We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Carrera 37 8 - 09, Medellin 050011, Colombia
+57 4 4486860
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

677 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 125: English reviews
The Hague, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some brushetta to start with, which was really nice. I ordered salmon and pasta which was okay, but no homemade pesto. It was very salty. My friend iederen another dish that looked like tortillas. It was nice but a lot of cheese sauce. For the price we payed it was good! Would go there again to have some... More 

Thank Sheila L
Munich, Germany
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice carpaccio and sea food pasta. Tiramisu wasn't good though (basically didn't taste like it). Waiter forgot one side salad, which we had to correct on the bill.

Thank Claudius89
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Forno is a family-oriented Italian restaurant. Some authentic Italian food from basic to high-end. Solid food at reasonable prices, good service.

Thank Sylvain D
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Cheap and cosy compared to other italian restaurants in Poblado, but unfriendly staff and small portions, we left the table hungry and we're not BIG eaters.

Thank SylviaDV
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a very nice place for a date or family dinner, they have really good pasta and the drinks are also great. good way to start the night of bars or just to walk around the park

Thank Peter L
Lakeville, MN
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It was the Italian food that I had been missing while on my trip to Colombia. The food was wonderful as well as the service.

Thank Nichole N
Medellin, Colombia
Level Contributor
80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Il Forno is a local chain and it's all right. I would never go out of my way to dine there, but when I'm hungry and don't want to spend a pile, it's adequate. The tomatoes stuffed with solomito are a good starter. The pizzas are good. The lasange and canneloni are just OK. The service is decent, but not... More 

Thank PaisaContento
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit for good well priced Italian food. Large semi open restaurant with less music than elsewhere in the area . Excellent octopus carpaccio.Pizza Fiorentina tasty but a bit short of ham and cheese.

Thank BellDavid
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Unexpensive lunch with a view. Food is Italian and it was good enough for the price. Restaurant is located on an area where you have like 7 restaurants right next to each other. Good choice for lunch.

Thank dalva0621
Jersey City, New Jersey
Level Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't go out of my way as a tourist to eat here. It's pretty much a local chain of restaurants - my friend called it an Olive Garden lol. The white wine sangria was amazing! The service was sketchy, and the overall food was ok, nothing to go crazy over.

Thank s_lucian

Travellers who viewed IL Forno also viewed

Medellin, Antioquia Department
Medellin, Antioquia Department
Medellin, Antioquia Department
Medellin, Antioquia Department
Medellin, Antioquia Department
Medellin, Antioquia Department

Been to IL Forno? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Italian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 37 8 - 09, Medellin 050011, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 4486860

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of IL Forno and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from IL Forno staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?