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Olive Garden Coming To Joliet!!

FILE - This Monday, June 27, 2016 file photo shows an Olive Garden restaurant in Methuen, Mass. A group that seeks higher guaranteed wages for restaurant workers is suing Olive Garden’s parent company. One Fair Wage filed the lawsuit Thursday, April 15, 2021 against Orlando, Florida-based Darden Restaurants. The lawsuit says Darden pays its tipped workers subminimum wages as low as $2.13 per hour in the 43 states that allow that practice. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

WCCQ has learned that the city of Joliet will finally be getting an Olive Garden. The Italian restaurant chain will be going in west of the Louis Joliet Mall at the Costco Shopping Center at US30 and I-55. They have submitted plans for approval for the city of Joliet. Groundbreaking is not immediate but does have an expected opening date of 2022.


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