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“Great Locals Spot”
Review of Il Forno Classico

Il Forno Classico
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: We specialize in fresh made Italian style dishes; Hand Tossed Pizzas, freshly sautéed pasta, fresh seafood-like salmon, halibut, scallops, and shrimp and fresh Angus beef.There is an exhibitionary kitchen in the main dining room, a full bar, a wine shop and private room as well as two outdoor patios.The wine list is a five time Wine Spectator Award Winning List. We feature over fifty wines by the glass; our specialty is west coast Cabernet sauvignon with over 200 selections. All wine is available to purchase to go at standard retail or less. In the restaurant the most it would cost is $14 over retail. The wine shop also doubles as a private dining room that can accommodate up to 30 sit down or 40 as a cocktail party.Two outdoor patios are in front of the restaurant for those who enjoy people watching.
Reviewed March 10, 2010

This is a neat little spot off off Sunrise north of the 50. It is obviously frequented by local and special occasion guests. The food was very good, the bread before the meal was excellent. I had the skirt stake salad and it was large flavorful all around excellent. There is a good selection of wines in a variety of price ranges. Prices are reasonable to moderate and service was attentive without hovering even a busy Wednesday evening. I did not have time to stop at the wine shop but you should.

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Reviewed February 24, 2010

Don't let the strip mall location turn you off. I wouldn't have found it if it weren't for a friendly clerk at the hotel. It's under the radar. Excellent variety and very reasonable prices. Original menu items as well as usual favorites. They have a wine shop/bar with the restaurant that sold wine by the glass, bottle, or case that looked like fun. For warm days and nights, there is outside seating. I had the Linguine Pescatore. Clams, mussels, shrimp, mushrooms, and leaf spinach over linguine in a light broth. It was only $21. The bread on the table is fresh baked and has that wood-fired crusty bottom, but is soft in the middle. Instead of the usual accompanying olive oil, theirs is a mix of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and a few spices. Not blow you away spiced up, but subtle flavors that were very good. Service was excellent and friendly. Drink refills timely. Dessert sounded great, but after the dinner, I had no room. While traveling it's not always the case, but Il Forno Classico is worth going back twice in the same week.

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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile
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