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Il Fornaio

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$$ - $$$
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8000 E Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111-2660 (South Ulster Road)
+1 303-221-7368
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Anthem, Arizona
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went there for my granddaughters 20th birthday party. They reserved the back room with the fireplace for us, it was beautiful and semi-private. The bread is wonderful and we all tried different pasta dishes...all were great (hope you like garlic). This is a semi upscale restaurant that I know I will visit again in the future.... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I come here for Christmas eve dinner for a long time. Kurt our server was very friendly and knowledgeable. There was a lot of other people here dining when we got here at 530pm. Reservations for dinner does help. We were seated right away. The restaurant is very large and always decorated nicely for the Christmas season.... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was my first time at Il Fornaio. I was in town for a business meeting and the applicant I was interviewing recommended we meet at Il Fornaio. The atmosphere was great, the service was great, and the food was great! They do a great job of making it feel like a small family owned Italian restaurant. I'll definitely be... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went with a work colleague, as he knows the chain and recommended it. Liked the open kitchen, so you could see and smell dinner being prepared. A very good meal - had the Veal with Lemon - bright clear citrus taste. Then the trio of gelati (recommend the Bellini sorbet). Very impressive.

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Thank IanJ_1649
LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Buon giorno Ian! I would like to personally thank you for your kind words regarding your experience at our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon and I would be delighted to make your acquaintance. Thank you again and I hope all is well with you and yours! Ciao! LeAnne More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Loved the pasta and the calamari. So much better than the regular chains with friendly service (ate at the bar twice for dinner). Will return here again when back in Denver.

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Thank Henry B
LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Hi Henry! I would like to personally thank you for your kind words regarding your experience. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to beautiful Denver. Ciao! LeAnne More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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1,292 reviews
621 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 824 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A group of 7 of us ate a business dinner at "Il Fornaio" in Greenwood Village whilst in town attending an event at the Denver Tech Center. I booked a table for 6:45pm so we could get a reasonably early finish as we were all tired from working the RMAF trade show and travelling into town... BUT it was 8:45pm... More 

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California Hot Springs, California
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am from California and visiting family in CO. We actually went to the one around Denver Tech Center, but I didn't see it listed. We have eaten at two different locations in California, and the food is consistently good. It was the same at the Denver area Il Fornaio. My family member is severely allergic to shellfish, and the... More 

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LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Buon giorno Trinarn! Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I am happy we could accommodate your family's dietary restrictions with such care. Hopefully, you'll get a chance to come back soon! More 

Denver, CO
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although a chain, Il Fornaio provides a lovely atmosphere and excellent food. The wine list is quite good as well. Food is prepared well and presented in an appetizing way. The fresh bread alone is worth the visit. My favorite items, seafood and pasta, are always delicious. Waiters are attentive and professional. The quality of service and food remains constant... More 

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LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Buon giorno layla317! I would like to personally thank you for your kind words regarding your experience at our restaurant. I am so pleased that you enjoyed dining with our Il Fornaio family. We hope to see you again soon and I would be delighted to make your acquaintance. Thank you again and I hope all is well with you... More 

Longmont, Colorado
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have had lunches and dinners at II Fornaio. All have been very good food, good drinks and wine and wonderful service.

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LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thank you so much for the positive review. I am very pleased that you and your guests enjoyed your dining experience. Enjoy your day! Ciao! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Dining alone, I sat at the bar. The bar tender was busy, but he was very attentive to me. I ordered from the full menu, selecting the Grigliata di Pesce Misto (Mixed seafood grill). It was well prepared and very tasty. Food service was timely. This restaurant is a good choice - many choices on the menu, well prepared food,... More 

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Thank Robert C
LeAnne A, General Manager at Il Fornaio, responded to this review

Buon giorno! I would like to personally thank you for your kind words regarding your experience at our restaurant. I am so pleased that you enjoyed dining with our Il Fornaio family. We hope to see you again soon and I would be delighted to make your acquaintance. Thank you again and I hope all is well with you and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
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
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 E Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111-2660
    (South Ulster Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: +1 303-221-7368
Description
Il Fornaio’s award-winning authentic Italian cuisine is a favorite in Greenwood Village. Specialties include housemade pastas, wood-fired pizza, grilled fish, authentic risotto, rotisserie meats and fresh artisan breads. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.

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