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Osteria La Chitarra

#158 of 2,171 Restaurants in Naples
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Rampe di S. Giovanni Maggiore, 1, 80134 , Naples, Italy
+39 (0) 815529103
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay in Naples we visited this Osteria twice and were impressed on both occasions. It is family run with a simple menu. The quality of the food and the service were excellent. Try the meat balls and the soups both delicious. Would recommend to anyone. Note it is not open on a Sunday.

Thank TerryFindonValley
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here in our first night in Naples. Wonderful family run little Osteria, friendly service with good home cooked food which tasted great and the house wine was nice too. Recommended.

Thank TravellingStoreys
Frimley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stumbled on this restaurant as it was round the corner from our hotel – it is a bit tucked away – and we loved it. Everything we had was delicious and service was very good. We even had a bit of singing and guitar playing included – but not too much! One of the best meals we had on... More 

Thank Carolyn R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

The food is simple Neapolitan fare, but very well executed in my experience. The menu is rather small (for example, 4pasta choices I believe) but this is not a bad thing. I have been twice - this year and about a year ago - and both times the experience has been excellent. The polpette are very excellent. In addition to... More 

Thank Robert M
Newton MA
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We stumbled upon this charming, small, family-run restaurant and were delighted by the cuisine, ambiance and service. There is, indeed, a guitar on the wall, which gives its name to the restaurant. Because it's small, reservations are recommended (though the owners seated us because we were fairly early). Entrees are cooked to order and absolutely delicious.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a trap for the unwary tourist (like us). Small room filled with tourists and no locals. Yes, it's okay but you will leave feeling that you have been mildly ripped off.

Thank Peter S
Vancouver, Canada
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183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We had a great meal and great time at this restaurant. I would say this is a perfect example of family owned and run restaurant done perfectly. Food is rustic but really good. The owner is friendly and helpful. I will visit this little gem again on my next trip to Naples.

Thank spalla67
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The menu is limited....It doesn't matter. The wine list is limited it doesn't matter. The food is good Neapolitan fare, fresh produce cooked very well BUT the ambience is exceptional and when 'la chitarra' is taken from off the wall and the singing begins you are in for a rare treat. This was a wonderful dining experience.

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Mount Kisco, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Antipasto was a nice start. Pasta with pecorino sublime--perfectly done, every flavor distinct and delicious. We shared meatballs, divine, light and freely sauced; prawns were blanketed in lemon and garlic; broccoli rabe was perfection and I need to rethink how I make it at home! Limoncello was graciously offered and accepted. Owners were warm and welcoming. Loved the place! Dinner... More 

Thank GoneGoneGone2014
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the strengths of the reviews below and we were not disappointed. A very simple menu was presented and between us we ordered almost every dish. The food was sublime, the house wine excellent and the service both professional and homely. Three courses each with lots of wine for just under €28 including service charge. Miss... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rampe di S. Giovanni Maggiore, 1, 80134 , Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Pendino
  • Neighborhood: Pendino
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 815529103

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?