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L'Abside

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Piazza Dei Dogi 31, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
089873586
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 34
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  • 8
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Hidden Gem

Ristorante L'Abside is a very short walk from the Plaza in Amalfi and is worth every step. This unpretentious restaurant has indoor seating and an outdoor eating area. The outdoor area is uneven, on cobblestones and can challenge your balance once your wine intake starts to peak. We found it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Independent1va
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ristorante L'Abside is a very short walk from the Plaza in Amalfi and is worth every step. This unpretentious restaurant has indoor seating and an outdoor eating area. The outdoor area is uneven, on cobblestones and can challenge your balance once your wine intake starts to peak. We found it charming. Giovanna, the daughter of the chef (her mom) is... More 

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Agen, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The best in town...Even though we had to wait for about 30mn to get a table, it was worth it. Not only foods were delicious but the waiting staff were very professional as well

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good value and great food,we went for dinner twice,staff were very helpful and most understood English. Very enjoyable sitting out in the little piazza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The food is delicious and the family ran restaurant was our favorite!!! We ate there many times during our stay in Amalfi!! Would love to return someday!!

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My husband found this restaurant while researching our trip to Amalfi we were not disappointed . to our surprise it was right across the street from our wonderful Hotel Floridiana. We dined there our first night and were delighted with the location on the little piazza , the service is first class and the food wonderful. We chose the Shrimp... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good food, but it took forever to serve our group of 15....luckily we were in no hurry. It is situated on a little piazza and it was nice...except for the wait.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant is only about a minute away from the Piazza Duomo but in a quiet and secluded square. We had excellent food (the ravioli in particular was outstanding) and the service was outstanding.

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Bicknacre
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just come back from a meal here and can not recommend this place highly enough, the food was delicious and the staff are the friendliest in Amalfi by far. The restaurant is in a small square off the Main Street, so it's in a quieter location, I only wish we had found this one at the start of our stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wonderful location, friendly staff and consistently good food at reasonable prices. All the produce is fresh and local and we enjoyed the home made limoncello!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended and it did not let us down. In fact we came back to this place twice for great dinners. Very friendly waiters and good service along with great pasta. Fettuccine Cabonara was great, and the pasta with mussels and clams was terrific. I don't want to forget the eggplant Parmesan.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Dei Dogi 31, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Amalfi
  • Phone Number: 089873586

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 71
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?