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Al Forno

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Mirdif City Center | Mirdif, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 231 6745
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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203 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Beautiful decorated restaurant, wide selection of food, nice appetizers, excellent Italian pasta and pizza. The only problem I had was the seats, which were not very comfortable. But in general, my family enjoyed the meal.

Thank AlaeddineA
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154 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had gone for lunch today at al forno today and thoroughly enjoyed. It. We had ordered mushroom tortellini, spaghetti with meatballs, bufalla pizza, juices and fried mozzarella. The pastas were very good. The only thing I didn't enjoy was the pizza as it's wasn't tasty and lacked seasoning and the sauce was not interesting. But overall good. Also the... More 

Thank pattu1972
London, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We've visited this location on multiple occasions and had nice meals but have also sat through not so good ones. Today we ordered a lamb shank which arrived after less than 10 minutes, it was rich but dry. My pizza took 20 minutes and arrived when the shank was almost gone and what was left was cold. As a couple... More 

Thank MartinSR
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to try a pizza and I was tricked by the wood oven. Honestly I can say that they have no clue how to make a decent pizza. Everything was just not right from the dough to the ingredients (you don't put oregano with mozzarella...never!) I know Dubai is not Naples but there are other places where you can... More 

Thank Gioworldtraveller
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

My review won't be too descriptive, but the lamb leg I've eaten here was the best!!! It was really the best lamb that can be cooked! It's tenderness was like fish. Anywhere else I've eaten lamb it felt more rough. But this... Whenever I go there again, it will be the first restaurant and dish that I'll order. Thanks!

Thank Stanislav K
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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226 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Visited Al Forno on several occasions, and always loved it. I have recently changed my fav cuisine, from an Asian country now it is Italian and no, not the fast food Italian. Real food Italian...trying to also get the hubby on my side... succeeded on this occasion - let's see how far I succeed! Al Forno does it really good... More 

Thank Shaheen S
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a great place to eat Italian food. Their dishes are excellent and the prices very reasonable. The pizza is authentic Italian. Good service as well.

Thank Capri227
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3,279 reviews
2,060 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,444 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

There was nothing special about this visit. The garlic bread with mozzarella was extremely salty I ordered the lasagne and was told it was no longer available. This was disappointing. I therefore ordered a caprese salad no black olives. It was served to me covered in olives. No seasoning, bland tomatoes, no basil!???? Not the best caprese! Diet 7up as... More 

Thank SarahCorell
United Arab Emirates
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137 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

This restaurant which is in the heart of the MALL services you the best Pizza, Its located indoors and have a very nice seating and its good for family, friends and couples to come an eat here, their prices are not expensive you pay for what you eat for. The staff are very friendly and smiling always.

1 Thank Souz M
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Found this restaurant as a quite place. Food was good. Kids enjoyed the pizza very well. Staff was nice. Will try to be back for sure.

Thank drmohamedroshan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mirdif City Center | Mirdif, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 231 6745

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