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Il Solitario

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Via Giuseppe Orlandi, 96 - Anacapri - See map

Il Solitario

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Il Solitario Restaurants Anacapri

Traditional cuisine served in a hidden garden in the center of Anacapri

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Il Solitario

  1. The closet garden in the heart of Anacapri
  2. Delicious fresh homemade food
  3. A leisure informal atmosphere
  • Hours: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm / 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Closed: Tuesday
  • Annual closure: from 31 October 2016 to 23 March 2017

Il Solitario - Anacapri

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With a dining room as welcoming as a home, a beautiful ivy-shaded garden in Anacapri's old town, and a menu inspired by Capri's traditional dishes, Trattoria Il Solitario is the perfect spot for those looking for simple, authentically traditional island cuisine.

Cooking Capri Classics since 1960

Everyone in Anacapri knows the Il Solitario restaurant. When it opened in 1960, locals would gather here over a glass of wine with friends, perhaps paired with a plate of rustic cheeses and charcuterie, to play cards and gossip with neighbors.
Soon, the garden tables began to groan under the weight of the dishes piled high with local specialties coming out of the kitchen: ravioli, stuffed peppers, eggplant parmesan. And thus, the Ristorante Il Solitario was founded.
Today the friendly hostess Carmen, inspired by the island's customary courtesy, warmth, and love of good food, maintains the long tradition of Il Solitario, welcoming visitors to her informal trattoria for a leisurely meal in a relaxed environment for a fair price.

A number of illustrious guests have enjoyed meals in Il Solitario's shady garden over the years, including Pope Benedict XVI (though he was a Cardinal at the time) and, just recently, Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City who was vacationing on Capri with his family.

A Menu Faithful to the Island

Featuring traditional recipes from Anacapri, serving fish and seafood daily specials only if there is a catch of the day which merits the plate, combining classic flavors and scents from Capri with contemporary interpretations: the menu at Trattoria Il Solitario is truly a journey of discovery for the palate.

But for purists, never fear: though we may take you on a flavorful voyage, our roots remain deep in the soil of Capri and a steaming plate of classic ravioli capresi are never far from hand.

What former guests say about Il Solitario

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Il Solitario: TripAdvisor reviews®

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4/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 525 recensioni »

Ottima cena nella limonaia

5/5 17 November 2016

Sotto la limonaia esterna abbiamo cenato in una calda serata di fine luglio Primi e secondi gustosi La torta caprese al limone รจ ottima Costoso ma ottimo more »

Homely restaurant - good food

5/5 9 November 2016

Very helpful bi-lingual staff, excellent Capri style food at good prices. Would go there most nights if possible. more »

Slow but worth it

4/5 7 November 2016

On our day trip to Capri we had lunch at Anacapri. We found the restaurant in our book guide. it is hidden in a lovely garden away from the tourist traps. the service was slow and dishes arrived... more »

Il Solitario: Location

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Wandering Anacapri's old town, the highest point on the island of Capri, is pure pleasure. The San Michele Church with its magnificent majolica floor, the historic Aragonese tower, now the Casa Rossa Museum, the main church, and the numerous tiny workshops, artisan boutiques, and stores lining the lanes are all steps from the tiny flowering alleyway which marks the entrance to the Trattoria Il Solitario: it doesn't get any more convenient than this!

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