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eccentric but wonderful experience!! Great food and wine !

Let me say I have never been to such a wonderful restaurant where the food and service are great... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Fiona M
Fantastic Dining Experience! Highlight of our Trip.

This place is a one of a kind dining experience! I see several bad reviews but . Vivaro is not a... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
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Via Gennaro Capriglione 156, 84010 Praiano, Italy
+39 335 562 4805
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Let me say I have never been to such a wonderful restaurant where the food and service are great and all performed by one person! Gennaro took the order - " meat or fish" - easy! then cooked up a storm for us. Served a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This place is a one of a kind dining experience! I see several bad reviews but . Vivaro is not a Wine Bar - it is not a place to pop in & have a drink. It is a restaurant open only for dinner &...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This little place is a restaurant and not a bar, so don't come along expecting just drinks. The owner of this one man show can come across a little terse but we totally warmed to him over the evening and the man can definitely cook!!...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

First let me say how excited I was to come to Vivaro. Had read about it before our trip and was looking forward to learning about local wines at the wine bar. We made the 20 minute walk from our hotel and walked in to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The dinner we had here was one of our favourites from our 3 week holiday in Italy. We received fantastic service from the amazing Gennaro who somehow does absolutely everything himself. There's a choice of meat or fish, and we received 5 beautifully presented courses...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this Wine Bar with my girlfriend, and we decided to have a bottle of wine and then perhaps some food afterwards, as this is a Wine Bar after all! After being ignored for ages, eventually he came over and asked us what we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FrancisM860
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We are food livers and had heard about Gennaro's one man restaurant with one selection to make / meat or fish. What a treat - we chose fish and Gennaro politely asked about any allergies and then proceeded to deliver a most wonderful 5 course...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ian T
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great evening at this cool little bar in the heart of Praiano. The food was sensational! You pick a wine and Gennaro then makes you many courses of either fish or meat that suits the wine! I loved the fact we didn't know...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for a evening drink after a long day of exploring the Amalfi Coast. Had our best bottle of wine from the Campania Region from the host.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank kylecedwards
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Lovely find while we were staying in Praiano. Lovely welcome by Genaro and simple menu, fish or meat, but food was gorgeous! Checked we had no allergies etc and considering Genaro does practically everything himself service was excellent. The atmosphere was great and 3 excellent...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Samantha B
28 June 2017|
Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
Possibly - it is a special type of restaurant with no menu at all - the owner does ask about allergies but after that the food just arrives - and it is great I am certain he can produce a vegetarian meal but the value will... More