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“A little gem”

Ristorante Al Grottino
Ranked #11 of 120 Restaurants in Capri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $43
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Since 1937, typical Capri restaurant.
Uk
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A little gem”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

We always make sure we visit Grottino's each year and have the house special; pasta with Astice (small lobster) and some shellfish - it is extremely tasty> The restaurant itself is in the old quarter. A small whitewashed interior always full of people (couples, groups, families). When you pass by in the day just pop your head in and get a table booked (advised) and enjoy a real taste of Italy

  • Visited July 2014
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious and Charming”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant never disappoints!! The food is delicious and the atmosphere charming. Gianfranco, the owner, will welcome you with warmth and attentiveness. He will see to it that everything about your dining experience will be perfect. The chicken, sautéed spinach, and fragolini (wild strawberries) were outstanding. We vacation on Capri for 2 weeks every year (for over 30 years now) and always dine at Grottino's for a couple of nights on our trip. The restaurant is reasonably priced. Food is consistently excellent and the atmosphere is lovely. We highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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San Francisco
2 reviews
“A Restaurant Not to Be Missed”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I have been returning to Capri every June for almost 15 years. And every time we return, one of our first stops is Al Grottino. After receiving welcome back hugs from the owner, Gianfranco, we know we are truly home again! Everyone who is anyone on Capri makes Al Grottino one of their regular stops. The food, the atmosphere and the warm and friendly service always make us want to return to this restaurant time and time again. This year we had the good fortune of being able to spend three weeks on Capri. And in that time, we had dinner at Al Grottino on four nights. And it did not disappoint. Our recommendation – get the baked gnocchi to start and for seconds, get the veal Milanese. It simply doesn’t get any better. We have already booked our hotel for next June and look forward to once again seeing Gianfranco and eating at Al Grottino. If you are lucky enough to be on Capri between now and the end of October, give Al Grottino a try. You won’t be disappointed.

  • Visited June 2014
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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Never miss it when we visit Capri”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

The food is good but the service, warmth and friendliness by the owner GianFranco and staff is worth its weight in pasta and fish (which by the way is their specialty). Give 'em a try. You'll go back each time you revisit Capri.

Visited June 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
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“Not the best, but good.”
Reviewed June 10, 2014

The food was less then we expected, but it was ok. At least it´s a choice to get out of the turist traps in Capri...

Visited May 2014
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