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Tubba Catubba

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Corso Resina 302, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
+39 081 344 3503
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11:00 - 15:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you visit Herculaneum the choice for food is not great. this family run business serves local dishes to locals. it is around the corner from the site and the food is prepared freshly on the spot. we had great pastas.

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Thank FoodieSharon
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67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant, which name I forget all the time, has a written menu.. Extraordinary. So you can study at ease on what you want. The waiter( I think owner? ) is very friendly and helpful. We drank a good wine( rosé ) and we had a good meal. The location is nice, so.. Worth a visit!

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Thank Pieps2
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Whilst staying in the hotel down the road, we decided that instead of walking into the town, we would eat here. We were greeted by a gentleman and seated, and drinks and food orders were taken quickly. Despite having no English translation, the wife translated it for us, as best as she could, and even recommended us wines. The food... More 

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Thank emily972016
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We went there as a family on two occasions for lunch. The quality of service depended heavily on your waiter/ess. The first time the waitress we had was very helpful. The second time the waiter was unhelpful and verging on unfriendly. Generally, food was of reasonable quality but the house wine was awful.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went to this place with high expectations based on all the good reviews. However, we were bitterly disappointed. The waiter is unhelpful and unfriendly to say the least . The house wine is the cheapest wine and tastes like it has been watered it down. We've ordered a simple spaguetti pomodoro and it didn't taste fresh at all. To... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Spotted Tubba Catubba on our first day (which was a Saturday) and we ate there on a lunchtime. As is common in Italy most restaurants that serve fresh food produce are mostly closed on Mondays and sometimes Sunday's when the food markets are closed. We had a specialty which is similar to pizza but definitely not pizza - I would... More 

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Thank Gnashery
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I came here with my wife because it was close to the hotel and the rating was quite good. We were very disappointed - the pasta was poor and the gnocchi was terrible. I would not recommend this place.

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Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Recommended by computer site- very good pizza and pasta choices.real silverware - no plastic ! Good salad and bread. Very helpful and patient staff. Didn't care much for house recommended red wine.

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Thank brooksietripper
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Great food! Looks closed from the outside but inside has high ceiling and is nice and open! Food was delicious, I had the pistachio gnocchi and my friend the beef salad which was even better. The house white was 3euro for a half litre which was light and went well with my food. Highly recommend :)

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Thank Kirsty R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Small place,small menu,but it works so well. Food is great,staff really helpful even if you can't speak a Word of Italian.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Resina 302, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Ercolano
  • Phone Number: +39 081 344 3503
Description
Tel 081 344 3503. They appear to have a facebook listing. Also mentioned on this blog http://www.rossa-di-sera.com/2009/04/tubba-catubba.html
It's an amazing place and I'd love to review it...

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