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Il Fornaio IFSC

Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01P3K7, Ireland
+353 1 672 1853
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (46 reviews)
“bruschetta” (8 reviews)
“suckling pig” (3 reviews)
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Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01P3K7, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visit Il Fornaio quite often as I work on occasion nearby and I enjoy it - most of the time! The food is good,authentic Italian, but some things could do with improvement. Please heat the plates before serving pasta! Pasta congeals very quickly on...More

Thank BlaaFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here recently before going to a concert in the 3 Arena. I had a pizza, my wife pasta. Both were nice dishes. Pizza base was lovely. The 4 cheeses could have been my flavourful, but that's probably just the cheese they use. Pleasant...More

Thank irish_captain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a cozy restaurant just in front of LUAS mayor square. i wonder it might become pretty busy during working days. We got pizzas, and they were good, as good you can find in many other places in town. the prices were fair and...More

Thank arthur c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a table, arrived about 7 min after the booking and the staff didn't even greet me, a very rude woman of the staff just told me "eh..you're late." What the hell? I'm a customer and I'm supposed to be your priority from the...More

Thank rachelonei
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I used to live in IFSC and liked to order there. Good Pizzas, tasty pastas, nice staff. If you pass by, don't hesitate to stop.

Thank MacaronProd
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place within walking distance of The Spencer (who recommended) - loved observing the pizzas being created. Our pizzas were very tasty but way too much (after starters) so we went home with a doggy bag. Tirrimissu (clearly I can't spell) hit the spot...More

Thank caroline s
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

When you step into this place and you've been to Italy you know you are in the right place. It's cramped, packed with tables and the waiters and cook are frantically speaking italian. We could only get a table tucked away in a corner under...More

Thank Dutchman02
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Finally I have found a real Italian pizza in Dublin. Fantastic. The local is little so it's better booking.

Thank marco b
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here to eat on a Saturday evening. I had the rigatoni pasta with Italian sausage meat and tomato sauce. No words can describe how amazing it was!! My boyfriend had a pizza and he loved it as well! Such a...More

Thank Ivett P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Il Fornio before back in 2016 and I loved the food and that's the main reason why I came back this year when visiting Dublin. I've ordered the grilled calamari as a starters and I was surprised to find little pieces...More

Thank Sara A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, just a quick question, do you offer delivery to Dublin 2 for pizzas? Thanks, Morgana
8 May 2016|
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Response from Steph2james | Reviewed this property |
Hi im not 100% sure but I honestly dont think they do. It is a small restaurant with like a deli counter that you can buty Italian meat, cheese etc, and im sure you can call in and order a pizza for take away but I dont... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 16 - USD 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Custom House Square Valentia House Mayor Street Lower, Dublin D01P3K7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 672 1853
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Il Fornaio is a family run restaurant & bakery serving Authentic Italian Food since 1998. We promote a healthy Authentic Mediterranean diet, by using no additives and no preservatives in our traditional Italian Cooking. We only use carefully selected ingredients. Il Fornaio serves a variety of pasta, meat, fish dishes & pizza complemented by our exclusive Italian wine. Our breads are baked daily in our bakery. Start your own tradition with us.
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