By Steve Beauregard
The all-you-can eat soup and salad. The breadsticks. The Zuppa Toscana. The seafood Alfredo, the filling Tour of Italy, or even just the classic spaghetti and meatballs. There is nothing more delicious and comforting than a meal at the Olive Garden – even in a culinary hotspot like Las Vegas.
There are seven Olive Garden locations in Las Vegas, including one that is fairly close to the Las Vegas Strip. And by “fairly close,” I mean about 2 and ½ miles away.
The closest Olive Garden to the Las Vegas Strip is the restaurant at 1545 E. Flamingo Road, approximately 2.3 miles east of the Strip.
There is an Olive Garden just 2.5 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip
Under normal traffic conditions, it would take you about 15 minutes to get there driving.
To get to this Olive Garden from the Strip, simply go east on E. Flamingo Road. E. Flamingo Road is the main road in-between Caesars Palace and the Bellagio, or – if you prefer – the road in-between the Cromwell and Bally’s.
From the Strip, E. Flamingo goes straight for 2.3 miles, past the Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino, past the campus of the University of Las Vegas (U.N.L.V.), and past some huge, futuristic-looking solar panels on your right.
(Here’s a map showing you directions from the center of the Las Vegas Strip – in this case, Caesars Palace – to the Olive Garden on Flamingo Road, marked with the “B”)
Once you pass the Blueberry Hill Family Restaurant on Tamarus Street on your right, you’ll see the large “Olive Garden” sign fifty feet up on your right.
Olive Garden Las Vegas Strip Hours, Address, and Phone Number
The exact address for this Olive Garden close to the Strip is as follows:
1545 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV. 89119
Phone Number: (702) 735-0082
Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Other Olive Garden Las Vegas Locations
In addition to this restaurant just east of the Strip, the Las Vegas valley is home to six other Olive Garden locations:
* 1361 S. Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89102
North and west of the Las Vegas Strip, this is the Olive Garden closest (driving time wise) to Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.
It is just less than six miles away from the center of Fremont Street, and would take you around 12 to 15 minutes to get there by car.
* 80 N. Nellis Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV, 89110
This Olive Garden is located in the far eastern part of Las Vegas, around 5 and ½ miles east of downtown Fremont Street.
* 6850 W. Cheyenne Avenue
Las Vegas, NV, 89108
Located about 10 miles to the north and west of downtown Las Vegas
(The red pins represent the seven Olive Garden locations in Las Vegas)
* 6191 Centennial Center Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89149
About 14 miles well to the north and west of the casino/hotels on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas
* 10800 West Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89135
Located in Summerlin, in the far western part of Las Vegas, this Olive Garden is located basically across the street from the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa.
* 4400 E. Sunset Road
Henderson, NV, 89014
Henderson is the Las Vegas suburb that is south and east of the Strip. This Olive Garden is in the Green Valley Town Center shopping mall, about 9 miles away from the center of the Vegas Strip. It is, however close to the Sunset Station Hotel and Casino.
Just as with the Olive Garden near the Strip on Flamingo, these other locations seem to have the same operating hours, per their website. That is to say, they are open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. (Photo courtesy of Mike Mozart via Flickr).