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“A dream come true”

Da Gioia Restaurant
Ranked #50 of 121 Restaurants in Capri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$38 - US$89
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I've been going to Da Gioia for the past 2 years. I go to Capri almost every single Friday during the spring, summer & fall, and I would never let a trip go by without making my way to Da Gioia. In the winter time I literally find myself daydreaming about the food here. We usually always start with the simple tomato salad, or the caprese. My favorite dishes to order here always involve seafood, because it is some of the freshest you will find on the whole island. My 2 favorites are the frutti di mare pasta and the pasta with mussels and scaglie di grana cheese. The pasta is made fresh in house, and the menu has a wide variety. It is a little pricey, but it is worth the splurge.

Located on the Marina Piccola, it is a short hike from the more touristy center of Capri town. You can either take the scenic Via Krupp down to the beach or you can take the stairs down. Da Gioia has a huge patio terrace to dine or sun bathe on. Underneath the restaurant, there is a small private beach, with sun loungers for rent. Giuseppe and the other boys that work there are always friendly, and for Italy, the service is impeccable. I highly recommend trying Da Gioia, you will not be disappointed!

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Reviewed 5 August 2012

lovely place and good food, not to be missed! the food served is very good, the position of this restaurant at Marina Piccola is very nice. I do recommend it!

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Reviewed 20 July 2012 via mobile

Got stung with an 8 euro "capisco" cover fee which could be an expensive bowl of bread or the extra coin in their pocket. Food was good, and the staff friendly enough

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Reviewed 14 July 2012

This Marina Piccola restaurant & beach club  is in a simple  setting full of character. This open air restaurant is literally on the sea in a beautiful location & you can hear the waves lapping under the deck.
There are views of the cliffs, the sea & the yachts, with tenders arriving to drop people off at Marina Piccola in the distance.

The lovely walk down Via Krupp adds to the anticipation of a good meal.


Fish is the main event here- they only serve the freshest seafood & fish. The octopus melts in your mouth.

Prices are reasonable for Capri and it is open for lunch every day, and in the high summer months it is open Friday/Saturday/Sunday evening.

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

The only reason this is rated so low is due to lack of reviews. it is in Marina Piccola and you wouldnt run across it without knowing where to go. it is a GREAT ocean view. Directly on the water. WONDERFUL service. The food was amazing and so reasonably priced! We had the fried appetizer and the zucchini was so tender. We ate at Il Gerano the night before and this was so much better and about half the price!

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Thank Michelle D
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