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Il Fornaio IFSC

Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01 P3K7, Ireland
+353 1 672 1853
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01 P3K7, Ireland
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the nearby Spencer hotel & decided to book this based in TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. It is a small cafe so doesn't really have a restaurant feel but staff were lovely & friendly. The food was delicious. We both...More

1  Thank ponaire
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is a little on the pricey side I thought when I looked at the menu but it is SO worth it. I had the pasta and it was honest amazing. It is the best pasta I've had outside of Rome. The decor is...More

1  Thank Una R
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This looks like a small pizza shop but is it really good. We had table service. I had a nice glass of red wine and the Pizza with Vegs. The Vegs were awesome peppers, mushrooms, corn, onion. etc. My husband and the Rigatoni pasta. It...More

Thank WendiT
Reviewed June 22, 2017

I visit Il Fornaio quite often as I work on occasion nearby and I enjoy it - most of the time! The food is good,authentic Italian, but some things could do with improvement. Please heat the plates before serving pasta! Pasta congeals very quickly on...More

Thank BlaaFan
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We ate here recently before going to a concert in the 3 Arena. I had a pizza, my wife pasta. Both were nice dishes. Pizza base was lovely. The 4 cheeses could have been my flavourful, but that's probably just the cheese they use. Pleasant...More

Thank irish_captain
Reviewed June 4, 2017

it is a cozy restaurant just in front of LUAS mayor square. i wonder it might become pretty busy during working days. We got pizzas, and they were good, as good you can find in many other places in town. the prices were fair and...More

Thank arthur c
Reviewed May 31, 2017

I booked a table, arrived about 7 min after the booking and the staff didn't even greet me, a very rude woman of the staff just told me "eh..you're late." What the hell? I'm a customer and I'm supposed to be your priority from the...More

1  Thank rachelonei
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I used to live in IFSC and liked to order there. Good Pizzas, tasty pastas, nice staff. If you pass by, don't hesitate to stop.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place within walking distance of The Spencer (who recommended) - loved observing the pizzas being created. Our pizzas were very tasty but way too much (after starters) so we went home with a doggy bag. Tirrimissu (clearly I can't spell) hit the spot...More

Thank caroline s
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

When you step into this place and you've been to Italy you know you are in the right place. It's cramped, packed with tables and the waiters and cook are frantically speaking italian. We could only get a table tucked away in a corner under...More

Thank Dutchman02
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May 7, 2016|
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Response from Steph2james | Reviewed this property |
Hi im not 100% sure but I honestly dont think they do. It is a small restaurant with like a deli counter that you can buty Italian meat, cheese etc, and im sure you can call in and order a pizza for take away but I dont... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01 P3K7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 672 1853
Il Fornaio is a family run restaurant & bakery serving Authentic Italian Food since 1998. We promote a healthy Authentic Mediterranean diet, by using no additives and no preservatives in our traditional Italian Cooking. We only use carefully selected ingredients. Il Fornaio serves a variety of pasta, meat, fish dishes & pizza complemented by our exclusive Italian wine. Our breads are baked daily in our bakery. Start your own tradition with us.
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