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Il Fornaio

1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
+1 619-437-4911
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Perfect view of Sand Diego skyline, very good Italian food and perfect service. We will definitely come back.

Thank martinprague2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

European living in socal. One of the best Italians between here and la. Spectacular service also. Was staying next door at the Marriott and happened to pop by. Definitely will be back again. Props to the team :)

Thank Nayson K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We always dine at Il Fornaio whenever we visit Coronado Island. Excellent food and service. Great views of San Diego bay and the city. Highly recommend.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was an outstanding meal, but their service was excellent. I have to thank one of your hosts, a young man named Sean. He was very helpful in getting me a nice table ( the others hosts said no, not really, don't have what you...More

Thank HappiSami
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a brief tour of Coronado Island my daughters and I stopped for a cocktail before heading back to the hotel. Cocktails turned into fully enjoying the Social time early dining. We chose to sit on the outside patio. It was the perfect setting to...More

Thank Evolve_317
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance specifically wanted to eat at this restaurant for her birthday. We requested outdoor seating and although they did not guarantee it when we made the reservation, they did accommodate us. The food was excellent. Northern Italian (no red sauce) cuisine. Mostly from the...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife & I make it a point to eat at this wonderful restaurant overlooking San Diego Bay. The food and the service can not be beat and the views are fantastic.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check in was chaotic despite reservations for a birthday dinner. Had to check in twice, watch later arriving guests be seated before us. Led to a table which we were told was a "window view" but the view was directly of another table of diners...More

Thank DKroeger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a group business dining experience here. The customer service was outstanding. My water glass was consistently filled and bread was brought to our table and it was never empty. Our wait staff was extremely experienced in the menu items and was very rapid to...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family (13 of us) celebrated my mom's 80th birthday with dinner at Il Fornaio. We used to eat at Il Fornaio (several locations) a lot a decade ago, and it was always a lovely experience. We were hoping for the same for this special...More

Thank valerie p
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2017|
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Response from Luca A | Property representative |
Yes! For more than 14 guests, we ask you to contact me directly as the Event Coordinator that organizes the larger groups and reservations. I can be reached at 619-437-4911. Looking forward to assisting you with you... More
3 December 2016|
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Response from Luca A | Property representative |
Ciao Robin, Restaurant is family and kids friendly, Dress code as per everyday is to be considered a business casual environment New Years Eve will be served on a specialty prepared set menu to help celebrate the... More
Alice C
28 May 2016|
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Response from BirTurk | Reviewed this property |
We had a 2 year old well behaved kid and they provided a booster seat. We had no problems since it was brunch. However, I wouldn't recommend for dinners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
    (Orange Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Metrolink
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-437-4911
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.
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