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Vecchio Saracino

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Via Granatelle, 18 | Cilento and Vallo di Diano National park, 84043 Agropoli, Italy
+39 388 118 9340
20:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I recently spent two glorious weeks in Italy at the vecchio saracino in agropoli..I've been there before and I am always pleasantly surprised by the GREAT food and the wonderful hospitality of Franco and Giovanna and the super chef, Vincenzo....the rooms are on par with any hotel in the area and the location is exactly where you want to be,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you can't find something you like here you don't like Italian cuisine. Eat in the outdoor court if you are able. The atmosphere is warm and the staff top notch.They will make you feel like you are invited to a family dinner in your honor. And the food from appetizer, to entrees and dessert all taste like old family... More 

1 Thank qary K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great bed and breakfast and restaurant . Excellent clean rooms. Will use again in the future. Very nice owner and helpers

Thank Sabatino B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The only night we spend in Agropoli we decided to have dinner here and we chose well… the staff is very professional and the food it was superb. We had the sea food appetizer. Delicious!!!

Thank New World T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We are sailing through the Med and have been to many lovely port towns including this one. However, the dining experience at this restaurant has beat them all. Not only was the food fabulous, they had many dishes that sounded amazing but all four of us chose the homemade pasta with vongole, but in addition the atmosphere and the local... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Outstanding local food. Highly professional staff. Romantic courtyard dining. Superior seafood options. Good value for the ambiance.

Thank jacqueline A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We visited Agropoli for a holiday again this summer and like last year we ate a number of times at this restaurant. This year only in Agropoli for a week, we ate here three times. It has a nice atmosphere and serves a menu with a mix of traditional Italian fish dishes alongside elements with a different take on the... More 

Thank Denise C
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very good Italian restaurant, apparently mostly visited by locals. Great service and excellent food. Try it in case you visit Agropoli!

Thank LudovicR164
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Vecchio Saracino serves dishes from the Cilento region of Italy. Seafood is a specialty of this restaurant. All quality food cooked fresh when ordered. Very friendly staff and a comfortable dining experience. There is indoor dining and also a nice area with tables for dining in the garden. One of the best restaurants in Agropoli. No visit to Agropoli is... More 

Thank Michael M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We visited Vecchio Saracino for dinner and had a lovely time. The service was exceptional - the waiter was very courteous and kindly helped translate the menu for us. The restaurant setting is beautiful too - you pass a beautifully old, decorative stone well on your way to their romantically lit dining courtyard. Be sure to look out for the... 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
Average prices
US$32 - US$42
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Granatelle, 18 | Cilento and Vallo di Diano National park, 84043 Agropoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Salerno  >  Agropoli
  • Phone Number: +39 388 118 9340
The real home of the Mediterranean diet. Our Cilentan kitchen is closely linked to the Mediterranean diet, a typical nutritional model of the ancient Cilento. The first to notice the benefits of a diet based on the products of the Cilento, and also on his way of life, it was the American Dr. Ancel Keys, who reported in his book "Eat well and stay well, the Mediterranean way" the reasons why these foods, and the way of living, they might makes more long-lived the humans. The main characteristic of the Cilentan cooking is quick, simple and full of passion for tradition. The fresh and selected ingredients, such as fish, vegetables, herbs, grains, olive oil, cheese, wine and fruit together with the famous buffalo mozzarella in the land of Paestum, are, braids, the secret ingredients of the Mediterranean diet. The fresh fish that arrives daily in our kitchens, tuna, anchovies, sardines, amberjack, snapper, bream, gurnard fish, redfish, shrimp, cuttlefish, octopus rock, which is abundant in our seas, is the main product of our dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?