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Il Buco

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2a rampa Marina Piccola, 5 | Piazza S.Antonino, 80067 Sorrento, Italy
081.878.23.54
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 756
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  • 185
    Very good
  • 86
    Average
  • 43
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  • 27
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Meal

Visited here whilst on holiday and it was a fantastic experience. The food was superb as was the service. The gin / martini cocktail was mixed at the table and was lovely. The bread was so good we ate 2 plates full. All of the meal was outstanding but I love my desserts and was not disappointed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Molly191
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Visited here whilst on holiday and it was a fantastic experience. The food was superb as was the service. The gin / martini cocktail was mixed at the table and was lovely. The bread was so good we ate 2 plates full. All of the meal was outstanding but I love my desserts and was not disappointed. Although the the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We booked at table at I'll Buco for the splurge of our honeymoon. We decided on the Tasting Menu (6 courses) for 90 euros, and I immediately wish I had done the "Trust Me" menu because the chef comes out and talks to you about what you like/dislike/want, etc. However, our tasting menu was delicious and beautifully prepared. I should... More 

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Tongeren, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were there for lunch and enjoyed the three courses which were prepared in a superb way. We ordered one entry for both of us and the kitchen split it up on two separate plates, super ! The wine was good and the service excellent . Next time in Sorrento I will certainly go there again.

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Los angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This place rocks! I read all the great reviews but it didn't prepare me for how good it really is. We phoned to get a reservation (which is easier than expected) and asked to sit outside which was beautiful. The waiters are excellent, friendly, knowledgable, good English! I went to for the "I trust you" menu, and it blew my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Ate here tonight with my husband. Amazing from start to finish Staff are attentive and professional. Food is amazing - see pics!

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Basingstoke
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fantastic food and great restaurant ambiance. We ate here twice during our stay August 2015. The food and service were excellent in fact so much so we went back again following the first vista. The aperitif .... the manhattan was sublime. Be it the Buffalo or scollops to start through to the sea bass / bream or chateaubriand, all superbly... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Il buco has a lovely setting. Myself and my partner had a variety of dishes. All fantastically presented and the service was excellent. However portion sizes were very small especially the mains. And somewhat lacking in the taste experience I was expecting from the presentation. Oveepriced for this reason and slightly underwhelming.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was easily one of the best meals of our trip to Italy. The service was first class and we all enjoyed our meals immensely. My son and I tried the I Trust you menu, and every dish was a wonderful surprise. The restaurant itself was artfully decorated and although this was fine dining experience, the atmosphere was relaxed and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This restaurant is rather sheltered. You wouldn't just walk up there if you didn't know what tot find. There is no menu on display, so let me tell you about the prices. Cocktails & apero are at about 15€. Starters and mains begin at 20€ each. Desert at €12. There are two menus at 75 and 90€, but i wouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The food in this restaurant was lovely! We ordered odd the a la carte menu. I thought the food was amazing! It was one of the more expensive restaurants in sorrrento, but it was well worth it! The actual setting is modern, in a traditional monks wine cellar, and the staff could not do more for you when you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2a rampa Marina Piccola, 5 | Piazza S.Antonino, 80067 Sorrento, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: 081.878.23.54

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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