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Mattone Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mattonerestaurant.com
  • Phone: (708) 352-7588
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Chef Jason Korinek
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Mattone can meet and exceed your catering expectations handling parties from 10 to 1000. Ask about our Black Tie service!
  • Private Party Facilities: Mattone offers Private Dining of parties up to 140 people. Packages start at 12 dollars per person.
  • Private Party Contact: Chef Jason Korinek (708) 352-7588

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Mattone
Mattone Restaurant and Bar will gain its popularity over the years as a place where patrons come to enjoy food and beverages of the finest quality, served with hospitality and good spirits. Come see what everyone is talking about!!!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "We really enjoyed a quiet dinner on a Monday night at 5 PM. It was getting busier after 6 PM. The plank salmon was excellent! Thanks..."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Always yummy. The crispy chicken has a delicious lemon sauce and the portion is large"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We've driven past this restaurant almost daily for months, yet hadn't considered trying it. It's not much to look at from the outside, but once you're in and see the wood oven front-and-center, you know you're in for something special. Their pizzas are by far the best in the area and rival that of many urban wood oven pizza restaurants. We've been so in love with the pizza (margherita and spinach/eggg, to be exact), that we only recently tried other dishes such as the gnocchi and fish special. Also excellent. Francesca's was our go-to place for solid Italian food, but now Mattone has moved to the top of the list."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My son from California joined my wife and I and we had a great meal. I enjoyed as much as ever my favorite meal there, Risotto Salysccia and my wife had her fave, Eggplant Parmesan. My visiting son had a meal he never had before Pork Saltimbocca and he thought it was great. He mentioned how their menu was loaded with items you might not normally find. It was a great and satisfying time for the three of us"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Selected Mattone (which means "brick") based on great reviews on Opentable. Came away disappointed. Seafood tasted previously frozen. Calamari in seafood linguini was tough and rubbery and linguini was undersauced. Pizza was decent. Crispy chicken stuffed with risotto was fine, but there was very little risotto -- which didn't seem much like risotto. Service was attentive, though perhaps a bit unsophisticated. Owner was very friendly, so I actually feel bad leaving middling review."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Went on a Sat. night 6:30pm. Had a drink at the bar before dinner and the bartender Becca was friendly and had a lot of good food recommendations. We sat down at our table shortly after and ordered the white brick oven pizza and the stuffed mushrooms. OMG both were awesome. The bread they give you at the table was delish too. I got the risotto with sausage, spinach, tomatoes and cheese and it was great. My husband got the cpispy stuffed chicken and it was fantastic. The portions were large and we were happy we went with all of Becca's recommendations. I went up to the bar and thanked her afterwards. Our waitress at the table was a little slow honestly, I think i would have preferred to just sit at the bar next time."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Great food and service with enough variety to please everyone!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We have been to Mattone several times and every time it is a perfect evening! We have taken several friends and every single one has been back on their own. I have so many favorite dishes it's hard to choose just one."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We had a large group of 10 people and we ordered pizzas. The pizza was very good and the service was also very good."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Our second time at Mattones on a Friday night at 9:00 pm. It was crowded when we got there, lots of families, it was a nice "quiet". Once the customers left the bus boys were setting up tables on the opposite side of the room for possibly a function for Saturday and they were the nosiest bunch of boys I had ever heard! They were literally throwing utensils and chairs around in a hurry to set up. My friend and I were still eating our soup and salad and the pleasure of listening to the noise throughout the rest of the dining experience. Food is great, the waitresses are awesome, but please, Mattones, have your staff set tables in a quiet manner, or better yet, wait until the remaining patrons leave the restaurant. It was very annoying."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "My family and I celebrate celebrated Easter dinner here, (this is the second time we have) the service is always great, food is always fresh and wonderful and a most pleasant dining experience. We also celebrate New Years dinner here and my girlfriends and I also come for weeknight dinners too, great place for some good food and fun."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Food and service were both superb. Crystal or server was very attentive and gave us great recommendations. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "First time to this restaurant. Menu choices were fewer than most Italian restaurants, including the lack of veal entrees. Grilled calamari appetizer was excellent, very tender. I did not care for the wood fire grilled pizza. The crust was thick and the sauce was sweet. also, there was not much sauce or other ingredients."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We were there for a birthday celebration. The shrimp special was devine and would love to see it on the menu permanently. A good time was had by all."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The skirt steak is to die for. Always. Pasta is fabulous, salads excellent, and my kids love the bread and honey-cinnamon-butter."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We have friends from when we lived in the city. Now we live in the boonies. We have needed a midpoint for years. Last Saturday we found it. Good food. Decent prices. We had great service.. And best of al... Cinnamon Butter:)"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food was good, but not outstanding. The ambiance is lacking especially since we went there on Valentine's Day. I randomly selected this restaurant via online roulette two days before Valentine's Day. The online reviews were good, so I decided to give it a shot. The service was prompt and friendly and we enjoyed the food, but we do not get that many nights out alone with small kids at home and we were looking for something a little more refined. The bread served with the salad and the meal was very fresh, as was the salad. The house dressing was decent, but I would not order it again. The timing of the waitress was good allowing us to finish each course prior to bringing out the next. No draft beers."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "In general, a very nice place for dinner. Not a fancy place, but good food, with attentive and friendly service."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The Server was very friendly and kind. The service we received was great. The food was fantastic. It was our first time here and I will go back again to visit. We had an amazing time here."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was fantastic! Service was excellent! Highly recommend Mattone."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We ate at Mattone's and had the Pork Chop Special and also the Duck Confeit pizza. Everything was amazing and we will be back!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Everytime we've been at Mattone the food is perfect! Hard to try the specials because we have our menu favorites!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "We had a party of 12 for New Year's Eve and we had a great time. The service was attentive and the food was great. Everyone enjoyed the appetizers and their meal options. We did not feel rushed to leave and enjoyed our evening."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The night started off great and ended even better. We sat right next to the wood fired oven and right away the Chef came over and started talking to us. He walked us over the menu and eventually he ended up ordering the whole meal for us. He picked out a bottle of wine to go with our meal. It was the first time in my life that I could taste everything in the wine and the food that the Chef was talking about. The food was amazing. Everything was cooked perfectly. Dessert came and we had the donuts. Wow!!! It was a great experience to have a meal that was picked out by the Chef!"
