Olive Garden is an American chain of so-called “democratic restaurants” (casual dining). It is part of the restaurant chain Darden Restaurants, Inc. and it is one of the key restaurant of the corporation. In 2012 Olive Garden brought Darden Restaurants 45% of total revenue. The company’s headquarters is located in Orlando (FL).
Company «Olive Garden» appeared as a branch of the corporation General Mills. The first restaurant was opened in Orlando, December 13, 1982. By 1989, 145 Olive Garden restaurants were opened in the United States, making it the fastest growing branch of General Mills corporation. Olive Garden is the most popular in the United States Italian restaurant.
If you have not visited it yet, and you ask, ‘Where is the Olive Garden restaurant near me?’, you definitely have to find this place. Please visit the official website of Olive Garden and find Locations. Then enter your zip code, and search results will find the closest restaurant to you. You may get not only the directions to the restaurant, but also find out the operating hours of it, menu, some more detailed information. They serve lunch from 11 AM till 4 PM, dinner – from 4 PM till 9:40 PM. Services available: catering delivery from 10:30 AM till 9 PM, online ordering from 11 AM till 9:40 PM, wait list – from 11 AM till 9:30 PM and catering pickup – from 11 AM till 9:40 PM. The operating hours of the most of Olive restaurants are Sunday through Thursday from 11 AM till 10 PM, and on Friday and Saturday from 11 AM till 11 PM.
What time does Olive Garden open?
|Monday||11:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Tuesday||11:10 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|
– Is Olive Garden open on Sunday?
– Yes, It’s open.
Olive Garden Holiday Hours
Olive Garden Menu includes several kinds of dishes of the Italian-American food such as pasta dishes, steaks and salads. The company also promotes its breadsticks and lunch menu. The emphasis is on the fact that all the soups – fresh and cooked exclusively in the company’s restaurants in the day of sale.
Want to try delicious Italian food on the holidays? First, check, if the restaurant is operating on the particular day. Normally, Olive Garden is closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Olive Garden Holiday Hours | Open
– Is Olive Garden open on:
|Black Friday||Mardi Gras|
|Christmas Eve||Memorial Day|
|Cinco de Mayo||Mother’s Day|
|Columbus Day||New Year’s Eve|
|Easter Monday||President’s Day|
|Father’s Day||St. Patrick’s Day|
|Good Friday||Tax Day|
|Labor Day||Veteran’s Day|
– Yes, it’s open.
Olive Garden Holiday Hours | Closed
– Is Olive Garden open on:
|Thanksgiving Day||Christmas Day|
– No, it’s closed.
In 1995, General Mills sells Olive Garden Corp. to Darden Restaurants. Prices of Olive Garden are the lowest of all the Darden Restaurants chain – average check per person here is about $ 15, while, as in The Capital Grille Bar (which is also owned by Darden Restaurants) – about 90 dollars.
In 2010, the Olive Garden chain income was $ 3.3 billion, which is in about five times more than their nearest competitor – a chain of restaurants Carrabba’s Italian Grill ($ 650 million).
July 9, 2014 in Olive Garden company’s logo was changed. In addition, was made online booking and the opportunity to buy small portions (lunch portion).
Previously, the company’s slogan was «Good Times, Great Salad, Olive Garden». This slogan was active when the emphasis was placed on an unlimited number of salad, which customers can take. After soups and bread sticks were added to the unlimited portion, the slogan has been replaced by a new – «When you’re here, you’re family.”
In autumn 2013 the company has launched a promotional campaign “Never Ending Pasta Bowl”. During the promotions customers, paying $ 9.99, can choose any pasta from the menu unlimited.