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Isabella

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

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Italian Food

Kathy and I ate here about 6 weeks ago after a tiring day of activities. The Italian fare was absolutely delicious. Well-seasoned, FRESH....we know good Italian food - this is fresh, made-from-scratch goodness. And it has a small, quaint atmosphere....and a small town busy street vibe if the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Steve B
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Cave Creek, Arizona
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Joliet, Illinois
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56 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stopped for a light dinner after the car show. We had minestrone soup, a caprese salad and the shrimp starter. The shrimp was excellent. The salad and soup were good. The waiter was cold and seemed put out because they were close to closing.

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Your taste buds will thank you after visiting Isabella. Chef comes up with amazing dishes constantly. Great for couples or friends getting together. Quaint little restaurant, you think you were in a small town in Italy. 5 Star Dining here!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My husband and I had our mouths set for some great Italian food so we read the reviews on this restaurant . Service was good and atmosphere was good until they ran the bread slicing machine quite frequently that it was loud and irritating. I had a shrimp and noodle dish with oil and spices and my husband had a... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Kathy and I ate here about 6 weeks ago after a tiring day of activities. The Italian fare was absolutely delicious. Well-seasoned, FRESH....we know good Italian food - this is fresh, made-from-scratch goodness. And it has a small, quaint atmosphere....and a small town busy street vibe if the weather permits the Al Fresco experience. We highly recommend Isabella!

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?