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "We have been here many times and food is always good."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Menu was great, enough variety not excessive in choices. Food presentation was nice. Temperature of food excellent. Waitress friendly and helpful. There seemed to be no rush in getting two ladies in and out. We appreciated this since it was a reunion of sorts. Thank you for a lovely evening."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Don't let a full parking lot deter you (you will likely still get a seat) from enjoying upscale Italian food, sandwiches served on bread made on the premises, wood fired oven pizza, served in a casual and artfully done modern Italian setting. Staff is very attentive and service is very friendly. We will be returning often to this local restaurant and recommending to friends, family, and neighbors."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "The service was poor, the waitress was not friendly, did not check up on us, did not ask us if we were here before , food was mediocre to say the least, calamari was good but the four main courses that we ordered everything was bad too salty sauce for linguini, fish was fried and was very dry, orriechiette pasta not cooked to al dente. Also the atmosphere was poor, no ambience, will definitely not come back"
    Dined on 9/28/2013
  • "The food here is outstanding. The pasta was Al dente (the way it should be). Food was hot, delicious, reasonably priced and enough for even a hearty appetite. I had the Spaghetti Polpette which came with veal and ricotta meatballs (approx. 10). My wife had a simple Rigatoni in vodka sauce that she raved about. The worst part I found about this place was that I was torn between any one of ten items that they had on the menu. Fortunately that problem will be solved as I plan to return this place again and again until I go through their complete menu at least once. Definitely a place worth taking a trip to. We live in Hanover Park and with good traffic it is a half hour away from us. Definitely worth a trip even twice that long."
    Dined on 9/14/2013
  • "I have been here only a couple of times and I'm not sure why. The food is great and the service was exceptional. Our server Crystal was very helpful and super nice. Will have to get back here more often. I'm a special order person so it was nice that it's wasn't a problem."
    Dined on 9/4/2013
  • "The place was great... The food was great. Our server I think was new and a bit nervous but she did fine... Over all it was a great experience and I will be back.... The Stuffed Artichokes are to die for!!!"
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "We went here for my wife's birthday and both had the special. The portion was very generous and exceptional in taste! Everything was excellent from the table bread to the coffee! Service was top notch and never once had to ask for anything. We'll definitely be back here, maybe even make it a weekly permanent."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "The food and service were very good, as always. However, the air conditioning was either broken or not turned on. The heat level was miserable and it made our dining experience very poor."
    Dined on 7/5/2013
  • "Great pizza, flatbread style, many flavors Love love and love"
    Dined on 7/1/2013
  • "Nice decor...better food! The stuffed chicken breast and cedar plank salmon are two of my favorites. The traditional Italian desserts are yummy"
    Dined on 6/20/2013
  • "We were there to celebrate father's day. Pizza was soggy, fish was no good, we will never go back to this place."
    Dined on 6/16/2013
  • "One of my favorite dining places! Everything is cooked to perfection. Love the wine list, too! Pasta was perfect and my friend's steak dish was awesome."
    Dined on 6/3/2013
  • "I went there with a group of guy friends to celebrate one of their big days! They chose this place and they chose well. All I have to say is WOW! We all got steak and everyone of them was cooked to perfection. The waitress was very helpful in explaining specials and recommendations. They also switched the sides to our likings as some of us didn't want to awesome potatoes. The beers were always cold and we were never without one! Even water.... I can't wait to try other menu items when I come back with my wife. I could definitely see myself making this a regular once or twice a week place for dinners and drinks. I heard they have banquet rooms downstairs as well. Will have to inquiry about that for family parties."
    Dined on 5/10/2013
  • "My son has wanted to go to Mattone's for some time. We finally went. He enjoyed the wood-oven pizza. I enjoyed the quietness, since it was on a week night that we went. The hostess was very friendly to my young son and the waitress was attentive and friendly as well. The food came out quickly and piping hot, It was just good to have a nice meal, in a quiet place after a busy day at work."
    Dined on 5/1/2013
  • "Food is outstanding! Tina, our server was exceptional. Highly recommend Mattone's for any occasion!"
    Dined on 4/25/2013