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La Fornaretta

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455 Main St, Newcastle, CA 95658-9359
+1 916-663-1338
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (26 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 February 18, 2018 via mobile

Friends from Sacramento were meeting us and we were looking for a good place for dinner. Found this place on TripAdvisor and gave it a try. So glad we did! It’s small but cozy. There is some outside seating and maybe there is more when...More

Thank dianaandbrian
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Our first time in, based on reviews and local recommendations. La Fornaretta is really La Unforgetta, thanks to excellent food and service. And the service, delivered by delightful Margeaux, is 10 on a 10 scale. Warm sicilian bread with EVOO and balsamic arrived quickly. The...More

Thank Murry S
Reviewed January 3, 2018

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 November 23, 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 November 5, 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 September 22, 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 September 20, 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 September 19, 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 August 30, 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 July 26, 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, 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)  >  Placer County  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +1 916-663-1338
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