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“Amazing Food and People!”

Gastronomia Focetola
Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Paola
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Gastropub
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 5 found this place while walking in Paola this week and were amazed by the tasty authentic food and service. Great variety of dishes that make my mouth water just thinking about it!

On top of the amazing meal we had, the family also helped us by providing a needle and thread to fix my sandal that I broke that day. Thanks again! We'll definitely be back the next time we visit Paola!

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Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

If you want the best home cooked food in Paola visit Maria and Lugiggi’s Gastronomia Focetoia Ristorante.

This is family home cooked food. Don’t be fooled by the word restaurant. The husband, wife and daughter care about each person with such heartfelt kindness and love; it is the true experience pf Italian hospitality and love for stranger, friend and tourists

Thank John C
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited in September 2017 and Arrived in the town square feeling extremely hungry for lunch. The shaded outside tables were just being laid and we were the first customers of the day. We had only intended top have a quick lunch but our hots were perfectly attentive - recommending excellent dishes and wine that we stayed for a bout three hours watching the comings and goings of a Paola lunchtime. We has pasta starters and delicious fish baked in foil for main, followed by gorgeous ice cream. we were just about to settle up when out host brought out half a dozen bottles of ice cold local liqueurs for us to choose as a free of charge digestif. I cannot stress how perfectly helpful and appropriately attentive our hosts were - always there when needed and discretely out of the way when not needed.
Following the meal we went into what we thought was an indoors part of the restaurant to find a very large and mouth watering delicatessen. My only regret being that our holiday catering arrangements didn't allow us to take advantage of the delicious foods on offer.

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Thank Hanger999
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Stopped for lunch. Wonderful food and service. The restaurant also was a deli...with meats, cheeses and delicious food gifts to purchase for friends and family back home. Definitely recommend!

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Thank janewZ2162YE
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We had different types of pastas and each were great. But the greatest was the starter (in menu in secondi piatti part) with mozzarella and tomatoes and kind of a meat. It was the best we have eaten in all italy.

Thank Arinnaa
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