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Il Fornello Napoletano

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rue de Lausanne 52, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 738 70 78
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I guess that all food is very expensive in Geneva, so this was no exception. The décor was homey and rustic, but clean. I had a dinner sized salad that was tasty but expensive for what it was. My husband had a pizza that was OK but not cheap either. The gelato that I had tasted stale and gummy.

Thank Asiamimigrace
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

it is a very busy restaurant in the center of the town. Very friendly staff. I loved the pizzas baked in wooden fire. Pastas are also very delicious and serve in big portions.

Thank Humeyra E
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times, and every time the service has been great and the food exceptional. Their pizzas are so filling yet so delicious, and the pizza cooked to perfection. The service is attentive but not overbearing, and the wait staff make an excellent impression every time. One of my favourite places in Geneva! Highly recommend!

Thank Jacob W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My son loves pizza and has never been to Italy. Although he has had great New York pizza in Jersey , he said this was the best pizza ever. The gelato was good as well. Service was friendly, with a family feel

Thank Bard72
Cornwall, England
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nice, inexpensive Italian restaurant where the chef goes a little bit mad with the chilli but otherwise the food was excellent. It is close the Cornavin train station and within easy reach of several of the Manotel hotels. You can eat inside and out. If I lived in Geneva, this restaurant would be one of my regular haunts.

Thank Goughie
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171 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I liked this place as soon as we walked in. We were a bit early for dinner service and all the staff were eating. They let us in anyway. There's something very reassuring about seeing all the staff eat the food that is cooked in the resturant. We had a ravioli soup (that was absolutely delicious) steak, two types of... More 

Thank ATPMead
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal this evening. Food was excellent, waiter service very attentive and professional. Learnt a valuable life lesson about drinking latte after a meal!! Recommended.

Thank Steve J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

It's an authentic pizzeria with great choices of Italian food. The place is very comfortable and clean to sit and enjoy your food. The owners were too humble in serving us.

Thank Viskieee
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

It doesn't appear to be possible to eat out cheaply in Geneva but this lovely little Italian offers pretty good value for money when compared with other restaurants in the area. Situated just a couple of streets back from the lake, it's a fairly typical looking Italian, with a lovely atmosphere (we visited on a Sunday evening) and great food.... More 

Thank Foll208
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great food, reasonable price. They catered for our party of 18 promptly and courteously - we had of course booked. Pizzas are great and others in the party enjoyed their pasta meals too. The owners are delightful and have a great sense of humour. I wish that we lived closer!

Thank Stephen P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Lausanne 52, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 70 78

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?