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“Where better to discover the treasures of this beautiful region!”
Review of Torre del Saracino

Torre del Saracino
Ranked #1 of 97 Restaurants in Vico Equense
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $66 - $286
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Paris, France
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Where better to discover the treasures of this beautiful region!”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Chef esposito knows better than anyone how to introduce you to sorrento's "terroir".
The rissotto is amazingly tasty, thanks to his local pomodori and limon. His way of cooking oysters:outstanding.
I' m not even going to mention the pasta.....
The perfection is also in the design of the restaurant. He has beatifully managed to turn a sarasine tower into a modern looking restaurant.
Forget all this though, because the moment you step into the place, the " chef" is there to greet you, and all along the meal , he is in and out of the kitchen making sure everyone is happy! Thats what i loved about this place, a 2star chef as concerned of your well being, just as i am when i have friends over.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best place for special nights.”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

It was a wonderful evening. Foods was excellent. Chef Gennaro is very gentle for us. Best place for sea food.

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Yuma, Arizona
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“My Favorite Seaffod Ristorante”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Absolutely our favorite place to eat and enjoy the good life in Italy. Parking is available so you can rest easy as you wind down the road to the waterfront. Gennaro Esposito, the proprietor, is not only one of the great chefs in Italy he is a gracious and wonderful person who delights in preparing a fabulous meal for every client. The imagination and artistry of each dish enhances the rich flavors you will enjoy. You can choose from the Tasting Menus or go Ala Carte and have the wines matched to each course. The staff are super professional, helpful, and fun. The wine and liquor cellar has been built into the ancient tower which has been restored beautifully to include a superb music system and music catalog for relaxing and enjoying after your meal. Dining at Torre Del Saracino is an experience everyone should treat themselves to.

  • Visited November 2012
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3 Thank Acruzu
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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
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“Fabulous food without attitude”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

Watching the kitchen of a top-notch restaurant at the height of a busy meal -- especially when it is "slammed" -- reveals the "soul" of the chef, the cook staff and the wait staff. Gennaro Esposito is full of soul. In the midst of a huge rush of orders with everyone scurrying like mad to keep up, he was having great fun. No yelling, screaming, frantic movements. Just calm, super-efficient, smiling coordination. The communication with staff was almost silent -- a nod, a raised eyebrow, a finger point. And the staff was clearly devoted to him. It was the happiest intense kitchen I have ever seen -- only Pic matched it. I wished I had the talent (and time) to leave my job and work there.

The result on the table was exquisite. Unfussy cooking that coaxed deep flavors, especially the fish, both raw and cooked. The kind of cooking that takes immense effort to get the simple, clear taste enhanced by sauces you almost don't notice until you realize how much is going on in your mouth. The fish sous-chef (a young Asian woman whose name I forgot to keep -- dumb!) is a grand talent.

Setting and service are delightful, as in the other reviews.

My wife and I have been twice. We will go back every time we are south of Rome.

  • Visited October 2012
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Overton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Excellent meal”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

We had our last evening here and we certainly saved the best until last. This restaurant has two Michelin stars and wow it was great. We had a tour of the kitchen and the wine cellar.
We had the tasting menu and my god it was good !!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Julie L
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