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225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592 (S. Harvey St)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oak Park, Illinois
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat outside on a pleasant summer evening. The service was great. Both our dishes were from the specials menu and both were delicious. There seemed to be a lot of take out service so that was a good sign of a favored restaurant. We will return.

Thank TravelingTess1013
Oak Park, Illinois
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We've always found this to be a good family destination for a family night out. There are kid-friendly favorites on the menu, and the kitchen is happy to make something off the menu if they have the ingredients (fettucine alfredo obsession for a while). The menu changes regularly to feature fresh foods. Try the strawberry/spinach salad (yum), seafood dishes, and... More 

Thank Kris G
Oak Park, Illinois
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Not good at all. Horrible polenta and risotto. Undercooked Filet Mignon and then overcooked it till DRY. Horrible, we sent it back. Ordered the sausage pizza-awful, since the manager put a rush on it. We sent both back and requested they be taken off the bill. Everyone was nice and apologetic. However, damage done. I don't blame the cooks, I... More 

Thank Perla M
Oak Park, Illinois
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Trattoria is one of my favorite Italian places. Their food is fresh, home made and delicious. I have gone here with friends, a big party and on date night, all are great. The staff is very friendly and service was great as well. They also can make everything gluten free, and it is some of the best I have ever... More 

Thank mikedux30
Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Perhaps I am spoiled by Chicago's quality restaurants, but this place in nearby Oak Park just wasn't up to snuff. First what I liked: lovely decor, colors, etc. Bread was good. We had a lovely bottle of organic Italian wine. One thing I recommend is some shades for the front window. Whenever a car came up the street running perpendicular... More 

Thank funfunfunfunfunfun
Oak Park, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

First off, I have never been there when the owner wasn't present. His obvious dedication and concern show throughout the entire atmosphere; clean tables and tableware, friendly, courteous, and professional staff, varied menu. Even the decor is distinctive, with a rotating collection of largely decent quality original art adorning the walls, Beyond that, the ambience is welcoming and casual without... More 

Thank VoxLucis
Oak Park, IL
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a Chicago/City-quality restaurant in the burbs. We are proud to have it in the neighborhood largely because we can get a great meal, and bring the kids along (because they can find just what they want as well). It's a nice atmosphere without being uptight or stuffy. Bring the kids, bring the family, have a great night out... More 

Thank JustaGuyOakPark_IL
Oak Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I haven't been here in a while. Glad I came back. Pizza is great! Menu has a lot to offer for any palate including vegans!

Thank BGG247
Bryce Canyon City, Utah
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We've eaten here ever since it opened about 5 years ago, and despite a change in ownership it continues to maintain high quality for food and service. Their thin-crust pizzas, baked in a wood oven, are excellent. Other entrees and salads are likewise very good, and sometimes rather imaginative. I do recommend asking for salad dressing on the side, as... More 

Thank alanxfox
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went here late last month on a Saturday night for dinner at 7:30 p.m. I was so looking forward to checking out this place but should have gone elsewhere. I do not remember the last time wait service was so disappointing and I am not quite certain as to the reason as the place was fairly empty. Not only was... More 

Thank MJHinsdale

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592
    (S. Harvey St)
  • Public Transportation: Two blocks from Blue Line Austin Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: 708-358-8555
Trattoria 225 is a full service restaurant and bar featuring rustic Italian dining. We offer wood-fired pizza, fresh salads, house-made pastas and a variety of artisan gelato. We strongly believe in supporting local producers and using organic products whenever possible.

Our mission is simple... to provide you, your family and friends with a fantastic, affordable meal that incorporates quality, organic, local and sustainable products in a space that is warm, inviting and fun.

We look forward to seeing you.

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