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Il Fornello on the Danforth

Greek Feb 2, 2008 03:00 PM

Has anyone ever been there? I'm thinking of taking my girlfriend there for lunch and would like to know about the quality of the food and service over there.

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    coffee_addictt RE: Greek Feb 2, 2008 06:30 PM

    il fornello has good service and food is pretty good. its a nice spot. but not as cheap as other places nearby

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      merlot143 RE: Greek Feb 2, 2008 08:46 PM

      I prefer 7 Numbers on the Danforth. I never enjoyed the atmosphere at this Il Fornello, and the food is okay not great.

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        phoenikia RE: Greek Feb 3, 2008 09:55 AM

        During the week, the Danforth location of Il Fornello has a buffet at lunchtime which is pretty popular.

        The last time I was there, the buffet included salads, mussels, roast chicken, roasted potatoes, veggies, a couple types of pasta and a couple types of pizza. The food quality is probably a little higher in their a la carte items. The servers have been friendly and competent any time I have gone.

        But I prefer the food at Trapezzi and 7 Numbers, if I was given a choice.

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          Mr. Millygirl RE: phoenikia Feb 3, 2008 10:05 AM

          What can you recommend at Trapezzi phoenikia? Never been and haven't heard much about it.

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            phoenikia RE: Mr. Millygirl Feb 3, 2008 10:09 AM

            My favourite dish at Trapezzi is their gnocchi with gorgonzola and pistachios- it's on the rich side, but it's tasty. I've also had good luck with their pasta with sausage. The salads are usually quite good, as are their desserts.

            I didn't find their flat-crust pizza too memorable.


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