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“Mixed experience”
Review of Isabella

Isabella
Ranked #8 of 147 Restaurants in Tinley Park
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 25, 2012

First the good stuff: Excellent wine list and a very varied menu
Presentation was excellent, Nice atmosphere

Two waiters, 5-6 active tables

Ordered veal Marsala Great presentation was unable to cut the veal medallions with a steak knife Very tough & stringy, very chewy.
Service: Empty wine glass for ten minutes
had to flag down our waiter to get another (He had walked by at least 4 times)
After entree was served never came back to check on us again had to flag him down
to return the meal
ordered the Fettuccine and salmon
done perfectly and tasted very good
Again, you would think that after re-serving the entree, waiter would have stopped back
at least to check on it
never said another word until I had to flag him down for the check

Considering all of the positive ratings was quite surprised
Perhaps just an "off" night???

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Thank Dave L
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

During a recent long weekend in Chicago area we had dinner at Isabella's in Tinely Park. Upon entry, you can smell and feel the atmosphere. It is quaint, but with plenty of room for a nice conversation and moving around. Very nice wine list, excellent pasta and fish. My wife had the pumpkin ravioli and seared scallops. I had the Tuna and both were exceptionally prepared and wonderful to eat. I would highly recommend Isabella’s anytime - anyday

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Same (or nearly same) menu as Cafe Borgia in Munster, IN. The calamari salad is cold and refreshing, the best salad on the menu. As far as pasta, the Fettuccine Salmon is my favorite. The salmon is always perfectly cooked, and the lemon dill cream sauce is fantastic! Desserts are ok. The "cheesecake of the day" is a best bet, if you have room after that fettuccine salmon...

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Thank CherylAH
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

I've been here for lunch, dinner and held and attended numerous private events . . . everytime the food was top notch, as was the staff and the atmosphere. I am planning a small wedding in the next year and plan on having right here at Isabella's. There is no one better in the Southland. It's a five big thumbs up for Isabella's.

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Thank Lily J
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

We have gone to this restaurant regularly since it opened - I think 10 years ago. We go with couples, large groups and just the four of us. The owners and staff are marvelous! They go out of their way to make your visit enjoyable. We go here every Christmas Eve with a party of +- 20 people. It is such a family oriented establishment, we feel like we are at dinner with family. The osso buco, lamb shanks and penne porcini are outstanding.

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Thank JudyPIllinois
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