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Le Clarisse

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Italian, Steakhouse, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta, Healthy, Soups
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Via Indipendenza, 27, 87032 Amantea, Italy
+39 0982 42033
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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our third visit gets better every time . Hotel is up a steep hill but more than worth it , and you would pay many times more for the faultless service recieved . It has only 4 rooms so best to book well in advance , cant wait to return .

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

our third visit gets better every time . Hotel is up a steep hill but more than worth it , and you would pay many times more for the faultless service recieved . It has only 4 rooms so best to book well in advance , cant wait to return .

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Service is superb, as is the food. Innovative, original, tasty. The view from the restaurant is wonderful, a perfect sunset. The building is also very beautiful, as an old convent. Price is average (50€ for two, without wine).

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Encinitas, CA
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed at the hotel one night and had a great meal featuring Calabrian food and wine. Almost unknown to American tourists, Calabrian food outshines most other cuisines (and we've lived in Bologna and Rome where the food is supposed to be great; the former yes, the latter highly variable; but Calabria beats them all). This was a wonderful meal... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Le Clarisse is more than a hotel or restaurant. It is a well-preserved and updated jewel of history for the region. If you tell locals you are staying there, they are very appreciative that you have found such a landmark. A former chapel, abbey, palace and, now, hotel/restaurant, it is beautifully preserved and beloved. From a restaurant standpoint, the menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Nice restaurant on hard to find location. But worth the trouble. Nice waiter and good food. So why not go? if you are in the area.... Highly recommended

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Inverness, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Are these folks kidding when they rate this place or do they just have no pallate? The pork medallions were not even worth eating. I left them on the plate. The orrechietti was terribly undercooked. I ordered the anchovy salad and got 5 shrimp ... No anchovies. Yes, it is very very elegant with stunning views but the food actually... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The restaurant is located on the cliff facing a beautiful view to the coast and the whole of Amantea. The setting is extremely beautiful and romantic with candles and flowers everywhere. Service, food and choice of food is excellent. At the same time the dishes are reasonably priced. Can highly recommend the place

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Southtyrol, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

The terrace for dinner has just an amazing view with its location. The menu is very special composed and the dishes are good but not excellent as u would expect from the appearing location. (as an example to mention are several fishbones in a very tasty fish-'tortino', and the oversaltet noodles ai frutti di mare). We think as compensation we... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

You would not expect to find a restaurant like Le Clarisse in this area. It is part of a gorgeous boutique hotel, simply decorated, high high ceilings, stylish and due to its cliff top location, stunning views across Amantea and out to sea. The restaurant is in a walled courtyard which is lit up at night with candles on the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

Just sat on the terrace in Le Clarisse having finished off a stunning three course dinner with my wife. If you are after a bit of Calabrian fine dining then this place is a must. The setting out on the terrace at sunset is stunning. The atmosphere is beautiful with italian music gently being played in the background. The service... More 

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Address: Via Indipendenza, 27, 87032 Amantea, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0982 42033
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Cosenza  >  Amantea
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta, Healthy, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Indipendenza, 27, 87032 Amantea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Cosenza  >  Amantea
  • Phone Number: +39 0982 42033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta, Healthy, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine

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