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1211 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1067
(630) 852-4224
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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: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch time

Fast and efficient, the staff were very nice and the food was hot and ready in no time. Great place for lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with a group and asked for individual family bills. We made it very clear who was on which bill when each person ordered, but waiter really messed up the bills (at one point, putting all the drinks on one bill) ... he came 3 times with our bills and each time there were things wrong ... the worst part... More 

Thank Live4Traveling2
Downers Grove, Illinois
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Food was average, busy place and it was difficult to find parking, service was average but the manager did stop by to check on us.

Thank ToeKneeD
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Good range of Italian inspired food, good portions. Friendly staff. Try to ignore the computer terminal/ games console on each table this is unnecessary and intrusive, why?

Thank alistair_hOrd
Aurora, Illinois
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Even though Olive Garden is a chain, this one in Downers Grove is a standout for its service. The food is always good at Olive Gardens but the standout here is the personal service we received. Attentive and helpful and extremely personable. I drive to this Olive Garden and pass two others on the way just because of the way... More 

Thank Roger C
sterling , il
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

So my wife and I both eat at Olive Garden a lot. When we walked into this one there was a Indian dinner type of smell. The food potions here were smaller then normal and the restaurant in general isn't in the same conditions as a normal Olive Garden. The restaurant looks old and tired with maybe some new booths... More 

Thank adan m
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Fast and efficient, the staff were very nice and the food was hot and ready in no time. Great place for lunch.

Thank Dovinelight74
Rogers, Ohio
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Julie was my server and I was greatly impressed by her attention and professionalism. She is definitely an asset to your establishment! I typically do not do chain restaurants, but this was close to my hotel and convenient and after being on the road all day it worked! I was very impressed with my service and wanted to be sure... More 

Thank JMaurer70
Waunakee, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I have eaten at Olive Garden all over the country. Usually, as an Italian food lover, I find their food to be better than average. This was one of the worst dinning experiences I have EVER had at an Olive Garden. The food was cold, the service was beyond slow (with only a 1/2 full restaurant it still took almost... More 

Thank Kevin_McDaniel
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Our family has been going to Olive Garden for years; everyone could find something they liked, and the food was always good for reasonable prices. I took some relatives to the Downers Grove Olive Garden this week for lunch and was unpleasantly shocked. The menu had been reduced to one page front and back (the normal menu wasn't forthcoming even... More 

Thank kls468
Wheaton, IL
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I have been wanting to try the new meatball sandwich on garlic bread ever since it came out and I finally got my chance. Wow, was it delicious. It was two good sized meatballs cut in half with marinara and alfredo sauce, covered in melted mozzarella cheese on a double-sized garlic breadstick. It came with fries which had some type... More 

Thank wgofamily

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1211 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: (630) 852-4224

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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?