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.
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.
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 Capri
Fresh handmade scialatielli pasta tossed with shellfish and lobster and served in a "cocotte"
Al Grottino Capri
A classic, traditional dish of small, handmade gnocchi tossed with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil.
Out of all of the meals that we had in Capri this was easily the best value and some of the best food. The owner personally welcomed us and had a chat while we were waiting for our meal. The lemon... more »
Fantastic dinner / traditional Capri taste We had a spectacular dinner of seafood risotto and grilled fish (catch of the day). It was perfect, delicious. On top, the service was very friendly and... more »
We went to this restaurant in the optimistic hope of a good meal. The owner served us and our first encounter was the grilled octopus which for €19 sounded pricey but acceptable. Until we saw our... more »