Il Fornaio

Café$$$$
St Kilda
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  • James P.
    "Ari Gold on the breakfast menu is awesome!"(2 Tips)
    Georg Ph. E. H.
    "Good coffee - awesome food, friendly people!"(10 Tips)
    Brian R.
    "Amazing breakfast venue"(4 Tips)
    Angela W.
    "The dish with quinoa fritters was quite nice."(2 Tips)
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  • Georg Ph. E. H.
    Georg Ph. E. H.March 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beat place in St Kilda for late breakfast/lunch (kitchen is opened until ~3.30pm) after a long night out. Good coffee - awesome food, friendly people!
  • Brian R.
    Brian RitchieJanuary 17, 2016
    Amazing breakfast venue - go for the Delta Goodrem Waffles and/or Halle Berry. Totally delish
  • Valerio V.
    Valerio VeoJune 9, 2012
    Great coffee (beans from St Ali), great food and delicious but limited range of baked goodies. Not cheap though and always busy on the weekends.
  • An L.
    An LeAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Changing seasonal menu keeps me coming back. I'm really loving their winter porridge options and smoothies
  • Teresa V.
    Teresa VillanuevaMay 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Good coffee. Good peeps. My lunchtime fav! Updated menu - you have to get the tagliatelle. Simply amazing. :)
  • Denis D.
    Denis DusterOctober 6, 2015
    Coffee is very good, plus they have fresh Italian bread and some great desserts
  • Angela W.
    Angela WilsonJanuary 10
    The service was bad. I don't know how you can skrew up an avo sandwich, but they served an unappealing, piece of toast with more tomato than avocado. The dish with quinoa fritters was quite nice.
  • James P.
    James PantherSeptember 15, 2012
    Ari Gold on the breakfast menu is awesome! Grab a Starburst juice to go with it.
  • Ezequiel R.
    Ezequiel RattiJune 11, 2013
    Really good smoothies, great ambient but a really bad Internet connection.
  • JB
    JBApril 6, 2011
    Heirloom tomatoes/avocado/fetta on homemade olive loaf. Simple pleasure. Good coffee.
  • Natasha P.
    Natasha PhillipsFebruary 15, 2015
    Mila Kunis eggs... Ryan Gosling eggs... Basically any of the eggs! And coffee!
  • Michelle N.
    Michelle NicolDecember 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Prices have risen substantially since new ownership by STAli. Not an affordable breakfast option anymore, but the coffee is good.
  • Macoy
    MacoyJanuary 15, 2011
    The grilled tuna is a must try. The pork belly is a must have. :-)
  • Vince and Frank
    Vince and FrankDecember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Friendly, professional staff, great food, fantastic location!
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GreenJuly 30, 2014
    They somehow manage to make a decaf latte taste as good as the real thing.
  • James C.
    James ChurchillNovember 11, 2012
    The Ari Gold is amazing! Especially with a Corona!
  • Lauren R.
    Lauren RoseSeptember 22, 2010
    Came after hearing mixed reviews but was very impressed with the Bircher muesli with poached fruit-delicious!
  • Eli H.
    Eli H.April 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The chicken or the egg theory is amazing!
  • Leon D.
    Leon DoyleNovember 7, 2010
    Pancakes with maple syrup and black pudding here is a killer combo!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LiewAugust 7, 2011
    Try the Three Little Pigs. Yum!
  •  Ryan 
     Ryan February 8, 2011
    Expensive now.,rather get my coffee somewhere else unfort,.dunno if it's the price or the wankers in fitzroy street 24/7.....coffee is ok
  • Corey B.
    Corey BakerSeptember 19, 2010
    Corn fritter was 10 out of 10
  • Kate O.
    Kate O'DonnellFebruary 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    New owners (?) have seen the friendly staff turnover to new hipsters w attitude, delivering sloppy service. It's not really now worth what you pay. Shame. It's just not what it used to be.
  • John A.
    John ApartNovember 10, 2010
    Average coffees, amazing desserts
  • Andrew E.
    Andrew EnglischNovember 27, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    make sure you take your own baby chair.
  • Stu M.
    Stu MorleyMarch 1, 2010
    Tasty bread
  • Shane
    ShaneNovember 1, 2011
    Slow service. Average food
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