Forcella Park Ave
Forcella Park Ave

Forcella Park Ave

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.forcellaparkavenue.com/
  • Phone: 2124481116x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open 24/7
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: GUALTIERO CAROSI
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Dancing, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 27th.
  • Parking: No
A word from Forcella Park Ave
Forcella is an Italian Pizzeria dedicated to the art of making traditional Neopolitan pizza. Double certified pizza master Giulio Adriani creates an assortment of pizzas including Pizza Rosse, Pizza Bianche and Pizza Fritte. We typically offer a selection of around twenty different pizzas. We also… offer a variety of pasta, fish, meat,antipasti, insalate and an assortment of desserts that are al house made.
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Forcella Park Ave reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (16)fit for foodies (13)good for groups (12)vibrant bar scene (9)late-night find (7)romantic (7)special occasion (7)great for lunch (7)hot spot (6)great for brunch (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Very fine lunch
    DPerkVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Delicious paninis. Will definitely return. Service was first class
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious but one minor issue
    snax4life
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The pizza and burrata were amazing. I was disappointed because their website said they offered gluten free pizza and pasta. When I asked about that, they said they didn't.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst ding experience ever
    JackOffOften
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The service is dead! Waiter tried to question me why I didn't leave a tip. Well my wager glass remained empty for quite some time.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • great pizza!
    RTnyc
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    yummy pizza, great lunch! We had the fried pizza, margarita, and the mushroom and shared it. The dough is delicious!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious pizza
    DrChantalVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Our table had the white kale pizza, the mushroom pizza and also their deep fried crust pizza- all were very good. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. We will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night!!
    nikki2012VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We were a group of eleven and had the whole upstairs to ourselves. The service was excellent as was the food. Delicious pizzas and salads as well as other type of food available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pizza not the best!
    FoodiegirlVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    This restaurant is supposed to be noted for its pizza - the owners are from Naples. I had the Funghi pizza, and it was simply okay - not great! The crust is very doughy, kind of rubbery, and the entire pizza seemed as though it was uncooked, with all of the ingredients very wet and loose. I had to follow in DeBlasio's footsteps and eat it with a knife and fork, but it was very difficult to cut, even with a sharp knife! By far not the best pizza I have ever had. I left much of the crust on the plate, because I simply got tired trying to chew it. My friend enjoyed his broccoli puree soup, and his chicken dish, so he made the better choice.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid Italian
    DodgersWillVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    No nonsense menu that more than satisfies and at a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for lunch
    BugsyVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    The pizza was delicious and the salad was as well. The service was average, though the staff was very sweet. Nothing too amazing, but I'd likely go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dawlol
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    seating This may seem ridiculous but the banquettes seats are too low. I am 5'10"...so the table height is at the base of your neck. its weird, but someone needs to say something. food and drink kale salad was clean tasting and nice. octopus was tender. mimosas lacked alcohol. service not accustomed to to serving kids. good for brunch was great. also can see it would be good for late night bite.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT!
    NiceEats
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Forcella met all my expectations and so much more! The food was great, service was awesome and the prices were all worth it. Definitely a new favorite spot.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    LilyVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Delicious food best signature mozarella pizza best nutella pizza heaven!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible food & service-FRESH
    Kallman1VIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Incredible food and service! Had never been, read the reviews tried it and WILL GO BACK! Thanks for a wonderful evening!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Went for brunch.
    SuprinaVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Waiter had a bad day. Kitchen too.....Food served cold......over salted.
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  • Great Pizza
    bikerbabeVIP
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    The pizza at this place is out of this world. Great looking pizza oven and very friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 109 reviews are from the Forcella Park Ave reviews archive.
  • fun
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Great food and lots of it in a fun atmosphere. Thank you for great food and service.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Awesome food that made you wanting more even though you were full.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    The restaurant is gorgeous. The food was fabulous.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome Late Night Find
    princetonfoodie
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    Checked in for a late dinner on Sunday night and was pleasantly surprised. Authentic Neapolitan pies (had the creamy burrata Porta Capuana) and delicious Kobe sliders. YUM. Chill atmosphere and comfortable yet professional service. Well done.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • aj454VIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Soggy pizza. The manager walks around with this intense scowl on his face, looking like he wants to fight every customer that walks through the door. Not a good place.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bar Scene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Great decor, tasty food & young Italian vibe!!! The Pizza dough and crust were the highlight!
