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6870 Whitmore Lake Rd, Brighton, MI 48116-8551
+1 810-225-8284
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Waterford, Michigan
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The staff, food and decorations were all very impressive. The food was delicious and the soup was fantastic as well as the corkscrew pasta with meat sauce. Dessert was very rich. Prices were moderate. I enjoyed the atmosphere and the service was great. Overall I would recommend to anyone.

Thank Maddiehearts
Fenton, Michigan
Level Contributor
112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I was surprised when I was told that they no longer serve Caesar Salad at this Italian Restaurant. The service was slow but otherwise the food was good. The upper arches in the passage ways were the only thing that looked Italian. Otherwise it looked like a high end family restaurant.

Thank Jimmie4370
Brighton, Michigan
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I truly enjoy the lunch experience here. So many regulars show up day after day because of Carrie! She appreciates her regulars but also is a top shelf server to the new comers! Never a dull moment here always with lots of good conversation and oftentimes laughter.

Thank dsniegow
Charlotte, North Carolina
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food was fresh and the service was excellent. The place was clean and was up to the usual high standards of this national chain.

Thank Steven H
Level Contributor
108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

WE had a pretty good meal here aside from the hair in my daughters pasta. Unfortunately, I couldn't bring it up to management since my wife pulled the hair out and wrapped it up in a napkin. I'll probably not revisit this location because of this.

Thank Jason B
Level Contributor
53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our family chose this restaurant for the luncheon after the graveside service in Howell, MI. It was an excellent choice! Olive Garden handled the large group (35-40 of us) very quickly and efficiently. Food orders were taken, served hot and delicious by smiling, accommodating staff servers. Every request was quickly fulfilled.

Thank SusanNeuman
Hamburg, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I had an evening out and went locally to this Olive Garden. It was a busy night so we thought it was going to be slow and almost left. However to our surprise we had great service, and great food! We will return soon.

Thank Kristine J
Watford, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had a fantastic meal of tapas dishes, everything was delicious and authentic. They also made a great Aperol spritz. Nice outdoor seating area and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Tina R
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing visit to Olive Garden in Brighton in celebration of my mom's 79th and her brothers 73rd birthday. The staff was very accommodating for our party of 13. Our tables were ready upon arrival with only a few hours notice. The service was above average, the servers accommodating with everyone ordering at different times, and the food... More 

Thank Walter W
Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I work at a restaurant as a server and I know the pressure to make sure people get their meals hot and quick, but this is a bit too much of a good thing when you prefer a leisurely, slightly more upscale experience. Service was excellent and the food delicious, however we got the main entree after I had about... More 

Thank ginabina56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, 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: 6870 Whitmore Lake Rd, Brighton, MI 48116-8551
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 810-225-8284

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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?