da Paolino - Capri

Restaurant in Capri
Via Palazzo a Mare, 11
da Paolino
da Paolino
da Paolino
da Paolino
da Paolino

Dining under the lemon trees

  1. Enjoy the fragrant scent of 130 lemon trees in the garden

  2. For your appetizer, try the house speciality “bomba,” a pizza stuffed with tomato, mozzarella and prosciutto ham

  3. Choose from a wide variety of exquisite lemon desserts, each with its own unique twist

Price range



12pm - 5pm

Open daily

Closing period

from 5 October 2024 to 12 April 2025


Via Palazzo a Mare, 11 - Capri
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Why choose da Paolino in Capri?

Looking for the best restaurant in Capri? There are so many great places to eat on the island that it's difficult to choose just one, but da Paolino restaurant certainly ranks right at the top. It’s renowned for its excellent food and wine served beneath Capri's fragrant lemon trees, an outdoor seating ambiance unmatched on the island.

Citrus trees and celebrities

Over the years many Hollywood stars, movie directors, fashion designers, and jet-set celebrities have made da Paolino their Italian restaurant of choice for dining under the lemon trees. The restaurant’s guest book, which goes back to 1978, is like a who’s who of each decade.

A family tradition

Generation after generation, the De Martino family has been serving Caprese island cuisine to both locals and visitors.

A traditional meal at da Paolino starts off with an appetizer of mixed vegetable and seafood antipasti, followed by the catch of the day, and accompanied by any of a superb selection of the Campania region's wines.

A friendly heads-up to anyone on a diet: da Paolino's celebrated dessert buffet, piled high with deliciously sweet concoctions, has achieved legendary status on the island—and beyond!

A truly special event

Da Paolino is the perfect choice for everyone who loves traditional island cooking. This very special Italian restaurant is the perfect location for a luxurious wedding reception, banquet, or even a refined dinner with colleagues after an important meeting.

Within easy walking distance of Marina Grande, the restaurant is just short taxi ride from the center of Capri and Anacapri. Those travelling from the Amalfi Coast or Naples can book the restaurant's "Fast Boat Transfer".

Guest reviews


A magical experience

1 December 2023

The best known restaurant in Capri. Having dinner under lemon trees. Their have a very extends menu and also a very good wine list. We all had past... more »


Amongst the Lemon Trees a delightful dinner and unique dessert buffet!

26 November 2023

This lemon grove oasis in Capri is a show-stopper for sure when visiting the island. Recommended by our island friend, Vincenzo we just had to give... more »


Average food overpriced

20 October 2023

Very average and extremely overpriced. Lovely setting but all the food came out Luke warm and was average. We had a better meal for a third of the... more »


Fine dinning

8 October 2023

Restaurant is good always full during the weekend make sure to reserve a table before you go as the waiting time is high food is super and nice amb... more »


Ristorante Da Paolino is located in the Palazzo a Mare district of Capri, opposite Villa Bismark.
A 5 minute walk from Marina Grande, the restaurant is just a short taxi or bus ride away from the Piazzetta and the center of Capri.

Via Palazzo a Mare, 11 - Capri

FAQ - Frequently asked questions

How can I make a reservation at Da Paolino?

Da Paolino accepts reservation requests by email and phone. Please book well in advance because the restaurant receives hundreds of requests per day during the busy summer season and is unable to accommodate them all. If you are staying in a local hotel, ask the concierge to make reservations for you.

I'd like to visit Da Paolino but I'm only on Capri for the day. What can I do?

The bar at Da Paolino is open from 5 pm every day, so before you take your return hydrofoil you can stop in for a drink and enjoy the atmosphere of the restaurant.

How much does dinner cost at Da Paolino?

The average price of a first or second-course dish at Da Paolino is 40 euros. For a dinner including an appetizer, a main dish and dessert, you'll spend around 100 euros per person, with a bit more if you add wine.

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