Fodor's Expert Review Mimì alla Ferrovia

$$ Piazza Garibaldi Italian

Patrons of this Neapolitan institution have included the filmmaker Federico Fellini and that truly Neapolitan comic genius and aristocrat, Totò. It's in a fairly seedy area so take a taxi, especially at night, but it's worth it to sample Mimì's classics such as pasta e fagioli and the sea bass al presidente, baked in a pastry crust and enjoyed by visiting Italian presidents. The owner's son Salvatore is the chef, working wonders in the kitchen. This is not so much a see-and-be-seen place as common ground for the famous and the unknown to mingle, feast, and be merry.

Italian Neapolitan Business Historical Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$

Quick Facts

Via A. D'Aragona 19/21
Naples, Campania  80139, Italy

081-5538525

www.mimiallaferrovia.com

Known For:
  • Crammed with washed-out photos of Italian VIPs
  • Classic Neapolitan dishes
  • Fresh fish on display from the market
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. Jan.–Nov., and last wk in Aug., Closed Sun., and last wk in Aug.

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