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Il Fornaio

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Via Bartolomeo Colleoni, 1, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
+39 035 249376
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited after reading trip advisor reviews. Queue was out the door so thought that was a good sign right? Wrong. Waited for an age just to be served. 30 mins before order taken. Then another 20 mins before finally getting the much awaited slice. It was minging. Wish I hadn't bothered. Would not recommend.

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1 Thank CathynConor
Bucharest, Romania
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an amazing place! So many types of pizzas, pasta s and lot of sweets in the old center of Bergamo!

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1 Thank gheorghesimona06
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Might "only be for tourists" but I stumbled upon this place looking for a bit of take away food to enjoy whilst wandering about the old town, the pizza was delicious I had one with salami and mozzarella. Call me a tourist!

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Gdynia, Poland
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oily, creamy pizza. Nothing special, definitely not a taste i would expect from an Italian pizza. Seems like one piece is 10k callories. Not coming back

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1 Thank SssAdam
Ghent, Belgium
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for lunch. They've got a great variety of pizza's which you order by the slice. They cut them up for you and if the weather allows it, it's very easy to walk to the piazza Vecchia which is just around the corner and sit down there and enjoy your lunch in a sunny square, rather than in what is... More 

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Ireland
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were late for lunch (3pm) so the restaurants were all closed. We were delighted to come across Il Fornaio and it's delicious fare. We sat comfortably upstairs and left completely satisfied and our wallets not much lighter.

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Sandefjord, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I tried 2 different kinds of desserts-one with lemon cream and another one with vanilla cream. Very very very sweet. So I didn't finish any one of them. I think I should try their pizza since it seems more popular.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Many kinds of pizza, rich and yummy at great prices! Good service, as fast as they can, but always polite, maybe they should enrich the choice of beers with some local brands.

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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286 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

There was a long line so it must be good right? Definitely! Lots of pizza to choose from. Thick, flaky crust. I had the spinach and buffalo mozzarella drizzled with olive oil. They sell by weight. Seating upstairs. Line moves slowly because you order, they give you a receipt, you pay and then return to pick up after it's been... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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373 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2017

We saw the pizzas and the sweets from the window and decided to give a try. We were lost at the beginning because there was such a big variety of pizzas, focaccias and pastries that we wanted to taste them all. You can order as big piece as you wish - they will weigh it and cut it with (you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bartolomeo Colleoni, 1, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
  • Phone Number: +39 035 249376

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