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“Well established Capri landmark”
Review of La Capannina

La Capannina
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Ranked #19 of 124 Restaurants in Capri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 35 - USD 59
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The "la capannina" restaurant since 1931 is situated just 100 meters from the famous capri square and has been a "must" stop for many steady aficionados throughout the years, as well as celebrities and elite. Among these "la capannina" has hosted jackie and aristotele onassis, marcello mastroianni, christian de sica, julia roberts, dustin hoffman, zucchero fornaciari, uma thurman, sylvester stallone, kirk and michael douglas, katherine zeta jones, michael kors, jerry springer, danny de vito, anne hathaway, dino and aurelio de laurentiis and many, many more.the convivial family atmosphere created by owners antonio and aurelia de angelis and their son francesco and daughter renata make up the ingredients which guarantee the "capannina's" continuing success."La capannina's" menu features much of the traditional and delicious cuisine of this beautiful island. There is a tempting selection of local specialities including spaghetti with scorpion fish sauce, homemade scialatielli pasta with seafood, boiled prawns on bed of chickpea puree, stuffed calamari and fresh fish.
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We visited three times in a week. That will tell you how good this famous and long established restaurant is! Excellent traditional menu with some surprisesy, good winelist and wonderful attention from the staff. And, by Capri standards, not too expensive. Give it a try and enjoy!

Thank geowk
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This is a well-established family run restaurant which has been a mainstay of Capri for many years. Whilst it is slightly old-fashioned it is the none the worse for that, and the service is spot on and very friendly. The food is of a good standard and the choice and specials could pose a problem for the indecisive. The coniglio (rabbit) was delicious and there are many local pastas to choose from. Choose carefully and this is now one of the more moderately priced restaurants on a very expensive island. Highly recommended and you will need to book early to get a table in the conservatory.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

By far the most amazing restaurant in capri, we had vegetarian lasagna & tiramisu (picture can tell you All) - presentation is so beautiful & staff explain you small things while you order food!! Highly recommend :)

Thank Natasha S
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We walked in for early lunch here very much attracted by the quaint charming welcoming feel of the restaurant. They let us pick our table, and also let us wander around looking at all the photos from celebrities that visited the restaurant in the past.

The owner was friendly super welcoming and told us of his pride and feeling privileged for being able to operate for all these years on the beautiful island of Capri. He is around serving on tables and truly taking joy at hosting. We observed how nice that was and the special touch that gave to the feeling in the restaurant.

The suggestions for food and wine were honest anf excellent. We ordered the lobster linguini, which was very very good (although not the best I had in my life but very tasty).

I could have easily gone back but we wanted to try other places during our short stay in Capri. If I go back to Capri, it would be the first place I would go back to.

Thank KooChoLondon_UK
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Went with a group. Service was very attentive. Loved seeing the pictures of all the people who have been there. The Caprese Salad and seabass were very fresh and tasty. But save room for dessert as the profiteroles with chantilly cream and dark chocolate sauce was very enjoyable.

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