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USD 9 - USD 29
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second visit to Il Forno and it did not disappoint.The atmosphere is warm and friendly and typical of a family style place you might visit in Italy. The food quality is high, the dishes authentic and the service friendly and attentive.You will...not go wrong at Il Forno.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 March 2021

Gatto Nero in Cernobbio. Bilicus in Bellagio. Il Posto in Florence. Trattoria alla Madonna in Venice. Roscioli, da Fortunata and Osteria Margutta in Rome. Da Gemma on Capri.The Garden in Ravello and Rosati in Naples all do great pasta dishes. But none do anything better...than the Maccaruna Calabrese at Il Forno in Hampton !More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 22 March 2020

Il Forno was a pleasant dinner place with great atmosphere and authentic Italian feel to it. The staff were interested and did it well in a restaurant that has a warm and friendly feel to it.The food was typical very good quality Italian and you...will not go hungry as the serving size is large. The wine list offered a good selection of local and Italian wine at sensible prices. A very good place, well run.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 10 March 2020

Came for dinner with friends last week and from the moment we walked in there was a queue although we had booked, shown to our table and they left us there for a good while before anyone came to offer menus etc...slow very slow service....The calamari was very good, it comes with an aoli no salad so i ordered a side salad which was obviously from the night before dripping in dressing and wilted lettuce. The saltimboca looked good and so did the fish. Won’t be back here until they improve their service.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 30 November 2019 via mobile

The restaurant offers authentic Italian food. The atmosphere was very nice. Food was to die for. Very nice deserts and interesting cocktails. We have to come back to go through the menu...

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 26 October 2019

4 of us and a 1 year old came for an early dinner. We shared lasagne, a stunning salad, fig pizza of the day and a Napoli pizza, they were all delicious. Our house Shiraz was lovely and the Peroni beers were great as well....Service 10/10 will definitely come again when next visit Melbourne!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

Il Forno is located in Hampton St and serves authentic Italian dishes. I had the Maccaruna Calabrese (ribbon pasta with Moreton Bay bugs and artichoke hearts) which was delicious. Il Forno (literally ‘the oven’) is cosy with a gallery of family photos on one wall...and has a great atmosphere. I will definitely return here. Warmly recommended ...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

We dropped in here with our granddaughter Grace for a midweek meal. Pizzas are one of our favourite foods so we ordered two along with ravioli and sardines. We still had room for desert!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 7 March 2019

Very good value family restaurant. Excellent pizza . No problems changing toppings as requested. Friendly and helpful staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

Message from NinoGeelong Al dente vs undercooked - a fine line. To Naz Culiagari Thanks for your profound reply to our review. The only problem is you are mistaking me for somebody else. I did NOT have seafood pasta, NOR did I complain and lastly...I didn’t receive a discount nor did I expect one. The husband had a saltimbocca which was ok, and I had spaghetti with a meat and tomato based sugo. The sugo was ok as well, however I still believe the spaghetti could have done with an extra 2 mins in boiling water, so did the husband. All we would have appreciated was a digestive to get the spaghetti moving, however, I still think the service wasn’t what I would expect from a restaurant of your caliber. I hope all misunderstandings have been resolved Sincerely NinoGeelongMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Il Forno is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5