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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

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  • 27
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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice little lunch place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Chicago
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Chicago
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
Senior Contributor
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
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
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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Frankfort, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Had dinner at Isabella's last night and after we read all the reviews we were looking forward about dining here. Well, not very good; Service was just okay, not very attentive, a bit slow and was nailed for a 20% tip charge, after taxes. Certainly not a 20%er, 15% at the very most. The food; I had fettuccine al panna... More 

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Manistee, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Isabella is a very nice restaurant in the city of Tinley Park. Located in an old home it has indoor and outdoor seating. The service was very, very good with instant refills on water and wine. I chose the mixed grill which was quite good, while my wife and daughter each had a pasta dish. The cucumber, onion and tomato... 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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