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IL FORNELLO, Ajax

95 Kingston Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J4, Canada
+1 905-427-1110
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (66 reviews)
“carne” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
95 Kingston Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the pizza is the way to go, I would recommend not to deviate. Got Lamb shank as a main-would not recommend Got oyster as an app- would not recommend (not fresh) Stick to truly italian on this menu if you want to enjoy your experience.

Thank Tripgoer10
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family for an early dinner. Restaurant is stroller accessible and the staff were very accommodating in ensuring that we had a table in a good spot for our stroller. Service was great. Food was pretty average - nothing amazing.

1  Thank BlondeMagpie10
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I visited this Italian bar and kitchen twice whilst in Ajax. The selection of beers on draught was good - many of them local brews. The food was good quality and tasty. Prices were quite high, but not un-typical of Ontario. The toilets (restrooms) were...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Overall great experience, do not expect a quiet romantic evening, this place is busy and quite noisy We visited on a Friday night, lots of families and kids Great food, love their meat/cheese appetizer plate Fabulous service, very friendly staff

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've been here multiple times and had various pasta dishes which I loved. However this time around I decided to change it up and get one of their $10 pizza's. My friend got the BBQ chicken pizza and I got the sausage pizza and they...More

Thank Jada A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I took a friend to Il Fornello in Ajax for lunch.The food was great and our server, Carly was outstanding. My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you Carly and Il Fornello. We will be back very soon.

Thank Michelleoxt
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Went with my brother to take advantage of the $10 pizzas after 4pm. I got the mushroom one, it was very delicious and hot when it came out. Bruschetta for an app was ok, would have been nice to have some melted cheese on top....More

Thank Marlena B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

for the most part it was very good. no faulting the quality or pricing of the food, the monsters after 4pm pizzas are great, service not top rate but very close. only problem, and maybe only this location...fruit flies. not one or two, and I...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I've been going to various Il Fornello locations for years. The location in Ajax, although stellar when it first opened, has become somewhat average. The $10 pizzas after 4 Monday-Thursday are a good deal, but they come out suspiciously fast (as though the crusts have...More

Thank TorontoFoodieKH
ilfopres, Owner at IL FORNELLO, Ajax, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear TorontoFoodieKH, We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your recent experience at IL FORNELLO in Ajax. It certainly isn't the policy for our pizzas to be pre-sauced or to sit around. They come out quickly because, with the popularity of our $10...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Met with a friend at Il Fornello for a catch-up early dinner. The atmosphere was great, the service was fast and friendly, and the food was super delicious. My friend and I just relaxed and enjoyed a full course meal, including appetizers and dessert. Everything...More

Thank milah31
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Parloc
19 February 2016|
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Response from brooklin007 | Reviewed this property |
Tip 15-20% - it depends on the following: friendliness of staff, drinks & order taken quickly, meals brought to the table in a timely manner, order is correct, drinks refilled, the bill brought to table when requested. If... More
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Champs124
26 October 2015|
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Response from brooklin007 | Reviewed this property |
It's not pricey. Good food, nice atmosphere. Specials offered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Kingston Rd E, Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax
  • Phone Number: +1 905-427-1110
Description
It has not taken very long for IL FORNELLO to move to the top of the list of the best Italian restaurants in Ajax. It’s not just the casual, classic Italian fare like pizzas baked in the wood-burning pizza oven, pasta favourites, salads, appetizers and more that customers are talking about, they love the décor of Ajax’s latest hot spot.
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