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Trattoria 225

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225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592 (S. Harvey St)
Two blocks from Blue Line Austin Exit.
708-358-8555
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: Trattoria 225 is a full service restaurant and bar featuring rustic...
Trattoria 225 is a full service restaurant and bar featuring rustic Italian dining. We offer wood-fired pizza, fresh salads, house-made pastas and a variety of artisan gelato. We strongly believe in supporting local producers and using organic products whenever possible. Our mission is simple... to provide you, your family and friends with a fantastic, affordable meal that incorporates quality, organic, local and sustainable products in a space that is warm, inviting and fun. We look forward to seeing you.
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Casual Dining

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Cut Above

As visitors to Oak Park, IL, it is always a delight to find neighborhood restaurants that are a cut above the ordinary and that's what I would say about Trattoria 225 at 225 Harrison Street. The menu was diverse but not eccentric, the food was fresh and delishly prepared. The ambience was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2012
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Jacksonville, FL
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Hindale
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went here late last month on a Saturday night for dinner at 7:30 p.m. I was so looking forward to checking out this place but should have gone elsewhere. I do not remember the last time wait service was so disappointing and I am not quite certain as to the reason as the place was fairly empty. Not only was... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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160 reviews 160 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stopped in for lunch while attending an Art Fair along Harrison Street in Oak Park. The atmosphere was cheery, and it wasn't as noisy as I remembered from dining here in the past. The menu was inventive, taking some simple items and making them a little different. I had a stuffed chicken breast, that was very delicious. Can't remember... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

A trip to visit family in Oak Park would not be complete without dinner at Trattoria 225, which is not on the restaurant strip in town. The food has always been outstanding, in particular the pizzas. The service is attentive, without being overbearing. I like the variety of micro-brewed beers that are on tap. On the most recent visit, Carissa... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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211 reviews 211 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

NIce decor calling itself a rustic Italian. But that's about where it stops for us. Cloth tablecloths but brown paper on top. What's that about. Nice waiter, but didn't replenish water. The salad was nondiscript but vinigrette too strong. I had the duck confit with vegetables, which were too crunchy chewy. The bread was of a hard dense type, not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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238 reviews 238 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This restaurant has been a great addition to the neighborhood, which was sorely lacking in dining options beyond mediocre Mexican. The dining rooms are very large, and the place was extremely busy for a while after it opened (the atmosphere here is at its best when the place is packed and noisy). However, it appears that business has really fallen... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

As visitors to Oak Park, IL, it is always a delight to find neighborhood restaurants that are a cut above the ordinary and that's what I would say about Trattoria 225 at 225 Harrison Street. The menu was diverse but not eccentric, the food was fresh and delishly prepared. The ambience was attractive and comfortable, the prices were reasonable. What... More 

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Fishersville, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

First, the food was fantastic! We had a table of 5 and the service was excellent! My daughter and I split the Chopped Italian Salad - very generous and easy to split. My daughter made her own pizza. I got the Linguine ai Frutti Di Mare - oh so very good! Loaded with seafood, great marinara sauce. We were really... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful family friendly jewel in the oak park arts district. The staff make you feel like you are a regular. Perfect place to go after a game, or out with the gang. Ingredients are often picked up at the local farmers market and te menu changes often. Pizzas are great.they make me feel like I am eating healthy. Lots of... More 

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suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This place is a total gem to the neighborhood. We got the tip to try it out because of their ability to accommodate for gluten intolerance, from a local gluten free blogger! She gave the restaurant 2 thumbs up. So we checked it out, I loved that the manager came over and chatted with us about what foods we liked,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I probably go here once a week. I have a lot of options but both my wife and I love the place. Their pizzas are THE best and if you aren't driving, try the Italian Margarita cocktail. wonderful! The staff are great, the manager Bill is always warm and always helpful. It is a real neighborhood eatery that is worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592
    (S. Harvey St)
  • Public Transportation: Two blocks from Blue Line Austin Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-358-8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Trattoria 225 is a full service restaurant and bar featuring rustic Italian dining. We offer wood-fired pizza, fresh salads, house-made pastas and a variety of artisan gelato. We strongly believe in supporting local producers and using organic products whenever possible. Our mission is simple... to provide you, your family and friends with a fantastic, affordable meal that incorporates quality, organic, local and sustainable products in a space that is warm, inviting and fun. We look forward to seeing you.
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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