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Il Forno

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3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
863-607-6030
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great, unpretentious Italian food in Lakeland

Great, enthusiastic service, fresh, nicely-prepared Italian food at very reasonable prices. Although the location was attached to a strip mall, it was nicely decorated, and the staff made me feel welcome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Randy M
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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great, enthusiastic service, fresh, nicely-prepared Italian food at very reasonable prices. Although the location was attached to a strip mall, it was nicely decorated, and the staff made me feel welcome.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of my favorites! I typically eat the same thing. ..Chicken gargonzola salad. It's great! Everything is really good but I'm usually on a diet. There is always a lot of chicken and the dressing is awesome. Very rich.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The food is wonderful and very filling. My granddaughters love to come and play with the pizza dough. They have my favorite wine and the service is great.

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Average food with a so so atmosphere. Not the best but mostly local and certainly not the worst around. Reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Ate here for the second time with my family for my birthday. My parents have been many times. Last time I got the Penne alla Vodka and this time the Veal Piccatta. Both were delicious. My mother loves the Linguine with white clam sauce. Several other of our family have had the lasagna, the stromboli, and the veal marsala and... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This restaurant gives me a homey feel by the friendliness of the staff and the familiar meals and of course awesome pizza. The owner always is out and greeting people and makes sure the experience is good. The pricing is good and portions still large compared to other places. This is definitely one of my favorite places to eat. My... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I don't think there is better pizza in the city of Lakeland! The service is fantastic....the pizza even better. Look to spend roughly $18 on a large pie. Great for a date or family time.

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We wanted to take a day trip to Lakeland and ,of course,consulted Trip Advisor reviews. We settled on IL Forno based on your info and enjoyed an excellent lunch. I opted for one of 2 $8.99 lunch specials,the Chicken Involtini and enjoyed a meal I had not previously been exposed to. It consisted of a roulade of chicken stuffed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great service great food charming atmosphere and family fun good sweet tea, Clean bathrooms. Food portions are great for the price easily share one meal for two always bring something home for the next day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Let me start by saying that I am a very picky Italian food eater. This is partially due to the fact that I come from an Italian family and we can make a sauce with our eyes closed. We all follow the same recipe that's been in the family since my great grandma brought it from Sicily on a boat.... More 

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Additional Information about Il Forno

Address: 3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone Number: 863-607-6030
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-607-6030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?