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Carol's Garden Restaurant

515 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2451
+1 630-260-0303
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
515 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2451
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch here and we were not disappointed. The menu is very extensive. You wonder how they can have all those menu items available all the time. I had the lasagna and it was a little bland but tasty. One of us...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Nice building, good location friendly management but rather blah atmosphere. Service was mediocre and slow

Thank bob285
Reviewed 13 March 2017

7 of us had dinner here last night. I'm always impressed when waitstaff handles a large group with grace and humor. We could not have asked for a better waitress. I ordered one of the Sunday specials,which was the lamb dinner. The lamb was tasty...More

Thank _bookworm2000
Reviewed 7 December 2016

From humble beginnings (this location used to be a Golden Bear), this place has steadily improved over the years to become a fine dining establishment, but without exorbitant prices. I have never had a bad meal there, and their smashed cauliflower is to die for...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the meal at Carol's. I had the mashed potato burger, which was very good (large portion, too). My wife had the turkey blt, which was also great. She says the iced tea is possibly the best she has ever had, which is saying something....More

Thank richardbX5181NL
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was visiting with family and friends and we stopped into this restaurant. I am celiac and requested a gluten free menu. The manager and owner came to tell us that they could not serve me anything. I was shocked that they asked us to...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Visited for breakfast and dinner. Huge menu to choose from. Greeted nicely at door. Slow service for breakfast. Had to ask for refill on coffee although server passed table several times. Dinner menu varied from Greek to American .

Thank chicagogirl013
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

They have a wide variety of choices, a few specials of the day. The serving sizes a fairly large. The food is fair to good, prices are reasonable. You can usually get seated without a wait!

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We like this restaurant because you can always order something. So many items on the menu. Never had a bad meal here. I don't frequent for breakfast, so can't comment on that.

Thank lauraresnick
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I have eaten at Carol's many times over the years. But having moved from the area I, of course, haven't been able to eat there. Recently I had the opportunity to go there for breakfast with friends. I ordered my favorite, original raisin French toast....More

Thank lost_in_itasca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2451
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Carol Stream
  • Phone Number: +1 630-260-0303
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