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Monday to Wednesday – 11:30 am to 9:00 pm
Thursday to Saturday – 11:30 am to 9:30 pm
Sunday – 11:30 am to 8:30 pm

 

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At IL FORNELLO, Bayview Village we have a first come, first served policy. We are usually able to seat your party very quickly.

FIND US

Bayview Village Shopping Centre
At Bayview and Sheppard
We are located in the Food Court area
at the West end of The Shopping Centre

2901 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M2K 1E6

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ANTIPASTI

BRUSCHETTA POMODORO
grilled sourdough bread, tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil 9.25

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
ask your server 7.25

WARM OLIVES
marinated black & green olives with crostini 7.75

ARANCINI
arborio rice balls filled with ricotta, mascarpone and cauliflower, lightly fried, finished with grated pecorino and served with marinara sauce 13.00

FRITTI MISTI
crispy fried calamari, shrimp & lemon with caper aioli 15.95

ANTIPASTO PLATE
prosciutto, warm olives, sopressata, pecorino, grana padano, crostini 22.25

MUSSELS
in a spicy tomato broth 14.95

MEATBALL APPETIZER
four house-made, wood-oven baked, ground beef & ricotta meatballs with pomodoro sauce, whipped ricotta cheese, basil oil, grilled bread 15.25

 


INSALATE

Add to Any Salad

bacon 2.50 / anchovies 2.10 / 4 oz. chicken breast 6.95 / salmon 10.95

 

INSALATA ROMA
mixed greens, balsamic vinaigrette, roasted red peppers, chèvre, walnuts 9.75/14.95

INSALATA DI BARBABIETOLE
arugula, beets, chèvre, toasted pecans, with balsamic vinaigrette 9.75/14.95

INSALATA FUNGHI
wild mushrooms, arugula, chèvre, white wine, garlic, olive oil & crostini 13.95

INSALATA MISTA
mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, balsamic vinaigrette 9.75/14.95

INSALATA CESARE
crispy romaine, creamy caesar dressing, shaved parmigiana, croutons 9.75/14.95

 


MAINS

SALMON
pan seared salmon served with lemon caper aioli, crispy fingerling potatoes & seasonal vegetables 24.65

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
breaded chicken scaloppine, tomato sauce, mozzarella & parmesan, spaghetti pomodoro 21.85

CHICKEN ASIAGO
chicken breast filled with spinach, caramelized onions & asiago with honey mustard cream sauce, garlic mash, seasonal vegetables 22.95

 


PASTA

Substitute: gluten-free pasta add 2.00 / cream sauce 2.00

LINGUINI di MARE
shrimp, bay scallops, mussels & calamari in tomato sauce 20.75

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE
traditional bolognese ragù, grana padano 18.95

CANNELLONI FORMAGGIO
ricotta & spinach filled cannelloni, mushrooms and cream finished with pomodoro sauce, parmesan, mozzarella 18.95

TAGLIATELLE CARBONARA
with leeks, pancetta, prosciutto cotto, egg, black pepper, white wine, cream, parmesan 19.75

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS
house made beef & ricotta meatballs, tomato sauce, basil 18.85

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
white wine, cream & butter sauce, parmesan 17.95

PENNE CAPRI
grilled chicken, mushrooms, spinach, cherry tomatoes, white wine, garlic, olive oil, parmesan 19.95

LASAGNA
layered with bolognese sauce, mozzarella, béchamel, tomato sauce 18.25

 


PIZZA

Substitute gluten-free crust add 3.00

PIZZA MARGHERITA
tomato sauce, fior di latte, basil 14.75

PIZZA BUFALINA
tomato sauce, mozzarella di bufala, basil 17.25

PIZZA DIAVOLO
tomato sauce, fior di latte, spicy salami, basil, chillies, black olives 17.25

PIZZA SALMONE
pizza bianco with smoked salmon, panna di cucina (mascarpone cream), fior di latte, arugula, lemon 17.95

PIZZA POLLO “BBQ”
tomato sauce, mozzarella, slow roasted chicken, chipotle BBQ sauce, roasted red peppers, charred red onions 15.95

