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Bar Il Gabbiano

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Via C. Colombo, 76, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6531
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This little bar is not just a place to stop for a quick bite but a mini experience in Capri. From the moment you walk in, Carlo, Gian Paola and co will make you feel you are at home. Why? They'd be cracking jokes in whatever the language you speak, they'd be treating you as well as your mom does... More 

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Thank Eledublin
Penzance, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Capri on a hot sunny day we acquired bus tickets from the restaurant via Carlos who stopped to chat in the street , we visited Anna Capri which was stunning and decided that we would get some lunch here after the bus trip . What a find the tuna sandwich I had was off the scale I have... More 

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Thank Dave19733011
Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this cute cafe for some cappuccinos before our tour of Capri and Carlo was soooooo nice (not to mention very handsome!) We had to stop by again before leaving the island and had the best cappuccinos! Didn't try any food but it looked amazing.

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Thank alexapereira94
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Landed in Capri for a day trip. Carlo spotted us looking confused on where to start so he offered advice on how to spend our day in Capri. He gave us step by step instructions on how and where to go. He did this all not expecting any money or business, he just did it to be kind. After our... More 

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Thank joelpage
Harwich, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It was one of the first restaurants we saw after the ferry. Took a chance. The meal we wanted was a sea food "salad". The picture looked great. I asked the owner was the meal the same. It came out better. Amazing fresh seafood. Only a very small amount of lettuce. Piled on fresh chilled sea food.

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Thank CapeCodderRER
Columbus, OH
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted a quick place to eat when we got off the ferry in Capri. It is just steps away. This place has a great view, super friendly staff (most family members) and delicious caprese, paninis, etc. The tomatoes from their garden. Super clean bathrooms too.

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Thank ColumbusTravelers87
Milford, Connecticut
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Understand one thing-The capri water front is full of bars and tourist traps that want to hustle tourists in and hustle them out. Not Bar Il Gabbiano. This should be your first and last place to visit on the island. Why? Whether you have lunch, coffee, cold drink, or want a cooler of snacks and drinks for a boat trip... More 

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Thank Jnats1967
Norwich, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Whilst waiting for the Laser Capri Ferry back to Sorrento, took advantage of the little port side bar and had an ice cold beer followed by raisin gelato. Ideal, no frills bar and restaurant, quick service and good prices considering it was Capri, nice end to a tiring and hot day

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Thank Tim S
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I've order the pistachio ice cream on a cone and it didn't disappoint. The flavour and portion was massive. The cappuccino was at its quality which was strong. What made this place interesting were the staff. They were very enthusiastic and eccentric, great staff.

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Thank 85PatMan
Lanark
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here during a day trip to Capri and had a lunch and a few drinks. Service was very good and my beers were served in a frozen glass, a godsend on a very warm day. Had a nice pannini Caprese on multigrain bread which was very tasty and my partner had the cold cuts and cheese board which... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via C. Colombo, 76, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Island of Capri  >  Capri
  • Phone Number: +39 081 837 6531
Description
On the water right by the pier near the marina on Capri

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