucina Mia with Meatballs. Both meals came with salad and breadsticks. The food was hot and delicious.

Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Upon arrival, we were greeted by an unenthusiastic hostess who was upset a huge party arrived just before us. It seemed as though she was mad that people came there to eat. She was lazy and should be taken off the hostess stand or re-trained....More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I was craving fake Italian food, so I went here for dinner with my husband on a Wednesday evening. It was was not busy, so were seated right away. My husband had the all you can eat soup. He enjoyed his meal, especially the unlimited...More

Thank thedaydreamer92
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was probably one of the worst Olive Gardens I have been in. I ate dinner there and everything was bad but the salad. The salad was good, but the rest was really bad. I cannot recommend this particular Olive Garden. I have eaten at...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We love Olive Garden and often choose it. We are disappointed with this one. The food was very good and served quickly. The bread sticks unfortunately were cold and hard as if left over. Generally we need more, today there several left from the first...More

Thank PamGav
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Yvonne H
28 May 2016|
Response from Bianca38 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure. I just always get the tour of Italy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8315 Benson Dr, Columbia, MD 21045-3116
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-290-0040
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