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“Fantastic food and service!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of L'Abside

L'Abside
Piazza Dei Dogi 31, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
089873586
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Ranked #10 of 92 restaurants in Amalfi
Price range: $36 - $71
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Sheffield
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Fantastic food and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We ate here on four out of our seven nights in Amalfi because we enjoyed the food and the atmosphere so much. The staff were all fabulous and recognised us on subsequent visits with a friendly greeting. Service was quick, efficient and friendly. The setting is in a quieter square and sitting outside, often with musicians playing in the square, provided the perfect backdrop to a lovely Italian evening. The food was gorgeous I especially liked the bruschetta with rocket, tomatoes and mozzarella. The pasta was cooked perfectly and I really enjoyed the carbonara and the bolognese. We tried the lemon cake on the recommendation of one of the excellent staff and it was to die for! Wine was always excellent and kept cold on the table. Limoncello and good coffee were often a perfect way to finish off our meal! Missing eating here already, many thanks to the brilliant staff and chefs for some memorable meals, we will be back on our next visit to Amalfi.

Visited August 2013
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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We ate here three nights out of our six in Amalfi, could not fault it at all. Food and service were excellent and consistent on all our visits. Get there early or book a table as it fills up very quickly.

  • 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Amazing food :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Family run restaurant serving traditional food, not overpriced with great service. Highly recommend the Aubergine Pamigiana. Of our 3 nights in Amalfi we ate here twice due to standard of food served.

Visited July 2013
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Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“nice food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

good food mainly pasta.. friendly family and staff ..location is ok but not waw...some band pass by to sing

Visited July 2013
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“Amazing food and welcoming service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

We ventured off the main road to find this place, not only were the waitresses cheerful and helpful, the food was amazing! Try the special housemade pasta it was cooked to a perfect al dente an the seafood was super fresh!

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