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Capo D'Orso

Via D.Taiani, 48, 84010 Maiori, Italy
+39 089 877022
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Ranked #18 of 37 Restaurants in Maiori
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Victoria MN USA
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

While traveling along the Amalfi Coast, we came across a restaurant that actually had a place to park. Not knowing anything about it, we stopped to give it a try. Turned out to be a VERY NICE place with great fresh seafood on the menu. All the seafood was grilled perfectly and the taste told me it had to be... More

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Italy
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have never previously refused to pay for a meal at a restaurant but this is the closest I have come to it. It was not the worst food that I have ever had at a restaurant but it is, without question, the worst restaurant experience I have had during the 7 years we have been living in Italy. Evidently... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Stopped en route to the Santa Caterina in Amalfi for lunch - fantastic food, service & location. Pasta to die for. Will definitely return! The only downside is it's a bit of an isolated location.

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Arcata, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Exhausted, driving the tight twisting roads of the Almafi, unable to find refuge along the side of the road, we, luckily, stopped here. The afternoon before, we ate wonderfully, surviving only the anti pasti and primi, all for about $25 US. Capo d'orso was not our usual place for lunch. With a phenomenal view, after a knuckle wrenching drive evading... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

If you've read my review of Villa Poseidon in Salerno, this is the restaurant we came back to! We saw it on the way from Amalfi but it wasn't noshing time so we didn't stop. Luckily we found it again. Very good food, very friendly staff, normal prices and a beautiful view. If we come this way again this will... More

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catterick
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stopped for lunch here by chance. The restaurant sits on cliffs above the Amalfi Coast and has amazing views. The food is exceptional, as is the service. Not cheap but well worth it for special occasions.

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Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Capo D'Orso Restaurant is in an unique location (and I mean it, unique) and food is really exquisite. We had a really pleasant dinner, with incredible spaghetti with octopus and celery (the choice of the pasta, "di Gragnano" was crucial) and a wonderhul fish with potatoes. Also desserts were excellent. The wine list is full of not dramatically expensive very... More

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Utica, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My experience with this restaurant goes back almost thirty-years ago. My wife (Maryanne Flemma) and our family met a young man (Luigi Ferrara ) who along with his beautiful mother took my ill son into their care on one Sunday morning. I cannot begin to express my gratitude to this wonderful family who went out of their way, to feed... More

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ormskirk
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My husband and I returned here after nine years when we originally were on our honeymoon and were advised to go to this restaurant by a lovely taxi driver called Alfonso. It is very expensive but the service and style is impeccable. The attention to detail is second to none, there is even a small table for your handbag. It... More

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Windsor, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My wife and I planned to dine here on our last of eight nights on the Amalfi Coast before heading south for Calabria. Unfortunately, she had developed a terrible cold and didn't have the energy to go out. She encouraged me to go on my own. I parked out front and was greeted at the door very warmly. When I... More

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