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“Fresh local delight” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Carcara

La Carcara
Ranked #27 of 101 Restaurants in Amalfi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $43
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Nice time for couples and groups of friends. Fresh fish of the day and good meat. Wood oven pizza. Outdoor dining.
San Francisco
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fresh local delight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed everything about our lunch at La Carcara. We called ahead and they even stayed open for our late arrival at 3:30. It was well worth the bus ride from Ravello via Amalfi. Fresh fish of the day grilled with lemon was perfect, as were the spaghetti with sweet tomatoes and olives and the delicious salad with tomatoes and mozzarella. Each dish was flavorful and beautifully prepared. Umberto the welcoming waiter provided exceptional service and helpful menu suggestions. We have been dining out for 3 weeks in Italy and our lunch at La Carcara was among the most satisfying and delicious meals yet.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank craigson
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food away from the tourist rush”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

We tried this place out of curiousity and were pleasantly surprised. The pizza's are very good, the place has a nice, local atmosphere to it and it's also better value than places in the center of Amalfi (that is, of course, because you have to drive half an hour all the way up the winding road).

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Iannellisteve
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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Unexpected pleasure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

We visited La Carcara for the first time this year. Its entrance is not at all attractive, but once you are there the setting and firendly service are great. Wonderfully cooked fresh fish (especially lemon sauce!).

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Andrew P
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Wirral
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“SO friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Lucia, Gino and Fabio are so friendly. Popped in for a look. No problem - even gave us coffees with no charge. Then when for a meal - excellent and lovely views.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Ivor_Validcomment
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Homemade quality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

This place has excellent quality food, made themselves and with a local touch with Italian love for what they serve. We went there on the last night in Amalfi and wish we had gone earlier. I'm Italian and have grown up with Italian food and these guys made it just right!

Recommend eating there or even take away, it's cheap, top quality and very hospitable !

Visited August 2013
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