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Via Porto Salvo 40, 80077, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
+39 081 981845
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Milan, Italy
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great location on Rive Droit in Ischia Porto. The owners speak English well (they did work in London for quite a long time) and also German and Russian. Patronized by locals who know the value of their seafood. Excellent oysters, spaghetti with sea urchins, other "first courses" with fish and appetizers (fish) - Reservations are suggested for dinner. Casual but... More 

Thank Gloria K
Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Tasting menu is superb -then choose your favourite dish as a main course. If you can manage it! The food, is the freshest, innovative with flair. Really enjoyed every evening we ate there - when we tried elsewhere we realised there is only one place to eat - L'Ostricaro ! Michele and his chef could not do more to... More 

Thank Annan60
Istanbul, Turkey
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480 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I gave this place 5 star a year ago. I noticed a decline in food quality. Raw bar still excellent, spaghetti sea urchin too fat and urchin overcooked, probably the dish was sitting at the kitchen too long. I had a sixty euro zuppa di pesce tasteless which i couldnt finish. Expensive

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Placerville, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Local person recommended. A must to have reservation if possible and you speak English so they keep an eye out for you. We asked the owner to just choose for us what we wanted. He showed us the fish and lobster he would choose. He brought us tastings, recommended wine and we never asked for cost and guess what ...totally... More 

Thank Davia W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

A few metres from the harbour, good fresh fish and seafood served by friendly, knowledgeable owner. Good choice of wines both Ischian and others and well appointed.

Thank Fernfield
Redlands, CA
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140 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

During our visit to Ischia, we were delighted to experience a festival on our first night. All the restaurants had a fixed price fish menu that looked appetizing; however, L' Ostricaro, right on the waterfront, had a second such menu of specialties that we enjoyed. The appetizers were good, the fish was fresh and prepared fairly well, and above average... More 

Thank Mary G
uk res
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283 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

The food was of a good standard which is more than can be said of the staff. What we took to be the Padrone was rushing around, smoking and phoning all the time,very unprofessional and not at all relaxing.

Thank kattyukres
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

I was here with family as everyday we go to new reastaurant while we are in vacation in Ischia . I was not satisfied with quality of cooking . Service also was average .

Thank Aliyar H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We came in for a dinner around 10:30pm, having in mind just to indulge with raw sea food island Ischia is famous for. The pace was super busy, but they have managed to find a tab for 2 for us right away. We have ordered "le crudite" - everything raw: 4 langoustine (scampi), 8 oysters Gillardeau and 10 sea urchins... More 

Thank TravelJoyIndulge
Bristol, UK
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We tried several of the restaurants on the harbour side in Ischia port and this one stood out. It is very friendly and helpful and an easy sort of place, very relaxing. The pasta and halibut was very good as was the pasta with clams and zucchini. The wine was apparently made by the owner's father but we have no... More 

Thank Barry_in_Bristol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porto Salvo 40, 80077, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Isola d'Ischia
  • Phone Number: +39 081 981845

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?