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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, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    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
We love their delicious Italian Food!

Il Forno Italian Restaurant has a great menu and excellent prices. It's a casual and family restaurant with a wonderful staff! This is a place that I visit at least once per week. Their pizza is the best... my favorite dishes are Chicken Caprese and Penne Rustica! Yum!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Maricel B
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Il Forno Italian Restaurant has a great menu and excellent prices. It's a casual and family restaurant with a wonderful staff! This is a place that I visit at least once per week. Their pizza is the best... my favorite dishes are Chicken Caprese and Penne Rustica! Yum!

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stopped in for a quick lunch. I had a slice of cheese pizza with a side salad. My partner had the soup and salad. Everything was very tasty, and you can't beat the price. We will return to try dinner.

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Really cute place, atmosphere was laid back and casual yet somehow intimate and romantic. Ive sampled lots of pasta dishes and each one tasted delicious and homemade, not too heavy either. I hear the pizzas are great as well.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Marinara (Delivery Lunch 7/21/15) was bitter and horrible. I literally could not eat it, and trust me, I am not a picky eater at all. I was so looking forward to it. I am married into an Italian family and am used to awesome home made sauce, this was bitter and almost tasted like it needed to cook a few... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our favorite is their tomato, basil & garlic. We like it extra crispy and double cut slices. You can never go wrong! Plus at around $16 for an extra large pizza, you can't beat the value.

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Polk City, Florida
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our group chose Il Forno for our monthly "flash dinner" night out. Good reviews here helped in this choice. People were seated as they arrived, and drink orders taken. When all arrived, dinner orders were taken and fresh bread for our large table. Salads (house or Caesar) a good start to out meal. Entrees arrived in a timely manner, Chicken... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I recently read a review in the Ledger on this restaurant and decided it was time for another visit. So glad we did. Our server was very pleasant and extremely helpful. We described an Italian dish we hadn't seen on a menu lately and she knew the dish we were thinking of, went to the cook and asked if he... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The food is always good at Il Forno. I eat there about once a month and it's always good. Recommend to others for good Italian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Awesome restaurant, great food, friendly service. We eat there at least once a month and have never had a bad experience. Authentic Italian Food.

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Rome, Italy
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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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?