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Olive Garden

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222 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501-2951
+1 956-618-1188
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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McAllen,Texas
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been around for a very long time. Parking is an issue, due to hotel next door. The food has always been good, not authentic, but will do. The waiters are quick and the bar makes tasty drinks.

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Thank TexasTravelertx
McAllen, Texas
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225 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is always a great restaurant. The breadsticks are world famous. The food is outstanding. Order anything you like off the menu.... It's all great!

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Thank Madzech
Williams, Arizona
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This location is consistent with the brand. Wait staff was busy but attentive. Food was hot and timely. Popular place and can get busy at prime time. Restrooms could use a little attention. Will visit again.

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Thank greenjay1
Missouri City, Texas, United States
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Food is good, the place is well kept, the waiters are nice and helpful, but the service is slow no matter how many people are there.

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Thank Austin H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend Olive Garden and thank them for offering free dinners for our veterans. We take advantage dining with our veteran husbands every November with at least two or three other couples. Very good service and we go there every chance we get

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Thank ngrado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Called in an order @ 7:45p for pickup @ 8:10p. Arrived at 8:10 on the dot. Still had to wait five minutes. This would have gotten them 3☆. However, once I get back to the hotel and began my dinner only to find humongous potato slices, 1/3in thick. So, yeah, this place doesn't care.

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Thank Amazing A
Troy, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We used to go to Olive Garden in McAllen, TX on expressway 83. On the last few visits the wait staff are always in a rush, hard to wave them down, sometimes even making eye contact, we were still ignored. Even if we like the food, we still leave annoyed. Message fir management - good food attracts customers, but good... More 

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Thank Manny A
Tyler, Texas
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182 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Good food great staff. The food well prepared with timely thought. Entertain business contact. The eatery is quiet enough to have a good conversation during our meal. Comfortable.

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Thank Juan S
McAllen, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Olive Garden has always been one of my favorites because of great selection on menu, pleasant surroundings and good service. I think it is good selection for any age group.

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Thank Janice E
McAllen, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Always deliver every time we visit. Best plate for me was the Tour of Italy. A little of everything if you want to taste spaghetti, lasagna, and chicken Alfredo.

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Thank Meorozc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501-2951
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-618-1188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?