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Il Fornaio

#76 of 3,017 Restaurants in Seattle
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600 Pine St, Ste 132, Seattle, WA 98101-3700 (6th Street)
206-264-0994
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Bangor, ME
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ate here recently for dinner by myself. The whole experience was superb. The menu is very extensive and features dishes not found at many Italian restaurants. I even got a free appetizer because it was my first time dining at the restaurant. All my courses were excellent, and the several people who served me were friendly, professional, and first-rate.... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a high quality Italian restaurant. Good selection of pastas pizzas, risottos and apetizers. There are in fact 2 restaurants - the more fancy Il Fornaio upstairs and less fancy part of it called Il Fornaio risotteria downstairs. On our short visit to Seattle we tried both. The prices are higher upstairs, the menu is more extensive. For simple... More 

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La Conner, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Late lunch. Food was fine. Nice atmosphere. Had bruchetta and salad with tuna. Always a safe choice.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice Italian restaurant in the center of the city. Chose pasta dishes and we both enjoyed our meals. Unlike some of the other reviewers I thought the device was very good and professional. Only complaint was the wine which was just ok

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Bellevue, WA
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Il Fornaio has been a favorite of ours for many years. In the heart of downtown Seattle with it dearth of parking; parking here is in a garage below the restaurant and reasonably priced. Twice a year they offer a series of regional menus are a excellent opportunity to try specialties of the featured region either individually or as tasting... More 

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California
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166 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My guest had a wonderful cannelloni; she cleaned her plate. My veal scaloppine limone was nothing special. Lots of somewhat tough veal but zero flavor, Service was uneven but was recognized with bruschetta . We eat here whenever we're in Seattle and it continues to be a great location and spotty food.

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Sydney, Australia
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152 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Il Fornaio has one of the better pizzas you'll find in the United States, but we found the service at the restaurant surprisingly reluctant and lackluster. We had no real problems and it's no reason to avoid the restaurant, but I can't give the restaurant full points. For a large group dinner it might be an issue. It wasn't just... More 

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Thank sbabones
Marco N, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your constructive feedback, I will look more in depth at me training and make the necessary adjustment. Thank you again, I'm glad you enjoy our pizza Grazie e arrivederci More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant in the center of the mall had sufficient selections. They offer to grill the panini sandwiches. The sandwich was sufficient to split for a light lunch. The chicken pesto panini was flavorful.

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Thank Kimberly M
Marco N, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Buongiorno, We are so happy you enjoyed our newest grilled sandwiches. Please stop by anytime Grazie e arrivederci More 

Cedar Falls
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in the downstairs cafe. The food was very good and service was friendly and pleasant. We had a chicken salad and a pasta dish with chicken.

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Thank Kay F
Marco N, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear you enjoy the chicken salad in my salad bar. Looking forward to see you soon. Grazie earrivederci More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
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194 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh bread made daily. I had the seafood ravioli and it was excellent. Very friendly attentive staff. We will be back soon.

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Thank Jon M
Marco N, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Grazie for your great feedback on TA, hope to see you soon. Grazie e arrivederci More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Pine St, Ste 132, Seattle, WA 98101-3700
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro line stops at 6th and Olive.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 206-264-0994

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