Vodka alla Fornello and Cavetappi Carborona are amazing. Great pasta!! Get the Tiramisu as well. For drinks the Sangria is also very good and a big glass. Coming back soon!
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This is a rustic Italian restaurant with old charm located in the Lakeview side of town steps off the Sheridan stop on red line. Restaurant is huge with a separate bar that had happy hour going on at 6:30 but we skipped that for a...More
OK. Hometown review time. Italian food done well. The place is very approachable, especially when Ryan is behind the bar. Since we go here all the time, we usually order the spicy calamari and the eggplant parmegan. But, there are many other great choices. The...More
It was our first time dining at FornelloTrattoria. Heard a lot of good feedback, so we decided to have dinner at FT before seeing a show at the Mercury Theater on Southport. Started with the Antipasto appetizer & the Mista Insalata followed by the Gnocchi...More
FORNELLO TRATTORIA – – 1011 W Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60613, (773) 404-1800, fornellotrattoria.com Q-Tips say: We liked it. The Q’s decided to have a drink and Mr. Q had the lasagne. Mrs. Q had one of the specials of the day. She really...More
Disastrous dinner. We had a simple order , salad and pizza but the kitchen couldn 't cope at all. Apparently the take- out desk was so busy on the rainy night that the cook made us wait 1 and 1/4 hours before we got it....More
This restaurant is around the corner from another Italian restaurant that gets more publicity and is a little more "trendy," but we really enjoyed the food and the service. The dark wood and ambiance are "Italian supper club." There is outside seating, although we stayed...More
We recently found this old neighborhood Italian gem. The service was perfect and attentive. The food 6 appetizers , salads and 6 dinners all winners. The portions were large enough to take home doggy bags. Wine list reasonable priced. Can't wait to return.
It was a very mixed experience when we had dinner here last weekend. The start of the meal was fine (Caprese tower, Caesar salad) but the pasta was a mixed bag. The bow tie pasta della CHEF was quite good but the Pasta Romantica was...More