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Olive Garden

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25 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
(618) 397-8727
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Always great food here. Love the unlimited breadsticks and salad too. I have never had bad food here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Laurie F
Hillsboro, Illinois
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Hillsboro, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always great food here. Love the unlimited breadsticks and salad too. I have never had bad food here.

Thank Laurie F
Bethalto, IL, United States
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a Friday night with a party of 4. We arrived a little before 7PM and had about a 5-10 minute wait which is perfect. We sat down and immediately were greeted by the waitress. The drinks, unlimited salad, bread sticks and dinners were all as expected. Everyone seemed happy with what they ordered. I had the ravioli... More 

Thank Daryn B
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it is just like every other Olive Garden franchise in the country but it's still good. You know you love it!

Thank Dave H
Louisville, KY
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during a recent stay in Fairview, our server was very nice and prompt and ensured our food arrived timely and hot. Our food was good and plentiful with good flavor. Overall it was a good visit to a clean Olive Garden.

Thank seanLouisville_KY
Elkville, Il
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Our party of 6 has dined many times at this Olive Garden, which is usually a pleasant experience but sometimes very bad because of the server. This time we hit the server jackpot: 2 members of our party had varying special diet needs, and the remaining 4 all made slight changes to the entrees they ordered. These needs and requests... More 

Thank orangysfriend
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Stopped in for an evening meal. It was very good. I recommended the chicken pita bread. It is a meal in its own. Julie was a great server and made the experience even better.

Thank Armywarrior1234
Collinsville, Illinois
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We always go for Olive Garden when we are in the mood for pasta. This location is close to home and always delivers the experience we are looking for.

Thank Soheron
Casa Grande, Arizona
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We enjoyed a quiet dinner here after traveling by air all day. The staff was very accommodating and the food was really good.

Thank imcrabby1
Granite City, IL USA
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I'm reviewing this on behalf of my family. They love Olive Garden and mostly because of the salad ! I don't eat the salad so I guess I miss out. They always enjoy the food here. I think the food is decent that I've had but I prefer other local restaurants. The last couple of times we ate here though... More 

Thank Eric B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Taylor is an exceptional waitress, but the food will keep you coming back. Olive Garden changes in their menu are worth a return visit if you haven't been in a while. Portions are more than ample and they certainly have captured an Italian flavor. I had the Carbonara with both chicken and shrimp with lots of cheese. You can never... More 

Thank Joe L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: (618) 397-8727

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?