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Il Fornaio

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTI​
individual appetizers ample enough to share
$9.75
bruschetta al pomodoro
grilled ciabatta bread rubbed with garlic and topped with marinated chopped tomatoes, basil and kalamata olives
$12.95
rustichella
housemade flat bread topped with goat cheese, mozzarella, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives, basil and oregano; baked in the oven
$14.95
calamaretti fritti
baby​ squid, lightly floured and deep fried, served with spicy marinara
$13.95
carpaccio
thinly sliced raw beef, shaved grana padano, capers and wild arugula, drizzled with lemon-olive oil
$16.95 per person
antipasto della casa
A​ sampling of authentic Italian antipasti including: prosciutto di parma, Italian salame, caprese tradizionale, bruschetta al pomodoro, grilled artichoke, grilled zucchini and eggplant, roasted bell pepper, grana padano, green and black olives
MINESTRE E INSALATE​
soups and dressings are made on site
$5.50
$7.50
minestrone di verdure
seasonal vegetable soup made with vegetable stock
$9.75
insalata del fornaio
mixed greens, garlic croutons and shaved grana padano; house vinaigrette
$13.25
caprese tradizionale
sliced heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil and black olives; drizzled with basil-infused extra-virgin olive oil
$12.25
insalata di bietole
organic red and gold beets with red wine vinegar, wild arugula, toasted walnuts and asiago cheese; lemon-olive oil dressing
$11.95
insalata cesarina
romaine lettuce, grana padano, hardboiled egg and focaccia croutons; housemade caesar dressing
PIZZA​
thin-crust pizza using housemade dough and mozzarella
$15.95
margherita
mozzarella, tomato sauce, oregano and fresh basil
$16.50
vegetariana
mozzarella, tomato sauce, sliced artichokes, zucchini, eggplant, sliced tomatoes, mushrooms and fresh basil
$17.50
fradiavola
Mozzarella, tomato sauce, Italian sausage, mushrooms, bell peppers, red onions and spicy peperoncino oil
$18.95
cristina
fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, shaved grana padano, mushrooms and wild arugula; drizzled with white truffle oil
$17.75
capricciosa
mozzarella, ham, artichokes, mushrooms, kalamata olives, oregano and tomato sauce
PASTA FRESCA E SECCA​
Fresh pasta made on site; dry artisan pasta from Italy.
gluten-free pasta available.
served in primi or secondi portions
$11.95
$15.95
capellini al pomodoro
angel hair pasta, chopped tomatoes, garlic, marinara sauce and fresh basil
$12.95
$17.95
tagliatelle alla bolognese
pasta ribbons with traditional meat ragu and grana padano
$13.75
$18.75
pennoni alla vodka
large​ pasta tubes with bacon, vodka-cream-tomato sauce and grana padano
$14.50
$18.50
conchiglie al pollo
shell pasta, chicken breast, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, pecorino cheese, roasted garlic and trebbiano wine
$14.50
$18.95
cappellacci di zucca
ravioli filled with butternut squash and walnuts served with tomato sauce, brown butter, grana padano and crispy sage
$14.50
$19.50
ravioli alla lucana
Organic spinach ravioli filled with Italian sausage, ricotta, grana padano and fennel; topped with fresh tomatoes, spicy tomato sauce with imported peperoncino, pecorino pepato cheese and fresh basil
$14.50
$19.50
cannelloni al fornox
large fresh pasta tubes filled with free-range rotisserie chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, ricotta, pecorino, smoked mozzarella and organic spinach; topped with bechamel, marinara and mushrooms
GIRARROSTO, GRIGLIA E SPECIALITA‘​
Authentic Italian specialties from our rotisserie and grill
$22.50
pollo toscano
free-range chicken seasoned with rosemary; served with sauteed seasonal vegetables and yukon gold roasted potatoes
$28.50
scaloppine ai carciofi e limone
thinly-pounded veal sauteed with sliced fresh baby artichokes and lemon; served with roasted yukon gold potatoes and sauteed seasonal vegetables
$28.95
grigliata di pesce misto
mixed grill of salmon, calamari, scallops, whitefish and prawns, topped with lemon-olive oil sauce; served with roasted yukon gold potatoes and broccolini
$34.50
tagliata chianina
beef tenderloin grilled rare and sliced, topped with balsamic vinegar and green peppercorn sauce and served with sauteed organic spinach and roasted yukon gold potatoes
$23.50
petto di pollo al peperoncino
grilled free-range chicken breast marinated with sage, rosemary, thyme, crushed red pepper, white wine, dijon mustard and lemon; served with spicy peperoncino sauce, sauteed organic spinach and roasted yukon gold potatoes
About
Step inside Il Fornaio and take a culinary journey through Italy. Early mornings bring rustic, crisp crusted bread hot from the oven accompanied by the scent of fresh brewed espresso. During lunch and dinner hours, pastas and flavorful sauces simmer while meats and vegetables roast over hot coals. Bottles of wine from small, regional wineries are uncorked to complement the dishes, which have been crafted in the custom of Italy's chefs, bakers and homemakers. Il Fornaio means "the Baker" in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience. Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfection! Great service, food and atmosphere in the heart of Beverly Hills. Very friendly staff and casual dining but the food was amazing. Don't pass this up if you can get a reservation.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank seang551
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie Mille for your so nice comments. we are glad that you enjoyed your experience in our location and we are looking forward to offer you more delicious meals, service and hospitality thanks & A presto Maria D'Auria managing partner Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed March 6, 2019

