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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

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Great service great food

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
girlwit4x4
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best Italian food around. They do not have a food chain mentality, they make each dish made exactly the way it was ordered. They catered to my special request and answered questions about food ingredients as i am sensitive to certain foods. The food was served fast and hot. Waiter was great friendly and polite. Prices were reasonable. I would... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Great pizza and great food. It seems to be getting better and better everytime we eat here. I ordered eggplant parmigiana and my husband ordered chicken parmigiana we Had plenty leftover for lunch!!

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South Bend, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We weren't very hungry as it was late so we stopped in for a 'snack'. Everyone was friendly and the food was great. We ordered the Antipasto Trio and a side of pasta. It was more than enough. The side of pasta was equal to the regular order you get at other places and the appetizer was so wonderful, I... More 

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Beachampton
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We read the reviews and decided to give it a shot. Well it wasn't great. I took my wife and her parents here for my wife's birthday. My father-in-law got the veal parmigiana and the veal was overcooked and hidden below so much sauce that it was hard to find it. My wife got a pasta dish and there was... More 

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lansing mi
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181 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

service was excellent from the time we entered to time to leave.Food was great also.you cant go wrong on anything it seems. had vodka penne and shrimp marinara. yum!!

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We are in Clearwater, FL for Phillies Spring Training and we have friends who winter in Sebring, FL, so we thought we would get together for lunch halfway between each city. I checked Tripadvisor and saw the Il Forno was rated #5 out of 389 restaurants in Lakeland. WOW, we were not disappointed. Our server, Alicla, was terrific. The entrees... More 

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Dover
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you are looking for real Italian food this is the place, great service and the best place in Lakeland to get a great meal. Lunch specials are great value as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Overall, we really enjoyed eating here. The only drawback was it was a little loud but almost everywhere is nowadays. The server was super friendly and you could tell he loved his work! We will be there again once my son starts at SEU in the fall!

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Restaurant Details

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