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Il Fornaro

1954 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5M 4A1, Canada
+1 416-782-0505
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible33%
20 Apr 2018
“Forgotten Gem”
21 Mar 2018
“Misleading Advertising/Misrepresentation”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1954 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5M 4A1, Canada
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This resto has been around a long time and has gone through some not so good times so we always forget about Il Fornaro (not to be confused with Il Fornello) in our neighbourhood. However, went for dinner this evening and enjoyed our meal immensely....More

Thank Gloria Z
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We were looking for good quality resto in Avenue road village-with wood oven pizza. Saw billboard over their own doorway that says" wood oven pizza"..so we paid to park and went in for dinner. Upon entry-saw the brick over/presumably for pizza. Also saw their business...More

Thank markinit2018
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We ate at II Forano this weekend and were far from impressed with the food. Salads were void of flavor and the pasta was mediocre at best. The tomato sauce was bland and lacked any flavor. The salmon was a large portion but over cooked....More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed November 25, 2017

When we arrived we noticed that the restaurant was not busy? We were seated promptly however waited a long time until the waiter brought us water and asked if we wanted anything to drink. Considering the restaurant was not full, the service was extremely slow....More

Thank TheStarr
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

First time coming to Il Fornaro and it was pretty good. We had the white pizza, which was really good, the calamari was okay and we also had the lobster linguini with mussels and scallops, it was good but felt that could've been better. Service...More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Typically we go to Il Fornaro for the pizza, which is certainly the best in the neighbourhood. A great selection of toppings will make anyone happy.

Thank Maris L
Reviewed May 28, 2017

There wasn't anything terrible about our experience, but it certainly wasn't memorable anything memorable and we left feeling slightly disappointed. The service was bland, our server had zero personality. We ordered their specialty salad (with avocado) for $12 and it was so disappointing. The saddest...More

Thank StillHoneymooners20
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Food took 1.5 hours after ordering pizza that was cold. Wood burning oven was broken so they had to cook it in their kitchen oven. My pizza was luke warm and inedible. The owner Nancy refused to speak with us about the poor food quality...More

Thank AndreaS45155019
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Poor service, the folks that worked there did not show any patience and did not appear that they were happy in serving. Food was not bad, the service was awful and makes you not to go back. We are done, will never go back and...More

Thank Bile H
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We order from here and typically get the same dishes. The food is good and delivery is usually within the hour. Once in awhile, the deivery takes a long long time and I expect it is because the restaurant gets busy in-house. we have never...More

Thank CEM2005
North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse
neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events
throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied
ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see
what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of
inhabitants include students and long-time residents,
giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both
local and international. Extremely family-friendly,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1954 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5M 4A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-782-0505
  • E-mail
Wood oven pizza and traditional Italian cuisine
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