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Ivano's Ristorante

102 S 1st Ave, Ste 101, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1398
+1 208-263-0211
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“bread” (19 reviews)
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 S 1st Ave, Ste 101, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1398
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've eaten eaten at ivanos twice in the 11 years I've lived in Sandpoint and neither time did I come away very impressed with the flavors and options on the menu. The food is fairly expensive and just did not wow me. I expect to...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We haven’t been to Ivanos for quite some time but thought we would stop in as we had been out for a walk and ready for dinner . The restaurant is very nice with a beautiful courtyard. When we were taken to our table we...More

Thank My_missy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was recommended by a local to try Ivano’s. Great choice. The soup was a chicken lemon that was way above the average. But my entrée was the star. I got the Pollo Ivano, and I highly recommend it. It is similar to a chicken...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The best Cioppino in Sandpoint by far. This has got to be Ivano's signature dish. Very good! Ivano's is still Sandpoint's best Italian food. Yes, the restaurant is noisy as they never did get the acoustics right, but the service is excellent.

Thank Chip L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I had the Tortellini Ivano. It was one of the best Alfredo that I have had. CREAM-MY. I can almost taste it now. We sat outside, and it was a bit noisy, but nothing unbearable. Just when I thought the Alfredo sauce was CREAM-MY--we ordered...More

Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ivano's has been around for years but every time I come back which is yearly, a seasonal summer visit, the food gets worse. I am sorry to say that my visit on 8/14/17 was so bad that I have now written off this restaurant. The...More

1  Thank pdrozin
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good italian. Homemade sausage is excellent. Bolognese sauce was very good. My spouse said the lasagna sauce was heavy on the tomatoes. Bread was good, but could have been warm. Service was excellent.

Thank Graz3228
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have been dining at Ivanos since they opened.... so after around 3 decades of experiencing the eating, drinking and ambience of the house that Jim Lippi made I can share with you my take on Ivanos. Please! Please! Please! Plan on an excellent dining...More

Thank Abner10
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It is late; and at 8:30 we will be the last seating. The patio on a summer's night is a no brainer. Luckily there is this luscious arbor to crown our dinner. The service is young, cheerful and slightly inexperienced; charm fills in where expertise...More

Thank lloyd b
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family (including 2 young children) dined here this evening. We were in the middle of a long road trip and stumbled upon this gem. It's quite accessible off the highway - I'm so glad we took the 2 minutes to drive into town. From...More

Thank LifeinParis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S 1st Ave, Ste 101, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1398
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
  • Phone Number: +1 208-263-0211
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