Olive Garden Rejects New Hartford Site

Olive Garden Rejects New Hartford Site

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breaking news

Gouverneur, NY

#1 Feb 6, 2013
it sounds like their backing out of the deal. The road is too congested and too many accidents. They are now negotiating with Schenectady instead. Looks like were stuck with Utica Italian Restaurants.
Funny Bone

Syracuse, NY

#2 Feb 6, 2013
That's good because I only eat local and Olive sucks!
Anonymous

Whitesboro, NY

#3 Feb 6, 2013
What a bummer. I think that they would have done well here. I agree about the overly congested mess of a road, at the Commercial Drive site, next to Moe's. They should have gone into the lower half of the Orchards, where those older, vacant business duplex buildings remain. Outback is there and has done great!
Car Buyer

Cazenovia, NY

#4 Feb 6, 2013
Too bad we couldn't get a Golden Corral around here.
Tubby Labella

Gouverneur, NY

#5 Feb 6, 2013
Car Buyer wrote:
Too bad we couldn't get a Golden Corral around here.
I Prefer a Golden Shower,myself.
casual observer

Manlius, NY

#6 Feb 6, 2013
WRONG !! I was at the zoning board meeting in New Hartford last week and the company's rep was there proposing a bigger exterior sign and it passed. And I'm not kidding.
Not alL

Ithaca, NY

#7 Feb 6, 2013
breaking news wrote:
it sounds like their backing out of the deal. The road is too congested and too many accidents. They are now negotiating with Schenectady instead. Looks like were stuck with Utica Italian Restaurants.
well o are clueless, seeing I have the plumbing contracts for he facilty. So stop posting lies. Have a good day and enjoy your welfare check
Not alL

Ithaca, NY

#8 Feb 6, 2013
Sorry ment you are clueless
Sally Sunshine

Herkimer, NY

#9 Feb 6, 2013
casual observer wrote:
WRONG !! I was at the zoning board meeting in New Hartford last week and the company's rep was there proposing a bigger exterior sign and it passed. And I'm not kidding.
I told everyone, they didn't believe me. Olive Pit is going on Burrstone Rd where Castlewood Diner was.
Not alL

Ithaca, NY

#10 Feb 6, 2013
Sally Sunshine wrote:
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I told everyone, they didn't believe me. Olive Pit is going on Burrstone Rd where Castlewood Diner was.
Except that dunkin is already there you loser
Sally Sunshine

Herkimer, NY

#11 Feb 6, 2013
Not alL wrote:
<quoted text>Except that dunkin is already there you loser
Yeah, by Slocum-Dicksome
Get a life

Ardsley, NY

#12 Feb 7, 2013
Building contract has already by signed. Lol. Commercial drive congested. Lol. What is Erie blvd. by far your the biggest moron in this area.
sally sunshine

Herkimer, NY

#13 Feb 7, 2013
Slokum Dicksome is a perfect place for new olive pit. Lots of people going in and out, and working there with money to spend.
I resent the biggest moron post.
Wow you are dumb

Frankfort, NY

#14 Feb 7, 2013
Yeah, you would never want to put a business where there is a lot of traffic. You people are idiots, the best place for a business is where there is a lot of traffic and that is why they selected that location in the first place.
hey

Manlius, NY

#15 Feb 7, 2013
Wow you are dumb wrote:
Yeah, you would never want to put a business where there is a lot of traffic. You people are idiots, the best place for a business is where there is a lot of traffic and that is why they selected that location in the first place.
Stop wasting your time trying to explain how the real world works to people who obviously have waaaay to much time on their hands.
Giada

Herkimer, NY

#16 Feb 7, 2013
hey wrote:
<quoted text>Stop wasting your time trying to explain how the real world works to people who obviously have waaaay to much time on their hands.
Olive Garden is real world only in syracuse. In utica olive garden is real only on tv.
spacely

Herkimer, NY

#17 Feb 7, 2013
I have to admit oliv garden does suck, We have a few good ginny laces left dont worry, nothing gonna change unless the f**kin elite tryed to benefit fromit,lmao
Guido restaurant owners

Utica, NY

#18 Feb 7, 2013
Listen you guido restaurant owners and family members, you need to shut up, clean up your dumps and start serving better meals than the crap that you're serving now. Look at your restaurants, empty already!! Give people a reason to want to spend their money with you. Be creative. Try a real daily special at a lower price than the menu item (not daily specials that have hung around for days). Quit manipulating what people will spend the minute they walk thru the door. Offer food that isn't all $8.00 no matter what it is. Salads and sandwiches shouldn't all be $8.00!! Give people choices that fall within different price ranges.

Knocking a restaurant that is far more sucessful than you'll ever be, does not make the people want to come back to you. Olive Garden will be sucessful here and your customers will go there too. You need to compete for our business! Give us a reason to have dinner with you!! Stop taking our business for granted!!
non Italian Utican

Utica, NY

#19 Feb 7, 2013
"Guido Restaurant Owners"...What an educated professional you must be. You're entitled to both your opinions and complaints, but to characterize local owners as "guidos" is over the line bias. You definitely will be happier at Olive Garden. You can feed your face on the breadsticks, and wolf down the pathetic excuse for a salad. Why not have a side dish of ignorance, and then order stupidity for dessert? I'm glad you're committed to the chain franchises; that way I'll never need to hear your moronic rants in person. Local restuarants do not need "a reason to have dinner with you." You, however, have given them every reason not to. Stick to wine in the box, and sauce from a jar, Skippy. Stay in your myopic, narrow minded culinary world and we'll all be happier.
ReticentShadow

Holland Patent, NY

#20 Feb 7, 2013
Olive Garden = pricey salty processed shit, the soups are the worst, avoid them; 1000+ mg of sodium. One nice thing is the wine samples, they have quite the selection.

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