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Al Convento

Piazza San Francesco, 16, 84010 Cetara, Italy
089 261039
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Ranked #10 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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Istanbul, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
47 helpful votes 47 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
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Paris
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Al Convento delivers. Food is consistently great. If you're on a budget, you can just have a pizza. They're goood.. but you'll miss a lot. All the fish, tuna and anchovies of course since we're in Cetara, but also bass, bream, scampi, swordfish.. Any style, aquapazza, broiled, a la plancha. All the pasta, all shapes, all sauces (with or without... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Pleasant outdoor terrace. We ate the menu with "local delicacies" basically tuna and anchovies, which was fine but not my favourite. We shared all the dishes and that made it interesting.

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Zürich
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We read many positive reviews in tripadvisor about this restaurant and view negative ones (but most of the negativ ones from local italians). Since 5 years we visite the amalfi-coast frequently but had never been in the small picturesque town of Cetara. The town itself is a very nice fishermen-village and not touristy at all. The restaurant was easy to... More

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