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Vivaro Wine Bar

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Via G.Capriglione 156, 84010 Praiano, Italy
18:30 - 01:30
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Wed - Mon 18:30 - 01:30
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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost don't want to share how great this place is so it's not too crowded when I return. Everything Gennaro touches turns to gold. We enjoyed it so much we went back multiple times. His wine suggestions were on point, his food is delicious and his love for music and dancing comes out while he's cooking. Excellent overall experience.... More 

Thank bailarina5678
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place and atmosphere. We go every time we are on the Amalfi Coast. One man show Gennaro rocks!

Thank Claudia D
Wolfville, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Yes you could have white glove service at Le Sireneuse. Yes I've enjoyed the views and great refined cuisine at La Terra above positano. But for me, hands down the best dining experience is with Gennaro at Vivaro Wine Bar in Praiano. He'll only take up to a certain number of guests, so he doesn't get too busy to treat... More 

Thank Chef_Mike
Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the most amazing time here - in fact it was the best night of our trip. Denario was a wonderful and gracious host. There is no menu - you nominated either fish or meat for 30 euro and Denario will feed you until you burst. He is the cook, waiter and sommelier, so you have to be patient,... More 

Thank Shelaye
Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our group ate here recently during a two week stay in Praiano. It was the best meal of our trip. The food was delicious and Gennaro was amazing keeping everyone in the place fed. You will not believe the amount of food he serves and the quality is excellent. Three of our group chose the seafood while the other three... More 

Thank Mary R
Weilerbach, Germany
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here during our recent stay in Praiano - so worth it! We arrived just as Gennarro was opening although several other tables were already reserved. We were given the option of fish or meat - and from there Gennarro put on a show, bringing delicious and beautiful dishes (a total of 4 courses) that were completely filling. It... More 

Thank kalbright54
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very chilled laid back restaurant. Great food, great wine and Gennaro is an absolute legend. If you're looking for a menu or like to eat and run this is not the place for you. Just let Gennaro cook for you and you won't be disappointed or hungry when you leave. We ate there twice and both nights were fantastic, highly... More 

Thank M_L_McEwan
Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

You must experience the one man show and food of Gennaro, the owner, chef, waiter, and sommelier. No menu, just his cooking for the evening. Trust him! He's an Italian Buddha. A great time. Much fun. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank 56DneesBklyn
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this fabulous spot through our hotel and I was so wonderful we ate there a second time. Gennaro is the owner server and chef. There is no menu, he spots by your table to find out what your food preferences are. He then guides you to a amazing bottle of wine and heads to the... More 

Thank Jillers2015
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel where we were staying at in Praiano. Got told that there was no menu, but so glad we tried it out. Gennaro hosted us, and just asked whether we fancied fish or meat, and cooked whatever fresh ingredients he had. My wife got a T-bone steak as a starter and I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 01:30
18:30 - 01:30
18:30 - 01:30
18:30 - 01:30
18:30 - 01:30
18:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via G.Capriglione 156, 84010 Praiano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Praiano
  • Phone Number: 39-335-562-4805
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?