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Via Dell'Accademia 7, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 081 878 4616
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Worst experience in years in terms of food! Mozzarella (caprese) had peculiar taste, Penne al arrabiata was "oil in tomatoes" (the pasta was cooked too much, or sometimes sticked together), Seafood ("fish" "soup") was kind of grey pulp, my girlfriend could not eat it, poultry was tasting strange - it must have been refrigerated/reheated more than once, I could not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Oh we just had the worst meal in 2 months in europe. There were tomatoes with rotten spots in the salad and my husbands pasta. My husbands seafood dish was grey. The red wine was after its used by date. It was truly awful. So why didnt we complain? Couldn't be bothered after a 9 hour travelling day. Do not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Over cooked pasta, old wine that was basically port, over cooked (reheated?) seafood. Wish we could go back and choose a different place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Quiet and quick service. We went at lunch, easy to find, very polite and relaxed staff. Great food and reasonable price for Sorrento

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Thank VerityMQ
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed our dinner in the lovely garden terraced room. The food is very traditional and tasty. We went back a few nights later for take out pizza. It was delicious. My wife thought the limoncello pie was the best dessert we had in our month long vacation in Italy ! Family run, very friendly with good service. Reasonably priced.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were a party of seven, the food was lovely, quite expensive, although all of sorrento is a little pricey, but worth it, lovely atmosphere, with a beautiful outside terrace, there is quite a set of steps to get to this restaurant.

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Calgary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path. Large space lots of history reasonable dollar cost for food and wine. Found the calamari different so had to turn it back but pasta was excellent!

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Thank Kim H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Quite simply the worst pasta dish I've eaten in recent memory, anywhere! Sloppy, over cooked tagliatelle with little taste. My wife's 'risotto' was just regular rice mixed in with average seafood. Politely sent the food back and had no response/apology?? If you're thinking of eating here then take my advice - turn 180 degrees at the front door and go... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch today at this restaurant. We choose to sit underneath the giant Wisteria covered pergola. It was lovely and cool, just the place to enjoy fried calamari and prawns. They came with a lovely dressed salad, and really delicous. Service wasvery good and the staff friendly and obliging. Just the place for a light lunch.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We remembered eating well in this restaurant during our first trip to Sorrento many years ago. We were in town this week and had lunch there for old times' sake. It did not disappoint! Generous portions of Calzone, Calamari ,salad and chips with soft drinks for only 28€- with speedy and courteous service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dell'Accademia 7, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: +39 081 878 4616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?