Al Grottino Restaurants Capri

Al Grottino

Restaurant €€

Via Longano, 27 - Capri View on the map
Al Grottino Restaurants Capri

Historic eats and island treats

Al Grottino - Historic eats and island treats

  1. Homemade pasta
  2. The 15th century building in which is located
  3. The exquisite seafood flavour cocotte


  • Hours: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. Dinner from 6:30 p.m.
  • Open daily
  • Annual closure: from 2 November 2017 to 31 March 2018


by Al Grottino

Gianfranco Arbace


We've been preparing the most beloved traditional dishes from the Island of Capri and Naples for over 80 years.

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Contact Al Grottino directly

Contact Al Grottino directly

Al Grottino - Capri

Situated in the historic center of Capri, just steps away from the legendary Piazzetta, Restaurant Al Grottino is one of Capri's finest traditional eateries.

History in the making

Created within the walls of a 15th century edifice, characterized by old stone arches and cross vaulted ceilings, ever since it first opened its doors to hungry holidaymakers Al Grottino has been a favourite haunt of those looking for good honest food and wine and a charming setting in which to savor it.

Mentioned in all of the most authoritative international gastronomic guides, Restaurant Al Grottino is famous for its delicious Neapolitan cuisine and traditional island dishes, all of which prepared using only the freshest of seasonal ingredients.

A family passion

For over 80 years, Al Grottino has been run by members of the Arbace family, whose passion for quality food and fine service has made the restaurant one of the most popular on the whole island of Capri, as testified by the many photos of past and present customers which adorn the dining room walls.
During the warm summer months, it's particularly pleasant to relax over a meal in Il Grottino's air conditioned dining room.

Arbace family is the owner also of Pulalli restaurant, on the clocktower in the famous Piazzetta di Capri

Al Grottino: the specialites

"Cocotte" of scialatielli tossed with seafood

Al Grottino Capri

"Cocotte" of scialatielli tossed with seafood

Fresh handmade scialatielli pasta tossed with shellfish and lobster and served in a "cocotte"

House Gnocchetti

Al Grottino Capri

House Gnocchetti

A classic, traditional dish of small, handmade gnocchi tossed with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil.

Scialatielli with Zucchini Flowers and Shrimp

Al Grottino Capri

Scialatielli with Zucchini Flowers and Shrimp

A simple combination highlighting quality local ingredients is the secret to this handmade fresh pasta dish.

Al Grottino: TripAdvisor reviews®

4/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 514 recensioni »

Saved our Capri food experiences

5/5 25 July 2017

After few average dinners in Capri, we visited this restaurant on our last night on the island, and we hit a jackpot! I wont bother writing many lines about the food, I just wanna say it was simply... more »

Unbelievable!! What a surprise

5/5 23 July 2017

If my stomach could fit more I would never leave! Unbelievable dinner and staff! We were treated like family and I could only wish my family could cook as well! Thank you for a delicious meal and... more »

Best Pasta ever

5/5 17 July 2017

Authentic restaurant with great food!!!!! The owner himself serve the delicious dishes in this cosy place. You must try the Seafood Pasta!!!!! This was the best we've ever had!!!!! And for this... more »

Al Grottino: Location

Restaurant Al Grottino is located in the heart of the historic center of Capri, just 50 meters away from the famous Piazzetta, in one of the island's most enchanting little lanes.

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