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Il Forno

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3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4876
+1 863-607-6030
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can feel family when you walk in. It was around 9:45 when we found this place and they close at I think 10:30 on Saturday.we couldn't find it and called. Most places would be like well were getting ready to close,but not them they gave us great directions and even came outside to guide us in. We got pizza... More 

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Thank Lisa C
Liphook, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere food and value, the service was excellent. Thank you for a much needed meal on our journey. The.Peroni also hit the spot. Well done.

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Thank timhubbard1
Mulberry, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a few times and I have never been disappointed. The pizza is amazing and the pasta is better. It's a hidden gem for great Italian at a decent price. And try the cannolies! I finally understand why the Godfather said "Leave the gun, take the cannoli".

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Thank madhare21
Lakeland, Florida
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220 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Forno Italian Restaurant 3615 S Florida Avenue Lakeland, FL 33803-4876 Our favorite Italian Restaurants in Lakeland. Yes, there are others; however, for the selection, quality and price, this little gem is difficult to beat. We’ve been here on numerous occasions since our earlier review and have never been disappointed. Located in the Merchants Walk Shopping Center (across the parking... More 

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Thank Richard E
Lakeland, Florida
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered the veggie pizza which I love. Has a thin crust which is perfect for me. We also got garlic knots which wear Heavenly heart attacks on a plate. Daughter got chicken Caesar salad which was very good and had a lot of chicken.

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Thank Heather E
Lakeland
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It doesn't get much better than IL Forno. The owner supports local first responders and hosts numerous events for local police, fire, and ems. The pizza is yummy and not too greasy. Their pasta is always delicious and worth trying. We love the family friendly environment and prices.

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Thank C C
Chemainus, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Our family were recommended to Il Forno from a local doctors office next door. When we arrived we were greeted promptly by the owner and our server arrived soon after to take our order. We had mushroom caps and caprese. The caprese was very good, the mushrooms didn't appear to be homemade but weren't too bad. For main courses we... More 

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Thank VitaminandDolphin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Superb food! Small dining room. Can I just say - Veal Francaise! It's my favorite, and they do it wonderfully here! I've never eaten anything here that wasn't fantastic! They are a locally owned property & care about their community. They do a fundraiser a couple times a year to contribute to Children's Home Society!

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Thank Dawn C
Lakeland
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We just have to go to Il Forno at least once a month. The food is awesome and the staff is friendly and a pleasure to deal with.

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Thank Donald G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Typical pleasant small Italian restaurant with some outdoor seating. We had four different pasta dishes and everyone was very happy with the pasta and the hot bread sticks.

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Thank Jack F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4876
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-607-6030

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Daytona Beach, FL
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?