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il forno

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the lane, off pub street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 63 763 380
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Penzance
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at restaurant on spec having not booked. Luckily we were early as it filled up quickly. Great food - excellent flavour and authentic. Rather hot sitting at back of restaurant even with fans in full. Efficient service with a smile.

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Thank Flo55ie
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

"Il Forno" (according to Google translate) means "the oven" in Italian. It might as well read "will treat you like family and probably cook better than your mom" instead because this place is fantastic. First the food -- I had the margarita pizza, and lord it was delicious. I have been burned by spongy flavorless pizza-imposters in SEA in the... More 

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Thank Leigh P
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a short tuk tuk ride from our hotel to this restaurant and enjoyed a good quality Italian meal. The service was very good and the attentive owner checked that everything was ok. It is a lively restaurant in the centre of an exciting and lively town, although we returned to the town the next day and were disappointed.... More 

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Thank johndpensioner
Asia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our lunch at Il Forno. Spaghetti Carbonara and pizza was delicious and superb. English skills of servers could be better. Also the shop opposite was doing renovation, so I felt that dust could go into the food- not very hygiene. This Italian restaurant was a great find.

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Thank WhoppeR2015
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recommended by our hotel, this was a lovely little Italian restaurant - very friendly service and lovely pizza!

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Thank Soph232
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place just off Pub Street, the genial Italian host (owner?) meets you with a welcoming smile and a handshake. Food is well priced, portions just right and served nice and quickly. Definitely recommended.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly owner but staff a bit lost: they changed our order and did not understand everything. The plate were good but not excellent, for example the pizza 4 cheese was too salty and not tasting with strong cheeses. On the other side the pesto was very good. Service was long. Anyway for an easy diner it is very fine.

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Thank Gaet-Pur
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cute restaurant, outside and on the small streets in Siem Reap. The gnocchi and pizza were fantastic and the staff were all friendly and nice. Would definitely eat there again!

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Thank Kady K
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our dinner at Il Forno. Spaghetti Carbonara and Zucchini Carpaccio was delicious. Tuna carpaccio was not my fave, but hey, we are in cambodia. English skills of servers could be better. Mojitos were great and overall it was an excellent dinner.

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Thank Kate M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprise to find good food in this restaurant. We had for appetizer the bruschetta, grilled vegetables with pesto and the mozarella wrap with Parma ham. All the appetizers were very good. For main entree had the Vitello stuffed with mozarella with olives and in a marinara sauce. The veal was tender and tasty. The only issue is than... More 

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Thank Yuri_The_Traveler
Antony G, Public Relations Manager at il forno, responded to this review

Thanks Yuri! We are working on installing more AC at the moment, see you soon for a fresh trip to Italy! ;) Ciao! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: the lane, off pub street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 63 763 380
Description
We created Il Forno in 2011 after many years dreaming of opening a traditional Italian Restaurant outside Italy where we would serve authentic Italian food like our grandmothers used to cook. The only addition to our grandmother's kitchen was the building of an original stone brick fire wood oven from where to make pizzas according to the southern italian tradition. We pride to import every single ingredient ( veggie & fruits aside)on our menu directly from Italy and to make all our food home made and fresh daily. Our fantastic team of chefs/cooks start their day very early to prepare our pizza dough that need 10/12 hours before its naturally risen and to prepare home made tagliatelle, tortellini , gnocchi and so on , exactly like we used to in Italy half a century ago.

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