Olive Garden

1.5 stars 1.5 out of 5 4 ratings

36 BACKUS AVE., DANBURY CT 06810

(203) 743-2144
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    1 ratingFebruary 09, 2014

    we ate lunch there in november,waitress knew it was to be a gluten free meal,sent the plate back,was told no,its safe...sick for 3 days, wont be back

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    1 ratingSeptember 12, 2013

    For being an Italian place and only offering a very bland pasta marinara as your ONLY pasta option and no bread or pizza is very disappointing.

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    1 ratingSeptember 02, 2015

    10110 77TH STREET, PLEASANT PRAIRIE WI 53158

    If you want to get sick be sure to eat here. Cross contamination! Regular spaghetti noodles in the gf dish. The kitchen training is obviously not working.

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    1 ratingAugust 31, 2015

    10136-112 TWO NOTCH ROAD, COLUMBIA SC 29229

    This is the second time my son and I have gotten sick eating at this restaurant. The first time we assumed it was a fluke and decided to give them another try. What a mistake. We specifically told them we had a gluten allergy and ordered from the gluten free menu options. Half way through eating we each discovered wheat noodles in our gluten free pasta. They had cooked our gluten free noodles in the water they had cooked the wheat noodles in. They offered us a gift card which I declined because I will not set foot in the restaurant a third time. They claim they had procedures in place to cook things separately but obviously they didn't follow those procedures. I would worry about whether they follow other food safety guidelines as well.

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    1 ratingAugust 28, 2015

    741 HOGAN RD, BANGOR ME 04401

    their are very few choices, strongly recommend someplace else

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    4 ratingAugust 27, 2015

    2943 LAKEWOOD VILLAGE DRIVE, NORTH LITTLE ROCK AR 72116

    I had a good experience with a waitress (Kay or Tay? Can't quite remember) she was extremely helpful! The gluten free menu is limited but at least there is one!

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    1 ratingAugust 25, 2015

    13835 LAKESIDE CIRCLE, STERLING HEIGHTS MI 48313

    I only trust eating the salad here and a chicken breast. My son gets the gf pasta and it's pretty good.

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    5 ratingAugust 22, 2015

    160 DISK DR, RAPID CITY SD 57701

    Many available options on the allergen menu for all allergies/sensitivities. Food and service excellent, staff will check with chef or management if they are unsure about any questions I have had.

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    1 ratingAugust 19, 2015

    5529 S. LINDBERGH, AFFTON MO 63123

    Always bring me bread sticks....not cool.

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    1 ratingAugust 17, 2015

    1277 HOOPER AVE., TOMS RIVER NJ 08753

    GF pasta was disgusting. Wouldn't come back here.

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    1 ratingAugust 17, 2015

    216 MIRACLE STRIP PKWY, FORT WALTON BEACH FL 32548

    Found regular pasta in my gluten free dish. My son, who is celiac, did ok, but I made him stop eating after a couple bites because of my discovery. He did report a headache for the night.

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    1 ratingAugust 16, 2015

    1441 NEW BRITAIN AVE, WEST HARTFORD CT 06110

    they need more knowledge about gluten free, and a better explanation in their menu...nice people but need training

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    1 ratingAugust 12, 2015

    405 CYPRESS GARDEN BLVD SE, WINTER HAVEN FL 33880

    I ordered the GF Pasta, the waiter asked me if it was an allergy or preference. I told him explicitly that is was a severe allergy with very quick reaction time. He told me he would relay it to the kitchen. When my plate came my GF Pasta was mixed with regular pasta shells. (They only offer 1 type of pasta GF so I know the other types of noodles were not GF). Unfortunately I did not see this until I had eaten part of it. I will not go to Olive Garden anymore. This was too close of a call.

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    1 ratingAugust 11, 2015

    1067 VANN DRIVE, JACKSON TN 38305

    About 4 menu options that are gluten free. The noodles were overcooked, the vegetables were undercooked, and the sauce had no taste at all. Will not return.

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    3 ratingAugust 09, 2015

    2520 E CO LINE ROAD, HIGHLANDS RANCH CO 80126

    Whether or not you get GF food depends on the waiter you get, which is unfortunate because they have a pretty good GF menu for a chain restaurant.

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    1 ratingAugust 08, 2015

    4121 I-40 WEST, AMARILLO TX 79109

    I was highly disappointed in both my service and food. Our waitress did not know there was a difference between "rotini" and "gluten-free rotini," thus resulting in an allergic reaction. I was disappointed with both the number and quality of choices offered for those with a gluten allergy. Very few choices and they were of poor quality.

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    1 ratingAugust 08, 2015

    1098 CROSSINGS CIRCLE, SPRING HILL TN 37174

    I gave them 1 start for having a gluten free menu. When we ordered from it, citing allergies, our server rolled her eyes and became very impatient. She served us the regular version of a gluten free menu item, which resulted in a severe reaction. There may be some individuals in the restaurant that are helpful, but it is much more likely you will get a server that doesn't understand or care. Eat gluten free at this Olive Garden with extreme caution. We won't be back.

