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Il Fornetto

2902 Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235-2243
+1 718-332-8494
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baby clams” (2 reviews)
“branzino” (4 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Pizza, Italian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2902 Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235-2243
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About two weeks ago, I ate lunch with a friend. We found that the food wasn't as good as it was in the past. My friend said his baked clams tasted like it was dipped in butter. I had the margarita pizza and minestrone soup....More

Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Il Fornetto offers traditional Italian cuisine with excellent service. Old school Italian atmosphere. Classy but not stuffy. Plenty of seating with nice views of the bay and swans on the water. Relaxing atmosphere, very attentive service, but you will not be rushed or bothered.The complimentary...More

Thank ticcr
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Visited restaurant today.Free valet parking. Great water view from the windows.Sometimes you can see the swans. The menu is very simple.Service is great. We had fried calamari as appetizer. Main course surf and turf steak with shrimps. Desert. Coffee and warm chocolate cake. Everything was...More

Thank oleggorenburg
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This place is great, and I love they are on Uber Eats. The pasta is wonderful and the pizzas are on point, chewy, crust, and delicious. Best mozzarella-en-corrozo I’ve had! This place is delicious!

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Not the best Italian food I've had. I had the lobster bisque which was not that great, literally two tiny pieces of lobster and the soup itself tasted stale. Also had the gnocchi. This was just bad. The gnocchi again didn't taste fresh at all...More

Thank jahblessgrl
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Was here for an engagement dinner last Friday. Food was pretty good, though they didn’t offer any GF alternatives in a pretty progressive city. The service was average. The men in our group seemed to be catered to more than the women. Wasn’t offered coffee...More

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A week ago today I went for lunch with a friend from work and her husband. I hadn't seen my friend in nine years. It was a great reunion. As usual, I had my filet minion with sautee'd vegetables and mashed potato. We ordered the...More

Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went here with a family group to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant is located on Sheepshead Bay; and, has a nice view of the bay. There is a limited amount of parking on the restaurant's property. Unfortunately, the food was just so-so. None of us...More

Thank SeniorSkiier
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Food was OK, view was better! I have never had calamari with so little "coating", but it was pretty good. I don't think we will return, but it was nice once.

Thank bcwestvirginia2
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The service was good, people are friendly, the pizza is good, but what is priceless is the location and the view!

Thank Allis245
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2902 Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235-2243
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-332-8494
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Beautiful waterfront dining in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Enjoy the view and savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine inspired by the sea.
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