My husband and I spent almost a month touring Italy on our honeymoon and we spent a couple of nights at Amalfi. We had dinner at La Caravella 1 night as recommended by our hotel and also upon reading the reviews on Tripadvisor.
We walked into La Caravella with no expectations whatsoever! To sum it all up - the food was amazing! First of all, my husband and I do not favor fish generally mainly due to the fishy taste. We decided, for some strange reason, to order fish as our mains that night - maybe also due to some influence from the hotel receptionist who was raving about how good fish was in Amalfi, etc. I had the sea bass fillet with lemon sauce and my husband had penne in fish ragout. We were completely blown away! I never thought we would ever be raving about fish dishes, but we are! The lemon sauce with the sea bass really brings out the sweet flavor in the fish and the fish pasta my husband had such depth to its flavor - all in all, the dishes were very well thought of, and the flavor had such depth and intensity to it. The dishes look simple, they are also simply described in the menu.... but the pictures, and the description in the menu do NOT do the dishes justice!
We also bumped into the waiter who served us the following night in the Amalfi town and he smiled at us... when we went back to the restaurant to take a picture of the front, he saw us and came out to greet us. Very warm and friendly.
We came home to Malaysia and met up with one of our friends over the weekend. When he heard we went to Amalfi, his first question was - did you go to La Caravella? Amazing experience!
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