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Olive Garden

701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
+1 847-816-0293
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (8 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
701 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1556
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We used to enjoy Olive Garden before my wife developed a gluten intolerance. When we heard they had begun to offer gf options, we decided to return. Unfortunately, they still seem stuck with adding unnecessary wheat flower to sauces such as Alfredo and pretty much...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Not much to say, your typical Olive garden, same menu and as always amazing soup and salad. The bread sticks were very hard, crunchy in parts and the service was quick but maybe because I was there at 2pm when it was slow.

Thank bgskyman
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I love the Olive Garden, so I write this review with a heavy heart...... We went to this location on a Sunday evening so I thought we would be seated right away. To my surprise, there was a 15 minute wait (no biggie). When we...More

Thank Candice B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Your basic "nice" chain restaurant. My mom wanted to come here. If I want Italian I go to a real Italian place or I make it myself. I had the minestrone. I asked for plain breadsticks which they were able to accommodate. I ate the...More

Thank Pezzler
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The food was good, something happened to the smoked fonduta. Salad totally Bangin! The zupa was wonderfull!

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The only thing positive about this meal was the kind attitude of our waitress. She was kind and friendly, but lacking in experience. I felt that the food was simply poor. I can find nothing to recommend it. I couldn't believe that even the table...More

1  Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 27 June 2017

First, I will vent and air my disappointment - the wine I ordered which I am very familiar with did not taste right; I suspect it had been opened a week ago. The Olive Garden that we ate at used to always be crowded and...More

Thank debra334
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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

Thank Stan K
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...

Thank jochava
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 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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