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Vivaro Wine Bar

Via G.Capriglione 156, Praiano, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 28 Restaurants in Praiano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: It is currently listed as an Attraction on Tripadvisor.it but it is a restaurant.
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I unfortunately waited until our last night in Praiano to eat here, and it really was the grand finale of our cuisine on the Amalfi coast. Although without the picturesque balconies some of the other restaurants boast in Praiano, Vivaro's wine bar is an authentic experience that chef/owner/server clearly prides himself on. You will eat until your... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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126 restaurant reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Vivaro's is a very informal place to eat an is a one man band show, so if you are in a hurry then don't go. There is no menu and your food is freshly cooked. We had a seafood pasta for starters followed by fresh fish with rocket salad all washed down with a lovely local white wine. Desert was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I don't understand any of the negative reviews. This restaurant is what it is - a one man band where he cooks, serves and chats. If you are a total pain and treat it like a normal restaurant he'll probably not be particularly warm to you but if you go with the flow and wait to be served, enjoy the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

At Vivaro you will find excellent food with local flavor. This is not the place if you prefer a restaurant in the classic meaning. Owner chef G. cooks his own style and he does it very well. We had very good fish, excellent sea food spaghetti and the best pasta alla ragu ever (and we do eat pasta weekly). Do... More 

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Washington, DC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had a reservation on a busy night, so maybe that is why, but we were not treated with particular warmth. My husband ordered meat but was given a half order of meat pasta and a half order of seafood pasta... an issue for him because the seafood in the shells grossed him out. Certainly an interesting experience and the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My friend and I discovered Vivaro mid way through our week in Praiano and visited again on our last night. Great food, wine and atmosphere in the capable hands of our host. A place to relax and wait for the surprises to keep on coming.

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Montreal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We liked it so much we went twice in 5 days. You have to call and make a reservation; we saw a lot of people turned away. Be patient, open and flexible and you will love love love it. If you go in uptight, asking 20 questions and wanting your order "10 minutes ago", forget about it. It's a one-man... More 

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St. Marys, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

After all the great reviews in Trip Adviser was our first meal in praiano meal was mediocre at best no ambience.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here our first night in Praiano. Gennaro served us a great bottle of wine and 3 courses of fish dishes that were outstanding. We met 3 other couples that were repeat customers and we had a fun evening with them. Do make a reservation.

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detroit
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We read the reviews, and found this to be a great experience like so many others. We enjoyed the personal service, the recommended wines, and the surprise of what great dish would be next. We really enjoyed the evening with Gennaro!

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Address: Via G.Capriglione 156, Praiano, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Praiano
Cuisine: Italian

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