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“Good for Rehearsal Dinner”

La Foresta Italian Cafe & Pizzeria
Ranked #22 of 152 Restaurants in Wake Forest
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Groups
Description: Family owned and operated Italian Restaurant and NY Style Pizzeria. Authentic, made from scratch entrees and Pizza, made to order. Gluten Free pizza and pasta available. Family friendly dining. Private Party room available for up to 40 people. Covered Patio dining (dogs allowed). Dine in or Take out. Trays of food for large groups available.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our wedding rehearsal dinner in the back room here. Staff was great, food was good and plentiful. Parking is a bit of a challenge because there is limited parking in the back and you cannot enter the restaurant from the back of the building but have to walk around the building to the front door.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered spaghetti ( another two dollars for a meatball ) and received a small salad and tea with the lunch special. The spaghetti was at best mediocre, with barely warm sauce, and no bread. If an Italian restaurant can't do better with a plate of spaghetti, I shutter to think how bad the rest of the food must be.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to LaForesta for quite a while. Not sure why! But we’ll definitely be back soon. I had a half Eggplant Parm sandwich and a salad. My husband had 1/2 Stromboli. Both were excellent. My husband said it was the best Stromboli he’s ever had! Our server was very good too! Kept our tea glasses full.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

First experience tonight at La Foresta. We had lasagna, scampi, penne with pink sauce and shrimp. They were all fabulous. Nicely served crisp and fresh salad. The calamari was ok, not great. The menu is large and nothing fancy but the treatments of the dishes we had were just great. The pizza looked great and next time we go we will try that.

Very casual atmosphere. Our waitress was great. Prices reasonable for sure.

For the 11 years we've lived here we've been searching for a really good neighborhood Italian restaurant....hopefully we'll find consistency here.....we'll be back for sure!

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

A average Italian restaurant with al lthe basics from pizza to pasta to veal. Nothing extraordinary here but good for a casual group dinner or with the kids. All the waitresses are soccer moms who waddle from table to table in their own good time, service is slow but friendly. Restaurant atmosphere is very boring and outdated, the atmosphere is a hodgepodge of elements with no real theme. Could use a real manger and some organization to take it to the next level.

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LaForesta I, Owner at La Foresta Italian Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Jocustomer,

Appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We have been in business for over 25 years so someone must think we are doing a good job or we would not be here this long with the same owner. Sorry you think we are outdated and boring. Lots of others think we are great. It is not easy to run a restaurant, especially a Mom and Pop place without corporate backing. It takes a lot of time, perseverance and patience. You should walk in my shoes. If you would like a job being a "real manager", feel free to apply!

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