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La Fontelina

I via Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 0845
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“lunch” (120 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
I via Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I went with friends for lunch. We arrived by boat. This restaurant has an area sort of a beach club we’re you can sunbath, take a shower etc. Restaurant is overpriced and service is not that great. The restaurant has a good sea view. My...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank deyadira
Reviewed November 9, 2018

From our hotel (Punta Tragara) towering over the Faraglioni rocks/cliffs, we could not even see this restaurant directly below at sea level. The walk down and back (the climb) justified a good meal. We were more than pleasantly surprised – excellent food (fish, vegan options,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We enjoyed this unforgettable little ristorante on our anniversary trip to Amalfi Coast and Capri in October 2017. Perfect time of year to go for great weather, less crowds. The ristorante was a long walk from the ferry drop off, across many stairs, but with...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Kay Lea C
Reviewed October 16, 2018

If walking down the hill from the top of Capri, it is over 700 steps down to the restaurant.The views are spectacular and it is on the quiet side of the isle. Don't worry about getting back up the hill as they have a water...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Great2TravelCA
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Our hotel made a reservation for us but when we got there they said that we did not have a reservation. Everything our hotel did for us was flawless so I am sure our hotel was not at fault. The guys was rude and rather...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank momandktravel
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing view! Delicious food, the staff are very nice, treated us very well, all was really good....

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Adrilu715
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A bit of a walk to get there right on front of the Faraglioni it is an iconic restaurant from the ’40 run by the same family and they have a captive market . Overall we had a great lunch , friendly service and our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paolok66
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My husband & I have been in this restaurant in july, for lunch, for celebrate my birthday. The food is delicious, the view is fantastic, right on the Faraglioni, the fast and friendly service. I recommend to taste the eggplant meatballs and all the fish...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Patrizia S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

OK - this place is unique. Run by the same family since the 1040's. They know they have a unique place and people will pay a high price to be seen there. Not a place to visit if you are on a budget. We walked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aug3
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Fontelina is at goregous location. We spent the day here and would recommend if in capri for more than a day. We did find it expensive 70euros for X2 beds. The food was nice but again expensive. If you are looking for something more reasonable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Matt H
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July 5, 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
As you can see from my review my experience was very different to some other people's experience. Beach attire is fine. I found no rudeness and although considered a little pricey by some I thought it was well worth it (€249... More
Pamela C
June 6, 2018|
Response from OttaviaAa | Reviewed this property |
Sure! You can go there in the morning and leave after the sunset!
Oliver W
May 27, 2018|
Response from OttaviaAa | Reviewed this property |
Ask the staff to stay the nearest to the sea and to the Faraglioni. There are different spots. I would recommend you to specify that you would like a spacious spot far from the restaurant. I would not know how far in advance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: I via Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Island of Capri  >  Capri
  • Phone Number: +39 081 837 0845
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