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Il Fornello

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8851 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 6Z1, Canada
(905) 530-1153
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had lunch there with friends. Absolutely delicious! Had soup and salad -- really tasty! Coffee hot and tasty, and refilled.

Thank B284JXmaryb
Toronto, Ontario
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent visit with a family to Ill Fornello Richmond Hill, I was very disappointment with the quality of the food. Food was lacking flavour. I ordered the chicken parmasana. The crust was a little burned on one side and you could taste it, There was no seasoning no flavour to the meal. Not to the pasta or the... More 

Thank sun-r-us
Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if you're in Toronto you must check Il Fornello, best oven bake pizza, great food service. Love love this place!

Thank Ninotchka A
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As regular visitors to Toronto, we periodically eat at this restaurant (Richmond Hill location) when in the mood for good Italian food. Our latest visit (July 2016) met all expectations again. Despite being a midweek evening, the restaurant was busy, but we got a table without reservations. The restaurant is located in a strip mall so parking is not an... More 

Thank Gary W
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My hubby and I go here sometimes for date night. We are always seated quickly and the service is great and friendly. We love the spicy mussels and I always have the hand made gnocchi’s with asiago sauce. It is incredible. The food is always consistently great and we have never had a bad meal here. The prices are reasonable... More 

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Vaughan, Canada
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Il Fornello has been so consistent for 20+ years. Custom pizza as per usual was excellent. Insult Romana is the usual go to and wonderful.

Thank John P
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I took my family for dinner on April 9th. Living in the area for 15 years we've been going to this restaurant since it first opened. It's been a few years since we've been there but the first thing I noticed was the restaurant was fairly empty for a Saturday night. Not a good sign. We ordered salads and pasta.... More 

Thank rfleming99
Richmond Hill, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant a few times over the years. I find the food to be quite poor and just don't understand it. It is not as good as any other Il Fornello that I have been to. The ambience is terrible and the service is just OK. It looks like a nice restaurant from the outside but... More 

Thank 2upbeelers
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Food is fantastic. If you like food with flavour this is the place to go. I had a steak and it was better than a steak house, surprised. The pasta dishes equally as flavourful and filling. The atmosphere is not fantastic, a bit loud and open but the food more than makes up for it. Good service, good food. A... More 

Thank JEFF C
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We've been here several times and never disapointed, Very reasonably priced especially Tuesdays when they have any Pizza for $10. Great atmosphere, very friendly staff especially Guy who goes out of his way with his service and of coarse the food is delicious.

Thank ilbthr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8851 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 6Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: (905) 530-1153

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