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    1 ratingAugust 04, 2015

    6305 SOUTH STATE ST, MURRAY UT 84107

    They only have 4 GF options. I chose one of those GF options and still got sick.

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    1 ratingAugust 03, 2015

    4805 CAPITAL BLVD, RALEIGH NC 27616

    I just ate here for the first time since I learned I have a gluten allergy. I was half way through eating my food (gluten free rotini with meat sauce) when I found a piece of ziti pasta (that would be the gluten-full type). I would not trust this restaurant. The manager was extremely apologetic and sincerely upset, but I would never trust the cooks. Take caution if you have an allergy.

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    4 ratingAugust 02, 2015

    2285 GREELEY MALL, GREELEY CO 80631

    Small selection of gf items. I enjoyed the gf C├Ęsar salad.

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    4 ratingJuly 30, 2015

    8136 W IRLO BRONSON HWY, KISSIMMEE FL 34747

    They had lots of GF options and were knowledgeable on how to avoid contamination. The food was very good. Thank you!

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    4 ratingJuly 30, 2015

    696 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10010

    Limited gluten free options.

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    3 ratingJuly 25, 2015

    6710 DOUGLAS BLVD, DOUGLASVILLE GA 30135

    Not a large variety.

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    4 ratingJuly 24, 2015

    12600 CAPITAL BLVD, WAKE FOREST NC 27587

    Salmon was great they made me a side of potatoes no seasoning and everything was delicious!

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    3 ratingJuly 21, 2015

    1340 East 170 S C, St. George, UT 84790

    Not bad, but I have had a much better steak for less money. Very small gluten free menu. I believe they did a good job keeping the food from being cross contaminated. That is why I gave it 3 stars.

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    1 ratingJuly 20, 2015

    77 W. 200 SOUTH, SALT LAKE CITY UT 84101

    We went to Olive Garden because they have a gf menu but an order of gf pasta for one of our party of four with celiac came out and tasted good until she discovered a wheat pasta noodle in the dish. Manager and waiter were very apologetic but I would never trust this restaurant agan.

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    1 ratingJuly 17, 2015

    1246 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590

    Gluten free pasta had a gluten noodle in the middle of the bowl!

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    1 ratingJuly 16, 2015

    13910 E 40 HWY, INDEPENDENCE MO 64055

    Worst service. Got served regular gluteny pasta got very ill, and the wait staff didn't care.

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    3 ratingJuly 15, 2015

    4505 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39402

    They finally educate the staff and the gluten free menu changed :/ nothing on the gf menu that is worth spending money on.

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    5 ratingJuly 15, 2015

    4110 SOUTH MOONEY BLVD, VISALIA CA 93277

    They had a dedicated gluten free menu which included a kids section - wow! That's rare! Our server was quick to check on anything she wasn't absolutely positive about. Food was great! And service was top notch!

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    1 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    389 SHAW AVENUE, CLOVIS CA 93612

    I'm sorry to say...I had to order from the children's menu to get a gluten free pasta. It was nothing to rave about.

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    5 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    212 NEWNAN CROSSING BY PASS, NEWNAN GA 30263

    I love the Gluten free pasta! The server I had was very helpful!!!

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    4 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    9730 VON ALLMEN CT, LOUISVILLE KY 40241

    Olive Garden is a great restaurant! I love their food, but ever sense I started gluten free I can't eat the breadsticks, or pasta that I always used to eat there. I think Olive Garden is very great but I think they should make gluten free bread and pasta for gluten free diets. They need a gluten free, separate menu

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    1 ratingJuly 11, 2015

    3204 NW RANDALL WAY, SILVERDALE WA 98383

    Lack of options and flavor. They haven't changed their gf menu at all over three years! Super expensive for tasteless food. I have celiac disease and all it does is just reminds of what I can't eat. This isn't some fad diet to me it's a lifestyle so if your going to offer it, then offer edible food. It's like they could care less.

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    1 ratingJuly 11, 2015

    367 COLLINS RD., CEDAR RAPIDS IA 52402

    Things that are naturally gluten free are contaminated by being cooked in regular pasta water such as the risotto. Very few options on the gluten free menu. Ended up sick.

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    1 ratingJuly 10, 2015

    1945 WADDLE ROAD, STATE COLLEGE PA 16803

    Super expensive, choices are salad or gross pre-packaged pasta, limited sauces and sides. Not worth it yet.

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    2 ratingJuly 05, 2015

    683 LYNNHAVEN PARKWAY, VIRGINIA BEACH VA 23452

    Normally I wouldn't complain since until now I have never had a problem, but within 30-minutes of eating my stomach was aching something fierce, which means there was some cross-contamination.

