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Le Bonta del Capo

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Via Primo Maggio, 14, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy
0039 089 831515
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Thanks to the passion, perseverence and the complete dedication from...
Thanks to the passion, perseverence and the complete dedication from Salvatore Criscuolo, better known as "O Capo" and his lovely unforgotten wife Teresa, the Polisportiva, renamed in "Le Bonta del Capo" is today one of the most popular and appreciated restaurants on the Amalfi Coast. Located in a privileged position, the location appears to be disputed between the intensiv blue of the sea and the brightness of the sky, nestled between lush harmonies of terraced olive groves, vineyards and lemontrees. On the terrace of Donna Teresa, where you have during the sunset the unique feeling to be untited with the horizon, where a deep red paint the nearby island of "Li Galli", directly in front of the "Faraglioni" of the flirtatious Capri, here you will find you enjoying the delicious regional cuisine accompanied by the finest wines of the coast of Amalfi and Sorrento. The timeless pizza contribute to give you a greater sense of being welcome and of the hospitality of Naples. As a reward for your appearance, you will be certainly attracted by the nearby "Punta Vreca", a breathtaking viewpoint in form of a ship overtopped with the tower "Capo del Conca", a natural ancient harbour, a defense post with vice-regal watchtower, designed to curb the invasions of the pirates from the seaside. Surely you do not pass unnoticed a quiet harmonious way in the nearby of the restaurant, which is called "Cinque Essence", meaning for San Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, who named this way during his walks from the monastery Santa Rosa. The monastery is a holy place and the birthplace of the famous and popular puff pastry cake Santarosa. Surrounded by olive, carob, pomegranate, grapes and lemon the bishop was inspired to call it "Cinque Essence". For those who love the sport, there is above the restaurant the possibility to use one of the two multi-purpose courts with artifical turf for football, tennis or volleyball. Also with a playground and entertainment games for the smaller of us. We are waiting for you, here in Conca dei Marini, where we have "In each window the sun and out each window the sea.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Pure Gem

We were taken to Le Bonta Del Capo by our driver whilst exploring the Amalfi Coast. Although out of season we were lucky to have some sunshine so we sat outside on the large terrace with an amazing view. Unfortunately as they were not busy pizza was not on the menu until the evening, but there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were taken to Le Bonta Del Capo by our driver whilst exploring the Amalfi Coast. Although out of season we were lucky to have some sunshine so we sat outside on the large terrace with an amazing view. Unfortunately as they were not busy pizza was not on the menu until the evening, but there was plenty of other... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The best place to have a meal and share your stories with. The hosts of this restaurant will make you a meal that you will come back everyday for!!!! The locals come here so you know it is a score!!!!! Everything and anything you order is fresh and delicious !!

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Elgin, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I went to Le Bonta del Capo during our honeymoon in October. We were in Conca dei Marini very late in the season. Some of the hotels had already closed down for the winter. Because of that, we may not have been able to have the same excellent experience as other reviewers. That said, we must take... More 

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Voluntari, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have visted Conca del Marini with my family in September 2014. We dine in this restaurant almos every day because the friendly and cosy atmosphere cought us very much. Food was great and well served. Prices were very good for this region. Specail thanks to Fiorenzo Oliveto who is a great Chef and a very nice person.

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Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have visited Le Bonta Del Capo in our vacation in Coast Amalfi and I can say it is an incredible place. The food is absolutely extraordinary and the staff and atmosphere as well. I can't wait to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Stayed in Conca dei Marini for 7 nights with 3 other friends. In the morning, we would come here to have espressos and delicious hand-made cornettis. In the evening, we would also eat out here. The pizzas, the desserts, the seafood and the pasta were all exquisite.. The staff was always very welcoming and friendly. Finally, the chef Fiore always... More 

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Long Island, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were on a whole day tour of the Amalfi coast when I asked our guide to bring us to a nice restaurant that the locals frequent for a light lunch. It was the end of the season so not a lot of people around. We got set up with a table for 6 overlooking the sea. The staff were... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I couldn't believe my eyes when I read the story of this restaurant on the menu...after the shuttle picked us up from our hotel. The owner drives you to his restaurant! Granted, his son, who was our waiter, now runs the place, but the food was terrific, prices unbeatable for the Amalfi Coast, and views were incredible. While the décor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed in Conca dei Marini for 8 nights and had all our evening meals here. Why go anywhere else? This became our home away from home. Salvatore, Antonio, Giusi, Giuseppe and chef Fiore provided great service and meals. The fish, bisteccha, antipasti, lemon ravioli, all were done to perfection. And the prices are very reasonable. The menu has great... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After traveling a long way from Rome, we arrived at our hotel around dinner time. We were quite tired from our trip but were hungry and eager to explore the famous cuisine of the Amalfi Coast. Conveniently, La Bonta del Capo offered free shuttles between our hotel in Conca dei Marini and the restaurant. After we were driven through a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Primo Maggio, 14, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Conca dei Marini
  • Phone Number: 0039 089 831515

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Thanks to the passion, perseverence and the complete dedication from Salvatore Criscuolo, better known as "O Capo" and his lovely unforgotten wife Teresa, the Polisportiva, renamed in "Le Bonta del Capo" is today one of the most popular and appreciated restaurants on the Amalfi Coast. Located in a privileged position, the location appears to be disputed between the intensiv blue of the sea and the brightness of the sky, nestled between lush harmonies of terraced olive groves, vineyards and lemontrees. On the terrace of Donna Teresa, where you have during the sunset the unique feeling to be untited with the horizon, where a deep red paint the nearby island of "Li Galli", directly in front of the "Faraglioni" of the flirtatious Capri, here you will find you enjoying the delicious regional cuisine accompanied by the finest wines of the coast of Amalfi and Sorrento. The timeless pizza contribute to give you a greater sense of being welcome and of the hospitality of Naples. As a reward for your appearance, you will be certainly attracted by the nearby "Punta Vreca", a breathtaking viewpoint in form of a ship overtopped with the tower "Capo del Conca", a natural ancient harbour, a defense post with vice-regal watchtower, designed to curb the invasions of the pirates from the seaside. Surely you do not pass unnoticed a quiet harmonious way in the nearby of the restaurant, which is called "Cinque Essence", meaning for San Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, who named this way during his walks from the monastery Santa Rosa. The monastery is a holy place and the birthplace of the famous and popular puff pastry cake Santarosa. Surrounded by olive, carob, pomegranate, grapes and lemon the bishop was inspired to call it "Cinque Essence". For those who love the sport, there is above the restaurant the possibility to use one of the two multi-purpose courts with artifical turf for football, tennis or volleyball. Also with a playground and entertainment games for the smaller of us. We are waiting for you, here in Conca dei Marini, where we have "In each window the sun and out each window the sea.

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