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701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
+1 847-816-0293
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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 4 days ago NEW

Olive Garden is a great place for a family gathering like a reunion, anniversary, birthday or wedding. There is lots of room and lots of options on the menu for one and all. "We're all family here" is Olive Garden's new motto and it certainly applies in our case. That's how it was recently for a family outing at the... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Mundelein, Illinois
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the all you can eat salad and Garlic bread. I have tried many chicken dishes and like them all. Never had a bad meal but at times service is not the greatest.I think it has to do with turn over of the waitstaff

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Thank Stan K
San Jose, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I have to say that the best thing are breadsticks and salad. The rest is not the Italian you think... very commercial...

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Thank jochava
San Jose, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Olive Garden has 2 star products : garlic bread and house salad.. the rest of the food is average ... even though my kids love the experience since the place is clean and you can feel you are in an Italian place...

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Thank jochava
Vernon Hills, IL
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99 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for my daughter's birthday (her choice) around 8pm on a week night and although we were seated right away, it took forever for our waiter to even acknowledge us. He just didn't seem to be enjoying his night. Food was average (as always) and my wife's pasta came out charred on top and had to be remade. Waiter... More 

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Thank Mike M
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The managers at this restaurant really know how to run a great establishment. Food was great and service was awesome.

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Thank AshleyAGordon
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have eaten at many Olive Gardens across the county, lunch and dinner, as a traveling consultant. They are cookie-cutter-same, which is OK as you already know the menu, and the food is generally consistently good - nothing spectacular, but reasonably priced. What sets this particular location apart is the excellent service of this local team This evening I had... More 

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Thank James B
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had dinner on a Thursday night at 5:30. We were seated immediately and the server was available quickly. The menu is varied and has lots to offer. I had one coupon, and the server gave us one more since there were 3 of us. That was appreciated. My only complaint was when the server was clearing our table, she... More 

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Thank 41christined
Skokie
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I made reservation to my favorite of all times restaurant to celebrate my Birthday. We all 13 guests came to enjoy food and to spend happy time together. Service was good . But when we got home me and my husband got heartburn, diarrhea and vomit. We could not sleep all night because of upset stomach. Next day I call... More 

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Thank 967deannan
Lake Forest, Illinois
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Olive Garden has some of my favorite food. This is normally my choice for a birthday meal. Last time, the manager even told me I could pick anything off the dessert menu and get it for free because it's my birthday! Olive Garden has great customer service, great food, and a great atmosphere.

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Thank Smorboll

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-816-0293

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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?