Italian style dining at Il Fornaio in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Experience a taste of Italy right here in Carmel-by-the-Sea! Located right across the street in our sister hotel, the Pine Inn, Il Fornaio features delicious all-day dining; Tally Ho guests enjoy a complimentary full American breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, with buffet items including eggs, bacon, yogurt, oatmeal, cold cereal, French toast, fresh fruit, potatoes, coffee and tea. Our Continental breakfast, served in the hotel lobby from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on weekends, features fresh fruit, oatmeal, pastries, bagels with cream cheese, coffee and tea. On the go? Stop by the bakery, in the Pine Inn, for coffee and a pastry. We offer happy hour from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every weekday in Il Fornaio, and room service is available to hotel guests as well. We’d be happy to host your private dining event in the restaurant – contact us for more information!

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Il Fornaio

Step right across the street to Il Fornaio for fresh, flavorful Italian cuisine in a vibrant, elegant atmosphere. From pizza and pasta to perfectly prepared meats and seafood, all of your favorite dishes are here, crafted with care by our talented team. We offer both indoor and outdoor dining; sit at the counter and watch the chefs in our display kitchen work their magic, or dine al fresco and gaze out at the ocean. Our wine list showcases excellent selections from small, regional wineries; allow us to make a recommendation for you! Contact us for information about private dining opportunities.

Monday – Friday:
Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Dinner: 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.


There’s no better way to begin your morning than with a freshly brewed espresso and a pastry from our fantastic bakery located in Pine Inn. Lunch options include salads and sandwiches, as well as cookies, heath-baked breads, and a variety of to-go items. We’re open from early morning to late afternoon every day of the week, so you can satisfy your cravings throughout the day.

Monday – Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.