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“Great Dining Experience ”
Review of Il Fornaio

Il Fornaio
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Ranked #8 of 103 Restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Orange Ave.
Transit: Metrolink
Description: Il Fornaio means "the Baker" in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience. Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; a wide variety of desserts; and fresh baked bread made daily from scratch. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.
Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We come here whenever we are in San Diego/Coronado. This time there were 4 of us, our server was outstanding. Reservations were for 6:30, we arrived a few minutes early, they took us right to our table outside. Great view of San Diego and of the military ships going in and out of the bay. Our server made some good recommendations based upon what we wanted to drink. The Lasagna Ferrarese was very good! I would also recommend the Tiramisù!

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Reviewed July 24, 2014

Awesome food. Good Bread. Awesome service. Good for big and small groups and for all ages. Good Italian while here.

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Thank Mxander458
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Reviewed July 24, 2014

Il Fornaio offers fantastic views of the San Diego downtown skyline across the bay. With huge ceilings, every table enjoys a great view. This is not a typical Italian restaurant with the same old preparations. I enjoyed lamb chops with a mint-herb seasoning. It was a nice change from the same old garlic rub that everyone else seems to use. Paired with a great wine from their extensive wine list, fantastic service,a great view, prompt seating, and topped off with a great creme brulee-chocolate mousse, I can't wait to return!

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Thank R H
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Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Italian food to die for - the ravioli was awesome and so was the dessert. All of the pasta is made in house and the cheese fresh and delicious. Highly recommended for the food, service and the view at sunset

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Thank ShankarBexley_Ohio
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went with another family. They were able to accommodate us right away as it was a Monday night. Our waiter, Carlos, was outstanding. He dealt with all the kids in a friendly manner...even taking time to call them by their names he had heard us using. Large portions for kids and good variety. Same for adults. Great food & atmosphere for a small or large group

Thank 2PrincessesandaFrog
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