Il Naso Ristorante Italiano
Il Naso Ristorante Italiano

Il Naso Ristorante Italiano

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ilnaso.com/
  • Phone: (208) 726-7776
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours through June: Open Thurs.-Mon. 5:30- Close
    Sunday Brunch 10am to 1pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: call for details
  • Private Party Facilities: call for details

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th st.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Il Naso Ristorante Italiano
il Naso is a long time favorite of the Wood River Valley. Located in the heart of Ketchum, ID il Naso provides a warm and cozy ambiance with great service and outstanding cuisine. Our menu changes seasonally with nightly specials. Our wine list is extensive and focuses on Italian varietals. il Naso is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or to simply have a great evening with friends and family.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Il Naso Ristorante Italiano reviews from OpenTable diners
30 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (22)fit for foodies (21)neighborhood gem (17)special occasion (16)notable wine list (14)good for groups (5)great for outdoor dining (2)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Anniversary dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    We enjoyed every moment of our dining experience. The wait staff was professional. We were treated to champagne when they learned it was our anniversary. We each had the specials of the night and both were excellent in taste, preparation, and presentation...salmon and ravioli dishes. We will definitely make Il Naso a restaurant for both regular dining and special occasions!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely meal as always
    gibs
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    We discovered this restaurant in Ketchum several years ago. Since the ownership change last year, it is even better. Really nice menu. Great food and service. We visit whenever we are in Ketchum.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Memorable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Always a fabulous menu that changes with the season, but with favorites. Servers know the menu and wine list. Great service. We always return when in Ketchum.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    As usual, the service, atmosphere and food were fantastic. We sat at our favorite table #2, a romantic one in the corner for my wife's birthday. I had the elk chop and she had the rack of lamb. This is our go to restaurant and we recommend it to all of our guests.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always great!
    mrpiii
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    One of my very favorite restaurants in Ketchum. Consistently god food, excellent, friendly service and an extensive reasonably priced wine list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Service
    randp
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Great menu and service. The chef has wonderful new ideas and selects fresh ingredients.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still great after all these years!
    TommyVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The best thing about this restaurant is the more the menu changes the more the Decor and ambience stay the same. We haven't been here for a while so it was fun to try again and it didn't disappoint.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Excellent food and ambience as usual. Interesting wine list and menu choices- innovative twists on traditional Italian food and always hearty and delicious - not precious. Our glasses of wine took a little too long to get to us after ordering so that is my only complaint. Other than that, a great dining choice always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 32years
    terenzio
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My wife and I wanted a specail night for our anniversary and chose Italian. Il naso was perfect. The food was great, the atmosphere perfect. Loved every minute. Hope to return soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great For Ketchum Fine Dinning
    JDRLVVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I was very impressed from start to finish with Il Naso. The restaurant is tucked away on a corner in Ketchum. Upon enterring I was impressed with the decor elegant but not stuffy. The waiter staff were knowledgeable and attentive even though understaffed for the crowd the night we went. Even the hostess was serving food, setting tables, and making certain all our needs were met. I had the clams linguini with chorizo and they were cooked to perfection. My wife had the halibut fish special and found it delightful. A desert of Chocolate Dumplings topped off a great meal. We will definitely dine at Il Naso again when in Ketchum.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nancy
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The service was very slow snd when done of the food arrived, the top was cold but the underneath was warm.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • limited menu, but good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I think the ambience would have been better if we weren't sat next to a table of 6 that had lots of advice. That said, short of a limited pasta menu, it was good. Probably won't eat there again for the price, but I have to admit, I am not a big foodie. I just know what I like. The filet mignon was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Caprese gift
    cellistVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Adding figs to a Caprese salad was genius. My filet was perfectly cooked and the Chard-Potato Gratin was delicious. Bravo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Very good salad, ravioli chewey, quail very good. Bread was stale
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 16 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 30, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 80 reviews are from the Il Naso Ristorante Italiano reviews archive.
  • One of the top Ketchum spots!
    HungarianVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Always on our list to visit when we are in town. The atmosphere, food and wine list are top notch and Chef Kate never disappoints with her creations!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Very Good
    mrpiii
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Great food, friendly, prompt service, excellent wine list all watched over by the attentive eyes of the proprietor, Sam Turner. It does't get much better than this in the Wood River Valley. There selection of wines by the glass are quite good but if you are a wine lover be sure to talk to Sam before ordering; he usually has good recommendations from his list or something new that hasn't yet made it to the menu. If you want just a glass, still talk to him, there may be something open that also isn't on the list. Don't think of Il Naso as just a place for a fancy meal. The bar menu is simple, inexpensive and good. A glass of wine and a unique burger in the bar area is quick, relatively inexpensive meal -- no reservation needed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty and innovative meal
    Schakele
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    The red wine would be more delectable if cooler Sorry i am french...
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    I love Il Naso & go every time I'm in town for great food, service & ambience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great ambience
    foodie1
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Good for conversation with dinner yet lively enough to be interesting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of Ketchum's Best
    DowntownVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    If you're looking for a romantic restaurant with gracious service and great food, Il Naso wins hands down. We love the fig caprese salad and the special scallops were expertly grilled and served with morel mushrooms and asperagus in a light brothy sauce. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Great food as always. The main dining room had 2 large parties so they moved us to the bar which was quiet and only had 2 other couples seated in that area...
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This is our favorite restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The entire staff are so nice and Sam (the owner) is incredible. He takes such an interest in each of his guests.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Italian restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We made a reservation through OpenTable and mentioned it was our anniversary. They put us at a lovely table and gave us complimentary Prosecco, which was a lovely touch. Food was delicious, and the there are a range of seating options. We enjoyed our intimate booth.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Alway a great experience ....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Our family has enjoyed this restaurant for years on our visits to Sun Valley. We love the consistently friendly, professional staff and fresh, well-prepared food. On this occasion, they were still serving their "slack" menu, which is more limited than their summer and winter menus, but still had plenty of choices. I was told the summer menu starts at the end of this week. I dined alone, so I sat at the bar. My meal -- a farro salad to start and roasted chicken as a main (it had a fancier name than that) -- hit the mark on all accounts and I enjoyed a friendly conversation with the bartender and a couple of local regulars.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful!
    IceGypC
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Our evening was absolutely wonderful. The food and wine list was excellent and the Farro salad was to die for! Very quiet and romantic and so enjoyable after a full day of driving! This restaurant will not be a one stop...we plan on going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Excellent and beautifully prepared well chosen selections.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • perfect for specaail occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Mother's day dinner was most enjoyable; there were several large family groups, and yet the noise level was acceptable. We regard Il Naso as one of our very favorites!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unque Dining Experinece
    TwinFallsDiner
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We had a lovely dinner at Il Naso, Sunday, May 11th. The menu was original, which made dining at Il Naso a unique experience. The food was prepared with attention to detail. It was appealing to the eye and the pallet. The only negative thing about our dining experience was when, halfway through our meal, a party of 5 was seated next to us. I think one of the ladies in the family had drunk a little too much wine before they got to the restauraunt becuase she was very loud to the point that we couldn't carry on a conversation. Perhaps moving the tables so they aren't so close together would help this situation from happening again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one dish was great one was fine
    svnative
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    We went looking for a romantic evening out. The service was good, but I was a little disappointed. We ordered the burger, and it was great! The bread pudding was also fantastic. I ordered the ravioli and it was just okay. The décor is a bit out dated and cheap looking. It needs some help.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Calamari on the planet
    cellistVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We always come back for the calamari but all the food proves to be worth a return visit. We also enjoy the old-world vibe of the dining space. It is lush and romantic.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not for pasta
    Boggie
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Il Naso is an Italian restaurant but don't go there looking for good pasta. The fish was delicious but every pasta dish I have tried there has been disappointing. It's either a small portion-the "special" ravioli are not stuffed with much meat and you get 3 or 4 or it's just outright tasteless-the spegettini and meatballs that they try to add some "spice" to but still tastes like plain tomato sauce.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely place, inventive food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    There is something for everyone on the menu. Duck confet sweet potato hash is to die for. Crab cakes Benny, don't miss. They bring out these little cream puffs to start with butter and jam.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Naso
    11goose19VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Il Naso is a very well appointed restaurant with ample space between the tables to make dining an intimate experience. A beet carpacchio salad with greens was dressed just right. Pasta choices were excellent so was the grilled salmon. Over all a very good dining experience. Wine list has many choices. Reasonably priced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous food, service and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    Fabulous food, service and ambiance-- Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Quiet in Ketchum
    anna
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Excellent food fairly priced. Polite and knowledgeable wait staff. Interesting wine list. Elk chop and sauce were outstanding The sound level is pleasant. You can speak to others at your table without shouting and you don't have to listen to other diners or the clanking of plates and silverware. Sophisticated and cozy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An overlooked Ketchum Gem
    JimF
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Il Naso is one of the best restaurants in the Wood River. This time I had the quail and my wife chose the veal picatta. Both were well prepared. A cup of butternut squash along with a glass of proseco took away the chill of the night. I'm looking forward to our next visit when we go back to Sun Valley in the summer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cozy ambience..delicious food!
    Christie
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    Love the cozy ambience at this great neighborhood restaurant . Highly recommend the lasagna...so delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Molto Bene!
    Luciella
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    A gracious welcome, caring prep of the special bottle we'd brought, unhurried waitstaff with time to chat as well as serve and dependably delicious fare on the table makes a special evening even more remarkable. Finding all of that in a small mountain town is miraculous. We are glad that Il Naso survived last summer's disasterous summer wild fire.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastico!
    Valskis
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    One of the best restaurants in the Valley! We have dined at Il Naso many times over the years and have never been disappointed! The service is first rate, the food outstanding. . .atmosphere charming and intimate. I think the food and service, like fine wine, gets better year after year!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still good
    dakjunkie
    Dined on 1/16/2014
    New owners last year, but they seem to be keeping the food a top priority. It's a great place to have a meal and be able to talk with friends. The food is really outstanding, and there are old standby's and new offerings, but exceptionally well executed. It may be hard to get good wait staff, and this time was better than last, but a touch too casual and/or disinterested. This was our third time in the last 4 years. It's hard to keep the quality at a high level year after year, but Il Naso seems to have found a way.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.