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Hortus Porta Marina

Via Villa dei Misteri | Piazza Porta Marina Superiore, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 536 4566
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Villa dei Misteri | Piazza Porta Marina Superiore, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is right opposite the pompie site. Served good fresh juices which was nice after a hot day but the pizza was pathetic!! After eating pizza in Naples this was really not something we wanted to eat.

Thank Aditi B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After almost 5 hours at the Pompeii site, we exited and this restaurant is directly opposite. Just a few yards away from the train station. We were welcomed by friendly staff who were extremely busy but we were served drinks and asked our order very...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Pompeii with our guide who recommended this Resturant at the Porta Marina entrance/exit.Our guide was excellent Roberto of Tempo tours.So we trusted him and tried this restaurant after a 5 hour visit of Pompeii.I had a tuna salad which was large and excellent my...More

Thank Biffa1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant lunch here after a tour of Pompeii. Very convenient to stop here and relax after spending a morning walking around Pompeii — just across the street from the entrance/exit. Our salads were very tasty and the pasta was very good, as was the...More

Thank glassyraven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were taken by our guide to this restaurant, which is just in front of the main entrance to ruins of pompei in principle we did not expect very good things from such a place and wererather scared that it cold be a tourist trap,...More

Thank atontao
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We came here after driving down from Rome on a very hot day, and the young man outside beckoned us in telling us we would not have to pay service. We were seated at a nice table and enjoyed delicious mozzarella, tomato and basil bruschetta....More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This restaurant is directly outside one of the entrances to Pompei. The facade is made up of granita shops and fast food in cabinets , but inside is a great sanctuary from the heat and bustle. There are misty fans blowing cool air and friendly...More

Thank Mari M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited here after a morning at Pompeii. After an initially warm welcome the other staff were surly and monosyllabic. Food was average. But at least it was a place to sit in the shade .

Thank Thewallingtons5
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

After a trip to Pompeii in 40 degree heat, you really need a rest - and you’ll find it fast in all the restaurants that are located in a strip of direction towards the Pompei payment center. The restaurants are not the nicest with the...More

Thank AegidiusNielsen
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with how good the food was here given how close it is to one of the entrances to Pompeii! We had a pizza and a cheese and meat platter to share and it was all nice and fresh, and the granitas...More

Thank Nicola J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$12 - $29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Villa dei Misteri | Piazza Porta Marina Superiore, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii
  • Phone Number: +39 081 536 4566
  • E-mail
Hortus Porta Marina, since 1960, is the first kiosk born around the archaeological area, just opposite the main entrance to the Pompeii excavations at Porta Marina Superiore,close to the motorway A-3 Naples-Pompei-Salerno. WITH A BEAUTIFUL LEMON GARDEN
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