PIZZA GORGONZOLA
olive oil, gorgonzola, red wine poached pears, caramelized onions, walnuts, arugula 17.95

PIZZA SALSICCIA ITALIANA
tomato sauce, sauce, fior di latte, crumbled spicy Italian sausage, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers 17.25

PIZZA FICHI
pizza bianco with mascarpone, prosciutto, figs, shaved grana padano, honey, arugula 17.95

PIZZA PEPPERONI
tomato sauce, mozzarella, cured pepperoni 15.25

PIZZA PROSCIUTTO
tomato sauce, arugula, fior di latte, prosciutto, shaved grana padano 17.45

PIZZA MELANZANE
tomato sauce, sauce, fior di latte, eggplant, olives, tomatoes, shaved grana padano 16.75

PIZZA FUNGHI
whipped herbed and lemon ricotta, taleggio, fior di latte, mushrooms, spinach, olive oil 17.45

Our $19.50 Prix Fixe Lunch Menu is available every day between 11:30 am and 4:00 pm

 

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FIRST COURSE

choice of

ZUPPA
Roasted pumpkin soup with pumpkin seeds, brown butter drizzle and sage

INSALATA
Baby arugula, spinach, shaved apple, radish and toasted pecans with a maple balsamic dressing

ARANCINI
Arborio rice balls filled with ricotta, mascarpone and cauliflower, lightly fried, finished with grated pecorino and served with marinara sauce

 

SECOND COURSE

choice of

PIZZA DIAVOLO
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, spicy salami, basil, black olives

PIZZA MARGHERITA
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil

PIZZA MELANZANE
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, eggplant, basil, cherry tomatoes

INSALATA SALMON NIZZARDA
Roasted salmon on baby arugula with green beans, carrots, potatoes, olives, egg and a citrus dressing

POLLO PANINO
Lightly fried chicken breast, cabbage slaw, chilli aioli on a milk bun

RISOTTO
Slowly cooked arborio rice with roasted root vegetables and parmesan

AGNOLOTTI
Butternut squash agnolotti in a light cream sauce

Our Dinner Additions change regularly according to the seasonal availability of ingredients.

 

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SOUP OF THE DAY
Ask your server P/A

ARANCINI
Arborio rice balls filled with ricotta, mascarpone and cauliflower, lightly fried, finished with grated pecorino and served with marinara sauce 13.00

INSALATA SALMON NIZZARDA
Roasted salmon on baby arugula with green beans, carrots, potatoes, olives, egg and a citrus dressing 19.00

RISOTTO
Slowly cooked arborio rice with roasted root vegetables and parmesan 19.00

AGNOLOTTI
Butternut squash agnolotti in a light cream sauce 19.00

PAPPARDELLE STEFANO
Broad noodle pasta with slowly braised short ribs in tomato sauce 24.25

PIZZA MELANZANE
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, eggplant, basil, cherry tomatoes 15.00

 

PICCOLO VINO

Enjoy a 4 oz. glass of wine with lunch 6.25

STRACCALI CHIANTI DOCG ‘15 Giulio Straccali, Toscana, Italia
Deep ruby red / floral, cherry, sweet spice aromas / medium-bodiedwell balanced / dry finish

OGGI BOTTER PINOT GRIGIO ’15 Casa Vinicola, Veneto, Italia
Pale straw colour / floral and green apple aromas / dry and light
crisp citrus finish

 

FEATURE COCKTAIL

AMARETTO SOUR
Amaretto Disaronno and fresh lime juice 8.00

Piccolo Pranzo means “small lunch” in Italian. Enjoy these smaller lunch offerings Monday to Friday between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

 

SANDWICH, SOUP & SALAD COMBOS $9.50

Soup & Sandwich OR Soup & Salad OR Sandwich & Salad

 

SANDWICHES

served on your choice of warm flat bread, Italian style baguette OR sliced multi-grain

MEATBALL
house made beef & ricotta meatballs, tomato sauce, smoked provolone, fresh basil

GRILLED VEGETABLE
grilled zucchini & eggplant, roasted peppers, chèvre, baby arugula

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
breaded chicken breast, tomato sauce, mozzarella & parmesan

