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Fornos of Italy

6439 W 43rd St, Houston, TX 77092
(713) 688-8757
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Ranked #978 of 7,205 restaurants in Houston
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Dec 17, 2013
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English first
Spring, Texas, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Recently had lunch with family and all had their 10 oz filet served on sizzling plater. This is an aged prime filet that is one of the best we've had anywhere. I would have given a 5 except our server was a bit unorganized and rarely seen.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Forno's is a great Italian restaurant now serving delicious grilled burgers! However, TIRAMISU is a must!!! I dine or lunch at Fornos at least once a month.

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Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were on our way to the airport and were looking for a nice place for lunch and really just stumbled on this place. I'm glad that we did. I never order spaghetti in a restaurant, but today that's what I felt like having. I made a good choice. The portion was huge and they'd used the finer spaghettini, which... More

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Woodville, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

When the Fornos on 290 opened years ago, I was fortunate to discover this GEM! Recipes by Armondo are to die for! Fish is ALWAYS fresh! My favorites are the pasta al Forno, the musroom caps and the HOUSE DRESSING! My friends usually get the specialies (such as the seafood). They redecorated a couple of years ago and the atmosphere... More

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

We've built quite a following to Forno's. Lunch for business, business dinners, celebrations, all kinds of reasons to go. The food is AMAZING. The Tres Leches...well, I have not had better. The service is great and all parts of this place is clean and friendly. What would anyone go anyplace else!!! IF you are on 290 and 34th...GO TO FORNOS!

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Another awful Italian place in Westchase. First visit: After being seated on that visit we were told there was a problem in the kitchen and they wouldn't be able to prepare our meals. They did let us leave without paying for the wine we had ordered. That should have been an omen. I'm thinking the problem in the kitchen wasn't... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

We are here in Houston for business twice a year, and this time we stayed way way out West of Houston...where there are so many restaurants, it's hard to choose. After being so disappointed with Pappadeux's one evening (which is usually very good), we decided to venture out to smaller restaurants and spied this Italian restaurant near the Marriott where... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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513 reviews 513 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
445 helpful votes 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

We discovered Forno's when it was suggested by Riz Marfani from the Crowne Plaza hotel. Riz said that Forno's was the most popular restaurant among the list he has created. It easy to get to, just off 290 at 43rd St. When we first arrived we were attended to by a brand new server. He was having some issues. Armando,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008

i think i've found a new favorite :)

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