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Olive Garden

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1635 West River Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
+1 440-324-3002
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Elyria, Ohio
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quality seems to be waning as was service the night we went. Soup was tepid. Please get rid of the combo tabletop games/pay here device!

Thank Patricia B
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olive Garden chain is the same foodwise any where in the USA...a great salad with refills, pastas with tasty but too much sauce, and average wine and spirits. What was different about this experience was the server who was studying Human Resources with a goal of working in the chains corporate structure. He was absolutely attentive, prompt, gregarious and just... More 

Thank Tasprof
Elyria, Ohio, United States
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have improved the menu a lot it's not as pricey and senior citizens can eat a little cheaper because you can get half a salad and half of a pasta and that worked out perfect for us

Thank Jackie C
Oberlin, Ohio
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

What can I say, they have a great kids menu and overall it's pretty well done. The food is good, the service is pretty good and they have a menu that will keep the kids happy. It's worth it every once in a while to throw some support their way.

Thank Matt A
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, most people are well aware of the type of restaurant Olive Garden is, so my opinion is based simply on my experience with this particular restaurant. Overall, my experience has been pleasant; the food has been great most of the time-everyone has bad days, the service has always been courteous and professional. However, it has been hit... More 

Thank Tumbleweed11
Oberlin, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My girlfriend and I had our Sweetest Day dinner at the Olive Garden in Elyria, Ohio. We were very pleased with our dinner. We entered around 4 to beat the dinner rush. We asked to sit in a booth in the bar area with a view of the tv screen to view the baseball playoff game. We had no wait... More 

Thank sgpjroh
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Just felt like Italian so went to OG so I would know what I was getting. No surprises here - crowded Thursday night, noisy with kids, but food was good. I'd go back, but have to spread my going to chain restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were passing through from Chicago to Buffalo and stopped at Olive Garden! My boyfriend and I have never been before and Chrys our waitress was great! We both work in the industry and we both agreed that we could of used a waitress like Chrys at our job back in Canada! I hope our next experience is just like... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Jersey
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219 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Heck, its an Olive Garden. What do you expect? Good Italian food? Yes. Great.....hmm. Great selections, a little pushy with their electronic toy on the table and wine service, but otherwise, good variety, good food, and efficient service. I can live with that.

Thank Jerry W
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163 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Like the others. clean and had a good deal. Buy a meal get a second to go for cheap. Service was good and do so was the food.

Thank baileyups

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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: 1635 West River Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Elyria
  • Phone Number: +1 440-324-3002

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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?