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.

Il Forno

269 Hampton St, Hampton, Bayside, Victoria 3188, Australia
+61 3 9521 9104
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“bistecca” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
269 Hampton St, Hampton, Bayside, Victoria 3188, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (60)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People talk about neighbour gems in restaurants, but do they really exist? We have been going regularly to Il Forno in Hampton Street, Hampton for quite a few years now, and we have no reservation in saying that this place is really a gem. Italian...More

Thank alan r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional service, delicious food and a select choice of excellent Italian wine. Often busy, be sure to book. In my experience the specials of the day are always an excellent representation of the quality of the food at this restaurant.

Thank 333Kathryn
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Love Il Forno. Usually go for the beautiful traditional Italian meals and atmosphere, but tonight was pizza take away night. Absolutely delicious!!! Definitely recommend Il Forno!

Thank JamesAnderson69
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I absolutely love the authentic southern Italian food, the professional and warm service of the staff, and the cosy ambiance of Il Forno. Owner & chef, Naz, is passionate about the food that is served, and honestly, never fails to deliver. We had garlic and...More

1  Thank Fiona_J_Baz
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A lovely family get together we had at this little Trattoria, a gem you need to look for when driving past. The service was excellent and totally on the ball. Cosy atmosphere, comfortable, great food, relaxed. I didn't order the pizza but wish I had...More

Thank chester000
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Had a fab night here - service was good food was good. Cute little restaurant which was fairly busy for a weekday so clearly like by the locals. Worth a visit

Thank therealhungryduck
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had a family meal at Il Forno. Naz, the owner is a wonderful host and it feels like home when you have a meal at Il Forno. It is a local institution and no wonder. The food is fantastic. We shared salt and pepper...More

Thank cathe_2012
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food passion shows through. I haven't visited Il Forno for quite a while but my recent dinner was sensational. Tasty barramundi superb cooked and presented, washed down with a stunning white whine from Italy. Really busy dinner service, but lots of smiles and happy...More

Thank geraldq
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went there with a group of people on a Sunday night and it was packed. The food was nice and the service was good and it had a nice atmosphere I thought it was a little expensive for what it was - having said...More

Thank MartinConboy
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Owners are both of Italian heritage, the restaurant has a great atmosphere with photos of the owners, their families and other things adorning the walls. Specials included baked stuffed sardines, home made pasta and even a cheeseless pizza, which I had and enjoyed. Wine selection...More

Thank Matt M
Nearby Restaurants
Sandy & Andy Eurocafe
86 reviews
.22 km away
Brown Cow Cafe
133 reviews
.06 km away
94 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
East Coast Kayaking - Day Courses
8 reviews
.79 km away
Brighton Beach
535 reviews
2.78 km away
Middle Brighton Baths
126 reviews
2.82 km away
Dendy Park
23 reviews
2.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Forno staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Hampton St, Hampton, Bayside, Victoria 3188, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9521 9104
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