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Lungomare Giovanni Amendola 7, 84010 Maiori, Italy
+39 089 852874
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

My friend and I had dinner here on our first evening in Maiori. The starters and mains were good and dessert locally sourced. The wine was okay too. The staff were a little too friemdly as they had asked where we were staying, to whic we'd answered vaguely, 'over there' for them to respond with our exact hotel name -... More 

Thank Micharla
Exeter, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We ate twice here, once for lunch where we had very good sized pizzas. Staff at lunch could have been a bit more attentive. We then had an evening meal, rather pricey compared to other places in Maori, but well presented. Staff this time were better considering it was very busy. Good location just across the road from the sea.

Thank Judith B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Seems like there are mixed reviews of this place and I wonder if the time of year makes a difference. In October it was quiet and staff and service very friendly and attentive. Food was delicious and the seafront view beautiful as there was no one to obscure our view of the sea. Will come again.

Thank Elayneedge
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Had three meals at la vela the food was very good but a bit pricey,it is in a good location and the staff are good

Thank dingle_9
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Staff were friendly enough, we went for a pizza lunch. Pizzas were big but not very exciting, and overpriced (at around 8 euros each, compared to better quality and same size pizzarias just around the corner - charging around 4 euros for better pizza!).

Thank ZacharyCoe
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The service here is slow, when we visited it was busy but there was a long wait between our starters and main course - we'd only ordered a Pizza!. My starter of a green salad came with a little oil drizzeld on - all there was was shredded iceberg lettuce, no rocket or other leaves and no seasoning either! The... More 

Thank Rachel N
Somerset, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This place is a little better than Mammoto next door, in particular the pizza - thin crust and well prepared. Very good appetizers and a good place for lunch or dinner. The menu is average for Amalfi coast.

Thank Ray1023
Congleton, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We ate here twice and also had a pizza to go. Yes, it is busy and yes you may have to wait for your freshly cooked authentic food but what's the big deal when you are on holiday or having a leisurely meal in a perfect location? The fact that the restaurant is very busy and locals are eating the... More 

Thank CheshireDes
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

La Vela is just across from the beach and is on the main road of Maiori. Walked by this place 2 evenings in a row and finally decided to try it. Wow..it was not a mistake! Here's my experience: we were a group of 4 but my husband and I opted to share our main between the 2 of us,... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant... we ate here 3 nights out of the 4 !! The pizzas are fabulous, the staff are very friendly and will adapt the menu if you ask !! It was definitely the most busy place in the area. Good food at a good price!!

Thank Ladybird002

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Giovanni Amendola 7, 84010 Maiori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Maiori
  • Phone Number: +39 089 852874

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