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“Great relaxed and good choices”
Review of Il Fornaio

Il Fornaio
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Ranked #17 of 2,454 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 50
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: San Carlos St.
Transit: City bus stops are located nearby
Description: Il Fornaio means "The Baker" in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique dining experience. Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; a wide variety of desserts; and fresh baked bread made daily from scratch. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2013.
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Easy casual atmosphere but is busy and you do need to book if you want a table although there are some nice high top tables in the middle that offer options for those without a reservation
Good quality food with plenty of options that were served fresh and. Service was quick in our experience even though they were full

Thank DrNic1
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As title says the food was good but the service was slow pace so not a good place of you are in a hurry. Also, food portions vary a lot based on what you order so make sure you asked the server.

Thank drive_fly_stay
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Elegant Italian breakfast and full bar service. Excellent customer service. Beautiful decor. Pricey but worth it.

Thank Trea9mm
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Service wasn't exactly speedy at Il Fornaio. Food quality was better than Arcadia, situated across the street, but half the price. Go figure. Westin restaurant (Il Fornaio) vs Marriott restaurant (Arcadia).

Thank RDwarrior2010
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here with a group of a conference. Food was good although I found it not exceptional. The menu for the private dining was good, enough choice. We could have used an enthusiastic Italian waiter to explain the menu and the wines better.

Thank ErikVollebregt
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