ITALIAN TUNA
olive oil packed tuna, red onion, hard boiled egg, baby spinach, lemon caper aioli

 

SALADS

INSALATA CESARE
crisp romaine, creamy caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons

INSALATA BARBABIETOLE
beets, arugula, chèvre, toasted pecans, balsamic vinaigrette

INSALATA MISTA
mixed greens with a balsamic vinaigrette with cherry tomatoes & cucumber

 

SOUP

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
our daily soup is vegetarian and gluten-free

 

CHEF’S SPECIAL

ask about today’s chef’s special served with soup OR salad 10.50

Every Monday enjoy a Margherita Pizza and a bottle of Peroni or a glass of house wine, all for only $15.

Enjoy these Brunch Additions to our regular menu available between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday

 

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BEVERAGES

BLOODY CAESAR
The classic 7.00 // double 10.00

BELLINI
Peach nectar, prosecco 9.00

MIMOSA
Orange juice, prosecco 9.00

VENETIAN SUNSET
Aperol, orange juice, prosecco 9.00

 

BRUNCH

organic eggs

BREAKFAST PIZZA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte cheese, ground spicy sausage, caramelized & fresh spring onions, two sunny side up eggs, arugula, fresh cracked black pepper, olive oil 15.25

RICOTTA STUFFED FRENCH TOAST
Fresh Italian loaf, ricotta sweetened with cinnamon, lemon & brown sugar, Amaretto Disaronno, crème anglaise, maple syrup 13.25

OMELETTE OF THE DAY
Please ask your server for today’s omelette selection served served with multi grain toast and either crispy fingerling potatoes OR insalata mista P/A

GRANOLA PARFAIT
Greek yogurt, mixed seasonal fruit, house made granola, mint & honey 8.15

We offer a wide selection of international wines as well as bottled and draught beers, cocktails and spirits.

 

DRAUGHT BEER

MUSKOKA CREAM ALE
12oz. 4.50 / 20oz. 7.25
First brewed in1996, Muskoka Cream Ale with its rich amber colour and inviting floral tones, this laid-back English style ale is smooth and easy-going.

MUSKOKA CRAFT LAGER
12oz. 4.50 / 20oz. 7.25
An all-malt lager that is carefully aged and handcrafted to be uniquely flavourful, yet remarkably easy-drinking. Made from North American hops and malt, this winner of Canadian Lager of the Year is a delicately balanced thirst quencher.

 

BOTTLED BEER

DOMESTIC
5.75
molson canadian // rickard’s red // coors light

PREMIUM
6.50
sleeman’s honey brown lager // creemore springs lager (341ml)

IMPORTED
6.80
corona // “nastro azzurro” peroni // heineken // MORETTI // stella artois
guinness (440ml) 6.30

COOLERS
6.80
mike’s hard cranberry // smirnoff ice

HARD BAR SHOTS
1 oz. 6.30
skyy vodka // appleton rum // beefeater’s gin // tanqueray // gibson’s rye // silver sauza tequila // grants scotch

PREMIUM BAR SHOTS
1 oz. 7.40
grey goose // belvedere

SCOTCH
1 oz.
johnny walker red 6.30 // johnny walker black 7.40 // glenfiddich 12 yr 8.50 // dalwhinnie 15 yr 13.95

PORT
2 oz. 7.40
taylor fladgate

 

BEVERAGES

COFFEE, TEA & MILK
coffee // tea // specialty tea 3.00
espresso 2.60
double espresso 3.50
cappuccino // caffè latte 4.00
milk 2.60

SOFT DRINKS
coke // diet coke // sprite // gingerale // iced tea 2.75
brio 2.80

SAN PELLEGRINO
aranciata // limonata 3.00

JUICES
cranberry // apple // pineapple // grapefruit // tomato // clamato 3.00

BOTTLED WATER
still water acqua panna 500 ml 3.50 // 1000ml 7.00
san pellegrino 250ml 2.75 // 750 ml 7.00

 

MARTINIS

10.50
(3 oz.) with skyy vodka // grey goose add 3.00 // belvedere add 3.00

COSMOPOLITAN // vodka, cointreau, cranberry juice, splash of lime

CLASSIC // gin or vodka, vermouth with olives or a lemon twist

FRENCH // vodka, chambord, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice

