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Fornello Trattoria

#3,471 of 7,814 Restaurants in Chicago}
€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
1011 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2913
+1 773-404-2210
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
30 Dec 2015
15 Dec 2015
“Rustic Italian ”
Closed Now
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
1011 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2913
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Vodka alla Fornello and Cavetappi Carborona are amazing. Great pasta!! Get the Tiramisu as well. For drinks the Sangria is also very good and a big glass. Coming back soon!

1  Thank worldtravler84
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This is a rustic Italian restaurant with old charm located in the Lakeview side of town steps off the Sheridan stop on red line. Restaurant is huge with a separate bar that had happy hour going on at 6:30 but we skipped that for a...More

Thank Ecaterina H
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

OK. Hometown review time. Italian food done well. The place is very approachable, especially when Ryan is behind the bar. Since we go here all the time, we usually order the spicy calamari and the eggplant parmegan. But, there are many other great choices. The...More

1  Thank jim590
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It was our first time dining at FornelloTrattoria. Heard a lot of good feedback, so we decided to have dinner at FT before seeing a show at the Mercury Theater on Southport. Started with the Antipasto appetizer & the Mista Insalata followed by the Gnocchi...More

Thank oivkovic
Reviewed 21 June 2015

FORNELLO TRATTORIA – – 1011 W Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60613, (773) 404-1800, fornellotrattoria.com Q-Tips say: We liked it. The Q’s decided to have a drink and Mr. Q had the lasagne. Mrs. Q had one of the specials of the day. She really...More

Thank Alice34203
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Disastrous dinner. We had a simple order , salad and pizza but the kitchen couldn 't cope at all. Apparently the take- out desk was so busy on the rainy night that the cook made us wait 1 and 1/4 hours before we got it....More

1  Thank Wim W
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This restaurant is around the corner from another Italian restaurant that gets more publicity and is a little more "trendy," but we really enjoyed the food and the service. The dark wood and ambiance are "Italian supper club." There is outside seating, although we stayed...More

1  Thank Nanster630
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We recently found this old neighborhood Italian gem. The service was perfect and attentive. The food 6 appetizers , salads and 6 dinners all winners. The portions were large enough to take home doggy bags. Wine list reasonable priced. Can't wait to return.

1  Thank BBpizza25
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

We took a recommendation from the kid at ace hardware. Nice atmosphere and great food. My husband had lasagna and I had the veggie version. Delicious - great sauce. Worth the visit.

Thank Queentooty
Reviewed 19 May 2014

It was a very mixed experience when we had dinner here last weekend. The start of the meal was fine (Caprese tower, Caesar salad) but the pasta was a mixed bag. The bow tie pasta della CHEF was quite good but the Pasta Romantica was...More

Thank Iowaman1959
This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger
Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the
daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a
quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes
or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark,
the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along
Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the
historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2913
  • Public Transportation: Next door to Sheridan Red-line stop. Irving park and Sheridan - 80 Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wrigleyville
  • Neighbourhood: Wrigleyville
  • Phone Number: +1 773-404-2210
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