Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach

Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Manhattan Beach

About Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach
Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 1.7 miles from Manhattan Beach center (as shown on map)
Step inside Il Fornaio and take a culinary journey through Italy. Early mornings bring rustic, crisp crusted bread hot from the oven accompanied by the scent of fresh brewed espresso. During lunch and dinner hours, pastas and flavorful sauces simmer while meats and vegetables roast over hot coals. Bottles of wine from small, regional wineries are uncorked to complement the dishes, which have been crafted in the custom of Italy's chefs, bakers and homemakers. Il Fornaio means the Baker in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian 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. Repeat winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach Customer Reviews

Overall Average Score: 
Exceptional (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Anne, Moreno Valley Sun, 2 February 2020

Loved the ambience; very helpful staff; were able to get in and out in an hour with help and advice from our waiter. Loved it. Excellent food and staff. Highly recommend it!

Disliked: No low points.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Il Fornaio is #22 of 174 things to do in Manhattan Beach

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: GroomLeader, Edwardsville, Illinois
Tue 3 Mar, 2020
l We had this for dinner, and it was well worth it. I fully enhjoyed the Pollo Toscano, which is free-range rotisserie 1/2 chicken seasoned with rosemary; served with sautéed seasonal vegetables...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: teachlove21, Hawthorne, California
Tue 8 Oct, 2019
l We decided to eat here because the line at Cafe Rio was too long. I wan't sure if it was kid friendly but I'm glad it was. Everyone that we interacted with was very friendly and helpful. Love that...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: WCAdventure, Carrabelle, Florida
Sat 24 Aug, 2019
l My friends and I stopped at Il Fornaio for an early dinner after a full day of vacationing... Our server was very attentive and the food was delicious! We skipped appetizers and salads after seeing...

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Il Fornaio - Manhattan Beach 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Manhattan Beach