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Il Fornaio

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 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
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews pasta insalata bread butternut squash sea bass scallops italian food nice happy hour business dinner never disappoints anniversary dinner love this restaurant the wait staff the happy hour menu galleria mall great restaurant sacramento area
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I always enjoy the Italian cuisine here, almost as much as Italy. Molto bene as the say. We’ve never had a bad meal and the service is exceptional. For this month there’s a no corkage fee. Basically this lowers your meal cost...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Maddoctorfromberrien
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting with my daughter in Placer county I always treat her to a special lunch date. On my visit on July 5th we selected Il Fornaio and were so pleased with our meal together, the ambience is amazing. The staff is friendly and efficient,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 753dianag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Francis was a very good server our bar guy (Marcus) was cool I like the ambience il fornaio has always had good ambience the busser for the tables was extremely good professional friendly

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Brad G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant serves very good Italian food in a very nice environment. We had two pizzas and one pasta. Both were very good. They use wood fired oven to make nice thin crust pizzas. They serve complimentary bread with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Shakir A
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

The food was incredible as always! Our server was incredibly attentive and kind. He gave us a beautiful dessert to celebrate our special occasion. I love this place!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Brenda S
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I can't remember exactly when Il Fornaio opened in Roseville but I know it's at least 15 years. My family and I have been consistent patrons since they opened. I think it has improved even more. It's my "go to" for Italian.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SwissObsess
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Always feel like I’ve returned to Italy. Sardinia was our last visit, lamb Ragui lasagna, wine flight, 3 different Sardinian wines... excellent!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cadyme
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant was little bit pricey, but food was really great! Must try their Brochettas 😋 we had our private room and offer gluten and veggie meals which is super great! Staff very friendly and professional, by the galleria mall, nice area, very clean. Great...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank maripposa
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We asked for a cozy table for two in the back. Perfect. Outstanding service. Only thing that would improve is if they offered some kind of soup and salad, soup and sandwich or soup and half pasta for lunch. All the pasta and pizza offerings...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Garnet H
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Above average happy hour at the mall... Plenty of drink, wine, beer and food options.. The atmosphere is really nice... Service was solid. We really liked the fried calamari and the pizza. Plenty of pizza options This place can be kid friendly as well. We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Ken B
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Susheelkbfi | Reviewed this property |
They do have a happy hour.
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exhilarating14
September 2, 2016|
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Response from callucan | Reviewed this property |
definitely YES. There are even vegan items on menu every month.
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