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Piazza San Francesco, 16, 84010 Cetara, Italy
089 261039
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Ranked #9 of 13 Restaurants in Cetara
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Adelaide, Australia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We ate here in October 2013. This restaurant was recommended for its amazing anchovy meals served in all sorts of styles by Lonely Planet. As we are great lovers of anchovies, particularly Italian style, we wanted to eat here after a morning visit to Paestum just south of the town of Cetara. As this is not a tourist area, the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had lunch in Al Convento as we were visiting Cetara. As we saw through the village, anchovies (alicci) is the highlight here. We ate only fish courses and all was fresh and good: we had the prefixed/tester menu, anchovies, seafood. Service was ok (not so friendly though). Prices seemed ok for food but rather high for the drinks.

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London
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were staying in Cetara and had dinner in Al Convento one evening. It is situated in a Piazza in a busy-ish part of the village and it was good to see locals going about their daily routines whilst we enjoyed our meal. The service was good and the food was fresh. We had a starter each (Calamari and Buffalo... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I would not mind to travel to Italy, just to go back and dine in Al Convento! After meeting The Chef, Sig. Pasquale, our lunch started to get more interesting...With his suggestion, we have tried the anchovy in olive oil... another three more... then octopus to catch of the day! If you are travelling around Amalfi coast, Al Convento is... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a lovely meal of the mixed fresh fish to start , tuna steak & fried fish followed by profiteroles and Baba . All the food was fresh and Tasty. The outside location was very nice.

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Cardiff
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visited recently with husband, two friends and our baby daughters. We all had the taster menu which was fantastic in taste and we all agreed was also real value for money. We sat on the terrace and were treated to a series of delicious fish themed courses. Would recommend if you are in the area. Superb service as well and... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had a spectacular lunch here 2 years ago on a previous visit to the area. It was all we had dreamed of in a charming and un-touristy little local village. Perfect fish and pasta. Unusual local specialties. This visit showed the down side of media intervention. Somehow this little unpretentious place has gotten on the map (no thanks to Anthony... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A beautiful restaurant! Go there and get the prefixed menu of local traditional fare. It was well worth the price. Not the best restaurant in Italy I have ever been to, but very good, beautiful inside, and so memorable. This area is known for the Alicci and tonno, caught from the boats outside. I have never had anything as fresh... More 

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Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

We've visted Italy and Cetara many times over the years and have eaten at a number of great places. Basically the food here is amazing. The seafood is so fresh, it is caught that day as Cetara is a fishing village. The spaghetti vongoli and Napoli ragu is by far the best pasta we have tasted in Italy (even comparing... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I loved Cetara. This place looked nice, yet unpretentious, with outdoor seating. Food was great. Service was OK. Don't miss the frescoes inside.

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Address: Piazza San Francesco, 16, 84010 Cetara, Italy
Phone Number: 089 261039
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Cetara

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