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La Fornacella

Via IV Novembre, 90-92, Ercolano, Italy
+39 081 777 4861
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via IV Novembre, 90-92, Ercolano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice restaurant with good staff and excellent food. We stopped on the way past for lunch and had a wonderful 'special', a pasta dish then a fish dish. Very tasty and would have gone back if we hadn't been just passing on the way...More

Thank Clairerenwick
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here after visiting the archeological site and just wanted a quick lunch. We both had different 15€ menus with salad, pasta and coffee. The food won't blow your mind but was perfectly good.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This place is great for Herculaneum or Vesuvius as it is in the roundabout for the railway station Family run we had the Italian equivalent of the plat de jour Mussels with Spaghetti and fresh fish for the second plate I thoroughly recommend this place...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We ate 2 pasta here. It was the worst 2 pastas we have had in Italy! We can not recommend. It is just a restaurant at a good spot, nothing more.

Thank 63villek
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Good pizza, pasta and gnocchi. Fast service, fresh ingredients and good value for money. Close to the train station.

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant, visited twice and I've had the spaghetti alle vongole (clams) and the mixed grilled seafood that consisted of mussels, prawns, squids and a swordfish steak. My partner opted for the lighter salads etc. Desserts are homemade as we found out off our...More

Thank Sasha N
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Called off after the volcanoes for some lunch. Amazing pizza and good service - definitely worth checking out!

Thank James A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Walking down from Ercolano station, we chanced on this restaurant (it looked closed but there were tables set out - the door is just closed to keep it cool inside - if there are tables out, it's open). What a brilliant find - it turned...More

Thank RenPatCat
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stopped here for lunch, while we waited for the train - it's convenient for the station. The menu was only average - and they managed to get my partners order wrong - and it wasn't a language problem. It's an ok restaurant - neither...More

1  Thank PRSandELT
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Excellent fresh seafood in an unpretentious setting. Good service. Pizzas and much more. While supposedly unknown to tourists, it was in fact invaded mid meal by a large group of young Brits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via IV Novembre, 90-92, Ercolano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Ercolano
  • Phone Number: +39 081 777 4861
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