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Il Calesse

Via Belvedere, 84048, Castellabate, Italy
+39 0974 967254
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“santa maria” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Belvedere, 84048, Castellabate, Italy
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Look, the food is fine here, but in a country that has mastered the art of dining splendidly on simple ingredients, I would say it is good rather than extraordinary. But, but, the view adds whatever exclamation points you are missing. One note: it is...More

Thank bombaybeauty
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I took my two daughters to il Calesse on our last night of our wonderful holiday to Santa Marie De Castellebate. The location, food and service exceed our expectations. The courtyard setting is enchanting. My daughters said when they get married they want to hold...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had a pizza Vulcano in here. Wow!!! The mozarella di bufala and tomate sauce was the best I have ever tasted. I don't know about the other food, but the pizza's are great in here. Also the restaurant is very cozy with a beautiful...More

Thank Zoe H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff at this restaurant were very welcoming, helpful and made our visit. They even provided an extensive map of the area. We ate in a group in the courtyard overlooking the sea and where we were staying below in Santa Maria. The food was...More

Thank KateMark_13
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is one seriously good restaurant. Idyllic location in a beautiful flower strewn park high above the Med, with the Island of Capri in the distance. Family run with a rod of iron ... These people know exactly what they are doing, and it shows...More

Thank peterkirchem
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I first went to Castellabate about 15 years ago and ate at Il Calesse only once. The food was good then but it's great now. I went with my wife this year (3rd year running) for lunch and, after a visit to the castle, ambled...More

Thank AndBorgia
Reviewed 9 September 2015

When you are high up on a hill top in the Italian landscape, you know you are on old grounds. Castellabate in the Campanian Cilento is no exeption. The castle as it stands is almost a thousand years old, and god knows how long people...More

1  Thank GeorgeMulder
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Had dinner here after admiring the beautiful sunset. Great pizza and pasta dishes. Price was reasonable for such a fantastic setting.

Thank Luella D
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This restaurant pizzeria is in the old part of castellabate, on the mountain, you need a car to get there (bus service is unreliable); nice garden, good pizza and other dishes as well, friendly service.

Thank delagioventu
Reviewed 29 September 2014

And having been reliably informed of the best restaurants in the area by somebody that has lived there for 40 years, and then rather over enthusiastically filling ourselves at all of them in quick succession, Il Calesse remained in pole position for food and atmosphere....More

Thank Humperty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Belvedere, 84048, Castellabate, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Salerno  >  Castellabate
  • Phone Number: +39 0974 967254
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