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8000 East Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (South Ulster Road)
303-221-7368
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Il Fornaio’s award-winning authentic Italian cuisine is a favorite in...
Il Fornaio’s award-winning authentic Italian cuisine is a favorite in Greenwood Village. Specialties include housemade pastas, wood-fired pizza, grilled fish, authentic risotto, rotisserie meats and fresh artisan breads. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A-Food; D-Service; = Average

As an ex-Kalifornian, I am very familiar with Il Fornaio and have had some of my best restaurant meals at the Irvine branch. But IF-Denver Tech would be a first-time experience for both partner and I. We had been to a movie and arrived on the early side of 5:00 p.m. The place was pretty empty, so... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
wineau1
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Colorado
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colorado
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100 reviews 100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As an ex-Kalifornian, I am very familiar with Il Fornaio and have had some of my best restaurant meals at the Irvine branch. But IF-Denver Tech would be a first-time experience for both partner and I. We had been to a movie and arrived on the early side of 5:00 p.m. The place was pretty empty, so immediate seating was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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118 reviews 118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

There was 8 of us at dinner, all the food was lovely and the service was great. They also served proper coffee (not the American crap) and split the bill for us. Including wine & shared starters it was approx $140 for the two of us so worked out well for the quality of food. Because it was close to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This is a nice place with great service. However the food is good but nothing really special. Do not waste your money order desserts, they are tasteless. The chef should work hard in a new selection of desserts as soon as possible.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

In a neighborhood with a lot of mediocre chain food, Il Fornaio stands out for ambience, service, food, and wine. We came in on a very cold night and were seated promptly in front of a fireplace, which set the tone for the evening. Service was attentive and informal, answering all our questions, dealing with special requests, and even laughing... More 

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Centennial, CO
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195 reviews 195 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I met a friend for lunch on a Thursday and could not have more pleased. The layout is open and tables are not crowded so noise was not a problem. We were seated at a table for four which was quickly modified for two which was nice. Our waitress was well informed and respected our desire to talk and not... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

First thanksgiving dinner out in 25 years. Found out late that eating out was necessary. Il Fornaio was able to accommodate us . I had been to this restaurant some years ago, so was looking forward to a repeat. Lovely thanksgiving day menu. Food and service were great. We had a very attentive waiter. I was disappointed that the restaurant... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

First, I don't know about price, it was a business dinner and I did not pay attention to that ;) We spent a great night. The waiter was very nice, his wine's choices were pretty good. The Colorado Lamb was amazing. Great place for a business dinner or maybe for face to face dinner.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped in here on the spur of the moment while in town on business. Not having reservations we had to wait for a table, even though there appeared to be quite a few tables open. Maybe they were all reserved I can't say. Once were were seated he service was pretty good, although for a place that tries hard... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We come ro Denver for an annual audio festival held at the Denver Tech Center Marriott and are always looking for new places to eat, and this trip we picked il fornaio as it is close to Hyatt hotel where we always stay (review to follow) .We were not disappointed in our choice of cannelloni and veal carciofi d.ishes which... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews 96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our food and service was outstanding. During our meal, a bottle of wine inadvertently slipped out of an employee's hands. Although neither wine nor glass hit us, the manager checked on us to make sure all was well. She gave each of us a free appetizer/dessert card. Combined with our already great lunch, this extra touch left us with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8000 East Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (South Ulster Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: 303-221-7368

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Il Fornaio’s award-winning authentic Italian cuisine is a favorite in Greenwood Village. Specialties include housemade pastas, wood-fired pizza, grilled fish, authentic risotto, rotisserie meats and fresh artisan breads. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?