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Il Fornello

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203 North Service Rd W, Oakville, Ontario L6M 3R2, Canada (Dorval and North Service Rd. W)
+1 905-338-5233
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:30
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Oakville, Canada
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312 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the christmas market in Toronto and stopped in here with some friends as it is conveniently located just off thee QEW- our server was not overly friendly, but the service was good, efficient, and the food was quite good - i had not been here for a while but i will sure come back

Thank Travellers-Ont
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Excellent food close to home, even better for the snow days by using uber eats! Some of the best pizza we have ever had in Canada by far.

Thank Carlos J
Burlington, Canada
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237 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Six of us dropped in for dinner. All enjoyed our food. Had the Reserva wine from Sardinia and that was very enjoyable. The food was hot and rich on a cold winter night!

Thank Duncan P
Burlington Ontario
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107 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I always dine at Il Fornello in Toronto when attending events at Roy Thomson Hall. The quality of the food has always been dependable and at a reasonable price. We finally got around to trying the Oakville restaurant which is much closer to our home. It was just as good as its big city cousin. We'll be... More 

Thank MBD48
Guelph, Canada
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Average food, and slow service didn't help make a favourable impression. I think Il Fornello could do a lot to foster its Italian branding.

Thank Jeff G
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stopped in for dinner while in town for business. I had tried their downtown Toronto location, so thought I would swing in here. Ordered the olives appetizer - excellent olives, very tasty. Ordered up a pepperoni pizza with mushrooms. Reminded me of the really good thin crust pizzas I used to get as a kid. I would definitely recommend this... More 

Thank maxdog723
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Passed this place a billion times but never visited. Went here on Sunday of the past Thanksgiving weekend for a Family lunch. It was dead. Pricing was higher than that of any competitive 'average' Italian restaurant. Food was 'average'. Not bad, but not spectacular. Service was not very good. Our server was just going through the motions and not very... More 

Thank Andrew W
Burlington, Canada
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147 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were two couples, this resto recc'd by friends. From the minute we sat down, service was attentive, friendly & quick. We stayed to veal & pasta dishes which all arrived with good portions & hot. The waiter suggested a house wine which was pleasantly good. There is a good varied menu with some homemade Italian specialities. A resto worth... More 

Thank robm12015
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Il fornello was not our first choice for lunch but a sudden restaurant renovation forced us to pick Il Fornello as an alternative. Although pizza was the main choice of the others I ordered the pancetta sandwich. I love pork but this sandwich was probably one of the worst I have had. A large amount of fat covered in this... More 

Thank Aquatamer
IL F, Manager at Il Fornello, responded to this review

We take the quality of our food & service very seriously and contacted you about your experience but unfortunately did not hear back. There are some points in the review you posted that aren't accurate. 1. We do not offer a pancetta sandwich at any time 2. Based on the review date this visit happened on a weekend. We offer... More 

Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Fantastic, every time we visit. Pasta with alfredo is amazing as are all the pizzas. Excellent gf pizza and pasta.

Thank Jennifer D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 North Service Rd W, Oakville, Ontario L6M 3R2, Canada
    (Dorval and North Service Rd. W)
  • Public Transportation: Near-by
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-338-5233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?