He stuck to that call on CNBC's"Cramer's Mad Dash" segment, arguing that shares could now move toward $50.
The Red Lobster spinoff is also complete, and the company can focus on improving the Olive Garden brand.
"Don't rule anything out," Cramer said. Darden Restaurants can make a comeback, he added.
--- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.