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Il Fornaio

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Thu, 4/25
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $35
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of three - on a week night. I arrived first and was taken to a lovely table in the back of the restaurant. Our waiter, Umberto arrived and graciously brought ice water and French bread. Olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We had a great dinner at this restaurant with our grandkids. They have a very nice menu, including a kids menus. They have a nice variety of menu options. The service was great and the food excellent. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mike_B52033
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Il Fornaio is a great choice for Italian food: high quality food, lovely atmosphere and good service. Don’t let the fact that it’s in a shopping center deter you, it is excellent!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jwarnersanfrancisco
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed brunch with friends. Nice hot bread with olive oil and balsamic arrived immediately and drink orders. My caprese salad was excellent. Friends were pleased with their salads, soup, and breakfast dish. Not cheap but lovely decor and great for visiting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Baywalk827
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Average Italian fare at above-average prices. The menu reflects very little creativity or inventiveness. You'll see dependable Italian classics, but little else. VERY few veg/vegan entrees (actually no vegan entrees on menu but they were nice enough to make a pasta primavera w/o cheese -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sir-Loin-of-Cali
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We went for dinner because we know the food is always great and we were not disappointed! I had the salmon with black truffles on artichoke with a potato gratin is was moist and tasty. My wife had the Risotto with sausage it was very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kevh938
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Was driving to Napa and stay by Corte Madera. Had a nice and antipasto at the IL Fornaio. The Italian wine list is pretty good, you can find some nice Italian wine. Seafood plate is super yummy and pizza is authentic. Place is full of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We went on a Sunday evening and expected slow service; but, from the front desk to the waiter, to the busboys, it was excellent. Food, while not cheap ( scallopini $33.95, Brasato $28.95 , both delicious) was really good. Drinks were expensive ( two Tanquery...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nepenthium
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting family in the area and met at the restaurant for dinner. There were eight of us. We made reservations and were seated right on time. We ordered various things and the food was hit and miss. The veal was tough and inedible....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Large chain restaurant. Quite average food . Pleasant atmosphere . Above average service. Food about seven on a 1-10 scale. Ample parking in this shopping mall lot. I had fish and my wife had pasta. Moderate prices. Would I return? Maybe?

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Robert C
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Response from Sandy G | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember seeing gnocchi on the menu when I was there, but, you might ask if it's available before you order. It may be a special on certain nights, too. Just ask.
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