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17211 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477-3401
(708) 444-8555
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    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
Quiet and Quaint

Isabella is a nice, romantic restaurant in the TP area. The food is very good, but the service and environment are great...

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
ChicagoRob
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Isabella is a nice, romantic restaurant in the TP area. The food is very good, but the service and environment are great...

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Frankfort, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We have been dining at Isabellas for over ten years. The menu has regular favorites such as the lamb shank, duck, and eggplant parmesan. The food is consistently good and the regular favorites are always the same quality. In the south suburbs this is one of the best restaurants by far. A negative is that the dining room has wood... More 

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Chicago
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1,424 reviews 1,424 reviews
969 restaurant reviews
792 helpful votes 792 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My wife and I brought her mother here for lunch. They brought a basket of bread to our table, which I thought tasted a bit boring for an Italian restaurant. We all ordered a garden salad ($4.50 pp), which was small but was very good. For our main course we all ordered their veal special that was very good and... More 

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Seattle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful lunch at Isabella's. The service was excellent, and we really enjoyed the ambiance. The restaurant is in a charming converted old house in historic downtown Tinley Park. The minestrone is the best I've ever had, the pasta was perfect, and we shared a delectable dessert - strawberries on mascarpone with chocolate. Fabulous!

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had wonderful pasta dinner, loved the ambiance. Wait staff very accommodating. Didn't want the night to end we very much enjoyed our experience.

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Chicago
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Isabella is in a converted single family residence and maintains a "homy" look and feel. We were here for a working lunch and had a good experience. The food is well prepared and slightly adventurous. We had a selection of typical Italian dishes and a meat free entree. Each lunch was well prepared and a good sized portion. I appreciated... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Ed & Joes is better, food just OK, atmosphere just OK, service fine. Not bad but nothing special. About equal to Durbin's.

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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I went to Isabella this past week for lunch, and we were not disappointed. We got the lunch special, which gives you a lot of choices and a lot of food, for a very fair price. The minestrone was delicious, as well as my choice of chicken parmesan. My friends chose different specials and were equally satisfied. It is situated... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Isabella's has long been one of our "go to" places. The food is excellent-flavorful, well prepared and served, and you can easily visit with your dining companions as it is small and sans loud background music you have yo talk over. Don't forget to leave room for the chocolate coconut cake or homemade gelatos!!!

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Orland Park, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

This small but warm Italian restaurant has everything you could want for a lovely evening out. The Italian food was fantastic, and the waitress was extremely professional. The ambience was cozy with a small table in a small front room facing the small Main Street in Tinley Park. We are talking about a white table cloth service without downtown Chicago... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17211 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Tinley Park
  • Phone Number: (708) 444-8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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