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Al Grottino

Restaurant €€ Taste

Via Longano, 27 - Capri - See map

Al Grottino

+39 081 8370584

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4/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 419 recensioni »
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Al Grottino Restaurants Capri

Historic eats and island treats

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Al Grottino

  1. Homemade pasta
  2. The 15th century building in which is located
  3. The exquisite seafood flavour cocotte
  • Open every day
  • Annual closure: from 1 November 2016 to 24 March 2017

Al Grottino

Gianfranco Arbace

(Proprietario)

We've been preparing the most beloved traditional dishes from the Island of Capri and Naples for over 70 years.

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Al Grottino - Capri

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Restaurant Al Grottino enjoys a superb position right in the heart of the historic center of Capri, a mere 30 meters from the famous Piazzetta. The restaurant occupies part of an ancient 15th century edifice, characterised by the charming arches and cross vaulted ceilings typical of Capri's older buildings.

A well established favourite for connoisseurs of good food and wine, Al Grottino is invariably mentioned in all of the most important international annual gastronomic guides. For over 70 years, the Arbace family has been serving excellent local and Neapolitan cuisine and, in particular, the dishes for which Capri has become famous.
Simply cooked, same-day-fresh ingredients, result in fabulous Mediterranean food, appreciated by a vast and varied clientèle, many of whom can be seen in the photo gallery displayed on the restaurant's walls.
During the warm summer months, it's particularly pleasant to relax over a meal in Il Grottino's air conditioned dining room.

Al Grottino: the specialites

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"Cocotte" of scialatielli tossed with seafood

Al Grottino Capri

"Cocotte" of scialatielli tossed with seafood

Fresh handmade scialatielli pasta tossed with shellfish and lobster and served in a "cocotte"

House Gnocchetti

Al Grottino Capri

House Gnocchetti

A classic, traditional dish of small, handmade gnocchi tossed with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil.

Scialatielli with Zucchini Flowers and Shrimp

Al Grottino Capri

Scialatielli with Zucchini Flowers and Shrimp

A simple combination highlighting quality local ingredients is the secret to this handmade fresh pasta dish.

What former guests say about Al Grottino

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Al Grottino: TripAdvisor reviews®

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4/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 419 recensioni »

Birthday Lunch - 29 August

5/5 1 September 2016

Quite simply the best restaurant and the best pasta in the world! I have eaten pasta throughout the whole of Italy and never have I been so impressed as I was with Al Grottino's pasta fresca con... more »

Fantastico the true taste of capri

5/5 31 August 2016

Stumbled across this place literally seconds from the piazza, but I got a good vibe as soon as I looked in,small cosy, and far away from the pretentious, overpriced, goldfish bowl restaurants of... more »

Lunch Sunday August 28, 2016

5/5 29 August 2016

My wife and I ate lunch here on Sunday August 28. This is a very small restaurant, I counted only fourteen tables, nothing fancy but very nice. The server was excellent, spoke good English and was... more »

Al Grottino: Location

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Restaurant Al Grottino is located in the heart of the historic center of Capri, just 50 meters away from the famous Piazzetta, in one of the island's most enchanting little lanes.

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