We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Preferita


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Reviews (143)
Filter reviews
76 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lasagna grilled fish lemon cake close to our hotel host nicola the cliff two nights in a row decided to give it a try amalfi town during our stay red wine food and wine food was great local wine first night organ limoncello
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 76 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We walked past this hotel several times on our way to and from the hotel that we were staying at and didn’t give it much thought. Then one evening towards the end of our holiday we decided to give it a try rather than walk...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bs268
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel nearby and were intrigued by this small restaurant which we passed each day as we walked down the road to Amalfi and wondered if we should give it a go. We finally decided to have dinner there on our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank F7512BJkatherinem
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The owner of the restaurant told us that the pasta that we ordered was fresh even though it wasn’t... The tomato sauce had a bitter and bad sauce. Even though this restaurant seems nice and traditional I wouldn’t recommend going there.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mia M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

What a find! Away from the usual commercialised restaurants down at the heart of town. A short walk up and this is where we settled on for 3 nights dinner after trying all the outlets down in town and in the hotels. A very humble...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vishnu I
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Cosy restaurant on the cliff facing the ocean. We had the grilled fish n special pasta of the day. It was simply delicious n a must try. We were greeted warmly by the owner who is charismatic yet humble. Service was good n we are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Expedition817732
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Food was so good we came back two more times during our stay. The pasta limone was perfection. The family that owns this restaurant is delightful and the service is good. Prices are reasonable. Worth the walk even if you’re staying in the center of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

La Preferita was a FIND! My wife and I were staying in an Airbnb just up the road from the restaurant and stopped in one night instead of walking all the way into town. What a fortuitous decision. We were in Amalfi for three weeks,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank vincentdiorio
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The owner of this lover quaint restaurant was there to great us every night we ate there. He was very friendly and keen to help. The food was great in particular the baked fish.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank expooz
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Small family run restaurant just east of town not yet overrun by tourists like many of the other restos in town. Nothing fancy; nothing stands out - just good, honest food and service. Lemons are grown everywhere in the region so expect a healthy dose...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ChateauValmont
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

So good, we were here two nights in a row. Very reasonable pricing, great service and food was delicious. Ordered the seafood salad as a starter to share between the two of us for both nights. It was very fresh and flavourful. Had the steak...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pamela T
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Miramalfi Hotel
829 reviews
.04 miles away
Hotel Il Nido
352 reviews
.07 miles away
Le Palme
330 reviews
.12 miles away
Hotel Aurora
681 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 115 nearby restaurants
La Taverna dei Briganti
774 reviews
.42 miles away
1,656 reviews
.44 miles away
Al Cancelletto
434 reviews
.45 miles away
La Bottega Del Ferrari
60 reviews
.43 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 109 nearby attractions
Lido di Ravello
31 reviews
.34 miles away
Valle dei Mulini
110 reviews
.32 miles away
Amalfi Charter
148 reviews
.18 miles away
Fontana Cap e Ciuccio
53 reviews
.45 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Preferita staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing