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“Classic Italian Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vecchio Saracino

Vecchio Saracino
Ranked #2 of 130 Restaurants in Agropoli
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$33 - US$43
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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“Classic Italian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Excellent choice of pasta. Meat and fish dishes. Fish is especially good. Fine wine. Great service. Fabulous Atmosphere. Everything is cooked fresh. Modern dining room. Plenty of parking in the rear of the restaurant. Franco and Giovanna make sure as hosts to greet everyone. Vincenzo the chef even talks to people in the dining room when time permits. A must eat at Vecchio Saracino when in Agropoli.

  • Visited June 2014
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Evanston, Illinois
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“Awesome seafood dinners; 2 nights in a row!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Our B&B owner recommended Vecchio Saracino as the place to go for seafood in Agropoli. It was only a block away from our B&B and his recommendation proved to be spot on. We had an incredible dinner, starting with the octopus and potato salad starter, which my wife and I shared. This was followed by the mixed seafood grill and the black ink pasta with cuddle fish. All were excellent, as well as the wine that our waiter recommended. The next night, we went back to Vecchio with a couple we met at our B&B. We had another memorable, relaxed dinner and our new friends were impressed. The service was superb; our waiter patiently translated the entire menu (in Italian only) to us before we ordered. Heartily recommend Vecchio Saracino if you're looking for seafood in Agropoli!

  • Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Late night business dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

My partner and I stayed at the Hotel upstairs and had a late night business discussion over dinner in the downstairs restaurant regarding buffalo mozzarella, which we have made into a 90 days shelf life. Yipee! As the wonderful fresh michelin star type mains continued (portions could be smaller), to flow and I mean everything absolutely delicious with some (a lot) locally made red wine completely natural nothing added which is common in the area. We drank a litre between the two of us and woke up without a head ache. This place makes me feel like Im in Byron Bay in North Australia, a little jewel in Agropoli. Nice rooms too. Friendly staff and welcoming owner. late dinner at 11pm cost 68.00 euro.

  • Visited April 2014
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Huntington, New York
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3 reviews
“Simply The Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

We stayed at the B&B and ate at the restaurant. Our stay was simply the best we have ever experienced in any of our vacations. The rooms in the B&B were modern, clean, and nicely appointed. The food was exceptional and service was great. Franco and Giovanna were lovely hosts and responded to our every request. We can't wait to return this summer.

  • Visited August 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Incredible food!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

As we stayed in the B&B "Vecchio Saracino" we thought it would be a good idea to go to the restaurant as well.
Except the wonderful service, the food was exceptional, and the wine, made by France, was so tasty, we ordered some more the next day to have in our room.

  • Visited October 2013
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