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Cucina Paradiso

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814 North Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60301-1302
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like the availabilty of "small" plates and half orders. Good assortment of dishes. Italian and Mediterrain.

Thank Maggie B
Oak Park, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can truly say, I've bee to Cucina dozens of times, birthdays, graduations, dates, or no special occasion. Great food, service, and atmosphere every time. Try the rustic salad, it, alone, will bring you back!

Thank 86george
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cucina is one of our local Oak Park favorites and tonight showed why. It's nice to go back to a place that feels like home. We can order some of our favorite wines because they have a nice reliable cellar. Great basic dishes with some fine specials abound. And their apps are the best! Their salads have a flair of... More 

Thank vhadquin
River Forest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food and service are always good. Large pasta portions but you can order half. Pizza is also good. They also have a good wine list.

Thank T D
Oak Park, Illinois
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cucina has been a local favorite for years, and it never disappoints. Save room for the lava cake or the bread pudding for dessert!

Thank Lynda J
Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This neighborhood gemThe wine list is excellent. DEsserts are top notch. THe salad are also very tasty. has marvelous Italian food for outdoor and indoor dining. THe service is always good.

Thank Norma B
Chicago, Illinois
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254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dropped by for dinner at Cucina, and were absolutely amazed at both the quality of the food and the excellent service. We have eaten here quite a number of times over the years, and have always been satisfied. This time, we were amazed! (We were also amazed that it was over 90 degrees at dinner time,... More 

Thank KingofThreePutts
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The food is great. I love their salads and pastas with cream sauce. I have been here many times and is always delicious.

Thank geofrank164
Palos Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Went here with our son and daughter-in-law at their recommendation. Somewhat limited menu but you will get a good meal, nice wine list, dependable service and an all around good experience. Outdoor dining also.

Thank Dennis C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is our go to Italian restaurant. The rigatoni bolognese is amazing. I just wish they delivered, but if you do carry out regularly, you get a coupon for the next carry out order.

Thank Kmccrief

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 North Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60301-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-848-3434
Cucina Paradiso is a regional Italian restaurant, meaning that we create weekly menu changes from the Northern part of Italy all the way down to the Southern part. All in a modern, contemporary dining room along with a professional serving staff.

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