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Trattoria 225

225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592
708-358-8555
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Ranked #27 of 110 Restaurants in Oak Park
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Price range: $29 - $31
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: S. Harvey St
Transit: Two blocks from Blue Line Austin Exit.
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.
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English first
Oak Park, Illinois
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135 reviews 135 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
139 helpful votes 139 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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184 reviews 184 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

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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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Oak Park, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I have lived down the street since this little restaurant opened. It has always had a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. I love the local art hung on exposed brick while smelling the pizza cooking in the exposed wood-fire stove. Often we'll call ahead to order out (staples: Organic Arugula Salad-no longer available, mozzarella wrapped in prosciutto, any of the risotto, and... More

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