Il Fornaio

1551 Ocean Ave # 105
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Customer Reviews (16 reviews)


on Yahoo Jul 10, 2009
Yes, quite expensive but worth every penny. The wine and food is really top notch. The kind of stuff you can't get at the cheap places. I would recommend it if you can afford it. Outstanding!... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 12, 2008
this place needs a facelift... the staff does too. no energy...the pasta was soggy and the bread stale. the place was not very clean (more)


on Citysearch Mar 14, 2008
this was a basically good meal with basically good service with basically good dessert. basic is all that it offers. the waiters seemed a bit tired of working there and the bartender was wierd... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 13, 2008
they have been around a long time they need to do better. they have alot of money to work with and this place is sooo tired! clean it up and get motivated (more)


on Yahoo Sep 06, 2007
I went here a couple years ago with my boyfriend. I don't even remember if the food was good. It was the worst service we have ever gotten at a restaurant. We had to get up and ask for a menu. The waiter came only once. To take... (more)


on Yahoo Aug 14, 2007
Good Italian food that is pricey, but not nearly as pricey as some of the other restaurants in the area. Great service too. The portions are not to big (a problem with most Italian places) so you can try a couple things on... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 06, 2006
<b>The Scene</b><br>At first glance Il Fornaio looks too frenetic and unwieldy to be a serious restaurant--but it is. The sprawling, stylish dining room attracts a diverse crowd. Adding to the show are the... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 08, 2006
great place to have italian food with a flare and a nice glass of wine in a quiet, cozy restaurant where there never seems to be a wait but is always full of ocean park regulars. (more)


on Citysearch Jun 14, 2006
The food is good, everything on the menu is excellent. This isn't a fancy joint by any stretch but they have great food, great wine and excellent service. Cool ambiance at night, outdoor seating available. If you're... (more)

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on Yahoo Mar 06, 2006
Horrible Service!: This place is horrible. The food is not bad, but grossly overpriced for what you get. The worst thing about the place is the horrible snotty service!!! Not recommended, would not go back!! If you... (more)
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