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95 Kingston Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J4, Canada
+1 905-427-1110
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 11:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service, everybody is so friendly and polite. Very good food. A great place for a family dinner!

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Thank csher7
Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visitors to Il Fornello in every one of their locations. The Ajax operation needs some new management to get the quality of food and service to the level of their other venues. Worst caesar salad. Food does not meet prices. Service was lacklustre.

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Thank Marilyn154
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average food. Ate there once. Not impressed. Service was slow. Just go the keg for a good meal. But pricey.

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Thank Wz A
Montreal Quebec
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Asked waiter for house specialty. He recommended the Chicken Parm. Average, ate it as I hate wasting food. Second time there. Not going back. So much cheese in sause, sauce was almost dry.

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Thank Yianni53
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

$10 Pizza special Monday to Thursday, delicious!! Pizza made in wood burning stove which makes of a thin and crispy crust. Bellissimo!!

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Thank Arlene D
Port Perry, Canada
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to the Ajax Il Fornello's Saturday night with friends. Our waitress, Cassandra, was top-rate, and the ambiance very nice. Most of what we ordered was excellent, but two things could stand improvement. The Caesar Salad two of us ordered was soggy from limp lettuce and too much dressing. Additionally, I understand that part of the recipe for Caesar... More 

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Thank GeoffCarpentier
Toronto, Canada
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461 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very nice restaurant - service was amazing. They have a fixed price menu that was very reasonable. Wine and beer list is pretty good - enough choices for all tastes. They have gluten free pasta.

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Thank Elizabeth M
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Il Fornello is one of those restaurants that I keep coming back to - time and time again - because the food is consistently good and the service lovely, too! I've had several different meals here, ranging from pasta to seafood, and they have all been really good! Their prices are reasonable so you don't feel like you've busted the... More 

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Thank Karenlori
Pickering, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great food and good service but far too noisy - can't hear the person across the table from you let alone anyone else!

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Thank Seltzer1295
Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food, staff, and ambiance at Il Fornello is value for you dollar! We held my son's special occassion party for 30 people and every detail was taken care of by the staff at Il Fornello and Renee's management. The food was excellent and our party was well taken care of. If your looking for a great restaurant that will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Kingston Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax
  • Phone Number: +1 905-427-1110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?