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Il Solitario

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Via Giuseppe Orlandi, 96 - Anacapri - See map

Il Solitario

+39 081 8371382


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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

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.

Opening times: 11.00 am - 01.00 am

Closure days: Tuesday
Open 7 days a week. Close from November to Easter.
Reservation recommended

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 373 recensioni »

Beautiful place...

5/5 28 September 2015

The best food i ate to Capri. Its a beautiful place with beautiful food, and logical prices for Capri's standards. A little hard to find it but it worth to search for it. Very friendly staff will... more »

Hidden but worth looking for

4/5 27 September 2015

Opted out of the organised tour restaurant as we heard it wasn't great, so glad we did! Much sooner have one nice course for lunch than 3 bad ones even if it was more expensive. Fresh fish and a... more »

Worth the walk

4/5 20 September 2015

Relaxed and friendly restaurant, as other reviewers have remarked upon. Food very good, especially the ravioli. Would definitely recommend this place if you have a bit of time in Anacapri. 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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