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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
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“paella” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4100 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162-1824
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

Gracias! We so appreciate your wonderful comments

Reviewed 25 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I was a little hesitant to try this place. But my girlfriend convinced me to try this awesome place. We had chicken wings and some puff pastry with some filling. Will come back here sometime to try some paella. The staff were just outstanding.

Thank DrEvilDude
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Gracias! Thank you for trying us out, we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great Tapas. Food was good and came out in a timely manner. My waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful in describing the dishes. I would recommend this place to try at least once.

Thank TravelMonster84
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Gracias for your review and comments, we really appreciate your feed back. please join us again!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went here based on reviews and the tapas selections were excellent. Highlights included chorizo, mushrooms, dates wrapped with bacon and amazing desserts.

Thank Queentooty
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Gracias for your visit and please join us again soon .

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A group of seven friends met up at Emilio's for dinner. The flights of sangria or sherry were popular choices for several members of the group. Some of us ordered our own plates while four members of the group shared plates. Everyone enjoyed what they...More

Thank Karen S
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas Bar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hola, we really appreciate your feed back. happy to hear you and your friends had a great time! sorry about the bread pudding....its usually a big seller, but be sure to taste it the next time chef makes it. gracias.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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