Based in Irvine, California, Il Fornaio is a beautiful Italian restaurant wedding venue that offers couples scenic views and delicious food and drink options all in one place. They welcome couples who want to host their wedding ceremony, reception, or elopement here, as well as those who want to use the space for their bridal shower, engagement party, or rehearsal dinner. This location offers couples exclusive use of the venue or private rooms and private sections for your special day.
Facility and Capacity
II Fornaio offers couples space to host 150 guests in two different locations at the restaurant. They have a private indoor space as well as outdoor space with scenic views of lush trees and greenery. This venue is pet-friendly if you would like your animal to be a part of your special day, and has wireless internet for convenience. There is ample parking and wheelchair accessibility available.
II Fornaio has the advantage of in-house bar and catering options for couples while also recommending outside vendors, including an outside cake. Couples can work with II Fornaio wedding and event planners to plan their special day, and the professional staff will set up and clean up on the day of the event. Bartenders will be on hand during your event, serving at an open bar, limited bar, or cash bar. Couples can choose from house beer, liquor, and wine, with specialty or premium options, and signature drinks and champagne. Planners can assist couples with any decor needs as linens, barware, flatware and glassware are included.
II Fornaio can create custom menus for your event. They create delectable American, French, Italian, and local Californian fare, keeping in mind any dietary needs with options that are gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, vegetarian, and/or without pork. The menu can be customized for each event, with the couples tasting the options beforehand. At the event, the food can be served as a buffet, family style, plated dinners, or stations, or as hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail reception, or dessert tables.