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Trattoria 225

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225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304-1592 (S. Harvey St)
+1 708-358-8555
15:00 - 21:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Forest Park, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Oak Park! Service is excellent, weekly specials are always a pleasant surprise, and the bartender is an amazing martini maker!!

Thank KittyinChicago
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Food is good and staff is great. Cozy, relaxed. We love coming here. One of our go-to local haunts. Have the Italian Margarita.

Thank John P
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place is good enough that by my count of check-ins we have been here over 100 times since we moved to the area.

Thank Mickduc
Waynesville, North Carolina
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122 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

While the outdoor seating and decor are pleasant the food and service were underwhelming. If they didn't have a great location they might go out of business. We were a group of four eating early [6:00pm]. The menu is a la carte so meals can get a pit pricey. For main courses one person was pleased with the salmon but... More 

Thank Jan G
Oak Park, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 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 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 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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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 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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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 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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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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: +1 708-358-8555
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?