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Il Fornaio

327 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4116
+1 650-375-8000
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Il Fornaio is one of my favorite Italian restaurants. While visiting the San Francisco museum I had brunch at their Burlingame location. The restaurant is bright and airy with wonderful fresh flowers all over the restaurant. My breakfast omelette was absolutely amazing. Crisp applewood smoked...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty pasta dishes... The best thing with the restaurant is the smiley service... They are also fast... Recommended.

Thank Hakan K
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Three of us set down for dinner. Had a nice booth, with excellent service. We found a superb Sicilian wine at a reasonable prize, It was excellent. I tried the special mushroom soup, it was OK, but not really memorable. The other two shared a...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Had dinner with friends and a birthday celebration. Each dish: Beet Salad, Caesar Salad, NY Steak Salmon, Roast chicken and Sea Bass were perfect. Our server was so professional with her knowledge and ability to meet our needs. We dined on a Tuesday and the...More

Thank TheBel
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Certainly a very good Italian place, not the best but quite good. We went with large group and food was generally delicious. Deserts like bread pudding and the hazelnut cake with almond icecream (sofiata or something) is very good. Minestrone soup is very good but...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was in the area for business and had supper with two friends. The waiter was excellent although at times he could not be located for additional cocktails. The food was ok but the portions were extremely small for Italian fare and in my opinion...More

Thank mikmar1021
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants. My husband and I walked in without a reservation and we were fortunate enough to be seated at the bar. Honestly, we were so hungry that we didn't care! In any case, we loved eating at the bar!!!...More

Thank emilysilvmata
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Looks like a very nice place upon entering. The servers were all great, the wine selection was good. The chicken I ordered was dry and the ravioli my wife had was more tomatoes/paste than ravioli's. We both made a conscious remark not to come back.

Thank Huge321
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I came here with my grandmother for an early dinner We had a great ;) time from the service to the food it was an amazing experience Thank you Vena for taking great care of us We will be back soon

Thank Gabby L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great food choices, preparation, and ambiance. Good service, nice wine list, and the manager introduces himself and welcomes guests.

Thank juliagN8734SO
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19 February 2015|
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Response from MikeandSarah | Reviewed this property |
Ditto the others. Menu is on website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4116
    (1 block N. of Burlingame Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-375-8000
This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience.
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