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Il Forno Restaurant

115-117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
(07) 4059 1666
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Ranked #10 of 45 restaurants in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Really nice pizzas. The whole family enjoyed their choices. Place was really busy so only got a take away, but still very impressed

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Ate here and had a pizza as well as a "garlic bread." Both were ok but nothing special. The staff were friendly but it was a little overpriced for what you actually got.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Il Forno is fairly small and not as swanky as some of the other restaurants in Palm Cove but I am sure that you will not regret paying a visit. The pizza's are delicious with thin bases and great toppings and the price was very fair. We enjoyed the whole meal and could even recommend the house wine which completed... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a easy place to grab a pizza after a busy / tiring day! We all liked the pizza and we were able to carry out to our hotel which was convenient.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I dined here twice and got a takeaway pizza once in our week at Palm Cove. Nutella Calzone...seriously? WOW!!! To die for but it's too much for one person. The owner is a character and she has a passion for her food and service. It is very friendly, casual but also romantic. You can sit inside (window... More

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Pimpama, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Pizza bases light and crispy, toppings tasty and fresh and great service! The nutella calzone takes deserts to a whole new level! You have to visit just for this !

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our first dinner on day 1 in Palm Cove.. My new husband loves Italian especially a good pizza. I ordered gluten free which was beautiful & my husband a meat lovers, both were very nice. Dessert - Nutella calzone & tiramisu.. Both were amazing & my husband is going to have cravings for the calzone until we return to Palm... More

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Bondi, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Small, friendly and unpretentious restaurant that serves great food. We ate here one night on the off chance and were so glad we did. We had a selection of antipasti (prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, and olives) which were beautiful and two pizzas (a supreme with extra chilli and a Pompeii). It was so good we'd love it if they opened a... More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Dinner here after a long lunch at Nu Nu's. We hadn't been here since our honeymoon 15 years ago so were pleased it was still here (same owner apparently). Manager friendly and casual - but knowledgeable. Inside was as pokey and well worn as we remembered, but we sat outside. Pizza was terrific - the freshness and quality of the... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had an early dinner here on a Saturday night. We arrived right on opening time and were met by friendly staff who were happy to seat us promptly and provide a high chair for our baby. Unfortunately that was the only good part about our experience ends. The inside seating area is small and cramped, and presents as old... More

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