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Il Forno

3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
863-607-6030
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Ranked #10 of 374 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We go here often and have always had a pleasant experience. Friendly staff and authentic food. The owner always stops by the table to make sure that we are completely satisfied.

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Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Four of us went to Lakeland, Florida, for a college football game, and chose Il Forno for dinner due to TripAdvisor ratings. What a find!! We had an excellent waiter who knew the menu and what to recommend. The Caprese (my test of a good Italian restaurant) was excellent. Usually when an restaurant has bread for sale, the 'free' bread... More

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Lakeland, Florida
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I took a friend out for lunch. I asked his preference and he wanted pizza and a beer. I mentioned several Italian Resturants and he requested we try Il Fornos. He'd heard good things about them but had never been there. My preference would have been Little Cesars lunch takeout special, a four corner deep dish pepperoni pizza and a... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is one of those places that I consider my italian neighborhood restaurant. I know friends and family will have a good meal if we go out together. I have used them to cater family functions because everyone enjoys the food and I trust that they will do a great job.

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Choose anything from the menu and you will not be disappointed! Mick's homemade pasta e fagioli is amazing...any special is a sure fire winner. Have special requests? No problem, they cater to all our "could you add" requests. Try Il Forno's pizza...to die for!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

WOW!. Visiting from Vegas and loved this place. The chicken parm was great. Staff was friendly. Highly recommended.

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Hollywood, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

When in Lakeland, this is the place I'll go when I want Italian food. My chicken parm dinner was perfect. There mozzarella for appetizer is different & really good.Can't wait to go back

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Gorgonzola Salad with chicken is the BEST! It is great for lunch. Everything on the menu is really good.

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Lakeland, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice family owned Italian restaurant. The waitstaff is very attentive, & friendly. The food is great! Love the yeast knot rolls! The give you a bowl of marinara sauce yo dip the knots in. Yummy! I' ve had the eggplant parmigiana sandwich,very good, meatballs with spaghetti ,veal Marsala, all very tasty, with ample portions! They serve beer & wine also.... More

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Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Im pretty sure there is nothing on the menu that is bad or even average. Everything is delicious and authentic. The service is fast, efficient and friendly. My favorite Italian go-to place in Polk county hands down!

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