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Il Fornello

8851 Yonge Street (at Highway 7), Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 6Z1, Canada
(905) 530-1153
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Ranked #17 of 359 Restaurants in Richmond Hill
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
378 reviews 378 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My kids love this place and I find the food consistently good. I know my Italian friends don't like it for not being real Italian food but I've never had a bad meal here.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have tried several Il Fornello locations in the GTA, and this one is BY FAR the best. (The weakest being Church St. downtown) It has become our 'go to' for italian food. Consistently excellent. They have no problem changing things up on request and the service is always good. Pasta dishes are always perfect, and the meats are done... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Ha dlunch there with a friend, food was great both the Margarita Pizza and the Sausage Pizza were cooked perfectly and tasted great.

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

As anyone who has serious food allergies knows, eating out is very stressful. One of my favourite restaurants right now is Il Fornello! I let them know about my allergy, and find that they consistently go the extra mile to make sure my meal is safe. They let me know that there is no guarantee (and I cannot expect a... More

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Maple, Ontario
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very accommodating, the staff was pleasant, the atmosphere was relaxing. There could have been a bigger variety of food for the brunch but what was there was good. Would go again.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I went with my family for lunch. The place is new and beautifully decorated. However, everything else was a disaster! The service was unbelievably slow. We waited for 45 minutes for our order, and when it still didn't come, I asked the waitress what's going on. She said "oh, I'm sorry, there has been a mix up at the kitchen".... More

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I went with a group of 6 girls for dinner before a movie. Service was prompt and friendly, the food was fantastic, with a wide variety to choose from...all reasonably priced and the overall ambiance warm and inviting. It was so inviting....that although we finished dinner in plenty of time...we decided to skip the movie and spend our evening there... More

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I'm not sure if it's the building design or something else but this place is noisy, so if you want to sit a chat, you'll have a sore throat by the end of the evening. Service was average as well as the food, not what I would call good Italian food.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Had reservation and had to wait half hour to sit down. Took a while to be served. Value of food wasn't great for what we paid. Quite noisy and crowded.

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toronto
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Food has always been a little bit above average, service is polite and attentive and have yet to be disappointed. The Asiago chicken is always ordered by someone (me) and is terrific. If you want better than the average place this is it. A little pricier than others but worth it.

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