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2991 S Veterans Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62704-6404
(217) 793-0318
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place to eat for a shopping break!

This is Olive Garden. If you're familiar with the chain. This is one of their locations. It's a popular spot with locals so call ahead or make reservations. It's located across from the Mall about 5 miles from the center of town- definitely not walking distance from downtown Lincoln sites... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
ILGrammy60
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Springfield, IL
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Springfield, IL
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is Olive Garden. If you're familiar with the chain. This is one of their locations. It's a popular spot with locals so call ahead or make reservations. It's located across from the Mall about 5 miles from the center of town- definitely not walking distance from downtown Lincoln sites. Menu is typical. Food is good, plentiful and tasty. Menu... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

i went with my daughter and friend,things were ok until three skinny teenage girls dressed half naked walked in. then our server barley paid attention to us . we got our appetizer,salad and drinks . i had sprite and my next glass he brought water and acted annoyed that i wanted him to give me sprite that i paid for... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our Saturday evening dining experience had an operations issue, but it was resolved by quality management. I ordered the Long Island Limoncello drink and my wife ordered the Mango Martini. After waiting 10-15 minutes, our server indicated they were having a problem with locating one of the ingredients for the Long Island drink. The drinks arrived about five minutes later.... More 

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Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stopped in mid-afternoon for a late lunch. I ordered lasagna, everyone else had the soup/salad/breadsticks thing. Service was slow; our waitress seemed unable to string two thoughts together without forgetting something. The lettuce had more the consistency of seaweed, tasted old. Breadsticks were hard, lasagna was burned on the edges. This used to be one of the better Olive Gardens... More 

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Florissant, Missouri
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

There was no wait we were seated right away on a friday night. The staff went out of their way to make everything great and the food was wonderful as usual.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went to OG for lunch. The Chicken/Gnocci soup is one of my favorites. It has great flavor and the many times eaten it, outstanding. The Pasta Fagoli is also a favorite. As usual the salad is always fresh and tasty. The bread sticks are good, however, a little too salty this time. From time to time, the bread sticks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Normally had good service any time I've been here with friends, family, or a date. The servers are kind and food is always fresh.. good amounts and usually leftovers from entree. I wish they had more desserts on the menu, but the dessert shooters are just enough. Love the Alfredo sauce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We really enjoyed our lunch at the Olive Garden in Springfield. The waiter was exceptionally helpful and fun. Gave a big tip! The food was very good--the usual quality at Olive Gardens.

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Olive Garden is always a great choice. Great service, great food. Love the all you can eat soup and salad. Love the zuppa soup! Tried two great wines (Red moscato and moscato). Ordered a glass of moscato that was good but expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We were here about a month ago and the service was not that great . Must of just been a rough day . We were here the sat before christmas and everything was great . We both got the northern tour of italy , was wonderfull . Will be back next trip to springfield.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2991 S Veterans Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62704-6404
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: (217) 793-0318

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?