IL FORNELLO // vodka, limoncello, campari, lime juice

POMTINI // vodka, pomegranate juice, lime juice, red passionfruit liqueur

HENDRICKS // cucumber infused gin, noilly prat, cucumber garnish

 

COCKTAILS

9.50
(1.25 oz.)with skyy vodka // grey goose add 3.00 // belvedere add 3.00

NEGRONI // campari, gin, sweet vermouth

AMARETTO SOUR // amaretto, fresh lime juice

VENETIAN SUNSET // prosecco, orange juice, aperol

LIMONCINO // skyy vodka, limoncello, o. j., soda, cranberry juice

SICILIANO // sparkling blood orange juice, vodka, triple sec

BELLINI COCKTAIL $9 // sparkling wine, peach nectar

CLASSIC KIR ROYALE $9 //sparkling wine, cassis

 

APERITIVI

7.25
CAMPARI // classic red Italian aperitif from Milan, on the rocks or with soda

APEROL // classic orange Italian aperitif from Padua, on the rocks or with soda

 

VINO ROSSO – BOTTIGLIA

AMARONE della VALPOLICELLA ’15,
Tedeschi, Veneto, Ialia 80.00
Deep ruby in colour, this wine has layers of intense flavours including blackberries, blueberry, raisin, savoury notes of mushroom, fresh soil, lavender, and refreshing juniper. Full-bodied, the complex flavours last on the warming, supple finish.

MALBEC ’15,
Argento, Mendoza, Argentina 35.00
Bright ruby red colour with fresh raspberry, cherry, sweet plum compote and milk chocolate aromas with hints of violets and herbs. Dry, medium bodied with balanced acidity and silky tannins supporting flavours of ripe black fruits.

BARBARESCO “CASOT”, D.O.C.G. ’12
Nada Guiseppe, Piemonte, Italia 90.00
Aromas of perfumed berry, scorched earth, grilled herb and dried rose petal waft out of the glass. The chewy palate doles out ripe black cherry, licorice, ground pepper and clove alongside a solid backbone of velvety tannins. Tobacco and mocha notes close the finish.

BARBERA d’Asti DOCG ’13,
Bersano Costalunga, Piemonte, Italia 42.00
Bright garnet hue; sour cherry and floral notes are evident on the nose; light earthy, strawberry/ cherry fruit flavours with light leather notes and good acidity.

CASETTA BAROLO ’11,
Nebbiolo, Piemonte, Italia 85.00
Complex, interesting nose with dried flowers, cherry and red and dark fruit tones. Bright upfront cherry fruit in the mouth. Structured, long finish.

MONTEPULCIANO d’ABRUZZO “Tatone” ’12,
Terra D’Aligi, Atessa, Italia 45.00
Deep purple with rich notes of ripe red fruit, violets and spice. This is wonderfully well-balanced wine that is deliciously fruity on the palate. Full bodied, with a lovely, long, spicy finish.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’14,
Sterling, Napa, California 62.00
Full bodied and rich character with hints of blackberry fruit and ripe cherries with toasty vanilla and cocoa balanced by good acidity and bright cherry notes. Smooth finish with subtle elements of oak and spice.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’13,
Liberty School, Paso Robles, California 50.00
Aromas of ripe red fruit, followed by similar vibrant and rich berry flavours.

ZINFANDEL ’14,
Ravenswood, Acampo, California 47.00
Ravenswood recognized early on that Zinfandel was an exceptional grape variety for fine wine production. With seductive aromas of spice, black raspberry and mocha it is soft and round with lots of fruit and cocoa flavour. This wine is terrific with all tomato dishes.

 

VINO BIANCO – BOTTIGLIA

ANSELMI SAN VINCENZO (Soave) ’14,
Robert Anselmi, Veneto, Italia 45.00
Garganega/Chardonnay/Trebbiano
Rich, fruity, soft and medium bodied. A pleasant easy-drinking wine that is favourably compared to fine, French Chablis.

