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17211 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477-3401
(708) 444-8555
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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: Reservations

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  • 29
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 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
Excellent little Italian restaurant in historic downtown Tinley Park

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Melija
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Seattle
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Seattle
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 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
42 helpful votes 42 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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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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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Hobart, Indiana
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163 reviews 163 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is inside an old home on Oak Park Ave (Town) of old Tinley. Charming and quaint, inside and out. Parking to side and behind (adjacent to Subway). To me the place looks nicer than actually is. It's small inside so if lots of people loud. Went w/group for work Christmas luncheon. There's a lunch menu for $10.50 w/approx. 10-12... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Unusual menu, great atmosphere, great food! We had a nice table on the "porch" because sitting outside was not an option that day due to the chilly weather.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Any time you can get off the beaten path, Isabella Trattoria in Tinley Park, IL is a fantastic little restaurant located on Oak Park Avenue in Old Town Tinley Park. The owners have renovated an old (appears to be historic) house into a lovely, quaint eatery that assimilates dining in Italy, where you are eating amongst the locals in the... 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?