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Olive Garden

25 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
(618) 397-8727
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Most recent review
- Aug 30, 2014
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Good for: Large groups
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Benton, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

my family decided to try out the Olive Garden in a unplanned trip to the Metro East area. We were impressed with the attentive service and truly enjoyed the shrimp appetizer. My wife said her Tour of Italy was awesome and I very much enjoyed the mozzarella chicken and pasta I ordered. Our little guy had the standard chicken fingers... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Food came out dry (sat under heat lamp for a WHILE). Other dishes came out cold. Salad and breadsticks were good. The meatball was good. The seafood plate was pretty bland. Very unimpressive for a $17 plate. The service was very average. We used to love this place, but it isn't worth the $ anymore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The best dinner ever! I went about a month ago and it was amazing! Excellent service! I hope to go again soon! I loved my Fetichini Alfredo!

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Effingham, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We arrived just before normal supper rush. We were promptly seated and the staff was quick to arrive and take our order. The time to get the salad and bread sticks seemed a little longer than normal and considering the server to table ratio things should have been quicker. We did have a visit at the table from a manager,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I always am hesitant to eat at an Olive Garden. I like there food but they tend to hit and miss on service. As if to make my point, why a hostess would try to sit me next to the the waiter and waitress station when the restaurant was 80 percent empty? I requested a table slightly away and was... More

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Like every other olive garden we have ever visited. The food is good and the service very good. The menu is always the same where ever you go and the taste always dependable. This one is no different. There is something to be said for consistency though. We have been exploring as we are new to the area and we... More

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Vincennes, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

What you expect from most Olive Garden restaurants...great food, friendly staff and a great atmosphere.

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Fairview Hts., IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Excellent food. We really enjoy the salad. The service is excellent the atmosphere is very pleasant.

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Mulberry Grove
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I recently ate at the Olive Garden in Fairview Heights, IL on a Saturday night. Early arrival 4:30 p.m. Still had a 40 minute wait to be seated. Service was swift. I ordered the Chicken Alfredo. The driest I have ever had. Sauce was very skimpy, and I am being generous when I say skimpy. Of course I didn't sent... More

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Rochester, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have taken Father-in-law here for his Birthday on several occasions. Food is always good and they have the best "endless" salad bowl. Their braised short ribs are my favorite meal. Few restaurants serve short ribs.

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