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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
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11:00 PM
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Il Forno Caldo

4.4
424 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Quiet Conversation
Nestled in Beverly Hills, Il Forno Caldo invites you to come and experience traditional Italian food with an award winning wine list. As the recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of 2005, we have an extensive wine selection. There are many choices of salads, pastas, creative pizzas and mouthwatering entrees made from the freshest ingredients. We are perfect for a romantic date or family gathering.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 10:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 777-0040
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party contact
Sohail Fatoorechi: (310) 777-0040
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Catering
we cater up to 150 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Roxbury
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 424 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Birthday (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

What a gem! We just moved in the neighborhood and loved this authentic Italian restaurant. Ambience was excellent matched only by the superb service and stellar food. We will definitely return.

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viphackie (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The "special" salad was over salted and not worth the "special " price.

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vipTuscany (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

My wife and I have been to Il Forno Caldo on many occasions and have never been disappointed. It is one of the few restaurants where you can actually hear each other while having a conversation. The food and wine list is excellent. Il Forno Caldo reminds me of those wonderful Italian restaurants in the Tuscan countryside. The owner is friendly and always has a great recommendation for wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Picked this restaurant at the last minute based on previous reviews. We concur. Great for casual, high quality dining.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

service was awful. So slow and unresponsive. Had to constantly look for anyone to get anything.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Great food. Nice portions and very good service!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
1.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

service was awful. Continues to get worse every time. Every table was complaining in our section. please train or hire only experienced staff or get a 3rd waiter its too much for 2 to handle.

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AnnMarie (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Really enjoyed the authentic cuisine.
Delightful, Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (East Sussex)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Lovely quiet neighborhood spot! Love it!!!!!!!!!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was good but waitress was awful. Busboy was more attentive than waitress.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

とてもスタッフの対応が良く、お料理も美味しく、ロサンゼルス旅行でたまたま入ったお店ですが旅行中2度も食べに行きました。

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
2.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Service was really bad. The waitress was horrible. The waiter in the other section had to give us water and bread since our waitress never brought them. She was horrible.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

All was good... as usual This place is right around the corner from my office and is very convenient and always good!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Authentic Italian cooking; Great wine, and excellent friendly service. Probably the best Seafood pasta I have has outside if New York City.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 7, 2017

All great as always

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JBLanghorne (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

Somewhat disappointed given the great reviews. Service was nice and loved the decor. Linguine with clam sauce was very good but other dishes were just ok.

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PastaPal (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 5, 2017

I come here quite often and I must say that I am never bored of the food at Il Forno Caldo. The service is great, always friendly and very helpful with food recommendations. The ambiance of the restaurant is perfectly cozy and warm but still lively. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND going here!

I love penne with pink sauce and they make it very well here. The pizza is amazing, salad is amazing, and the bread, oh the bread, is delicious. Everything about the place makes me so excited to be there. If you haven't gone yet, or even if you have, definitely give it a try.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Great good in great ambiance. Good value and all staff was friendly and engaging.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Wonderful dining experience! Delicious food, wonderful intimate atmosphere, outstanding friendly service. Can't recommend highly enough!!

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vipMarygrace (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Quaint, cozy, clean, delicious and consistently a great go to place for dining.

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vipProjournalist (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on October 11, 2017

Very warm and welcoming, cozy atmosphere, excellent service. Lasagna was perfect, in a piping hot casserole directly from the oven. Penne arrabiata with sausage suitably spicy and flavorful. Outstanding, fresh crispy-crust bread. Location is nice, close to Rodeo drive (but minus the pretension).

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

When we got there and were having lunch they were mopping down the kitchen floor with smelly water. I overlooked that but many would not. Not very appealing

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vipBkolosso (Denver)
5.0  Dined on September 22, 2017

This is the 4th time I’ve eaten here, the food is fantastic, great service, and fair prices. I’d highly recommend to anyone!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 22, 2017

Il Forno hits its mark in all categories - delicious food, lovely ambiance, superior service. It's a very comfortable place to go to, yet very "special occasion" at the same time. Ever since some good friends of ours introduced us to the restaurant, we've gone back multiple times and introduced it to others. A real winner!

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Allegrabythesea (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 17, 2017

We meet friends here often. The last time we went the very warm and friendly Italian chef came out to offer up the list of specials for the evening. He was delightful and added another wonderful dimension to the evening. The food was good and the atmosphere warm.

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vipWhatsferlunch (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on September 13, 2017

Great ambiance, cozy, and reasonably priced. I had a special - lobster ravioli - and it was delicious. My date had penne with sausage. Both had their pink sauce, which the waitress recommended, and she was spot on. Also had the bruschetta which was different (on a crispy flatbread - creative and lighter than the usual). Topped with a nice Sangiovese and we were delighted.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

I made a reservation for 2:15 pm table and the restaurant was closed . It was so ridiculous. I was so angry that they allowed me to make a reservation with the door locked. Plus the server who came out and talked to us was very rude and not educated. The worst experience ever.

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vipRuby (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

Cute little Italian restaurant. Prices are fair. Pastas were good but the rest wasn't anything special.

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vipVWbh (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Food is generally good, service can be inconsistent. This time very good.

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SMfilmbuff (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was excellent and good portion size. Price was high for a small glass of Chianti.

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