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Osteria La Chitarra

#201 of 2,397 Restaurants in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Rampe San Giovanni Maggiore 1, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 552 9103
19:30 - 23:30
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We went to this restaurant two years ago and were extremely satisfied with the quality of the food,service and ambiance. On our recent visit to Naples we went back and were in no way disappointed. The decor and the lay out of the restaurant has been upgraded but not to the detriment of the ambiance. The food was truly excellent,... More 

Thank Nick S
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This family run restaurant is tucked away in a back street. Although the menu was short the dishes we chose were perfectly cooked and very good value for money.The service was friendly and efficient, we will definitely be coming back next time we are in Naples.

1 Thank Dennis R
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266 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We could not get a table at the adjacent taverna dell'Arte (we visited it the next day), so we decided to try La Chitarra, also recommended by the Osterie d'Italia guide. The food is standard food of southern Italy; the only dish that stood out (in a good way) were the linguine alla catarese. A good place, perhaps not for... More 

Thank Matevz
Worthing, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

During our stay in Naples we visited this Osteria twice and were impressed on both occasions. It is family run with a simple menu. The quality of the food and the service were excellent. Try the meat balls and the soups both delicious. Would recommend to anyone. Note it is not open on a Sunday.

Thank TerryFindonValley
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We are here in our first night in Naples. Wonderful family run little Osteria, friendly service with good home cooked food which tasted great and the house wine was nice too. Recommended.

Thank TravellingStoreys
Frimley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stumbled on this restaurant as it was round the corner from our hotel – it is a bit tucked away – and we loved it. Everything we had was delicious and service was very good. We even had a bit of singing and guitar playing included – but not too much! One of the best meals we had on... More 

1 Thank Carolyn R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The food is simple Neapolitan fare, but very well executed in my experience. The menu is rather small (for example, 4pasta choices I believe) but this is not a bad thing. I have been twice - this year and about a year ago - and both times the experience has been excellent. The polpette are very excellent. In addition to... More 

1 Thank Robert M
Newton MA
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stumbled upon this charming, small, family-run restaurant and were delighted by the cuisine, ambiance and service. There is, indeed, a guitar on the wall, which gives its name to the restaurant. Because it's small, reservations are recommended (though the owners seated us because we were fairly early). Entrees are cooked to order and absolutely delicious.

1 Thank Chloesfriend
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is a trap for the unwary tourist (like us). Small room filled with tourists and no locals. Yes, it's okay but you will leave feeling that you have been mildly ripped off.

Thank Peter S
Vancouver, Canada
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190 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

We had a great meal and great time at this restaurant. I would say this is a perfect example of family owned and run restaurant done perfectly. Food is rustic but really good. The owner is friendly and helpful. I will visit this little gem again on my next trip to Naples.

Thank spalla67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rampe San Giovanni Maggiore 1, 80134, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Pendino
  • Neighbourhood: Pendino
  • Phone Number: +39 081 552 9103

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