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Il Vicolo Trattoria

116 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301-1304
+1 708-386-5801
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“salsiccia” (2 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
116 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301-1304
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner inside then lunch on the quiet patio. Friendly staff and, wonderful chianti and delicious food.

Thank Pricefive
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good, relatively extensive menu, plus daily specials. Friendly, capable staff, Good food, reasonable selection of wines at reasonable prices. Food arrives at the correct temperature. The fried calimari were perfectly done, as were the orechiette with rapini and a risotto. Convenient parking on the street...More

Thank chip162
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten lunch at this restaurant several times, but recently had dinner there with friends. They have a lovely patio in the summer, but also enjoy eating inside the pleasant atmosphere of the restaurant. Food is presented very well and is always enjoyable. The...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The outdoor patio is set back from Oak Park Avenue and is, therefore, quiet. Plenty of room between tables. I had my usual before dinner drink - except without alcohol - which is an extra spicy Virgin Mary without ice. It was excellent! My wife...More

Thank Rheinhold F
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had a small group for our dinner and the staff was just fantastic; they were attentive without being overbearing. The food was delicious. I had a delightful risotto; a little thinner than I like but the flavour was amazing. They have a good wine...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

On a day visit to Oak Park Frank Lloyd Wright home and workshop, we take a break for lunch and walk down to the main street for lunch. After some exploring we find Il Vicolo and we are glad that we did. A very nice...More

Thank studebhawk
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I went back to this fine restaurant after not such a good experience the first time. This time it proved to be real good. The 3 dishes were savory and the pasta cooked very well. The polpo a la grilla was great as was the...More

Thank GrandeSanJuan
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

June in Chicago is perfect time to eat outdoors. Had dinner in Oak Park at Il Vicolo Trattoria. Sat under big umbrellas just after 5:00. Service was Pronto. Owner Vito stopped by to visit. Had Authentic Sicilian style thin crust pizza with salad. They were...More

Thank Rossville1
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Every special occasion we celebrate it here. They have a great wine list. All the dishes are pretty good. The pizza is great, the salads are delicious. The antipasto is excellent. I'm not a meatball fan but here the meatballs are...More

Thank Fabiola B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My wife and I have not been here for a couple of months, due to a lot of new restaurants opening in Oak Park recently. In fact, we were heading to one of them around the corner from Il Vicolo, but it was closed, so...More

Thank Bill B
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Nearby Attractions
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.50 miles away
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.46 miles away
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.98 miles away
Oak Park Public Library
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.11 miles away
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Beverly P
15 October 2017|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Parking on the street is limited. There is a parking garage directly behind the restaurant where parking is free for the first hour or so, and then it is $2 for the first 2 hours, I believe. You walk from the garage less... More
19 November 2016|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Not that I have ever noticed, pretty casual. Now that it is fall, you probably want to dress a bit warmer than in the summer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-386-5801
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