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La Caravella dal 1959

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Via Matteo Camera 12, 84011, Amalfi, Italy
+39 089 871029
Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there just before the Easter season and had the place almost to ourselves. The food was superb: elegant and perfectly executed while still retaining strong character and flavor: something I have found is rare in one and two- Michelin-star aspirants and holders. The setting and service were professional and charming. A wonderful high-end value.

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Thank joan d
Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Caravella richly deserves its Michelin star. My overriding impression is of absolute genius in turning authentic simple southern italian flavours into elegant innovative creations. Our selections retained the pleasures of the local cuisine without contrived , pretentious excesses yet fully succeeding in presenting a sophisticated menu with subtle and delicate plays of flavours. Excellent friendly service made the evening... More 

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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Beautifully decorated restaurant with local glass and ceramics. We selected the €50 four course set lunch menu. Courses were based on local fresh ingredients. Enjoyed each dish and presentation was good. Wine list was extensive, especially local wines.

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Most amazing service. Food was incredible. Very beautiful dining rooms and vaulted ceilings. YOu will not be dissappointed !!

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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this place, it deserves its one Michelin star. For starters we had squid ink ravioli stuffed with ricotta and lobster with baby squid and a tasty broth and minced fish stuffed in lemon leaves and grilled, both delicious. Mains were also good stuffed squid and grandmothers minced chicken in lemon leaves. Next was a refreshing quenelle of... More 

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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I returned to La Caravella for the second time in recent years to celebrate our anniversary. Reading some of the other comments, don't be put off by the lack of outdoor tables, and quite honestly we have never experienced anything but exceptional service. The owner generally operates with enthusiasm and passion as the maitre d' as well... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

From the rude maitre"d to the really average food - this is a classic example of a misguided Michelin star. Having tried similar ranked restaurants in Paris / NYC / Singapore / Tokyo this is supremely not up to par. The food was lacklustre , the service appalling and the general atmosphere so underwhelming. Why Michelin would even rate this... More 

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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I have tried multiple Michilen star restaurants and to be frank, La Caravella falls wide off the mark. Granted the atmosphere was romantic, however, the food was average while the place lacks any of the beautiful surrounding views of Amalfi.

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318 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A luxury restaurant with very good service and good meals. Unfortunately there is not outside tables, that is important for the summer. The selection of wines and beers is very good. The food is tasty, the service is friendly. Very good desserts.

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Thank Ivanmil
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Ok, it's fancy and expensive. The food was good but not great. The service was spotty, people who didn't order starters got their main dish while others were on their salads. It's quiet, very brightly lit. Stuffy. Really just an ok spot. So many better places for 1/2 the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 54 - US$ 130
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Matteo Camera 12, 84011, Amalfi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Amalfi
  • Phone Number: +39 089 871029
Description
La Caravella Restaurant is the history of the Amalfi Coast's Cuisine. Since 1959 is at the top of the local and Italian cuisine. First awarded Michelin star in Southern Italy and today one of the first three oldest star-awarded of Italy. It expresses a cuisine connected to the territory of the Amalfi Coast that discovers through old recipes, representing them in a more fantastic version, exalting the senses and the tastes of our Area. The elegant and well kept environment, houses a rich collection of ceramics of the most famous masters of since Amalfi Coast 1800 to nowadays.

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