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Il Fornaio

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1179 Galleria Boulevard, Roseville, CA 95678-1935 (Roseville Parkway)
+1 916-788-1200
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

You can't go wrong with Il Fornaio's restaurant. Event though it is a large chain, it does not feel like one. I enjoy the ambience and intimate feeling within a large restaurant. We eat here on a regular basis and we have never had less than perfect service. Professional, friendly, intuitive. Spot on.

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Thank Leigharev
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Not your mom and pop eatery. As a chain type of restaurant, this is one of the best. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the wait staff have been well trained. Happy hour is a good alternative to dinner if you're looking for something lighter.

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Thank darheg
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5 reviews
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The crowds in the restaurant tell the story. The meals are expensive so don't plan on having a meal for two for less than $70, without drinks!

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Roseville, California
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169 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Il Fornaio is often overlooked because of its location in the Roseville Galleria, a massive mall with many chain restaurants. In fact, I overlooked it for years because I figured it was yet another quantity-over-quality mall restaurant. It is not. Many so-called Italian restaurants in the U.S. serve American-Italian food that only marginally resembles anything you would get in Italy.... More 

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Thank FPepoon
Fayetteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great Happy Hour!!! The pizza was super!!! Staff were friendly and the prices were very reasonable.Found by accident as we are from NC and were visiting friends.

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Thank srslocum
Roseville
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 5, 2015

The welcoming variety of the menu provides something special for all tastes. Appetizers shared family style with complimentary steamy hot and crusty olive bread and traditional flavorful italian bread comes with great olive oil and balsamic vinegar help the diner resist over-ordering. Grilled or roasted chicken, fish and meats are expertly prepared with pasta dishes available to satisfy vegetarians and... More 

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Modesto, California
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275 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

I always enjoy dining at this restaurant a few times a year. The menu and wine list is updated frequently, and a special regional Italian food and wine menu is also available. I ordered from the regional menu on my last two visits. I organised a dinner for twenty to celebrate a friend's birthday at this restaurant recently, and we... More 

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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Loved this restaurant. The presentation of the food, the taste -AWSOME.they also have outdoor dining...We felt pampered with the outstanding sevice and special attention by the waiter who pleased us. The atmosphere is more elegant, beautiful wood decor, a little pricey but when you are served such delicious cooked food to perfection, fantastic wine selection (loved how they served the... More 

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Milan, Italy
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127 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Good food, no doubt. The menu is surely appreciated by non-Italians for the Italian sound of the words. Honestly I never heard about 80% of the dishes in the menu. Well, I learnt some new Italian dishes. Nothing to dislike, however.

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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Where I live, no one has happy hour, so I was pleasantly surprised when I went to Il Fornaio for a quick trip to the mall and it was Happy Hour. We enjoyed 2 cocktails and 2 appetizers for under $30. It was relaxing and fun and the ambiance was lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1179 Galleria Boulevard, Roseville, CA 95678-1935
    (Roseville Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: +1 916-788-1200
Description
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?