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814 North Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60301-1302
708-848-3434
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Cucina Paradiso is a regional Italian restaurant, meaning that we create...
Cucina Paradiso is a regional Italian restaurant, meaning that we create weekly menu changes from the Northern part of Italy all the way down to the Southern part. All in a modern, contemporary dining room along with a professional serving staff.
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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
reliable modern Italian without city hassle

This restaurant is on our most frequented list as it is convenient and reliable. Especially nice in good weather when you can dine on the sidewalk out front. One of the best spaghetti bolgonnesse dishes that has been a staple of my daughter's childhood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Donna V
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Oak Park, Illinois
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Oak Park, Illinois
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cucina is just down the street from us. We love it! Small but they will close for large parties. The pizza is great, as are the daily specials. I always order the fish. Appetizers are good, as are the salads. Calamari is rather hit or miss. On some of their pasta dishes you can get a half order. Still too... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is on our most frequented list as it is convenient and reliable. Especially nice in good weather when you can dine on the sidewalk out front. One of the best spaghetti bolgonnesse dishes that has been a staple of my daughter's childhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The best ever. Street side dining, highly attentive wait staff, price was fair for the great food delivered. short walk to our B&B. fell in love! we had the special pasta shell dish with sausage and well all the wonderfulness that was delivered. Thank you!

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Zapopan, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food is excellent, they offer Italian food dishes and good wine. We enjoyed the view by the window and they also have outside tables during summer time

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Oak Park, Illinois
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i first went here for some friends wedding lunch. They did a great job catering a special meal. Since then I have eaten there several times and have not been disappointed. The drinks menu is excellent as well.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Each of us in our party of four loved their meals! Warm bread and with garlic butter was brought to us very quickly. I thought that my pork in Marsala wine was the best pork dish I have ever had. The server was very attentive, the restaurant is attractive. Yes towards the end of the meal it started getting a... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Both the fried and grilled calamari appetizers were good. My cousin lives near this restaurant and it is one of her favorites. She had the pistachio chicken and loved it. I had halibut and thought it was quite good. My husband wasn't so crazy about his Lake Superior white fish, but it was still decent. The biggest problem was that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I'm a litte bit torn on this review rating. Had I simply paid the check and not stuck around for dessert, it would have been a strong 4 star review. Nice menu, tasty food, simple wine list, fair prices, al fresco dining area. Our party of four including two children were seated promptly on a Tuesday evening. Restaurant was relatively... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The restaurant is tucked away on a one way street just west of Oak Park Ave. It can look like a secret location but to people in the know around Oak Park it's easy to find because you have to eat there on a regular basis. All the dishes Are really good. You can tell they drive from old Italian... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We loved this restaurant with the amazing food, friendly help and killer cocktails!!! Would highly recommend this place! We had the fixed prices menu with 3 courses and loved every bite! I forgot the leftovers and ran back in to get them! You won't be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Cucina Paradiso

Address: 814 North Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60301-1302
Phone Number: 708-848-3434
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 814 North Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60301-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-848-3434

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Cucina Paradiso is a regional Italian restaurant, meaning that we create weekly menu changes from the Northern part of Italy all the way down to the Southern part. All in a modern, contemporary dining room along with a professional serving staff.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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