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Bar Il Gabbiano

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$$ - $$$
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Bar, Pub
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Via C. Colombo, 76, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6531
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by this cute cafe for some cappuccinos before our tour of Capri and Carlo was soooooo nice (not to mention very handsome!) We had to stop by again before leaving the island and had the best cappuccinos! Didn't try any food but it looked amazing.

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Thank alexapereira94
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Landed in Capri for a day trip. Carlo spotted us looking confused on where to start so he offered advice on how to spend our day in Capri. He gave us step by step instructions on how and where to go. He did this all not expecting any money or business, he just did it to be kind. After our... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was one of the first restaurants we saw after the ferry. Took a chance. The meal we wanted was a sea food "salad". The picture looked great. I asked the owner was the meal the same. It came out better. Amazing fresh seafood. Only a very small amount of lettuce. Piled on fresh chilled sea food.

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Thank CapeCodderRER
Columbus, OH
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted a quick place to eat when we got off the ferry in Capri. It is just steps away. This place has a great view, super friendly staff (most family members) and delicious caprese, paninis, etc. The tomatoes from their garden. Super clean bathrooms too.

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Thank ColumbusTravelers87
Milford, Connecticut
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Understand one thing-The capri water front is full of bars and tourist traps that want to hustle tourists in and hustle them out. Not Bar Il Gabbiano. This should be your first and last place to visit on the island. Why? Whether you have lunch, coffee, cold drink, or want a cooler of snacks and drinks for a boat trip... More 

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Thank Jnats1967
Norwich, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Whilst waiting for the Laser Capri Ferry back to Sorrento, took advantage of the little port side bar and had an ice cold beer followed by raisin gelato. Ideal, no frills bar and restaurant, quick service and good prices considering it was Capri, nice end to a tiring and hot day

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Thank Tim S
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I've order the pistachio ice cream on a cone and it didn't disappoint. The flavour and portion was massive. The cappuccino was at its quality which was strong. What made this place interesting were the staff. They were very enthusiastic and eccentric, great staff.

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Thank 85PatMan
Lanark
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here during a day trip to Capri and had a lunch and a few drinks. Service was very good and my beers were served in a frozen glass, a godsend on a very warm day. Had a nice pannini Caprese on multigrain bread which was very tasty and my partner had the cold cuts and cheese board which... More 

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Thank madmuncie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I came off the boat and whilst waiting to go to the blue grotto I came for a coffee and I'm not going to lie, the loo. I sat looking out over the marina and the waiters were attentive and added to my first glimpse of Capri Definitely recommend

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Thank Carole M
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This was our 1st stop on Capri. Carlo (I think he is the son of the owner) advised us that we could buy bus tickets from the bar and also advised us on the best route on the island, all in a very funny way. He also advised us where we could eat well in Capri. At the end of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via C. Colombo, 76, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Island of Capri  >  Capri
  • Phone Number: +39 081 837 6531

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?