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Il Forno Classico

2121 Golden Centre Ln, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-4489
+1 916-858-0651
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“bread” (36 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2121 Golden Centre Ln, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-4489
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this restaurant. They have a very extensive wine list and a wine shop, which has a lot of treasures, both local, rest of California and international. The lasagna is so light and delicious, you'll find yourself amazed that you finished the large portion. Everything...More

Thank Grapelady25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting my grandmother while in Sacramento, she always goes to this place and it is outstanding. Incredible service. Outstanding food. Happy hour prices good deals. Really good selection of wine. Invest of all family operated.More

Thank sydneyw280
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sydney, Wow! What a great review of the restaurant. I am so glad you and your grandmother enjoy your time here. Thanks for pointing out that we are local family run business, that's what makes us so unique. Hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was okay but not quick, A little pricey for Italian food. we have used take-out also. Food quality was goodMore

Thank Steven E
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Steven, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. I am glad the food quality was good. The pricing is reflective of the quality of products we use and the labor costs that keep rising and all other overhead, I am sorry if...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

I read the reviews before I went to the restaurant and the reviews were pretty accurate. We had a party of 6 and we had a wait of less than 5 minutes. Service is excellent and the food is amazing and the prices were reasonable...More

Thank GregSummers
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hello Greg, I wish to thank you for taking your time to share your experience at our restaurant. I really enjoyed reading your review. The Lasagna is such a popular dish and has had great press in Sacramento Magazine. Hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Somewhat eclectic but good food. Not all is Italian food, some foods are surely their own version of recipe, but quite good.

Thank juneChico_ca
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hello June, Thank you for your kind review of our restaurant. I am really glad you enjoyed the food. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, Scott

Reviewed 14 August 2018

This restaurant is very popular in the area. It provides excellent food but it is a bit overpriced like most Italian restaurants are. Be aware that it gets very noisy if it is full, the acoustic is not very good and makes it hard to...More

1  Thank gaborm232
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your review of the restaurant and your experience here. I am especially happy you think the food is excellent. You are correct, it does get pretty loud when we are really busy. We have tried so many things to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews before I went to the restaurant and the reviews were pretty accurate. I sat at the bar and Sean was my server. He was very professional, the food was fantastic and the prices were reasonable for a place of this caliber....More

Thank JosephDonahue
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hello Joseph, Thank you so much for your review of your experience. I am sure Sean will be very to to read it. We are really glad you enjoyed your experience and look forward to your return. Take care, Scott

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Don't let the shopping mall location fool you-- this is a wonderful Italian restaurant, decked out in festive accents (including large, colorful flags and photos from Sienna). The menu offered many delectable dishes, from pastas to fish, meat, and salads. I always judge Italian by...More

Thank stephenrwolcott
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hello Stephen, I really enjoyed reading your review of your experience recently. I appreciate all the detail you put in to it. Hopefully next time your in town you will remember to visit. Take care, Scott

Reviewed 9 July 2018

My wife and I dined here for dinner on 7/8/2018. The menu has many items to choose from, and their wine list has a nice selection as well. Service was good, although there was some wait time between our salads and entrees.More

Thank DennisAtkinson
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hello Dennis, Thank you for your kind review of our restaurant and wine program. We feature close to 600 different wines and 60 by the glass. Thanks for letting us know about the wait. Always good to get feedback. Hopefully you'll be back soon. Take...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very professional and polite service. I was there for a private gathering. The service was buffet style with mostly appetizers.More

Thank Carole W
Scott L, Owner at Il Forno Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hi Carole, I am so glad you enjoyed our private room in the wine shop. It's a great location for private events. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service as well. I hope your group will think of us for future events. Thanks...More

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Response from gaminemoto | Reviewed this property |
I thought the same and just called about that and whether reservations were necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 Golden Centre Ln, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-4489
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cordova
  • Phone Number: +1 916-858-0651
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Description
We specialize in fresh made Italian style dishes; Hand Tossed Pizzas, freshly sautéed pasta, fresh seafood-like salmon, halibut, scallops, and shrimp and fresh Angus beef.There is an exhibitionary kitchen in the main dining room, a full bar, a wine shop and private room as well as two outdoor patios.The wine list is a five time Wine Spectator Award Winning List. We feature over fifty wines by the glass; our specialty is west coast Cabernet sauvignon with over 200 selections. All wine is available to purchase to go at standard retail or less. In the restaurant the most it would cost is $14 over retail. The wine shop also doubles as a private dining room that can accommodate up to 30 sit down or 40 as a cocktail party.Two outdoor patios are in front of the restaurant for those who enjoy people watching.
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