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Il Forno

#10 of 286 Restaurants in Cali
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CALLE23CARRERA 35A33, Cali, Colombia
554-6594
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 67
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh, delicious, for all tastes

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
lilianavalderramamd
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Colombia
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Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
1 review
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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Aventura, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The place is good, has a nice atmosphere, and service is really good. The food is ok, nothing out of the extraordinary.... May go back, prices are ok for the place when using Colombian pesos....

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Tromso, Norway
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Highly recommended for Italian food lovers in the south of Cali. The portions have a good size and the menu is variated.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere, as families friends and colleagues seem to meet up in big groups, celebrating their birthdays and such. This however makes it crowded with a service which is therefore a bit slow. Good food. And they also sell nice drinks, such as sangria and cocktails and the artisan beer from Colombia which is really nice.

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Cali, Colombia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We had a reservation but we wanted to sit somewhere a bit fresh and it was not a problem to switch, the waiter was very kind and very helpful when trying to choose the wine which was absolutely delicious (Santa Rita Merlot)! The solomito, canelonis and the salad were a delight, althou the Tiramisu was awful, it tasted as it... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • 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

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