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Il Forno Restaurant

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115-117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
(07) 4059 1666
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 156
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    Very good
  • 33
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Pizza

We shared a bread and the prosciutto, rocket and burrata pizza and it was really enjoyable. Staff helpful and service prompt. We would definitely recommend if you are looking for a healthy and reasonably priced pizza without the mountains of cheese.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
AlyMattBrisbane
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We shared a bread and the prosciutto, rocket and burrata pizza and it was really enjoyable. Staff helpful and service prompt. We would definitely recommend if you are looking for a healthy and reasonably priced pizza without the mountains of cheese.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have been travelling a couple of weeks and had tried 2-3 pizza places along the coast and were always hugely disappointed. But finally, at our last stop in Palm Cove we found a really nice place with very good pizza "italian style". The dough is self-made and hand-prepared...the owner told us that she learnt from italian pizza bakers and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A busy little restaurant, we'd been recommended by our hotel concierge. Service was good, we found the pizza was a little on the soggy side and lacked a little topping. It might have been a one off, because reading the other reviews lots of people like the place. I wouldn't say don't go there, taste was good. I just have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We love eating their pizzas every time we visit Palm Cove. Simply the best. Take away was ready ten minutes after I ordered. Perfect pizza.

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Pizzas and delicious beer & wine. Quick friendly service with helpful recommendations. Got the Polpetti and the Mushroom truffle oil. Both fantastic. Not cheap but worth it. Next time would like to pop in with kids for dessert pizza.

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Yum! Delicious pizza with some standard topping choices plus some interesting ones for the more adventurous. Friendly staff in a somewhat boho atmosphere. Great views from many tables. Quite affordable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Tucked away "upstairs", go looking for this place for eat-in or take-away pizza. (much better than the more visible Portobello). Lovely pizza, including the gorgeous Nutella calzone. Went twice in a 10 day stay on holiday. Yummmmm

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We have dined at IL Forno twice since arriving in Palm Cove a week ago and, both times, have come away totally satisfied. They have a selection of starters to nibble on whilst waiting for whatever delicious pizza you've ordered. The inside of the restaurant is small and cosy, great for a romantic dinner for 2 that won'the break the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had dinner last night, the Pizza's and salad were delicious all fresh ingredients. Staff were efficient and friendly. Reasonably priced. Will dine there again.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We ordered takeaway pizza from Il Forno and it was so good, especially the dessert pizza. We chose the berry and white chocolate pizza and it came with a side of vanilla ice cream. It was sooooo good! The white chocolate buttons on top of the pizza were lightly caramelised with a hard shell and a molten centre.

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Additional Information about Il Forno Restaurant

Address: 115-117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4059 1666
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115-117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: (07) 4059 1666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?