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Permanently Closed - Forcella Park Ave

3.9
220 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Forcella is a restaurant that is committed to serving high-quality pizza and other signature Italian dishes. It has a diverse menu, ranging from brick oven pizzas and pastas to steaks and seafood. All dishes are made to order and use fresh, local and sustainable ingredients. Forcella has an extensive alcohol menu with domestic and imported beers and wine that will pair well with any dish.

Start with an appetizer like the arancini, crocchette, antipasto misto, burger sliders or the Burrat e Prosciutto. Guests have their choice of pizzas like the Porta Capuana made with burrata cheese and arugula, the Picante made with mozzarella, ricotta and confit tomatoes or the Calzone Fritto made with salami, ricotta and tomato. Finish your meal with a homemade dessert like the tiramisu or pannacotta. Forcella is good for families and both small and large groups.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation
Open 24/7
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Phone number
(212) 448-1116
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
GUALTIERO CAROSI
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Cross street
27th.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Dancing, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
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3.9  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
3.8
service
3.6
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMarcNYC (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on June 23, 2016

Went there for dinner twice. Pizza is great but the ambiance is that of a bar, not a pizzeria, and it is too noisy for a nice dinner. It's an unlikely and unlike-able combination of good pizzeria and loud bar.

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vipBrittanyB (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on June 5, 2016

Delicious and great for bottomless brunch

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on June 3, 2016

This restaurant was one of a few we went to during our NY visit. We went our first night in the city. What a wonderful dining experience, fabulous food, attentive staff, and warm atmosphere.
We will go back when we visit NYC again!

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vipTastalicious (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 23, 2016

Great food and service

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 22, 2016

Good Pizza, good service! Recommended!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on May 22, 2016

Pizza was outstanding. Definitely didn't disappoint. Also loved the music they were playing. Think they stole my iTunes playlist

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 21, 2016

I ate a wonderful pizza at Forcella park avenue, the pizza is very similar to the real Neapolitan one! I found the place a little bit expensive. I didn't like the service because they literally rushed us and took off my plate while I was still eating my last slice of pizza! The pizza was very good so if you miss Neapolitan pizza I definitely will recommend Forcella park ave!

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OpenTable Diner (London)
4.0  Dined on May 17, 2016

Pizza was decent size. Service was on point and friendly without being too much in your face. Would be good for any meal but in ebenign has dark lighting so could do for a romantic date.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2016

We had lots of family visiting and needed a last minute reservation to accommodate 14 people on a Saturday night. We had drinks at the bar first, and the staff was flexible with when we needed to move to our table. The service once we got to the table was mediocre. They did not seem very attentive to drink refills and checking in to see how everything was. We also had an air conditioner blowing on us, and we asked that it be turned down. They didn't adjust.

Let's talk about the food. The pizza here is delicious. Everyone who had that was impressed. Everything else is just ok. We shared some apps - salads, fried calamari, risotto balls and antipasto platter - very underwhelming. Entrees are fine - but would highly recommend coming for very tasty pizza.

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vipYummy (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 12, 2016

I've been here with large and small parties, lunch and dinner. The Delicious Sandwich and the Salmon sandwich are quite tasty. Pizza is done just the way I like it...perfect! Homemade pasta actually tastes like it is made on premises -- very fresh. Service is outstanding! I will be back.

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vipALLYNYC (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on May 5, 2016

It was a great night! A ten +

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vipAwful (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 4, 2016

Passed this place twice every day for a long time, sorry I didn't explore it sooner. Delicious, great value, local gem.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 1, 2016

This place was amazing for neapolitan style pizza. We loved our server and the great care in which he helped us decide what to order.They have a unique signature with lightly fried pizza dough called Montanara . Perfecto!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 1, 2016

Dinner was really just average. service was average. nothing extraordinary

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vipacc264 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

Friendly service, poor food. Ordered calamari fritti which seemingly was all batter and no calamari. The "Kobe beef" burger I ordered medium rare and was served well done, and tasted on par or even subpar with a typical McDonalds burger. Perhaps their Italian dishes are better.

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vipJSwan (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 10, 2016

They have combined two of my favorite things, brunch and pizza, and it is delicious! There were four brunch pizzas to choose from, all different enough to make it hard to choose. My friend and I each got a a different one and split them. Sooo good! We will be back. As for atmosphere, it's a weird look and feel for brunch--kind of a goth/steampunk/nightclub decor. But who cares...brunch pizza! And really great service, too.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

Forcella had a nice, lively atmosphere. Plenty of seating and very cozy. We ordered two pizzas a Margeritha and Salame Piccante. The sauce on both was pretty bland, the the Salame masked it a bit. Maybe this is how it should be? I'm not sure, but I was expecting a more flavorful pizza.

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vipJTnyc (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

Excellent service. Thanks for a special evening!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on April 7, 2016

Warm inviting space with huge ceilings. Sat at the bar counter and watched the action. The risotto balls were crispy, hot and delicious, with a delicious cheese inside. The fungi pizza was also nice, CACIO e PEPE to die for:). Service was quick and efficient.Good looking bartenders

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 31, 2016

this place is awesome! I ordered a pizza and sliders, both were truly delicious with great texture and flavour. Great service with lots of smiles, and I liked the place.

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