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Il Fornaio

1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
+1 619-437-4911
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (81 reviews)
“bread” (43 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, the restaurant is located at one of the best waterfront location on the Coronado Island. The inside of the restaurant has great ambience. It was very busy on a beautiful Saturday evening. We sat right by a window with beautiful night city...More

Thank Louie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant on Coronado Island and possibly San Diego. Superb food and lovely view of San Diego skyline at night. The wait staff is flexible and friendly. We had two dinners and a lunch during our visit to Coronado and would have...More

Thank minuit1942
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a well run restaurant that care for their customer’s. Great location by the Coronado Ferry stop. Beautiful place with outside eating area looking out at Harbor and San Diego. The food was good and the service was great.

Thank prattenter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal looking at the lovely skyline of San Diego. The food was very good and the service was as well. This was a very nice experience with friends.A delightful birthday dinner for our friend. Highly recommend.

Thank GardeningBabe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here on our last night and what a great experience, staff were great and interacted with customers chatting. Meal was superb and well presented.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced for the quality of food and service. Maybe people pay for the location, but to me there are so many better options nearby.

Thank Joey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A reunion party brought us there and though the food was good, i'm not sure if the slowness of the service was normal (according to our friends it IS ) or they just couldn't handle three large parties as well as the normal bar restaurant....More

Thank Dairybrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you ask for a table by the window or on the patio. Great views of the bay. The food was very good, the wine selection good and they service really is over the top.Very good.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best place for italian food in San Diego, the food is great and the view is really spectacular, wow service, they are always very kind and you can have very good drinks and authentic italian food, this place is a “must” when you come over...More

Thank arturoaguilar68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brought the family here for what we hoped would be a memorable Italian birthday meal and celebration with warm hospitable service. We were disappointed on every level. The highlight was the bread; everything else was a letdown. Service was very lackluster and the food was...More

Thank Dianne B
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paola n
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Luca A | Property representative |
Hello there Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am to 2.00pm along with our lunch Hope to see you soon Ciao
December 22, 2017|
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Response from Luca A | Property representative |
Yes, Happy Hour served Mon-Fri 3-6pm Hope to see you all soon
October 10, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118-1502
    (Orange Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Metrolink
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-437-4911
Il Fornaio means "the Baker" in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience. Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; a wide variety of desserts; and fresh baked bread made daily from scratch. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.
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