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    5 ratingJuly 02, 2015

    1919 S REYNOLDS ROAD, TOLEDO OH 43614

    Excellent GF service! They even brought our GF meals out covered and in a separate tray than our "regular" food. All we had to do was tell our server what we needed.

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    1 ratingJuly 01, 2015

    4420 14th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207

    I would not recommend this particular restaurant. We have eaten at other Olive Garden restaurants without a problem. Unfortunately, my daughter started feeling the effects of gluten before we even got home (neuropathy in her legs and upset stomach). I called the manager at the time & they were very apologetic. We believe the waitstaff was new and "took off" the croutons from the salad instead of getting a new one. It is likely a training issue & may have been fixed. My daughter refuses to eat there now for obvious reasons.

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    4 ratingJune 29, 2015

    561 ARENA HUB PLAZA, WILKES BARRE PA 18702

    Love the salad (without croutons) and the pasta and meat sauce was tasty

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    4 ratingJune 29, 2015

    990 Norland Ave & Walker Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201

    About 7 or 8 choices

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    1 ratingJune 28, 2015

    1317 CENTENNIAL AVE, PISCATAWAY NJ 08854

    Found a piece of regular spaghetti in my GF pasta dish. This was after the manager had told me that she would make sure it was prepared correctly. I got so sick!! A month later, my daughter, who does not have celiac, ordered the same thing and she also had a piece of regular spaghetti in her GF pasta dish. DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE, IF YOU HAVE CELIAC OR A SEVERE ALLERGY!

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    1 ratingJune 28, 2015

    35 S. WILLOWDALE DRIVE, LANCASTER PA 17602

    I got GF pasta and ate the salad. I found out later the dressing is not GF :( and I got sick. I even asked the server and they misinformed me.

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    1 ratingJune 27, 2015

    1741 N. VICTORY PLACE, BURBANK CA 91504

    My mom and I both have Celiac Disease. We ordered a GF salad and it looked alright until we got to the bottom of the serving bowl where there was a crouton. Mistakes happen. They brought us a new salad and everything was fine. Then we requested a refill and again there was a crouton at the bottom. Unfortunately, this time my mom ate some before she found it. The waitress and manager were very apologetic and promised to make sure the people in back are more aware of how serious Celiac Disease is and comped our meal. I just hope my mom doesn't get sick. 5 stars for service but 0 for safety, which weighs more in my opinion.

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    4 ratingJune 26, 2015

    1945 WADDLE ROAD, STATE COLLEGE PA 16803

    decent selections, some waiters and waitresses are not as knowledgeable as they could be..but when my meal was contaminated with a side that I didn't order and was not gluten free, the manager introduced herself and genuinely apologized and had the issue properly corrected.

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    1 ratingJune 25, 2015

    728 DONALD LYNCH BLVD, MARLBOROUGH MA 01752

    I tried to order Alfredo sauce which is very easy to make. But the waiter said "maybe we could wash off the red sauce", I was very disappointed when the waiter said the GF food comes in frozen!!! This deserves no rating.

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    1 ratingJune 24, 2015

    2314 SR 38, CHERRY HILL NJ 08002

    I was very unhappy with my son food. Under cook and bread was right next to it.

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    2 ratingJune 20, 2015

    1100 N GREEN RIVER ROAD, EVANSVILLE IN 47715

    Pros: They have a gluten free menu. Cons: Not very knowledgeable about gluten free. They didn't have any gluten free desserts, breadsticks, and few pasta options. Also had a bit of an attitude and simply not celiac friendly. Pasta was okay, but not spectacular. Definitely better options out there.

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    4 ratingJune 19, 2015

    4860 N. HAMILTON RD., COLUMBUS OH 43230

    The GF pasta is great! Dressing is GF too : )

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    5 ratingJune 18, 2015

    1532 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

    They have a gluten free menu

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    2 ratingJune 18, 2015

    15090 WEST 119TH STREET, OLATHE KS 66062

    got their gluten free pasta and it tasted delicious. it apparently was not actually 100% gluten free because I was sick for days so obviously they don't check all their ingredients....

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    1 ratingJune 17, 2015

    1954 UTICA SQUARE, TULSA OK 74114

    This place was absolutely horrendous, in terms of GF knowledge/sensitivity and service in general. Both the host and server were very rude and condescending when I asked for a GF menu for both myself and my friend. I also have a bad wheat allergy, and tried to make sure both of them knew I couldn't have bread anywhere near me. My friend ordered the house salad for an appetizer without croutons. They just picked them out, and left one behind, which I found. I had to leave the restaurant in a hurry because I hadn't brought my allergy medication inside with me, and the entire time the server and manager were trying to get me to stay and make it worse! Just because they have a GF menu doesn't mean they are willing to be understanding for your needs!

Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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