S.F. Bay Area
Il Fornaio ***
Monte Verde & Ocean Avenue
in the Pine Inn
Description & Atmosphere
You might recognize the name Il Fornaio has restaurants scattered
across California and selected U.S. cities, including several in
the San Francisco Bay Area.
This particular Il Fornaio restaurant is located in the quaint
Pine Inn, on Ocean Avenue, in the heart of Carmel.
Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine, including wood-fired pizzas, mesquite-grilled
local fish, rotisserie chicken, fresh pastas and salads.
Bakery & Hours
Il Fornaio also has its own bakery, with Italian breads and pastries, coffee,
salads, sandwiches, and cookies. This is a good place to come for morning coffee,
sit around their "huge" table in front of the fireplace and read
the morning newspaper.
Bakery is open daily 7am-5pm.
Il Fornaio has several private dining rooms available for corporate
banquets and other special events.
The Ocean Avenue Room
sun-filled room, overlooking Ocean Avenue. It can accommodate groups
100 people for a reception, 60 seated.
The Main Dining Room
groups up to
has ocean views and
can accommodate groups of 20 to 80 people.
unique round dining area
features a large round oak table in the center, with intimate seating
around the perimeter. The Rotunda is ideal for groups up to 40
for dinner and up to 45 for receptions.
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