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“Great meal, great view !” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ristorante Marina Grande

Ristorante Marina Grande
Viale della Regione, 4, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
+39 089 871129
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Ranked #7 of 95 restaurants in Amalfi
Price range: $47 - $120
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Organic, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We use locally sourced products and organic food.Our Philosophy:Producing food in a sustainable way, respectful of the earth and its inhabitants. Melding this philosophy with our passion we create healthy, savory meals, using the freshest ingredients gathered at peak season from our favorite local producers and organic food whenever possible. Our focus is flavor, freshness, taste. We think these priorities benefit you, our guest.
Perth, Australia
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“Great meal, great view !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Another stop on our Mediterranean cruise was the spectacular coastal town of Amalfi. Bustling streets, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlours, cocolate shops……these Italians know how to live !

Before long, lunchtime was upon us again. Having surveyed the surrounds, we opted to hit the beach and lunch at the Marina Grande.

The restaurant “Marina Grande” began life as a seaside bar in 1918 and then moved to its current location on Spiaggia Grande in 1935. Towards the end of the fifties, it evolved into a restaurant overlooking the wonderful expanse of water enclosing the historical centre of Amalfi. Waves break on the beach near the covered terrace while you taste the best of our local cuisine.
“Humility, respect for the ingredients and the culture of nourishment…” is the philosophy of the Marina Grande.

The result is traditional food based on Italian heritage but truly innovative in its presentation. Dishes are created not with overpowering flavors or spice but are savory and light, with rapid cooking methods that retain the integrity of the fresh taste.

Lunch consisted of an entree of local clams and mussels cooked in a spicy tomato and wine sauce. An abundance of herbs and garlic always present, marries perfectly with the delicately cooked seafood. Main course was soon upon us. Spaghetti vongole. In Italy, you never get tired of this dish. Simple in its construction, pleasing to the eye and an explosion of taste in the mouth. Vongole, most delicately cooked in white wine, garlic and herbs, tossed with zucchini flowers proudly straddling the pasta. What more could I ask for.

Our combined rating: 4.5 / 5, a double thumbs up :)

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brooklyn, NY
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“Just ok. Nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Went there for dinner on a recommendation from our hotel. We were not impressed. The place is very touristy and the food is nothing great. Would not go back.

Visited August 2013
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Newport News, Virginia
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Had a few dishes here, It is a pretty impressive place with fantastic food and the view is amazing! The staff was really nice and you can look out on the water as you eat on the Balcony.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
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“Lovely view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The view and service were great, the food good, a little bit overpriced but still worth it. We will be back

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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“LOVE this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have just spent 6 days in Amalfi and found this place after day two. Ate here most lunchtimes and one evening.

You can or go wrong, the waiting staff and wonderful especially ( Big Steve!!) ok he's not he's dinky but owner jokes about this. He served us all times and he was wonderful.

The fish here is beautifully cooked and the bread homemade.

Local Rosé wine also a winner!!

You can't go wrong and if you visit the area this is one place you must visit

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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