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Il Fornaio

11990 Market St, Ste 106, Reston, VA 20190-6021
703-437-5544
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Ranked #14 of 133 Restaurants in Reston
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: In the tradition of Italy's trattorias, the sight, sounds and aromas of authentic Italian cuisine are recreated fresh everyday at Il Fornaio. Literally "the baker" in Italian, Il Fornaio offers wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade and imported pastas; pizzas from a wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; antipasti and a wide variety of desserts made daily from scratch. The first two weeks of each month a special menu from a different region of Italy is featured as part of Festa Regionale.
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English first
Honaker, Virginia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I adore Il Fornia! I went there with some friends on an FBLA state conference! They were so accommodating to split the bill. Awesome calamari and pizza! A must visit!

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Joel B, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Hope to see you again. More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Omg! The best dinner I have ever had! Il Fornaio in Reston! Gorgeous inside, great service, the best Italian food ever! Definitely will be back!

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Joel B, Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, I am overjoyed to here that your experience here was the best. Looking forward to see you back at Il Fornaio. Joel Barajas More 

Fairfax
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I hosted an Austria teacher for a week and since it was my birthday, I chose this restaurant. The place was very busy, but our server was professional and attentive. The manager stopped by our table and upon learning that our guest was from Austria, he made our guest feel right at home. I had the veal... More 

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Joel B, Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you choose us, and most importantly happy to hear that your experience here was memorable. I glad to know that you will be returning. Thank you for the great review! Joel Barajas More 

Reston, VA
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I miss some of the more traditional plates here (spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan dishes). What they do is usually good, but not great, so for the price, I feel like I'm paying a whole lot for atmosphere. Good bread. Service varies, as you can see from the other reviews.

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Joel B, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We recently have been going over all dishes individually, to make sure all dishes our made to Il Fornaio's standards. I hope that you will return to try some of our delicious foods and desserts. Hope to see you soon. Joel Barajas More 

Keller, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Warm welcome for Sunday night dinner for 3. Seated at booth and server was there. Enjoyed the salad of the day with arugula and pears and entree of ravioli filled with squash accompanied by a good red sauce.

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Joel B, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you fully enjoyed our Cappalacci di Zucca. I hope that you will be returning to try more of our delicious foods and desserts. Hope to see you soon. Joel Barajas More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We have always liked the food at Il Fornaio but our recent visit left out with a bad taste. While our waiter was taking some plates from the table he accidentally dropped a glass of water that soaked my wife and one year old daughter. My wife actually had to walk out and buy clothes for our baby at a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We called to make reservations only to find out when we arrived that they didn't have our reservations. The good thing was that the restaurant was quite empty so, after all, we didn't need reservations. Overall the service was good. We got our drinks, bread and appetizer promptly. It took our waiter a while to get to our table to... More 

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Joel B, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you for all the feedback, I will take all your concerns about the food back to the chef to make sure that we perfect all our dishes. We hope that you will return, if you have any concerns or questions please contact me at jbarajas@ilfo.com More 

Houston, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A 5 min drive from IAD, this Italian restaurant in the XXI century Reston downtown is as per one of the reviews real Italian (despite the fact that it is a mini-chain), this is basically what drew me there, escaping the awful airport food while on a 3-hour long layover in IAD. I just one dish, but it was an... More 

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Joel B, Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review, we hope that you will return soon, to try some of our other pasta dishes and many of our delicious foods. We also have many events through the months, regionale, wine dinners cooking classes, and wine tastings. If you would like more information please contact me directly at jbarajas@ilfo.com. Look forward to... More 

VA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food here is always very, very good! The servers are knowledgeable and strive to please. The management is exemplary and makes it their business to speak with patrons at their tables to assure satisfaction with the meal. Every month a different region of Italy is featured, so being able to try new dishes has be great fun. We have... More 

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Joel B, Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the wonderful review, We hope to see you very soon. Joel Barajas. More 

Reston, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very good food, lovely decor, attentive service. This is not typical chain Italian food. Good value for price. We've enjoyed Il Fornaio's food for year's in California and were really pleased that they are in Reston Town Center when we moved in to the area. Happy Hour has strong selection of tasty dishes and good drink prices. Even our well... More 

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We always love hearing that our guest are having a great experience at Il Fornaio. Thank you for the great review and spread of word of our restaurant. Thank you, Joel More 

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Additional Information about Il Fornaio

Address: 11990 Market St, Ste 106, Reston, VA 20190-6021
Phone Number: 703-437-5544
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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