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Il Forno - CLOSED

23 Pond Street, Ashland, MA
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Nov 13, 2013
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8 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Framingham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Il for no ashland has been closed for more than six months. There is a new business opening soon called the ashland cafe.

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boston area
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We tried the new location of Il Forno (after having moved from Westborough) and rest assured, still the same great food. We had been to the Westborough location several times and really enjoyed the food and experience. Finally got to to the new location. It was a Tuesday night and very quite as far as customers goes, but the food... More

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Ashland, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

My first visit to Il Forno was pleasant. We ordered some pizza, a soup, and some basic meals. The pizza and soup was excellent. All the meals were swimming in marinara. Based on the trip, I figured it was worth another shot. The second visit, we figured we would try some of the specials. Huge disappointment. The flavors were flat... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

If your looking for an Italian restaurant away from the hustle and bustle of the Boston this is the one. I would compare it to any Italian restaurant in Boston. I grew up in the north End of Boston , so I know what I'm talkin about. Ya know what I mean? The specials are fantastic, warm garlic bread is... More

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Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

I came from Europe and I love Mediterranean cuisine, especcially Italian. Two times (August and November 2011) I was in "Il Forno - Authentic Italian Food" and twice I had back luck. No more! The service was unfriendly and the food below expectation. No, it is NOT authentic italian food. It wasn't "Il Forno" but "Inferno". I recommend Il Forno's... More

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Ashland, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Be sure to come hungry or bring your friends. The portions are so large it's impossible to order for just two. And the BYOB aspect is the best. You can't beat the value for great tasting italian.

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Boston, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012 via mobile

Having ordered takeout for lunch and finding their sandwiches to be pretty good, we took the family out to dinner there as a change from the usual steak places. The dining area was homey and understated. We were seated at a table along a wall which forced one of our party to be squashed up against a fire extinguisher. They... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

We have visited Il Forno's in Ashland and Leominster-yum! We love the fact it is a BYOB and they do not charge you for pouring. The food is very good and plentiful and the wait staff is excellent. Fun place to eat!

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