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Ristorante Il Buco

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Rampa Marina Piccola 5 | Piazza S.Antonino, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
081.878.23.54
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were looking for a place to enjoy a romantic dinner and decided to check out this restaurant after finding out it is listed in the Michelin guide. We made a reservation the night prior. We were seated at a small table outside, nestled against a stone wall, and it was very romantic. However, we immediately had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was to be our highlight dinner when we traveled to Sorrento for our 35th wedding anniversary. I had seen the restaurant on Rick Steves PBS program in the US and thought it would be a nice place to dine. We were blown away! It turned out to be our most sensational dining experience in all of Italy of during... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent one week in Sorrento and ate out at many restaurants. Il Buco was the best. Set in a old monastery and also within one of the original city gates, it is beautifully styled and more than ideal if you want a romantic evening out. The food is great and we thought better than some of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We showed up without a reservation which is certainly recommended. The hostess looked at us with a look of confusion, but then asked a waiter if we could be accommodated anywhere. The server brought us into a private empty dining room that was lovely and we were treated very well. The cocktails were very well made and the wine list... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, if you are looking for a very special, romantic and beautiful dining experience in Sorrento, then Ristorante Il Buco is a "must go"! I reserved a table at Il Buco months in advance of arriving in Sorrento. We found the location of the restaurant whilst strolling around Sorrento and immediately I felt foolish for requesting a table... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Albeit it is a one starred Michelin restaurant, I still do not see why, except for the MIchelin prices. This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel concierge. Since we were able to secure a reservation only a few hours before, I assume we were lucky!?, as they sat us at a table in the way back outside next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Trust me on this one!!! Hands down, best restaurant in all of Italy. And I'm a big eater.. I'm gonna cut right to it.. For some reason I felt like having a Cesar Salad.. The guy smiled and said we don't have a Cesar Salad on the menu , but let me see what the chef can do... He personally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited this restaurant during our recent holiday to Sorrento. We had been walking around trying to find somewhere to eat and stumbled on this place by accident. They asked us if we had made a reservation, but we said no and wasn't sure we would get in, but they offered us a table inside. I could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's OK but I don't understand how it has got a michelin star. It was decent but not, in my opinion, worthy of that or of the nasty price tag that goes with it. Won't be going back though will be in sorrento next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we ate at this romantic restaurant was beautifully prepared and so delicious. We sat outside in the quiet courtyard, under stone archways. The lovely ambiance added to our wonderful meal. Many of the selections are variations of local Sorrento traditional dishes but done in an innovative new way. There are several tasting menus but we decided to order a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rampa Marina Piccola 5 | Piazza S.Antonino, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: 081.878.23.54

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?