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Restaurants in The Amalfi Coast

Octopus, mussels, and all kinds of fish crop up on the menus of most Amalfi Coast restaurants, many of which afford fantastic people watching on cobbled streets or views of the water. More intrepid foodies won’t mind venturing off the beaten track to seek out some of the best restaurants on the Amalfi Coast that lie outside of the more touristed areas. This is the kind of place where you’ll want to have a few gems in your back pocket, but exploring is half the fun. It’s worth noting that quite a few regional white wines are coming into their own, so it’s worth sampling your host’s recommendation along with your meal. Buon appetito.

  • Reserve a table under the open loggia at Eolo, in Amalfi; the views are spectacular.
  • Best known for its zuppa di pesce (fish soup), Da Gemma, in Amalfi, has an outdoor terrace that affords prime people watching.
  • The menu at La Torre in Salerno features traditional Italian fare.
  • In Positano, Lo Scoglio is a glass pavilion built on top of a wooden jetty with a fountain directly in the center.
  • At Donna Rosa, a family-owned Amalfi Coast restaurant, the menu changes frequently and reservations are imperative.
  • ’E Curti

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Have lunch at ’E Curti, an osteria in the shadow of Vesuvius, where super-mamma Angela Ceriello cooks regional soul food and her son Enzo D’Alessan... More
  • Al Convento

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Pasquale Torrente, owner of Al Convento restaurant, describes colatura-making (anchovy oil) with a semi-pagan glee: the fishing under a spring moon... More
  • Bosquet

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    For a taste of Grand-Tour glamour, stop for lunch at the sea-view restaurant inside the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria. Fleets of black-tied waiter... More
  • Chez Black

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The beachfront restaurant serves up delicious linguine alle vongole. More
  • Cumpà Cosimo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    It may have slipped a notch or two from its status of celebrity hot spot in the days of Bogie and Jackie O—admittedly it’s now a bit of a tourist t... More
  • Da Adolfo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Family-owned for more than 40 years, this beachfront restaurant is little more than a wooden terrace set in a secluded cove on the Amalfi Coast. A ... More
  • Da Barracca

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    On a coast where the dining choices seem divided between pretentious, overpriced temples of haute cuisine and unmemorable restaurants with their pi... More
  • Da Fefè

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the fishing village of Bacoli, this small seafood restaurant is set on a cobblestoned street overlooking a marina on the Tyrrhenian Sea.... More
  • Da Gemma

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Although the entrance to this 140-year-old trattoria in the Amalfi Coast is off a narrow backstreet, the floral, outdoor terrace on the second floo... More
  • Da Giorgio

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Just west of Capri’s central “piazzetta,” Da Giorgio restaurant operates out of the hotel of the same name, serving traditional island fare like li... More
  • Da Luigi ai Faraglioni

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Just as Odysseus navigated the Faraglioni rocks off the south coast of Capri, so does the free shuttle boat from Marina Piccola run by this renowne... More
  • Don Alfonso 1890

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Campania’s product and restaurant boom owes thanks to Livia and Alfonso Iaccarino, of the Michelin two-starred Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant, in Sant... More
  • Eolo, Amalfi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    It may be located on the lower level of a ho-hum hotel, but the food that comes out of this diminutive kitchen is anything but. Here you’ll find ou... More
  • Gelateria Buonocore

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Strolling down the Via Vittorio Emanuele extending south from Capri’s central “piazzetta,” the air fills with the sweet smell of baking waffle cone... More
  • Il Buco

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Don’t be put off by the touristy effects (English menu; serenading guitar player). Try the tomato-filled ravioli in fish sauce, or the zucchini flo... More

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