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Osteria Don Maccarone

#143 of 1,929 Restaurants in Naples
#163 of 2,092 Places to Eat in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
San Ferdinando
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Via Gradoni di Chiaia 12, 80121 Naples, Italy
+39 (0)81403251
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice quiet lunch after shopping

In a side street just off the top end of Via Chiaia, The food and decor of the restaurant were excellent, but I think the service would be slow if we had gone at a busy time, say 2-3 pm. Excellent value for the quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

In a side street just off the top end of Via Chiaia, The food and decor of the restaurant were excellent, but I think the service would be slow if we had gone at a busy time, say 2-3 pm. Excellent value for the quality.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We wanted to end our vacation in Campania with typical food and we could not have found a better place to do so. The owners - a very friendly couple- run a cute Osteria with a nice atmosphere. But that is only mentioned on the side. The food was wonderful. We had a breadsalat with octopus (I dont remember the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We eat here on the first day in Napoli. It is run by a elderly couple, driven modernly mostly by the mamma. We had a soup of beans, grilled vegetables and the best spaghetti putanesca. Want to go back again, hopefully it's open! Very reasonable too!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A rainy Sunday night in Napoli and my husband and I wandered into a sight for rain filled eyes, Osteria Don Maccarone. It was a family run ristorante with "Mama" as the waitress and "Papa" as the boss man. what a lovely couple! the atmosphere was homey and welcoming. the food was delicious, from the antipasti to the dolce. On... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is located on a side street off Chiai and at first looks a little unprepossessing but the food was delicious and the service looked casual but was really good. We went twice and between us tried their salt cod, pasta, swordfish and mixed starter - all good. would definitely make a bee line for this place if we were... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food, amazing house starter to share and the fish dishes were excellent, I had fried fish and wife had some flat fish - we picked a nero amaro (black bitter) red wine, good price excellent value for the great taste, (not sure how the previous reviewer could say it was over priced, the menu is very competitive for Naples)... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I'm amazed at the other reviews to the point that I'm wondering if we were in the same place! A group of 4 of us happened upon this restaurant which looks like a cosy family-run place. It may well be. But the food was over-priced and practically inedible and the service was awful. The only acceptable dish was the caprese... More 

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Congewai, NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Tonight my husband and I had one of the most delightful, heavenly-tasting, meals we've eaten in a long time. There's NO WAY I'm ever going to be able to replicate the quality of that meal. We found this little restaurant completely by accident, wandering past. Looked like a family-run restaurant in a side street. If you are ever in Naples,... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stopped here with a group of friends for dinner on a recommendation. No doubting the type of food as you could smell the mozzarella 20 metres away! Very small with about 20-25 covers but a large comprehensive menu. Only thing missing was pizza but there are only about 1,000 pizza places within half a mile if you need one :)... More 

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alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Staff was very attentive. They made my little girl a special plate of pasta. Making sure she picked out what kind of pasta she wanted. I got spagetti with mussles and it tasted amazing. Very clean place and is super cute.

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Address: Via Gradoni di Chiaia 12, 80121 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)81403251
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > San Ferdinando
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Via Gradoni di Chiaia 12, 80121 Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > San Ferdinando
  • Neighborhood: San Ferdinando
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)81403251

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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