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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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All hours
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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Herndon, Virginia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pear pizza, it was excellent, it has a balsamic reduction instead of sauce. It was good, but I only ate a quarter of it. I would recommend sharing or taking home the leftovers. My husband had a special, it was filet mignon with mashed potatoes. Can't go wrong with that. Would highly recommend.

Thank csmith123
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the resturant after seeing a program at the Oak Park Library We added another person to our party. No problem The resturant slight and has a well light and pleasant look. Even on a rainy or cloudy day. Staff was accommodating. The food was very good.Especially the whitefish Meal looks great and ample enough that you had to... More 

Thank Michael R
Melrose Park, Illinois
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mussels with the garlic cream sauce were out of this world...like nothing I've ever had. And the sweet potato pizza was delish.

Thank Nancy W
Oak Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Food is always great! Restaurant is comfortable and we never feel rushed - staff deliver outstanding service. Take out is best in Oak Park They support the community with special dining nights and affordable catering

Thank geof2014
Oak Park, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

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

Thank Maggie B
Oak Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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 

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River Forest
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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?