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Il Forno

#17 of 301 Restaurants in Cali
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Italian, Pasta
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CALLE23CARRERA 35A33, Cali, Colombia
554-6594
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with Colleagues

Went times with a group (colleagues) and the food was excelent and very well presented. Busy place but the service is great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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Miami, Florida
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This restaurant is apparently frequented by locals; we got to the restaurant quite early for lunch and it was already busy. Very large restaurant with a large number of waiters on staff as well. If you are in the mood for pasta this is certainly the place to do although the menu also offers salads, meats, seafood, and chicken dishes... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Went times with a group (colleagues) and the food was excelent and very well presented. Busy place but the service is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The place has walls like a rocky oven and air conditioning. It's very nice to sit and get a glass of Coca Cola. We had Cuatro Estaciones pizza. It's a small plate but delicious. Portions are small. Delicious. The most delicious, meaty Portobello mushroom. Good place to get vegetarian-Italian.

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Cali, Colombia
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Food there is very good, nothing pretentious, and the prices are ok. The thing is its location, it is far from everything, I mean from the restaurants districts, which during the day is ok because there are a considerable number of businesses and medical offices around it, but at night nothing happens there, which doesn't invite to visit the area.

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Colombia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It`s nice place where you can have a nice salad, meats, chicken or fish, pasta, etc Everything is fresh and an affordable price. Search for the combined plates qhere you can have a taste of them all

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Cali, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Is not a fancy Restaurant but the food is very good, the place is nice and the price are very reasonable . The only think that makes me think before going is the lack of parking spaces and a little crowdy at lunch time. Colombians are not used wait to be seat at a restaurante.They have a great coconut lemonade... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I had almost given up hope of having good pasta in Colombia until I went to the Faro! It has a great atmosphere and decor and the menu is VERY varied - almost too much choice! I had the prawn and salmon ravioli and was very impressed with the quality and flavours. In each ravioli was half salmon and half... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

On one occasion the meal was excellent. The last visit it was only so-so. Will try it again to see how it is.

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New York City
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I popped in here unknowingly with my family my last night in Cali and boy was I happy. Our table ordered a medley of foods including meats pastas and apps. The best thing I tried was my mothers combo plate which had steak, risotto and a Cesar salad.... Mouth watering. I also had a portobello mushroom goat cheese appetizer and... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Nice place to enjoy an excellent italian food accompanied with a good-wine glass and a good date. There's a very good services and there're several dishes and appetizers for choosing

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: CALLE23CARRERA 35A33, Cali, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali
  • Phone Number: 554-6594

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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