I came here with a group of people headed to a tour of Pompeii. When the driver said we were stopping for lunch, and the coach rolled up outside alarm bells started ringing, so I frantically looked for this place on my TripAdvisor app. I couldn't find it using the GPS, and when searching for Hotel MEC (that's what it said on the sign) nothing was returned. After a bit of digging around when it was too late I found it under this name - obviously, MEC is just an abbreviation.
I decided that eating here would be better than being sat by the side of the road like some of the [savvier] other people on the tour decided to do. The decor itself was nice, with a typical Italian restaurant look to it, and a tourist attracting Roman statue outside.
When I sat down the table was soaked, presumably from where it had rained earlier, meaning that my trousers got soaked and sitting to the table wasn't that comfortable.
Lunch itself was a set meal for €13, which consisted of a choice of 6 dishes, which you couldn't see until you sat down. The choices were pretty oriented towards tourists, e.g. fish and chips, but I opted for the pasta with bolognese, which was nice, but I imagine pretty easy for any place in Italy to make well. The meal also included a bottle of water, wine, and some bread. As I was dining alone, I just got given a single smallish glass, whilst other tables of two were given the whole bottle - I didn't want a whole bottle, but a small glass wasn't enough.
I'd agree with other comments about the service - the waiters just dumped the stuff and ran.
Overall, given the choice again, I would have eaten somewhere else and would encourage you to do the same. Having said that, the whole Pompeii area is full of tourist traps like this, so take caution, and pick somewhere decent.
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