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Olive Garden

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3303 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-2716
+1 847-679-4498
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,750 reviews
2,136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had noticed an Olive Garden commercial that advertised a lunch special which included unlimited salad and breadsticks. Not bad, by themselves, but it also included unlimited soup and you could try all four soups, if you desired. Why not? So, off we went for lunch the next day. We did order an appetizer - crispy chicken ravioli supremo which... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

We had not eaten here for a while. The service was outstanding, and the new menu items were great. For a "chain" restaurant we always have a really wonderful dining experience. Our entrees along with the unlimited salad are really delightful. The wait staff have always been exceptional at this location. The cost of a meal is very reasonable. We... More 

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Guadeloupe
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

Well I visited the US for the first time on a business trip and decided that I had to try Olive Garden after watching so many commercials lol. Well to my surprise the dinner I took was done to perfection. I loved the bread they serve and you can ask for as many more free of charge which was excellent.... More 

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Thank VanessaCF
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Food is what you expect. OK. Not Italian like going to Italy but you won't leave hungry. Good place for families. Getting a little expensive for pasta but portions are generous so you can have another meal with the leftovers.

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Thank Girlsmusttravel
Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My family takes a yearly obligatory trip to Olive Garden when the amnesia sets in. The food is meh at best, and the prices are kind of high for what you get. Money is better spent at a local family owned Italian restaurant that has real Italian food for the same price point.

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Thank mamalinds
Evanston, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We arrived at three restaurant and was seated immediately. The waiter we had should set the standard by which waiters should be trained. Rocco was the best! He was thorough and very attentive without being annoying. When we return we will certainly ask for Rocco. Thank you for making our dinner out so nice.

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Thank ltann2848
Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

I taste the best food form US restaurants, always when a travel to United States, i never forgot to stop at Olive Garden restaurant, i fell great all the time to eat in this reastaurant with family friends, the delicios Toskana soup.

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Thank ciprisam
SKOKIE
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221 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

I hadn't been to Olive Garden in 5 years so we decided to meet friends there for dinner. The salad has declined....I found wilted/old lettuce in our bowl and it was drenched in dressing. Both my husband and I ordered the chicken parmesan. The portions were plentiful and the spaghetti with marinara sauce was just okay. Our friends did enjoy... More 

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Thank SUSAN C
Skokie, Illinois
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149 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Years ago, we equated Darden's flagship brand with gloppy mounds of food drenched in creamy or tomatoey or cheesy sauces. Encouraged by reports that their restaurants and menus were recently revamped, we decided to visit our local 'Darden Garden.' The basic concept remains much the same, but the entryway and bar have a more contemporary look and the menu is... More 

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Thank FoodFight101
West Hollywood, California
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291 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

It just seems Olive Garden continues to deteriorate. The restaurant seemed clean, the staff was friendly, but the food is mediocre at best. The cavatapi with meat sauce was boring, and bland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3303 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-2716
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lincolnwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-679-4498

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