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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were here a year ago before the renovations... it was small and narrow... the reno gave them a much larger restaurant with lots of seating. Ambiance was very nice... hard to believe this restaurant is in the middle of a shopping center. Even with the room full of people talking, the acoustics were great so that we could hear... More 

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Aurora, Ontario, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had been to this restaurant several times but tonight I decided it was time to rate it. My pizza was thin crust, cheesy with the right amount of hotness and extremely tasty. For a starter, my husband and I shared the mussels in a spicy tomato sauce. Let me say, I wish I didn't have to share! They were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Il Fornello is an excellent spot for lunch. They have daily specials and a prix fix lunch menu. We always order from the regular menu. The service is friendly. The salads are delicious. Our favourite dish is the grilled octopus served with white beans, arugula and tomatoes. The dressing is perfect with the right balance of olive oil and lemon.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Certainly the best PIZZA you would ever want. Thin sliced and lots of PEPERONI and just the right amount of CHEESE and Tomato sauce. PERFECT. Top it off with a CEASER SALAD and you have the perfect meal.

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had dinner at Il Fornello in Bayview Village on a Wednesday night. We had ordered Bruschetta as an appetizer, my friend had ordered the Salmon with Risotto as an entree and she liked it, I had the Farfalle with mushrooms and tenderloin bits in a creamy sauce, it was excellent. We each had some wine and we finished with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been patrons of Il Fornello at various locations for many years. We have always enjoyed Il Fornello for the classic decor and excellent food. We had not been to this location since it had been remodelled. We were surprised to find it has been redone inside. It has gone from "classic" to what now looks like a cafeteria... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Il Fornello, opened after renovation few months ago, with a new ambiance for the better, with spacious feelings and warmth of the staff, always ready to serve you with a smile. It looks and feels more spacious than before. We have been twice, since its opening after the renovation, and enjoyed our favourite choices of dishes as well as combinations... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I came here for business lunch. They have good menu selection, service was fast and staff really friendly. It is in the Bayview Village Shopping Centre so the location is perfect with lots of parking. Make sure to save room in your belly so you can try their Tiramisu at the end of your meal. :)

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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We tried this restaurant on a recent trip to Bayview Village Centre. It appeared busy and in fact, we had to wait for a table. Service was good...very attentive waiter, but some of our choices were not up to the standard expected. We had one great Pizza, and another very underdone....in fact, the eggplant was too moist so the pizza... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I were on our way to another restaurant at Bayview Village when we saw that Il Fornello was opened again and decided to try the newly renovated restaurant. The hostesses were inattentive (actually they didn't even notice we were there). After the manager seated us, we ordered the Fritti Misti appetizer, a thin crust pizza, and ravioli.... More 

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Address: 2901 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M2K 1E6, Canada
Phone Number: 416-227-1271
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Italian

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