Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


1551 Ocean Ave. Send to Phone
This Italian trattoria boasts an ocean view from the patio, newspapers at the espresso bar, and fresh-baked breads and pastries.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily

* Click here for rating key

  • 0.0 star rating
0.0 rating over 3 reviews
Dining room at THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Il Fornaio, Santa Monica, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Il Fornaio Restaurant Review

: This sunny Italian trattoria has newspapers available at the espresso bar, plump chickens turn on the rotisserie, and bread is baked in the back twice daily. Enjoy the focaccia and breadsticks, and order the Italian basics: salads, pizzas, pastas and, yes, that juicy chicken. Stop by in the morning for a steaming latte, and don't leave without picking up a pastry in the adjoining bakery. Watch for monthly-changing specials reflecting various regions of Italy. This branch offers an ocean view from the patio. Other locations.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Il Fornaio
Los Angeles Area Top 10 Restaurant Lists
Discover the best restaurants in LA

Discover the top restaurants in Los Angeles for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, pizza, happy hours, romantic dining and even gourmet food trucks.

Find the best restaurants in LA here!


Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.