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8851 Yonge Street (at Highway 7), Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 6Z1, Canada
(905) 530-1153
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent

I've been here many times with family. Food is alright; it's not anything particularly unique or special, the ingredients used are not especially high quality. Go here to expect a decent meal. Prices are not that unreasonable, but for the quality of food served it can be slightly pricey. Overall... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2015
jazz 1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We've been here several times and never disapointed, Very reasonably priced especially Tuesdays when they have any Pizza for $10. Great atmosphere, very friendly staff especially Guy who goes out of his way with his service and of coarse the food is delicious.

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Thank ilbthr
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Too much light, cheap decorations, cheap quality, and perhaps too pricy for the quality. No wonder it was so empty on a Saturday night. The management needs to think hard if they want to stay in business. Just as an example, an Italian restaurant usually serves complementary bread and olive oil, but here there was nothing. So, I am disappointed... More 

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Thank Saeed Z
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I've been here many times with family. Food is alright; it's not anything particularly unique or special, the ingredients used are not especially high quality. Go here to expect a decent meal. Prices are not that unreasonable, but for the quality of food served it can be slightly pricey. Overall decent. Ambiance is very nice and service is warm and... More 

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Thank jazz 1
Thornhill
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Food was excellent, my gnocchi was delicious, service was very good. The total price with drinks and dessert was affordable. I am looking forward to my next visit.

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Thank Intrique
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Eggplant parm was spectacular!!!! Such friendly service. Great ambiance. It took a little while for a server to come greet us but after that it was fine. We sat on the patio...it's pretty cozy!! It's not too pricey but not cheap either. Worth it though!!!

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Thank Grace R
Thornhill, Canada
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

In my family, it's hard to please everyone. Very often when we feel like going somewhere nice, we end up coming here. Not because the food is earth shatteringly delicious but because it has options that will please the most conservative picky eater. The atmosphere is nice, the kind of place you dress up a little bit for, the servers... More 

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Thank HungryItalianGirl
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We came for my son's 100 day dinner with a few friends and the food was pretty good! I enjoyed my seafood pasta and fiancé enjoyed his. We had a few friends say the chicken was somewhat bland however. A little on the pricier side but still a meal well enjoyed.

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Thank Laura H
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We went in June for our 2nd visit to this restaurant as we had horrible service and food was just okay we thought we would try it again. We got served in the same spot middle of the top back area where there is a few steps and as luck would have it we got served by the same server.... More 

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Thank Miles R
Thornhill, Canada
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We were invited to a family friends party whereby they paid for everyone's meal at Il Fornello. The service was outstanding, and we were offered a very nice menu choice too. The meal began with salad, and then I had pasta and salmon. Others at our table chose various options and everyone fully enjoyed the meal. Desert and coffee were... More 

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Thank LLUBIN
Richmond Hill, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Amazing pizza! The pizza with figs was to die for! Great food and great service. From the pasta dishes to the pizza varieties you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Patty M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8851 Yonge Street (at Highway 7), Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 6Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: (905) 530-1153

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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