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 28 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.

Our specialties »

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 566 recensioni »

tasty local food

5/5 28 October 2017

I visited there with my wife on September. The food was very nice and well priced. The staff is kind and attentive. I guess it is a family business like tens of other restaurants in Capri. We had... more »

A real gem just off the main square

5/5 18 October 2017

Found this restaurant accidentally and had dinner there 2 nights in a row. The food was very very good and service was equally good and friendly. The prawn spaghetti was soooo delicious. I had asked... more »

Wonderful Capri Restaurant just Minutes from the Plaza

4/5 3 October 2017

We just fell into Al Grottino while wandering Capri and what a surprise. The owner and staff were more than attentive. Food was Italian and seafood and all very good.If you are in Capri, give them a... 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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