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Il Fornaio ***

Il Fornaio at Pine Inn on Ocean Avenue, Carmel

Monte Verde & Ocean Avenue
in the Pine Inn

Cuisine: Italian

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.

Entrance to Il Fornaio Bakery, off Ocean Avenue, Carmel

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.



Pine Inn on Ocean Avenue, Carmel

Private Parties
Il Fornaio has several private dining rooms available for corporate banquets and other special events.

The Ocean Avenue Room
— Beautiful sun-filled room, overlooking Ocean Avenue. It can accommodate groups up to 100 people for a reception, 60 seated.

The Main Dining Room
— groups up to 30 people.

Outdoor Piazza
— 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 people for dinner and up to 45 for receptions.

Restaurant Hours
Mon-Thurs 11:30am-9pm,
Fri 11:30am-10pm,
Sat 9am-10pm,
Sun 9am-9pm
Continental breakfast
Mon-Fri 8-10am.

Reservations recommended.

Street parking.



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Il Fornaio


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