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Ristorante Il Forno - CLOSED

Turn left at the Hotel California sign, Volcan 0424, Panama
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
24 Oct 2014
“Needs to improve to stay in business”
12 Oct 2014
“Really enjoyable”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Turn left at the Hotel California sign, Volcan 0424, Panama
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

My wife and I recently had dinner at the new Il Forno, and although I found the food acceptable there are several things they can improve on, indeed must improve on if they intend to stay in business. The first thing is that they don't...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Very good food, charming decor and great service means we will definitely be back again soon. The liquado was perfect, the salads beautifully presented, with an excellent dressing, and the thin crust pizza was huge and totally satisfying. Good value and a handy locale, which...More

Thank Roseanne B
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Il Forno in Volcan, Panama is under NEW management. Chef, Richard Castro has got it right. Consistently good food and reasonably priced. I have tried the Chicken Cordon Blue three times and the quality for the reasonable price of $6:00 really can't be beaten. My...More

2  Thank David D
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Sadly, Il Forno has closed its doors. They were unable to sustain the business. That's too bad as Joe was very good at what he did.

Thank JoelyTerre G
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stopped for lunch on a very rainy Saturday and were the only customers there. The owner, Joe, greeted us. We were disappointed to learn that the only menu offerings were pizza and pasta, as one of us is seriously gluten intolerant. We explained to...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Joe ran Il Forno from ~ 2007-2001. Il Forno changed management ~ 2011. When we came to Volcan May-June 2013 we tried to stop in just about every other night, but it was closed each time we tried. It turns out Joe had come back...More

Thank DadOf9Kids
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Yes, Il Forno has moved its kitchen down to David and is no longer to be enjoyed in Volcan. Thier new address is : CALLE B SUR 50 METERS DIAGONAL TO THE CHAMBRE OF COMMERCE in David

Thank 36MarcoB
Reviewed 28 December 2012

We decided to try for our first evening in Volcan restaurante Il Forno. The chef Piero and his lovely wife Veronica greated us personally at the door and took the time to explain the menu and offer us a surprising Italian wine selection. The restaurant...More

Reviewed 13 December 2012

Is it the wood fired brick oven, that makes the food so good or is it the fact that Pietro uses REAL parmezzan cheese. The pizza crust is light and thin(the way its supposed to be) and the taste . . .well if you have...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 25 November 2012

We were visiting the Volcan Area on a side trip from Boquete. We decided to try Il Forno based on recommendations and were very pleased. It is located in a charming wooden house with lots of character. My husband had the spaghetti with sausage and...More

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  • Address: Turn left at the Hotel California sign, Volcan 0424, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Chiriqui Province  >  Volcan
Phone 771-5731
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