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Fornelletto

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Harbor Drive, Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
609-317-1000
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lodi
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fornelletto offers you the best in Italian dining with a large selection of both food and spirits at a moderate price.

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Thank 756lawrenceg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time and it did not disappoint. We love the ambiance as it feels like you are in a beautiful cave surrounded by bottles of wine. All of the food was to die for. For appetizers we got the Mediterranean Octopus and the Brooklyn Brick Oven Pizza. For dinner, I had the "Osso Bucco" ravioli which melted... More 

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Thank Courtney V
Westfield, New Jersey
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Invited friends to join us for dinner. We asked the server for recommendations from Antipasta to desert ...she did not steer us wrong. We had great appys - four different entrees including Pasta - Fish - Chicken - Veal...one better than the other. We shared the four light and fluffy donuts with a raspberry dip...the perfect ending to a GREAT... More 

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Thank mekgolfski
Wilmington, Delaware USA
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the meal was very good, I had higher expectations given the prices. The olive plate appetizer was just okay. The Seafood Spaghettini entree was very good. If you are at the casino and the prices are no big deal to you, it is fine. If you are looking for something special, I would probably try somewhere else.

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Thank DelawareUSA
Wharton, New Jersey
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheese board is customizable...pick the amount of cheese and then a side...we chose the prosciutto di parma which is aged for 24 months. It was melt in your mouth delish! The BRANZINO dish was perfect! Fish tender and flaky! Hubby had San Marzano tomato sauce with Beef Meatballs...homemade pasta was yummy!

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Thank LisaVanValer
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful restaurant is located in the Borgata, with a view of their wine cellar. They have an extensive wine list but their menu seems limited. It seemed a little pricey for what it was.

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Thank 585irener
Bayside, New York
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cheese platter was small and lacking, and the pasta was undercooked. For the price you would have expected a little bit more.

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Thank kelly491
Ambler, Pa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Set in a basement wine cellar, Forneletto predictably boasts a great wine list. Beyond that, the selection of cheeses and Italian specialties is great. The Monkfish Francaise is a sublime, delicate, delicious choice. The mussels are another favorite.

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Thank Thomas G
Bellingham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were provided a very nice table. Our waiter, Giuseppi, came over promptly, and assisted me in selecting gluten free options. We had a wonderful meal, and our waiter was very attentive. Our entire experience, from the time that we walked in, until the time we left was fantastic. This is a wonderful Italian restaurant!

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Thank Linda L
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We have always stopped here for small plates at the bar when at the Borgata. This time we decided to have entrees as a full dinner. They were busy and noisy as usual. Love the atmosphere but the food was almost inedible. It took an extraordinarily long time to get the meal. I opted for simple spaghetti and meatballs. It... More 

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Thank TOF2749
Joanna M, Guest Relations Manager at Fornelletto, responded to this review

TOF2749- I’m sorry to hear that your recent meal did not meet your expectations. Please know that your comments about your dishes and service have been addressed. In the future, please inform a manager of your dissatisfaction so that you do not leave disappointed. We look forward to welcoming you back to another Borgata fine-dining restaurant in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbor Drive, Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: 609-317-1000
Description
Formerly known as Umbria

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