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Olive Garden

380 17th Ave. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
+1 507-288-8722
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“breadsticks” (29 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“fagioli” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
380 17th Ave. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Staff was super. Our waitress was very friendly. The food was mediocre, not the salad and bread stix.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We ordered for takeout. I had the chicken scampi, I don't remember what my husband ordered. Our meals also came with salad and breadsticks. We really should have just split a meal... the salads were almost a meal themselves! Now I am not complaining, after...More

Thank AMC8380
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Close to hotel. Salad good as always, however that’s all that was good. Food served luke warm. Staff seemed preoccupied. Noisy clientele...not restaurant fault ...but not relaxing.

Thank MsSouthernBelle
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I took my family at five to eat at the restaurant and was pleasantly field and happy upon our departure our waiter was named Mo and he did an excellent job attending to us I do highly recommend visiting the restaurant. I personally got the...More

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We appreciated the great and attentive service from our table server. We ate late after the supper rush.

Thank JJND
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have always enjoyed Olive Garden food - good flavor, lots of options, etc. This Olive Garden served predictably tasty meals. However, my review is being written mostly for the staff - my husband and I stayed In the nearby Fairfield Inn on and off...More

Thank breezy41
Reviewed 5 September 2017

While visiting the area we found a familiar restaurant we both enjoy, Olive Garden. We both like the lunch soup and salad as it not too much for mid day. We both had their salad bowl with their wonderful dressing and my wife had the...More

Thank DisneyDad2
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The food is very good at the Olive Garden but I feel the overall menu prices ranging from $15 to $25 are too expensive. The only item offered around $7.00 is a bowl of soup.

Thank Aardvarktrail
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Call my family wanted me to visit there and no regrets. It was my first trip after all my life glad they insisted food was excellent I would return and plan to return.

Thank chaplain1
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Because we had had a big lunch and were traveling home from the Cities, I wanted a bowl of soup. Daubes was closing its deli down, so we went to the predictable Olive Garden. My husband ordered a bowl of fagioli: "It was good--had a...More

Thank Ilse035
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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: 380 17th Ave. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-288-8722
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