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Il Forno Caffe & Pizzeria

2901 Ocean Park Blvd Ste 109, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2952
+1 310-450-1241
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jul 2017
“Consistently good”
13 Mar 2017
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Italian, Pizza
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2901 Ocean Park Blvd Ste 109, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2952
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have been going here for nearly 30 years. Our children grew up here and we enjoyed many special occasion dinners. I have never reviewed Il Forno because I am not sure I want others to know how good it is--we love this place. I...More

Thank Sgrdn3
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We recently went with cousins my husband had not seen in over 40 years. We have been going here for years and the food and service never changes...always 5 star....we actually closed the place at 10:30pm. This is a must when in the LA area.

Thank flogorp
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I've been here for a business lunch. I've had both the pizza and one of the salads. EXCELLENT! very amicable waiters, nice environment, feels like home

Thank Paolo M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited recently on a trip to visit our son and wife in California. We had hosted a perfect rehearsal dinner there 2 years ago and decided to go back for another taste of the delectable Italian food all our guests raved about before. We...More

Thank Janice O
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Friends took us here as its one of their favorites. Great dried beef and veal dish. Presentation as well as flavors and service were great. We made a lasting minute reservation and got their late, but there was no rush. Little...More

Thank oenothene64
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Some of the best food Italian food I have had anywhere. It is in a very cozy and casual atmosphere with a nice open kitchen with chef Dominic looking over making sure everything is perfect. You can tell that most of the clientele have been...More

Thank Zygmundt S
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Conveniently located on Ocean Park Blvd., Il Forno is in a small development with Starbucks and other more visible places. Easy underground parking, moderate prices, and no pressure to eat-and-go make this a favorite among locals. Also a good choice for dessert and coffee.

Thank Cos39
Reviewed 9 February 2016

My wife and I visit Il Forno for our date nights and we love it because it's within walking distance from our house and it's has indoor and outdoor seating, friendly staff with great menu to choose from.

Thank sosh2011
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Hands down the best Italian food on the Westside.The food is healthy, fresh, and delicious. Have sent countless friends here and they all fall in love with it.

Thank orams
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We've been a few times and have always been treated very well. The food is very good for the prices and very fresh, though the recipes are bog standard Italian when compared to Michelin starred places like Capo that, by comparison, are extremely expensive. The...More

Thank Dane94306
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 Ocean Park Blvd Ste 109, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2952
    (Between 29th and 30th)
  • Public Transportation: Santa Monica Blue Buss #8 at 28th street and walk back one block.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-450-1241
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