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La Vela

Via Amendola, 7, 84010 Maiori, Italy
+39.089.852874
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Ranked #35 of 37 Restaurants in Maiori
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Myself and my partner came here because we had already been to Eldorado twice in 2 days and thought we should mix it up a bit. The place was busy but we were enticed in by a host at the door who showed us the menu. The food here was plain and cold, just like the service. My risotto arrived... More

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Insincere staff is exactly right! We were looking forward to an extra special meal as the place is always full so my friend and I dressed up to the nines and prepared for a fab meal. However, once we were sat down it was all downhill from there. The headwaiter turned his face up when we asked for our steak... More

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Cardiff
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119 reviews 119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We visited this bustling restaurant twice. The first time the place was virtually full and had a fantastic atmosphere. We ordered a carafe of sparkling white wine, enjoyed antipasti and complimentary bread. Before our prima arrived we ordered more wine - and regretted it the following day. A day or two later we returned intending to have one carafe, just... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Bit of a tourist trap. They try to talk you into the more expensive meals. Had penne which was cold and hard. Complimentary Aperol Spritzer was nice. Others had fish and spaghetti. Received average reports on food quality from them. Wouldn't go back.

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San Marcos, TX
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We had a nightmare in Maiori dealing with Hotel La Dolce Vita (don't EVER book there) and this place was recommended to us by our cab driver. The pizza was excellent, the beer was cold, the lemon sorbet was tart, and the view of the Mediterranean was great. The only silver lining to our day in Maiori.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

A very popular restaurant with excellent food ranging from pizza and pasta to fresh fish. I can personally recommend a very tasty baked snapper and potatoes, taken off the bone at the table, but the pasta was also very good. The staff are very pleasant and helpful without being pushy despite being very busy. The complimentary bruschetta and dough balls... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

as good as it should have bee. Reputed for great fish, and it did look fresh. But this place tends to get busy quickly and the fail to keep pace with things. Service slipped and the squid in my seafood spaghetti was a little chewy. Given how good some of the other place are around, you might want to consider... More

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Cork, Ireland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I usually read Tripadvisor for restaurant suggestions when I'm travelling. However due to limited wifi, I didn't while in Maiori and actually pleased I didn't otherwise reading the reviews here I would not have given this place a chance, especially ranking almost last of 37 restaurants in the area! I wasn't feeling too well so kept dinner simple by choosing... More

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Oxton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

4 of us went here for pizza. It was full of tourists including some very loud and disgruntled American tourists who were angry as two of their group had received their food before the others. Our waiter was polite and funny but the staff didnt look passionate...it was a one out one in kind of place. The pizza was average.... More

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Four Marks, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Location wise this appears to be one of the better restaurants in town. The restaurant is always busy and the menu is good. The reality is that this is a tourist trap of the highest order. The food is bland and poorly presented and service is lazy and insincere. Do not waste your time or money on this place, instead... More

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Additional Information about La Vela

Address: Via Amendola, 7, 84010 Maiori, Italy
Phone Number: +39.089.852874
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Maiori
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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