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La Fornacella

Via IV Novembre, 90-92, Ercolano, Italy
+39 081 777 4861
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via IV Novembre, 90-92, Ercolano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 20 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.

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and lovely friendly service and food and drink a good price. We also stopped on the way back , great view to watch the town

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Once you've wandered around the ruins of Herculaneum and need fed and refreshed before the train or the next trip, this place is ideal. Clean, welcoming, plenty of choices but we went for the beer and bruschetta option at six euros - perfect.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on out way to the ruins. They mostly serve pizza and fresh seafood/fish dishes (many daily specials). We chose spaghetti al vongole and gnocchi sorentina (good for the price but not memorable, with the latter being too salty). Service was efficient and...More

Thank LucyCarvalho
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Good food and service at reasonable prices. Wine list is small but good. The doughball apertivos are great.

Thank BoyceBob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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