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La Fornaretta

455 Main St, Newcastle, CA 95658-9359
+1 916-663-1338
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannelloni” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
455 Main St, Newcastle, CA 95658-9359
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here and were not disappointed. The smoked salmon carpaccio was the best! In addition, the spaghetti dishes we had were superior, and the service was great!

Thank Grammie626
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The food and the service here are always outstanding. Its a neat little place tucked into the old fruit sheds in the heart of Newcastle. Maybe 20 tables - three different dining areas, all charming and always crowded. Make a reservation or be prepared to...More

Thank flyngirlCA
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Very good pizza with lots of different options and toppings. Homemade starter bread is delicious! Venue is nothing fancy but adequate.

Thank KLRF1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The food and the service here are always outstanding. You can't go wrong. Its a neat little place tucked into the old fruit sheds from a bygone era in the heart of Newcastle.

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Family and myself were on a mini vacation in Northern California and Wife's Aunt/Uncle to us the eat at La Fornaretta. The Service and Food was excellent, Staff was extremely welcoming and friendly. We felt like we were at a family party, the Aunt/Uncle...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed very much. Tucked away in a small town behind another building, the crowd tells all. It was packed! Word has obviously spread. Casual atmosphere, great food. I had the garganzola ravioli and it was amazing.

Thank Resue
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite Italian restaurant in this area! The pasta is exceptional and you won't be disappointed in whatever sauce you choose! I opted for eggplant and pasta, with red sauce. It was wonderful and so delicious. Last time in my wife chose the...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We go here pretty regularly for reasonable priced decent Italian food and wine. The wait staff and charming hostess are wonderful. The food is good quality and consistent, even though I prefer my pasta al dente, and so I consider it slightly overcooked. The gelato...More

Thank mikaelsen
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Unbelievable food and service... All of the Pasta dishes are GREAT !!! The Lasagna was fantastic.... This is the only restaurant we will order Pizza !!!! Great casual atmosphere... need to make reservations for the weekend... Once you have eating at "La Fornaretta" ... you...More

Thank jimpG5156ZX
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a real find. I was with friends who picked out a place to eat. I was really pleasantly surprised with the food and service. What a great find. I will plan to come back This Italian food was just great. The Cannelloni was...More

Thank xfil911
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Main St, Newcastle, CA 95658-9359
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +1 916-663-1338
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