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pizza
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    We had Easter diner there and it was just lovely...
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Italian!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    I loved this restaurant and would definitely recommend it to anyone traveling to NYC. When I return I will definitely make sure I go back!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Reall late night deal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    A good burger place after midnight that is not a typical diner is almost impossible to find. This place will serve you the best burger in the neighborhood, pay slightly more and experience a super nice atmosphere and people. Loved this place.
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • porta capuana
    taro
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Among the best pizza's in new york-Naples, southern Italy style. very good salads, reasonable wine. really enjoyed it
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Runaway Bride
    Engie
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Always great time here. Runaway Bride cocktail is out of this world... Its a must if you like good cocktails
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AGAIN!!!
    Duce
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    Tonight went for a second time in the Park Avenue locations and again, we had great experience . We will be back soon ......
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cook that dough
    Bart
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Meal was good. The pizza tasted quite good but the dough was not cooked through leaving the crust spongy and not crisp. Tuna tartare - very good. service excellent Cabernet Sauvignon house wine very good
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • gio
    gio9
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    We enjoyed the food and wine and felt it was fairly priced. The pasta was excellent.
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • sp
    elizabeth
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Wonderful restaurant, great food. Would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Forcella
    love2eat
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Was here for a group dinner and the food was A-Ok. pizza wasnt anything special and actually dissapointing. It wasnt hot and almost room temp. Not impressed. But if anything - order the montana and the margarita. Otherwise i would skip along and try somewhere else. We're in NYC- king of pizza...this one jst didnt make the cut.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Forcella's pizza is acceptable,
    NicknameVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Forcella's pizza is acceptable, nothing more. No reason to dine here, no reason to stay away. Indifferent.
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  • Amazing pizza, odd space,
    PabloVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Amazing pizza, odd space, very nice maître d, lousy server - about 25 minutes after seating before server came to take 1st drink order, then when he returned to take additional drink orders, he would take an order and run instead of asking others at the table if anyone else needed a drink. The busboy was more attentive..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SIGNATURE PIZZA
    MhoustonVIP
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Outstanding pizza. Fried, and then baked dough. HIGHLY reccommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing experience
    Jcm82VIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    I have been going to Forcella since it first opened in Williamsburg. I've dined at all three locations, and I think they all rock. But the Park Avenue one has become my favorite. I always have a great experience there. The food, wine and service are excellent. You've got to try the need sliders, the burrata with balsamic glaze and the margarita extra pizza!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Group dinner
    Jessica
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I went there for a birthday dinner with friends. The food was good and the service was attentive (almost too much). At times, it seemed a bit intrusive but overall a good experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Italian Food in Gramercy Park
    WeekenderVIP
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    We looked for a restaurant near theater Repertorio Español and we found this nice restaurant. We reserved in advance a table for six. Igor, our main waiter, welcomed us and took us to a nice table in the upstairs room.The decor is Italian. We chose a Nero d'Avola red wine which paired very well our dinner. The entrees were regular individual pizza margherita, grilled salmon, broiled scallops and spaguetti with fruta di mare. All of these were nicely prepared and everyone loved their entree. Water glasses were served regularly. initially the atmosphere was quiet but became louder as a group of younger people that sat next to us. Great food for a moderate price and very good service. I will go back again.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic pizza, nice wines
    jelnapple
    Dined on 2/5/2014
    We had a great time at forcella yesterday. Let me start by saying pizza was off the hook. the crust is exactly like in naples. wood burning, thin crust, DELICIOUS. the appetizer of pear and arugula salad was alos really good and you could tell it was realy fresh. Wine list has good choice of Italian and world classics. Our server was very charming and personable young Italian fellow, who took good care to check on us often yet not too intrusively. We could see form our table that the bar schene is lively, as it seemed a group of young people was having a (bit loud) good time at the slick bar. The decor is over-the-top fifth ave , for those who like such a thing, great find open till late.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Attentive staff. Delicious,
    JeanVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Attentive staff. Delicious, authentic Italian food. There ended up being 2 large, loud parties on either side of our table. It got VERY noisy. The staff and management became aware and took care of us. These are the kind of people who will be in business for a long time to come. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always a great experience
    Faby
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    The food is great, fast service, and polite people. The only complain i have is upstairs is very warm.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.