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Olive Garden

2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
+1 828-345-1015
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of our favourites. When we visit our friends we must go here. The food is very nice and the service is friendly and fast.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother-in-law lives in the area, and every time we visit her, she chooses to go out to eat at Olive Garden. We have a big family, and we are always happy with the selection of food on the menu. The food was great...we really...More

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would not eat here. The food was way over cooked. The salad at been setting out for a while it was wilted. If would like to know more call me 704-880-1078

Thank daddyrabbit27
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We had a family lunch at Olive Garden today and as always the food was great. We had Shrimp Alfredo, Stuffed Shells, Soup and Salad (all you can eat) and Salmon between the four of us. We also got great service from Liz. Great day...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The last three times my family has been to this location we and two or three other tables were seated at the same time in a servers' section. For whatever reason we are always the last one to be served. The last time the other...More

Thank taylorcpa
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for the Buy One/Take One special today and sat in the bar section. The waiter did a great job going over the new menu items and making sure everything was great.

Thank Bo L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Craving for Fettuccine Alfredo and Olive Garden salad...and was not disappointed. Micheal was our server and he did a great job. Great attitude and very personable. Thank you Olive Garden!

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Food is good but it's nothing to write home about. I guess you go and go, you eventually get tired of it. Pasta covered in sauces are good but it gets old after awhile. I like trying new dishes they have and usually I do...More

Thank KelsieKay
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was invited for a family diner here. My first thought was, "of all the great places to eat, you picked Olive Garden." To start things off, we had a 45 minute wait. The food here is over priced, but simply average quality. We ordered...More

Thank Justin Q
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Several couples decided to have a special dinner out together and we chose Olive Garden. The food and service was great. Good place to eat.

Thank Sudie B
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Dottie M
Do they have private rooms for parties
4 May 2017|
Response from Ladyjb3 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a room to be used but I attempted to reserve it and I was told they only reserve on certain days... I called 3 days in advance so they had ample time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 2261 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5165
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-345-1015
  • E-mail
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