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Via Senatore Rosario 30, 84013 Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
+39 089 466441
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Le Castella, Italy
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

my wife had the prix fixe menu and i ordered ala carte everything was delicious and fresh. The atmosphere was elegant but not stuffy . Chef Rocco has a well deserved Michelin Star. he also presented my wife with decorative plate witch we now hanging in our livingroom

Thank chestercarbone
Istanbul, Turkey
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Fresh, local, delicious food. I had some reservations about some aspects of some dishes. But overall, we had a fantastic experience. Great wine list too.

Thank 33Traveller4545
Salem, Oregon
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We were headed south to Sicily, via Salerno on our two-month long Italian road trip when I happened to notice in our Michelin red guide that we'd be passing a starred restaurant just north of the city of Salerno...so, off the autostrada we go in search of Pappacarbone! Sunday lunch in Italy is rather special...a time for families to gather,... More 

1 Thank breakerm
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went out of our way to experience lunch at Pappacarbone on our way from Naples to Sorrento and it was worth every bit! We were treated like family from the moment we walked in the door. The servers were lovely and very helpful with the Italian only menu. The chef came out to meet us before we left, which... More 

Thank Mattgirl
Trani, Italy
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2015

Dining at Rocco Iannone is one-of-a-kind experience everyone should allow himself at least once in life. Produces and raw materials are strictly gathered locally if not produced by chef Rocco in his Tenuta Nannina while the fish is a gift of the fantastic gulf of Salerno. Keep up with the good spirit chef.

2 Thank ZestofItaly
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Chef Rocco Iannone has real respect about the Italian gastronomic tradition and products. His restaurant is starred at Michelin Guide, but unaffectedly. And his food - Madonna mia, his food - is a sucessful result of his passion for cooking and his obstinacy for finding the freshest and more authentic ingredients from Campaign Region. If you feel it's important, as... More 

2 Thank CristinaCapuano
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I've been in Pappacarbone September 14. Rocco the 'cuoco' and the owner is an amazing person, very kind, full of taste and authentic. We had the full menu and since appetiser to dessert it was delicious with a good local wine choice. Rocco is very able to select the raw ingredients and to propose the best dishes because each season... More 

1 Thank oleg1978
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2014

The chief Rocco knows his ingredients, never tasted anything as fresh or as good, Found out when I was talking to waitress that the sea food Ingredients are that fresh the cheif Rocco go's and catches the sea food himself. Just loved the experience, spoke with Rocco himself and he's one of the nicest chiefs I've ever meet. The menu... More 

2 Thank Valentinos P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 13, 2013

During our Christmas trip to the South of Italy, my girlfriend and I decided to have lunch at Pappacarbone. The first thing we noticed when we arrived was the kind and friendly greeting, which was in fluent English. We were presented with a menu written in both Italian and English. Shortly after ordering, the dishes were beautifully presented by waitress,... More 

1 Thank Andrew761
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2012

The food equals the experience of eating italian in the backlands of Croatia (no offense). Uninspired and dull courses are served with no understanding of the marvelous raw products of the region. A tenth of the asked price might be a fair share; but in this case I would advise to go someplace - anyplace else!

5 Thank OliverMaximilian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Senatore Rosario 30, 84013 Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Salerno  >  Cava De' Tirreni
  • Phone Number: +39 089 466441

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