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2991 S Veterans Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62704-6404
+1 217-793-0318
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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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illinois
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91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Olive Garden used to be one of our favorites but it has slipped, especially in two areas. Several times in last few visits the food is served warm, not hot. Pasta had to be sent back and the soup was warm. This has happened far too often. The servers used to be consistent. At dinner wine was always offered; for... More 

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Thank oxfordcook
Central Illinois
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat at this Olive Garden on average once a month. It is consistently good. Servings are generous, everything has good flavor and the servers are always friendly and willing to please. Over the years, I do not remember ever having a meal that was less than great. The wait can sometimes go over fifteen minutes but there is normally... More 

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Thank 1_Illinois_traveler
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Server was excellent. Food was fast and hot and great for our table of 13. Specials were plentiful. The salmon was cooked just right and no fishy aftertaste. Just wish they could have blackened it as that's my favorite Will be back again.

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Thank Kevin M
Coffeen, Illinois
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

My step-mother took me out for lunch today after shopping and the server we had was Jeanette. She was awesome. Very pleasant, energetic and attentive. It is rare to have service like we received today. The food was great as always. Jeanette showed us a picture of her adorable daughter and we appreciated her sharing it with us. She is... More 

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Thank ssd2010
Springfield, Illinois
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860 reviews
555 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It is sometimes difficult to get a good meal at a chain restaurant. However, the one here in Springfield is definitely above average and it is very well run with quality food. We happen to like their egg plant Parmesan very much and order it every time. There never ending salad is always excellent. I believe that the managers at... More 

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Thank Clevlander
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

National chain restaurants vary in service and food quality across the country. This is one of the best Olive Garden experiences we have had.

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Thank MSN-Travelers
Springfield
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Most people are familiar with Olive Garden as is a chain throughout the country. Springfield's is clean, the service is fast and friendly. Prepare for a wait if you go during normal dining hours.

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Thank Junebug1953
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with friends. Our server was very attentive and we never wanted for nothing. Only thing he almost forgot was the after dinner chocolate mint. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it. Would highly recommend this Olive Garden to couples,or groups.

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Thank Jay B
Springfield, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Excellent Spaghetti, Excellent Customer Service, Expensive but worth the money, what else can I say about it time you enter the door you are treated like a royal king or queen they really take care of their customers & give you more than enough to eat I specially like their Caesar salad only request I have to go back to... More 

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Thank Tracey G
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

So you know exactly what you expect and you get what you expect. A safe place to eat with food you're used to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2991 S Veterans Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62704-6404
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-793-0318

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