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Pizzeria Al Forno

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Bahnhofstr. 24, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the place on Sunday late afternoon as this was one of few places open at 3pm . Good pizza, pasta at reasonable prices. Average service: u need to ask separately for parmesan for pasta, oil for pizza. I would go there again!

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Thank Pawel W
Ulm, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

They do not accept credit cards. Moreover, while we were still having the drinks and waiting for the pizzas, a more comfortable table, farther from the corridor, was freed. I politely asked the waiter whether we could move and he just said a short and sharp "nein". I still do not understand why.

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Thank Raúl S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

We sat outside in the heart of Esslingen to eat lunch. Lunch specials are listed on the board and excellent menu to choose from. Food was good, wait staff was patient with our bad German, and food was served quickly.

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Thank Lisa M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I went with my family to eat in this restaurant, the staff were very helpful, the service was fast, and the food was very close to Italian food, Pasta and Pizza are great. Prices are very cheap

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Thank Abdelrahman A
Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Al Forno has amazing food - from their pasta to their made-where-you-can-watch wood burning brick oven pizza!! Overall, the favorite Italian restaurant of my family and friends when they visit us in Esslingen. The only problem - the service is not so great...some days they are friendly and there in a reasonable time - other days, they seem to debate... More 

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Thank HoosierInGermany
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

We have been there because of the positive comments we read on tripAdvisor (there were just 2). The atmosphere wasn't bad, but, being saturday evening, we expected a crowded place - instead it was more or less empty... The waiter could'nt speak English or Italian at all and his German was just understandable. It seemed as if it was his... More 

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Thank klale
Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2011

Al Forno is the real deal! They make their pizzas in the open where you can watch them and then slide the pizza into their brick oven. Great prices at lunch! Dinner prices are average. Great sidewalk cafe tables to sit at with a fabulous ice cream store next door which will serve you dessert at the same table you... More 

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Thank LovingGermany
Fort Lewis, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2011

The pizza comes from a wood burning oven and not over or under cooked. Be wary of peppers put on most pizzas, but can be taken off. Great food, good prices, no limocella for a chaser.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstr. 24, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Esslingen am Neckar

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?