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il forno

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the lane, off pub street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 63 763 380
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited Il Forno 3 times over our 5 day stay in Siem Reap and 2 out of 3 visits weren't great unfortunately. On our first visit on on our first day we visited and we were seated with another couple which we thought was a little odd but were ok with except that were chain smoking... More 

Thank Kate P
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A staff at the hotel I stay recommended me to try Il forno. I only had one medium Parma ham pizza with rocket "Pizza Ricca". It is 'love at first bite' and make me compare to the Pizza I used to try at several places while in Italy. I admit this is one of the best. They use all fresh... More 

Thank mdcu31
Jefferson City, Missouri
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167 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Find your way down a back street and into Il forno for really fine Italian food in the heart of the Pub Street, Siem Reap city. From the skinny bread sticks for munchies before dinner to outstanding lasagna and pasta in cream sauce. This was a great stop.

Thank plivingston
Antony G, Public Relations Manager at il forno, responded to this review

Ciao! Thanks a lot for your message! Glad to see you liked our bread sticks! :) hahah. Cheers. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this restaurant twice. The wine list is small but does contain familiar wines at reasonable prices. I had pasta and pizza both were very good. The servers were very good and spoke English quite well. This restaurant gets busy later in the evening. We didn't have reservations but they may be required if you are more than... More 

Thank Karen G
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pizza, one of the best we've ever had!! Great value, we got a medium each because it was only lunch and struggled to finish! Owners were lovely and I think actually Italian :)

Thank Amyguy_123
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading other Trip Advisor posts we went to Il Forno for dinner tonight. The restaurant setting in the lane is a nice reprieve from the busy streets. Loved the Pumpkin Ravioli ( ate some before I took the photo) and the Penne Arrabbiata. Service was very good. Note: If you order the green salad you will get a bowl... More 

Thank Che_53
Wellington, New Zealand
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Italian food in a simple restaurant off a laneway. I had the best pumpkin ravioli ever – done just how I love it. I would have gone back again just for that. My passionfruit brulee was also delicious. This place has plain wooden seats and tables, so it wasn't somewhere I wanted to linger. But was good for a... More 

Thank Kini68
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Il Forno comes highly recommended and deservedly so. Tuck yourself into one of the few available tables and order at will. My two nights there for dinner did not disappoint, pleasant staff, good wines, and buzzy atmosphere.. Reasonable prices. Enjoy.

Thank RosemaryW173
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best food that we had on our trip!! We would have eaten there every day if we could. My wife and I especially enjoyed their pizza and salads. Thanks again for an incredible experience!

Thank David M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Italian in Siem Reap. Food was delicious! We ordered a pasta bolognese and pizza Bianca. Felt like I was in Italy. We were tempted to go back during our 3 day stay.

Thank Alies B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: the lane, off pub street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 63 763 380
We created Il Forno in 2011 after many years dreaming of opening a traditional Italian Restaurant outside Italy where we would serve authentic Italian food like our grandmothers used to cook. The only addition to our grandmother's kitchen was the building of an original stone brick fire wood oven from where to make pizzas according to the southern italian tradition. We pride to import every single ingredient ( veggie & fruits aside)on our menu directly from Italy and to make all our food home made and fresh daily. Our fantastic team of chefs/cooks start their day very early to prepare our pizza dough that need 10/12 hours before its naturally risen and to prepare home made tagliatelle, tortellini , gnocchi and so on , exactly like we used to in Italy half a century ago.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?