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Olive Garden

#17 of 116 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1936 Roschman Ave, Lima, OH 45804-3444
+1 419-222-7724
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Italian restaurant chain. Their dishes are expertly prepared. Their endless salad and bread sticks are a hit also. I have even had their pizza which is truly different than the norm.

Thank G5343NKjohnd
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a group lunch. The all you can eat pasta was good, but there is always a limit to how much you can actually eat. The service was very good. As for the food it more on quantity over quality.

Thank Kwasi Y
Centerville, Indiana
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Was in Lima with special someone and decided to go here for dinner on a Saturday about 5pm. It was slightly busy but we got seated quickly. The food was pretty good and server checked on us several times which was nice. I would go back if in the area but was just a visit.

Thank myvacationplan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The people greeting patrons were the friendliest I've ever experienced at an Olive Garden. The waitress was average. The food was the same as any other Olive Garden.

Thank lynnc177
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Olive Gardens are fairly consistent everywhere although some shine more than others. This was a typical Olive Garden. Not a shining star. The food was good, however. I had garlic rosemary chicken. I'm always a little reluctant to order chicken since it is often overcooked and dry. This was not, and I would have it again. One of the best... More 

Thank dsdmd
Lebanon, Ohio
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Finding the restaurant was difficult and it didn't get much better than that! upon entering the lobby is rather dirty and dated. We used the restrooms prior to being seated and were very take aback by receptacles for used needles in the bathroom where we expected to find a soap dispensers. After walking through many hallways with twists and turns... More 

Thank gabby45036
Cincinnati, Ohio
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Reliably typical Olive Garden Fare. Prices were higher than I remembered but food was good. They offer 50% off wine by the glass in the bar during wait.

Thank RoseBowlTraveler
St. Catharines, Canada
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

order the tour of Italy, enjoyed but nothing special. Salad had too much dressing. Bread sticks are always nice warm and fresh. Service good, the waiter needs to back off a bit. Hovered around several tables asking the same questions over and over

Thank traveling42_11
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Olive Garden is a nice place, the service is really good and the menu options are plenty enough. You can get a good dinner for a good price. The food is just ok, average, nothing special, it is like eating any you can eat at home. I got a gnocchi soup that was good, then some pasta that was, in... More 

Thank Eduardo F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My Fiance and I stopped for lunch may 29th. Our server was young man named Channing. Not only was our service impeccable, the food was very good and, I will say both of those are not the norm for me when I visit this particular restaurant. This young man should be the model for how servers are trained. He was... More 

Thank Dave L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 1936 Roschman Ave, Lima, OH 45804-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +1 419-222-7724

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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?