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Via Alabardieri 30, 80121, Naples, Italy
+39 081 418555
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12:30 - 23:30
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Mon 19:00 - 23:30
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Absolutely make a booking before going as it fills very quickly, the food is great and the wine list is very extensive with a selection from all over Italy. A lot of history to the place with photos of the origins of the restaurant all over the walls which are intewresting to look at.

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Thank JackPenny8789
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Dear Jack, thanks for your review. It's very kind of you describing Umberto like you did, and I'd like to say thanks again for beeing quick in writing such a wonderful review!! Kindest regards More 

Karlsruhe, Germany
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great service, good Neapolitan food, nice atmosphere. Divided into pizzeria and restaurant area. Ask for a wine list - you will get an iPad with their wine app, it is rather helpful. Reservation is a good idea - place was full of locals already in 1 hour after opening in the evening.

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Thank Roman S
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Dear Roman, thanks for your review. We are glad thet you enjoyed Umberto and the food and we hope to see you again in the next future. Kindest regards More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

One of our favorite restaurant in Naples. We came to dine at the restaurant twice the time we spent in Naples. This was the only dinner restaurant we have dined twice in, but that is because Umberto is super delicious and opened whenever we are hungry (we were dining at American times and not Italian times). The restaurant is typically... More 

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Thank Erin A
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Dear Erin, thanks for your review and your words about Umberto. Honestly, I'm so glad that you liked all the food you had, and Grandma's meatballs is one of our must. The secret is the quality of ingredients but I think that also the soul of customer plays a very important role... When you open your heart and enjoy the... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Food itself was lovely, and generously portioned. We would recommend the couscous as a starter. When we arrived, we were told it would take 20 minutes for a table (it seemed very busy). Pretty much exactly 20 minutes later, we were seated. The service was very rapid and seemed a bit rushed, for example the way bills, glasses and food... More 

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1 Thank Joe P
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. In this period, the restaurant is very busy and sometimes we run very fast to satisfy all the needs... this doesn't mean that we dont' want to give attention to you. Kindets regards and thanks for your review More 

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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208 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This 100 year old restaurant suffers from over bright lights at night that make you feel you are dining in someone's old aunt's kitchen with florescent lights glaring in your eyes, making you want to make a quick exit. In general, this is average food from an average restaurant that may have been good in it's day. That day has... More 

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Thank eatplaylove
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thanks for your review. Of course, you didn't pay attention to know more about our family and how we carry on the restaurant. We never, never ride on laurels, and probably only someone coming from overseas could think that. Your attention was focused on the lights (Florescent???what does it mean?? We have simple lights), that most people love,... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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287 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This place is too good to be average, but not sufficient to be very good. The reason is that the dishes served varied quite a lot in quality. The first starter, aubergine, was quite good, and the shrimps that followed were also good, but then some tomato and croquettes were of lower quality. We also got pizza, but again, just... More 

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trondheim
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246 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were a group of people having dinner here. That is 4 different pizzas. This should be a special place for pizza, but we only got very average quality. The place has been visited by a lot of famous people.

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I lived and studied Turin for two years as a student. A student budget only extended to one pizza in a restaurant per week so pasta was our staple fair. However, my flatmates were all Italian so one thing I learned was authentic pasta dishes. We enjoyed five different dishes today and all were exceptionally good - in fact they... More 

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1 Thank Tigerlike
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The fact that you ordered and tasted five different dishes (that could be Dangerous for a restaurant!!!) and you found all of them exceptional make us very happy, and we'd like to thank you for your words. Kindest regards and come agai to Umberto if you are around Naples. More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

From the four dishes we ordered only one of the starters was exceptional (the octopus) whilst the other three (squid as a a starter and two pasta dishes) were decent but not not exciting. Portions are of a good size and prices fair.

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Thank Baudolino L
RistoranteUmberto, Proprietario at Umberto, responded to this review

Dear Bauolino, thanks for your review. Overrated compared with what? The customers and the market give us the rate, and I respect your opinion, but don't agree, as we serve thousands of customers, we speak with them, and most of them say something different. Anyway I'm afraid that you weren't completely satisfayied, and I hope to see you again to... More 

Newport Beach, California
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223 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went for a late lunch upon arriving in Naples--our hotel recommended the spot. The food was all very good. My daughter enjoyed her Gnocchi Peperoncini, my wife liked her Cassuola Pesce, we all split a white pizza with tomato and peppers and I was pleased with my Baby Squid Cous Cous. The service took a bit of time to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$38
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alabardieri 30, 80121, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Chiaia
  • Neighbourhood: Chiaia
  • Phone Number: +39 081 418555
Description
The history of our restaurant began in 1916 when Ermelinda and Umberto Di Porzio opened a little trattoria, known to most as "Don Umberto". Our menù is rich and varied with its main section built on traditional Neapolitan recipes. Seasonal variations are made throughout the year, our traditional Neapolitan pizza menu and the exquisite family atmosphere all form part of the 'Umberto' identity. During the year we offer a variety of degustation menus to accompany cultural events and local festivals, revising classical Partenopean recipes with an often contemporary twist. We dedicate several areas of our restaurant to Neapolitan and foreign artists with a bi-monthly change. We organise food and wine courses with highly respected organisations such as Slow food, The Authentic Neapolitan pizza and Sommelier Association. Above all we endeavor to continue to care for customers with the dedication expected from a family with over a century of experience in welcoming, recommending and delivering dishes according to the Partenopean tradition.

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