BOLLINI PINOT GRIGIO ’15,
Empson & Co., Trentino, Italia 47.00
Straw yellow in color, clear-cut and delicate on the nose, with scents of acacia flowers, minerals and pear. The fresh natural acidity supports the wine’s aromatic richness, confirmed on its elegantly structured, smooth, round and persistent palate.

ARROYO SECO CHARDONNAY ’13,
J. Lohr, Riverstone Estates, California 45.00
Deep yellow in colour with aromas of ripe apple, pear, melon and vanilla. Dry, medium to full-bodied with creamy texture and peachy, oaky notes on the palate. Well-balanced with a long finish.

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’16,
Villa Maria, Marlborough, New Zealand 45.00
Intense aromas of gooseberry, lime, asparagus and grass. Dry, medium bodied with crisp acidity and finish.

 

VINO ROSSO – GLASS

ENZO VINCENZO VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO DOC ’13,
Cantine Luigi Sgarzi, Veneto, Italia
Full bodied, deep ruby red colour, plum and cherry aromas and earthy tones with ripe cherry flavours and oak spice on the palate and soft tannins in a long, smooth finish..
6 oz 11.00 // ¼ litre 16.00 // ½litre 31.00 // 750ml 45.00

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’15,
Beringer, California Collection
A medium-bodied cabernet with notes of plum, blackberry and vanilla on the nose, dark fruit and soft vanilla on the palate and a chocolate finish.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

CHIANTI ’15,
Vernaiolo, Toscano, Italia
Notes of plum, cherry and raspberry. Pair with pizza and tomato based pasta.
6 oz 9.25 // ¼ litre 13.75 // ½litre 27.00 // 750ml 38.00

SHIRAZ ’14,
Nederburg, South Africa
Deep violet-ruby colour with smoky, plum, berry, leather and spice aromas, medium to full bodied with rich dark berry flavours and a long finish.
6 oz 9.25 // ¼ litre 13.75 // ½litre 27.00 // 750ml 38.00

MERLOT ’15,
Cesari, Venezie, Veneto, Italia
Hints of cocoa and herb, a core of sweet berry flavour and a velvety finish.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

MONTEPULCIANO ’15,
Farnese, Farneto Valley, Italia
Ruby red with garnet reflections, intense and persistent fragrance, fruity (red fruit and prunes) with vanilla essence. Well-balanced.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

 

VINO BIANCO – GLASS

PINOT GRIGIO ’15,
Farnese, Abruzzo, Italia
Pale yellow in colour; defined aromas of pear, melon and citrus; dry, crisp, light-bodied with flavours of apple, lemon, peach and pear on a clean finish.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

CHARDONNAY “VINTNERS COLLECTION” ’14,
Sterling, Central Coast, California
Deep yellow straw colour with aromas and flavours of apple, pear and oaky vanilla. A dry, medium to full bodied, well balanced wine with good length.
6 oz 9.25 // ¼ litre 13.75 // ½litre 27.00 // 750ml 38.00

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’14,
SilverPoint, Huapai, New Zealand
With tints of pale green and gold, this sauvignon blanc has herbal nuances with lots of passionfruit and nectarine for complexity. It is full bodied with typical acidity and richness and loads of sweet fruit on the finish.
6 oz 9.25 // ¼ litre 13.75 // ½litre 27.00 // 750ml 38.00

RIESLING (off-dry) VQA ’14,
Cave Spring, Niagara, Ontario
A rich, harmonious, medium-bodied riesling with scents of white flowers, grapefruit and honeydew melon and hints of plums and apples on the palate that is a perfect match with salmon.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

 

VINO ROSÉ – GLASS

WHITE ZINFANDEL ’15,
Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Sonoma, California
A perfect sipping wine, it offers bright fruit flavours of fresh summer berries. Soft, off-dry finish.
6 oz 8.50 // ¼ litre 12.50 // ½litre 24.00 // 750ml 35.00

 

CHAMPAGNE/SPARKLING

PROSECCO // Villa Sandi, Italia 40.00 / 5oz. 9.00

MOET & CHANDON BRUT // Champagne, France 130.00 / (375ml) 70.00

PLEASE NOTE: vintages may change due to product availability