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Forno Bistro

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541 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2208 (VanDam)
518-581-2401
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time back since renovations. New design is great, but sound is still an issue. The food makes up for it. The bar is now larger and lots of people eating at the bar. Food and wine prices are what one would expect in this neighborhood. Wines have always been of good variety.

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Thank HalloweenOwl
Canandaigua
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Friday night, we were seated right away, had a reservation. Jesica our server and our bus boy did an outstanding job. They food was very good. They have tables everywhere, so it's a little difficult to enter, leave, go to the washroom. We will be back.

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Thank Phsykes
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330 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the recommendation of the Courtyard Marriott I tried Forno Bistro and it was Superb! Located in City Center Saratoga Springs, it was just a short walk from my hotel and right across the street from the Hilton. It was a busy Friday night but I was able to get a spot at their shared high top table in the... More 

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Thank LIV2FLY
DZmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! So glad that we are able to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. Nothing warms our heart more than knowing we can be a home away from home for our guests. We look forward to having you dine with us again. More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying opposite and popped in for a drink but decided to stay as seats available at the bar. Great service and food in a superb atmosphere made the evening very enjoyable

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Thank Michael P
DZmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! So glad that we are able to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. Nothing warms our heart more than knowing we can be a home away from home for our guests. We look forward to having you dine with us again. More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent cuisine at an excellent price. Wonderful atmosphere and the new renovations are beautiful. The owner checked in with us a couple of times to make sure everything was satisfactory which was so great of him. Generous portions and good service. Friendly staff. We will bring friends, family and coworkers in the future! BRAVO FORNO !!!! xoxo

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Thank nanisland1
DZmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that we are able to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. We look forward to having you dine with us again. Ciao! More 

Texas
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218 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

let me just start out by saying I'm from Texas. We were here because of a meeting with about 35 friends. The friends had picked the place to eat. When we got there the menu was already on your place settings. you choose between 2 salads. The appetizers were already picked before we got there. I couldn't eat them because... More 

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Shelburne, Vermont
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161 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I stopped here after finding most of downtown inundated with "Chowder Fest," which made most restaurants rowdy and inaccessible. It was winding down by the tie I wandered up Broadway, and I was just before happy hour, I was in town for a show and desperate for a nice dinner before. Glad I stayed and ate here! I was so... More 

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DZmanagement, Front Office Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Mike Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that one of our servers was able to "talk you off the ledge" and we were able to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. Chowderfest can try the fortitude of even the most experienced local. We look forward to... More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Always a good meal. Wonderful atmosphere and very courteous, helpful staff. Sign up for their frequent diners club for great deals, including last minute specials on bad weather nights (lots of these during our northern winters!,)

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DZmanagement, Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that we are able to continue to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. We look forward to having you dine with us again – Bill (Keep an eye out for more of those last minute weather specials, too!) More 

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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food is wonderful and our waitress top notch. She had great recommendations and picked up on one of the girls mentioning my bday - so they came out singing and brought me a delicious tiramisu. Very busy on a weekend night - so reservations recommended.

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DZmanagement, General Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that we are able to celebrate your birthday with you. Tanti Auguri a te :) We look forward to having you dine with us again. Ciao! More 

Vermont
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Went to Fornos over the summer2016 and it was so good! , so was looking for a special night out after the holidays,, because it is a little price, but for a special occasion it's worth it, our reservation was for 5:00pm. The hoastes made us stand in a very tight doorway because we came at 4:56 until 5:05 ,... More 

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Thank TeeVermont
DZmanagement, Manager at Forno Bistro, responded to this review

I am very sorry to read your review of your recent visit to Forno Bistro especially in light of how far you drove to visit us and how good your previous visit to Forno’s was. I am disappointed that a guest left one of our restaurants feeling that they did not receive the dining experience that all of the DZ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2208
    (VanDam)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: 518-581-2401
Description
Anchoring Saratoga's vibrant downtown Forno Bistro is a family-owned bistro that offers a variety of rustic, Tuscan-style food rooted in tradition. Our chef's use only the freshest seasonal ingredients to prepare dishes with respect to their flavors, appearance and aroma. The menu is sophisticated but approachable, expressing the sense of hearth and home that defines the Tuscan style of life. Forno Bistro's rustic, Tuscan-style food is hearty and unpretentious with sophisticated flavors rooted in tradition and always open to new interpretations and adaptations. Many of our dishes are greatly influenced by the use of the wood-fired oven: homemade pizzas, sauteed calamari, and wood-fired towers of vegetables. The oven is always the inspiration.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?