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“The best find of our honeymoon!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Il Principe e La Civetta

Il Principe e La Civetta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $32 - $58
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: IL PRINCIPE E LA CIVETTA RESTAURANT IS A SMALL, ART RESTAURANT LOCATED IN VIETRI SUL MARE, FAMOUS IN THE WORLD FOR HIS ARTISTIC POTTERY, PERFECT FOR BUSINESS LUNCHES, DINNERS OR ROMANTIC DINNERS. WE PROUDLY SERVE CONTEMPORARY MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE, PASTA FROM LOCAL PRODUCER, ITALIAN FISH AND SEAFOOD, ITALIAN MEATS COMES FROM TUSCANY. CELLER HAS FINE SELECTION OF ITALIAN WINE customaize menus and gluten free
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The best find of our honeymoon!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

The best welcome, the nicest people and delightful, beautifully served food! A fabulous, unexpected find on our second day in Vietri Sul Mare. A choice of two set menus leaves you with full tummies AND full wallets; or the A La Carte is on offer with an array of many other delicious morsels of food to choose from, at just slightly more expense but worth every penny. (Try the Tempura Cod for starters..... DELICIOUS!). Antonio and his sister made us more welcome than we could ever have imagined, and she even so kindly drove us home on our first night there as the local taxi driver had clocked off for the night!! I've never been to a restaurant where the hosts have been more happy to look after us in any way they can - with food being made exactly to our tastes and as we wanted it. Incredibly big hearts, warm smiles and delicious food. We went back a further two times... and would have eaten there happily every night were we not out of Vietri on the other occasions and leaving after only a few days! A highly recommended stop for any tourist or local wanting a truly relaxing, enjoyable evening, in a lovely atmosphere with fabulous hosts. Thank you so much for looking after us!! We miss you and look forward to coming back soon I hope!!

  • Visited June 2013
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croydon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a fantastic find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

We came across this restaurant as we stood on the terrace of Vietri over looking the lower streets of the town, as it was off of the main drag we could have easily missed it.
We recieved a really warm welcome from Antonio (the proprietor) who then introduced us to Alessandro the chef, then between them they suggested the starters, main course, and deserts, I have to say it was the best meal we had in our entire stay on the Amalfi coast. It was so good we went again the next evening and we asked them to suggest a three course meal which was just as delicious as the day before,everything fresh and cooked from scratch. We only wish we had found it before our 2nd to last night! . Go and try it you won't be dissapointed! So thank you Antonio and Alessandro for a truely memorable experience. D & B Isi. London

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Naples, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent meal, even better hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

We were one of two couples in the restaurant, and they cooked a meal for us "to order" - the chef and maitre d' were so nice, recommended a great wine, and were eager to give us the freshest fish and pastas. I recommend this restaurant highly!

Visited January 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Lovely decor, service with a smile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great food, excellent personalized service. The restaurant was full but everyone was well served. The portions of meat especially were quite large.

Visited September 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“So good, we went two nights in a row!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

We spent two nights in this town and were lucky enough to find this place on the first night. Excellent freshly cooked food - the seafood and pasta dishes were delicious. Friendly service. The kitchen in full view was spotlessly clean. Highly recommended.

  • Visited July 2012
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