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Il Fornaio

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1179 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678-1935 (Roseville Parkway)
+1 916-788-1200
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sacramento, California
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015

I came here today to enjoy some wine and have an appetizer while in a meeting. I have been here for almost 3 hours now and our bartender is great. She is very personable. Her name is brandy (with a y) there is 2 of them here. She was so nice and very patient as we took our time to... More 

1 Thank Glenn S
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Great service. We had a large party but didn't have a reservation because we were only stopping by for a few nights. They accommodated all 18 of us without a complaint and seated us within 20 minutes. Worth the price. Everything was delicious, especially the bread.

1 Thank momo T
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140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

Had dinner in this lovely Italian restaurant. Overall, Italian food is very varied in the States. This place though was very good, food well prepared and interesting, good wines The staff was also very attentive and made us feel at home

1 Thank NickInChina1
Sacramento, California, United States
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223 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

Il Fornaio is a chain - but unlike most other restaurant chains - the food and service are consistently good. They do Petrle Sole almost as well as the Tadich Grill. (and that is a high standard). Their pasta dishes are a mix of consistent and special creations. I've never had a bad experience at this place.

1 Thank drtaxsacto84
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Always good service and quality food. This is great for drinks, a first date or a large party. My favorite is the pasta pomodoro with grilled shrimp. And I always splurge on the affogado--espresso over vanilla bean gelato.

1 Thank lyndarf
Quincy, California
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We had our daughters rehearsal dinner here. The food was fabulous. The staff was great! So nice and friendly. The food was wonderful Italian cuisine. I had the roast chicken with potatoes, wow! I couldn't get enough of those potatoes! I would have licked my plate clean if my wife would have let me. I would definitely eat here again

2 Thank Donnie Lisa D
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Never a bad meal. The waiter was very kid friendly. I think his name is Shane. He was the best waiter and I was told kids ask to be sat in his section.

Thank mseperas
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

i love love love the beef carpaccio.....The staff is so kind and the food is great. Its elegant yet simple

Thank harstrick
Roseville, California
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

This restaurant has always been one of our favorites, but tonight we had one of the worst meals ever: limp, tasteless salad, pathetic pasta with no taste whatsoever, and the worst veal imaginable--probably bought from one of those restaurant suppliers who provide frozen entrees.. The bread baskets here used to be a delight--with artisan breads. Now the bread basket is... More 

1 Thank 397carolo
Roseville, California
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59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

The special for the evening was a sliced beef tenderloin dish that defies the search for superlatives! In addition to my wife's pleasant pasta dish, a standard minestrone cup and salad, the special, followed by a key lime pie cheesecake made for a very nice evening. The wine list is ample, but I wouldn't recommend the sangiovese, which was pallid.

Thank adley s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1179 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678-1935
    (Roseville Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: +1 916-788-1200
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

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