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Review of La Capannina

La Capannina
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Ranked #14 of 120 Restaurants in Capri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$33 - US$56
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The "la capannina" restaurant since 1931 is situated just 100 meters from the famous capri square and has been a "must" stop for many steady aficionados throughout the years, as well as celebrities and elite. Among these "la capannina" has hosted jackie and aristotele onassis, marcello mastroianni, christian de sica, julia roberts, dustin hoffman, zucchero fornaciari, uma thurman, sylvester stallone, kirk and michael douglas, katherine zeta jones, michael kors, jerry springer, danny de vito, anne hathaway, dino and aurelio de laurentiis and many, many more.the convivial family atmosphere created by owners antonio and aurelia de angelis and their son francesco and daughter renata make up the ingredients which guarantee the "capannina's" continuing success."La capannina's" menu features much of the traditional and delicious cuisine of this beautiful island. There is a tempting selection of local specialities including spaghetti with scorpion fish sauce, homemade scialatielli pasta with seafood, boiled prawns on bed of chickpea puree, stuffed calamari and fresh fish.
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Loved it!!!”
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

Very warm welcome from friendly staff and proprietor. This Capri restaurant is well worth a visit. Food is absolutely delicious combining fresh ingredients with traditional Italian cuisine. The restaurant was established nearly 50 years ago and has remained under the same ownership. Pictures of celebrity diners adorn the walls of this delightful hostelry. What makes La Campanina unique is few dishes you won't find in any other place in Capri so feel free to ask the staff for recommendations. Reasonably priced but needs to be booked in advance during the high season.

Visited September 2013
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English first
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143 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Hidden gem of great Italian cuisine”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Family run establishment, it offers excellent quality food with an extremely friendly and relaxed service. We had pasta, grilled porcini mushrooms, a delight of taste and freshness. Will be going back there on the first occasion

Visited September 2013
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McLean, Virginia
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445 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Lovely place to dine; Wonderful Service - in short, a delight”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

On a whim we stopped by this delightful restaurant located in the heart of Capri for a quick lunch. In short - it was a delight.... Non-Italian speakers - harken: staff is SO friendly and accommodating you don't ever feel about ordering in English. The seafood was so fresh - we had sauteed mussels and clams that were amazing; and a terrific ravioli dish. Prices were very reasonable and we were made to feel very much at home. This is NOT a "flash" restaurant - but it is a delightful, quiet, place to have a great lunch. Atmosphere is perfect and we thought the price was spot on. Loved it!

  • Visited August 2013
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Prescott, Arizona
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“local fresh simple”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We were there in July, met the owners and had a great lunch. Local swordfish grilled, local white wine (yes there is wine made in Capri) salads. Excellent service, food and location.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Harry H
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245 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Nice and friendly”
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

The Caprese salad was ok, but the mozzarella and tomatoes were pretty poor quality, the pasta and Capri cake were excellent though and we thought twenty euros was not bad for three courses in Capri. The house wine was nice and the service excellent. The place itself is steeped in history and we liked the atmosphere (it was also nice and cool!). We had a really nice lunch.

Visited August 2013
Thank StevieC_8
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