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“THE HEART OF CAPRI”
Review of La Fontelina

La Fontelina
Ranked #30 of 121 Restaurants in Capri
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Since 1949 La Fontelina is the place to be in Capri. There is no better place to enjoy the sun of Capri and to have a delicious lunch with an amazing view over the ocean and the most famous Faraglioni rocks!

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Don't miss la fontelina if you are in the area. Excellent fresh fish and salads, great ocean scene. The staff is generational and never misses a beat. They don't care who you are, only that you enjoy their special spot. Grilled scampi, rocket salad, grilled lobster, fruit di mari with French fries, zucchini flowers, branzino...get the picture. Reasonable wine list, sangria is not so good. If you you can rent a small boat and motor over, get a sun bed and go for a swim. One of the best spots we have ever enjoyed. Going back for our third visit this week tomorrow.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

Fontelina beach club is a must do experience when you are in Capri. It is a stunning site, great waters, and excellent people watching

All that does come at a price. The admission to the access the beach (with mats, towels, umbrella) can be very pricey (Euro 70 for 2 people). And drinks are on top of that and overpriced. In and of itself that isn't bad (though pricey), but the staff can treat you badly depending on how busy the season is and whether they are catering to their VIPs

The restaurant has some of the best food on the island. It isn't cheap either and the prices are premium given the trapped audience. Food is a bit heavy for lunch as they don't have typical lunch options. But food is quite good. Staff does rush you to clear out tables for next diners. And definitely make a reservation or the manager will try to stick you in the back (away from the sea view), which kills the experience

Again, overpriced and occasionally rude service. But part of the Capri experience and worth trying once

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Thank Omar I
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Arriving to La Fontelina by boat is spectactular!!! We did not have a reservation nor even know we were going to end up there from the boat and the staff was extremely accomodating.... The linguine with a huge fresh lobster was perfectly cooked and absolutely delicious, the fried baby calamari were some of the best we have ever had. Top that off with a perfectly chilled rose and a gorgeous view of the yachts at Marina Piccolo and you have perfection! The waiter offered us a limoncello which was so delicious we wanted to buy a bottle, a great way to end a simply perfect lunch.....

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Thank phalen2001
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Established in 1949 La Fontelina is part of the Capri experience. We did not sunbathe but came ashore for lunch. Make a reservation this is a very popular restaurant. Your skipper can call the restaurant and they will send a boat to pick you up. Lunch is simple, fresh, excellent Italian fare that will rev up your taste buds. Happy Days!

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