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3303 W Touhy Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712-2716
+1 847-679-4498
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,769 reviews
1,561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,773 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One thing my wife and I like about Olive Garden, the American casual dining restaurant chain specializing in Italian-American cuisine, is it doesn't feel like a chain. We've been to several Olive Gardens from Chicago to Sarasota and Williamsburg to North Charleston and Chattanooga to Baton Rouge and we've never gotten a feeling that we were sitting in a cookie-cutter... More 

Thank Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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2,940 reviews
2,280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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 

Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 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 

Thank Bruce N
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 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 

Thank VanessaCF
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 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.

Thank Girlsmusttravel
Evanston, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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.

Thank mamalinds
Evanston, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 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.

Thank ltann2848
Oradea, Romania
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105 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 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.

Thank ciprisam
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222 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 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 

Skokie, Illinois
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151 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?