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il forno

cr 23 no 73-86, Manizales, Colombia
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Ranked #9 of 38 Restaurants in Manizales
Price range: $25 - $100
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jan 18, 2013
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Dining options: Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Manizales, Colombia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My wife and I have been to this restaurant probably 50 times in the 7 years I lived here. Great pasta and pizzas. It's beautiful inside and they have recently added an outdoor covered dining area with heat lamps and a fabulous view of the city.

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Oshawa, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Having written a review of Spago, a great restaurant in Manizales, I saw the review of Il Forno so I thought I'd give it a try. As the name implies the courses are mostly Italian and there is a large menu of choices. As mentioned in previous reviews the prices are very reasonable and as I don't drink alcohol I... More

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Medellín, Colombia
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

I've been a fan of these restaurants since some years ago, and have to say this one in Manizales is also a great option. The value is unbeatable (9 - 14 US dollars for any plate) eve for Colombian standards. Great pasta and pizza, but also very good beef, chicken and fish /pasta combos. The wine selection is not as... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Good value and good food. The pasta carbonara was excellent. Would recommend.

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Las Vegas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2009

My wife is a vegetarian and from time to time on our trip she got a little frustrated with the standard Colombian cuisine. The hotel recommended a visit to this Italian restaurant close to the stadium and "up-scale" areas of Manizales. The food was okay. It seemed that they were working with limited ingredients or something. As if being the... More

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