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cr 23 no 73-86, Manizales, Colombia
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Manizales, Colombia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great italian food at a great price!, check out the combinados! they have different choices with a perfect balance including salad, meat, pork or fish and a delicious pasta and the sauce of your choice. One of them will fit your hunger and taste for sure!

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Thank giraldojuand
Chandler, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We ate here two different evenings. Service was good, the food very good and the prices were reasonable. I tried the ravioli and the next day the cannellini. They even had some good beer from a small craft brewery.

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Thank Raymond G
Los Gatos, California
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

A small group of us went to this restaurant for dinner on a Friday night. The open venue is ideal for mild nights and makes it a social place. The architecture is rustic. We ordered a pitcher of sangria which was satisfactory but watery. We also ordered pizzas. The crust was thin and delicious but the toppings were sparce.

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Thank Diane A
Las Vegas, Nevada
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

lasagna consisted of shredded meat covered with a layer of cheese. Thats it that all. Never again will I have the dish from this chain. Prior to this I gave El Forno in other cities great reviews.

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Thank Bernie B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Is great and flavours, proportions and menu. Plus, is not so expensive, it works for a romantic dat and also for business reunions

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Thank lordmitia
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Been coming here off and on for the past 4 years. It is a nice restaurant to relax with your family because they have a small playground. However the food reminds me of typical diner food, nothing fresh, always a frozen taste. But they have a large selection, something for everyone. As an Italian American from New York, I can... More 

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Thank masterita
Fort Erie
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We liked this place so much we returned two times. Good food and good wine. Staff were helpful and one person in our group was able to get vegetarian meals.

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Thank Marcia J
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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150 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

This is my second visit to this restaurant and the new outside patio adds more appeal to an already good dining experience. The menu is overwhelming but the food is all good. Nothing really fancy but good comfort food.

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Thank Tom H
Manizales, Colombia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My wife and I have been to this restaurant probably 50 times in the 7 years I lived here. Great pasta and pizzas. It's beautiful inside and they have recently added an outdoor covered dining area with heat lamps and a fabulous view of the city.

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Thank williamgray
Pickering, Canada
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Having written a review of Spago, a great restaurant in Manizales, I saw the review of Il Forno so I thought I'd give it a try. As the name implies the courses are mostly Italian and there is a large menu of choices. As mentioned in previous reviews the prices are very reasonable and as I don't drink alcohol I... More 

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Thank Bruce M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cr 23 no 73-86, Manizales, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Caldas Department  >  Manizales

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