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El Forno

Abu Dhabi Mall and Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 679 7791
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
10 Jan 2017
“Delizioso! ”
26 Dec 2016
“good italian dishes”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Abu Dhabi Mall and Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for a quick dinner before NYE. Had Il forno pizza and spaghetti carbonara. Was surprised with the huge servings as I've expected it's only small serving for an affordable price but it wasn't. Plus they haven't sacrificed the taste. I liked the...More

Thank Ritz A
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

el Forno is more like italian fast food, good pasta and pizza, not so great as 5 stars italian restaurant, it worth to visit

Thank Waseem H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My daughter really loves the tortiliani Bianca and the pizza. And for me, the fish is soooo good. My hubby loves the soup.

Thank lornacmedina
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Food in these restaurants is always presented to the same standard. Pastas and pizzas are good. Service usually okay.

Thank Zojanahage
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Went to Il Forno in Abu Dhabi Mall on Friday night. Ordered (take away )Al Frutte Mare medium which is a sea food pizza for 49 Derhams . Pizza was ok,service was good,a little bit overcrowded (Friday).

Thank Mohamed N
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This branch is at yas mall My first impression was normal .. I didn't surprised about the restaurant or the menu cuz it's very ordinary .. The staff was not motivated at all The food was good .. Not so tasty but good The food...More

Thank Omar M
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Always like their food. Probably for some it might not be so authentic but for me its excellent and often order from there.

Thank Kushagra_Gupta
Reviewed 30 December 2014

nothing about this place is good. a disgusting meal that leads to no good. the service was as bad as it could possibly get and the food didn't make up for it. i absolutely don't recommend this place for anyone.

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Don t forget to try the lazzania de pollo, it really delicious, also try the creme soup. The branch in abu dhabi mall has a nice sea view, ..enjoy it

Thank i_esmat
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

So I don't like the food court. But this experience was really bad. Unmotivated staff. Bad and boring foot. Not tasty and nit good looking. And for all this too expensive. What a waste. They only want your best.... Thanks but not again.

Thank Oliver S
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abu Dhabi Mall and Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 679 7791
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