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“Veal was great. Friendly staff on owners”
Review of Il Forno

Il Forno
Ranked #11 of 450 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Plant City, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Veal was great. Friendly staff on owners”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

Ate last Saturday at Il Fornos in Lakeland. The veal was excellent with a huge side of pasta.
This is a great neighborhood restaurant. Pricing is very reasonable and portions are large.

  • Visited January 2012
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Lakeland, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
295 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Not the best and not the worst”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

We had heard all kinds of good things about the food at this restaurant so we were eager to try it. We were not totally displeased, but we found it to be rather average. For example: The cheese is not freshly grated and the salad dressing and marinara sauce for the fried calamari came in little plastic covered cups. Forks and knives wrapped up in paper napkins.
Portions were generous and the bread was very good. Overall though, the food tasted good, but nothing was really outstanding compared to other Italian restaurants in the area. Would I try it again? Maybe....but if asked to choose an Italian place to go to, this would not be first on our list.
Service was excellent!

  • Visited January 2012
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“Authentic Italian”
Reviewed October 22, 2011

For girls night we get a pizza from there and it it always fast, hot, and delicious....especially paired with their amazing garlic knots and a caprese!

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Auburndale, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Overpriced !!!!”
Reviewed September 17, 2011

Food is good but portion sizes are very small. Prices are inflated for the small portion sizes. Service is nothing to write home about, and if you mention any issues to the server they are ignored.

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Lakeland, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Good Pizza”
Reviewed July 26, 2011

Has vey good NewYork style pizza. Sevice is always good.

  • Visited May 2011
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