Everything great; food & service. Little Italy in Berverly Hills. I will come back when I’m in town. CongratulationsMore

Date of visit: December 2018
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Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Grazie Mille for your so nice comments. we are glad that you enjoyed your experience in our location and it makes all of us really proud. We are looking forward to offer you more delicious meals, service and hospitality thanks & A presto Maria D'Auria...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Well placed restaurant, with parkings around, in Beverly Hills. Good menu and very great service. Super pizzas ! I recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SarahKorfias
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

We really appreciate your time and kindness in providing us nice comments and we are happy that you have enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to continue offering quality, authenticity, delicious food and hospitality grazie, a presto !!! Maria D'auria Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

The place has a great location in Beverly Hills The place is nice and the waiter is very good His recomendaciones and description of the food are very accurate The Caesar salad is not a classic version since it has hard egg and they don’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacktar63
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Grazie Mille for your so nice comments. we are glad that you enjoyed your experience in our location and we are looking forward to offer you more delicious meals, service and hospitality thanks & A presto Maria D'Auria managing partner Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

we are wandering the streets of rodeo drive and decided to stop for breakfast we came upon this restaurant which has been amazing homestyle organic high quality food breakfast it is probably one of the best restaurant practices I've had in a long time I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 626jedw
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

We really appreciate your time and kindness in providing us nice comments and we are happy that you have enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to continue offering quality, authenticity, delicious food and hospitality grazie, a presto !!! Maria D'auria Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed November 16, 2018

We stopped by for lunch on impulse- we had a grilled seafood platter to share which was very good, plus a gluten free pasta pomodoro and a generous salmon salad which were also both very good. The bread and olive oil was great and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bethh5
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

We really appreciate your time and kindness in providing us nice comments and we are happy that you have enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to continue offering quality, authenticity, delicious food and hospitality grazie, a presto !!! Maria D'auria Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I ate dinner at this restaurant, celebrating her 30th birthday. The service and food were outstanding. We had a reservation at 7p, and were promptly seated and greeted by staff. The food was perfectly prepared, and the manager was quite accommodating to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

We really appreciate your time and kindness in providing us nice comments and we are happy that you have enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to continue offering quality, authenticity, delicious food and hospitality grazie, a presto !!! Maria D'auria Il Fornaio- Beverly Hills

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Traditional with a mix of top quality. Seafood entree was very good. Scallops just amazing. Seafood pasta was very good too. We had the Zinfandel Angela from Sonoma and it was amazing. Great mexican crew with top service and very friendly people.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Regularly eat here when I’m in Los Angeles. Very good food, choices, and service. Good wine selections too! For lighter dining they have excellent personal pizzas and salads. Recommend stronglyMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Abgdds
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

We really appreciate your time and kindness in providing us nice comments and we are happy and proud that you have enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to continue offering quality, authenticity, delicious food and hospitality grazie, a presto !!! Maria D'auria Il Fornaio-...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a rather ordinary salad, a bit disappointing as expected better. The Insalata Regina for $13.95 is a giant amount of baby arugula, mixed with raisins, red onion, chopped tomatoes, a quarter of an avocado and couscous in lemon/olive oil dressing...since these ingredients were buried...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PlatinumHoney
Maria D, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thanks so much for your time in providing us with your feedback. My sincere apologies that we did not provide an enjoyable experience as we should. I will definitely address your comments with our chef Giuliano, who, being Italian as myself , is very passionate...More

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Happytraveler78925
January 29, 2017|
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Response from TheGechisTrips | Reviewed this property |
1-Yes, early dinner. 2- No.
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vgmd42
March 19, 2016|
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Response from nefertari007 | Reviewed this property |
early dinner, yes lots of parking lot with one or more hour free, sometimes you may be lucky to see a car leaving a parking space on the street
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