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La Fontelina

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I via Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 0845
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New York City, New York
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155 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a dream spot to hop among the rocks and terraces full of bikinis. Amazing food and view. Dip into the sea and tidal pools from the ladders. You will never forget your day here.

Thank trip647
Menlo Park, California
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017

It was quite a walk to get to the restaurant, but it was well worth it. We sat at the edge of the patio, with gorgeous views. The food was delicious, tasted like it had been cooked by an Italian grandmother!

Thank CynthiaR1229
Palm Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

La Fontelina is a little piece of paradise in the paradise of Capri. A little hard to get to, but worth every stair step down and every stair step back up. Do not walk there unless you are in excellent shape, take a boat instead. Everything here is exceptional, the service, the food and cocktails, swimming and lounging. I recommend... More 

1 Thank Pitterrier
Alexandria, VA
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We had a great lunch at this beach club on Capri! We arrived by boat and the restaurant's launch picked us up to take us to the dock. It was a very busy Sunday in September with beautiful weather. Lots of people were sunning on the rocks-great people watching and seeing the boats come and go. We had a great... More 

1 Thank Jonesfab
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Visited the restaurant with friends during our stay in Capri. When my friend did the booking she was given an option of a cabana or an umbrella and she chose a cabana including lunch. When we arrived there were two "sort-of-cabana" style spots already taken and the rest were umbrellas. At reception the staff had no idea of our booking... More 

Thank Siyabonga M
Stuart, Florida
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

La Fontelian is the rebound beach club in Capri. The walk down to this spot through a wonderful pine forrest provides one of the most beautiful views in the world. Having gone there for over 25 years, we were always overwhelmed by the beauty and uniqueness of the spot. The lunch is excellent and the ride back to Marina Piccolo... More 

1 Thank Howard S
London, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Yes, the view is fantastic, the food, average and overpriced. By coincidence every reasonably priced bottle of wine was sold out - go figure. Service was rather unpleasant, perhaps after season fatigue, but I would expect a bit more at that price

1 Thank stephan j
Lake Mary, FL
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We loved La Fontelina. We would have gone back again, accept clouds rolled in. The facilities were nice, clean and well kept up. The mats/beds on the rocks were comfortable. Service while sunning was good. Our lunch was fantastic. Highly recommended.

Thank MDuVall-Rubin
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016

What a fabulous place...yes, it is expensive, but you get what you pay for. Making a lunch reservation is a must. We ate first and sun-bathed after. Had really great Italian Rosé, a capresé salad (on Capri!), and the Spaghetti alla vongole, which was just fantastic. The service was good, the staff was friendly. When we got to the beach... More 

1 Thank JustMatthew
Milford, Connecticut
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Spent a lazy, beautiful afternoon on the rocks lying on a soft mattress provided by the beach club. What a place. Dolce Vita defined. If you have the time on Capri, spend some time here and stay for lunch because that's the cherry on top of a perfect perfect day .

Thank Jnats1967

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: I via Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Island of Capri  >  Capri
  • Phone Number: +39 081 837 0845

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?