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Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant

4100 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-1824
+1 708-547-7177
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4100 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-1824
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Dined here with a party of nine. The service was excellent - attentive, knowledgeable, fast, and very friendly. The food was very good to excellent depending on the dish, and portions were generally large enough that even with a large group everyone was able to...More

Thank mjhall59
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Gracias for your review and rating, I appreciate it.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Mountain climbing or fine dining in Hillside, Illinois are not easily found activities. The only mountain to climb is the quarry turned into a trash pile, but Emilio's Tapas Bar has been near the corner of Roosevelt and Mannheim for nearly 25 years. Much smaller...More

Thank Richard W
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Wow, love your review.....gracias. This July we will be celebrating our 30th year!

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Just a perfect and healthy place with really good options for lunch... we all loved it and want to return

Thank Pedro P
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Gracias, we appreciate your comments. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just a wonderful spot. Nice atmosphere and more similar to a true Andalusian Tapas experience than most other Chcago tapas restaurants/

Thank Thomas K
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Gracias for your review, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Most of menu is GF, wonderful little dishes. They get packed on weekends, make reservations. We had several plates to share, and prices are reasonable.

Thank kglahamilton
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Gracias for your review, we really appreciate it. And thanks for highlighting that we have an extensive gluten free menu....

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We don't get here but once or twice a year at the most. Usually traveling through and need to stay for the night. Only 5 minutes from a Hampton Inn is this great place with friendly service, authentic tapas and paella. Service is swift too...More

Thank kawidd
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Gracias for your review.....we appreciate the feed back.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Fantastic tapas dishes. 4 of us had 8 tapas and not a bad one in the bunch. Nice wine, band and dancers gave a little slice of authentic Spain to the evening. Prices were very reasonable for this upscale restaurant in the heart of the...More

Thank Geoff809
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Gracias for your review and rating, we appreciate it. Please stop by soon, happy hour is M-F 4:30-6:30 and we have bar bites from $1.95 in our bar!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We celebrated my husband's 50th birthday at Emilio's (after returning from a trip to Spain) and can't thank them enough for a perfect experience! The service was outstanding, the atmosphere was light and festive, and the food delicious. Emilio himself stopped by our table to...More

1  Thank Jaaldi
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Wow, thanks for the glowing review! I will make sure Maryann and Anna see your comments....gracias

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Very flavorful tapas; my husband, who is never easily impressed, proclaimed it extraordinary. Highly recommend.

Thank Shirley D
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Gracias! We so appreciate your wonderful comments

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We used to frequent Emilio's prior to moving out of state. Our recent return for a meal did not disappoint. The food is as we remembered - fresh, nicely prepared and flavorful. The atmosphere is colorful and warm. The staff are very helpful if you...More

Thank Carcarroll
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Gracias for your return, we appreciate your comments...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Private Dining, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-1824
    (Mannheim Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Hillside
  • Phone Number: +1 708-547-7177
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Description
Thank you for your interest in Emilio’s Tapas. Emilio’s Tapas is an authentic Spanish Tapas Bar Restaurant conveniently located in West Suburban Hillside. Spanish cuisine can best be described as a mix of French and Italian influences; tapas are small dishes ideal for appetizers or when ordered in rounds build a complete meal. Our menu consists of regional Spanish specialties, original dishes created by Emilio offered in both the dining room and bar for dinner daily. The restaurant is casual with spacious dining rooms and an energetic atmosphere accentuated by colorful Spanish murals, music and tiles.
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