Where to eat in Capri, ideas for all budgets
Sea, landscapes, nightlife. Capri is a real spirit of good living that enchants tourists from all over the world. To fuel the magic of this splendid island are its chic and relaxed atmosphere, the proverbial welcome of its inhabitants and, of course, the refinement of the local cuisine that offers unmistakable aromas and fragrances. In this small corner of paradise caressed by the sea and kissed by the sun, raw materials such as citrus fruits, fish, vegetables and dairy products are combined in a thousand delicious recipes that, handed down from generation to generation, have shaped a rich culinary tradition. Those who arrive in Capri know well that much of its engaging mood can be breathed at the table: first courses based on fresh pasta, fish main courses and fragrant desserts are the stylistic code of a land where hospitality has the flavor of simple things .
If you are leaving for the island and just thinking of tasting the famous Caprese ravioli or scialatelli alla Nerano your mouth is watering, you just have to find out where to eat in Capri: here is our guide dedicated to restaurants for all the pockets.
For a quick snack …
The beauty of a beach holiday is the freedom to enjoy a quick snack regardless of the schedules of the city routine: if you are a lover of finger food and aperitifs on the beach, on the island you will find many ideas for a tasty and relaxing meal. Here’s where to eat in Capri if you want to enjoy a quick lunch, on the beach or in the village.
Da Antonio al Faro di Punta Carena
Strada Faro di Carena, 20 80071 Anacapri
The 1950s style and its terrace with pergola and wooden deck chairs are what distinguishes this establishment in Anacapri. It is one of the most popular places for Capri to spend a day at the beach. Its selection of snacks is very popular: Antonio’s caponata is famous, as is the wine with peaches, to be sipped strictly during a romantic aperitif at sunset.
Pescheria Le Botteghe
Via Le Botteghe, 19 800076 Capri
Famous for its unmissable “aperifish”, that is the fish-based aperitif, this fish shop in the heart of Capri has a double soul and, while remaining the classic shop where you can buy fish and shellfish, it boasts a refreshment point with a dedicated menu to the classics of the local tradition, revisited in a gourmet way. In fact, at lunch and dinner, it is possible to taste the delicacies prepared by the chef on the spot, accompanying them with a good glass of wine.
Salumeria Da Aldo
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 23 80076 Capri
With Salumeria Da Aldo we enter the undisputed realm of sandwiches: this iconic gastronomy located in front of the Marina Grande beach represents a piece of the island’s history and gives tourists and residents a dip in local flavors. Here, where meats, cheeses, wines and side dishes are of the highest quality, making a stop for a sandwich is a must: the most famous is also the simplest one, made with tomato and mozzarella in perfect Caprese style.
Restaurants and pizzerias
Naturally Capri is ready to conquer visitors with any catering formula and when it comes to restaurants and pizzerias it is unmatched: if after a day spent on the beach you want to indulge in a lunch with friends or a nice dinner, on the island you will find many solutions for all tastes. Here are a few.
Via Lo Palazzo, 25 80073 Capri
Loved by visitors, as well as by Capri, this restaurant a few steps from the famous Piazzetta is the ideal place to taste traditional dishes, such as the famous ravioli, made with caciotta and tomato sauce. On the menu you will always find an excellent selection of fresh fish, while the cellar offers a rich choice of local labels, but not only. Those who attend it appreciate the welcoming atmosphere and the excellent quality / price ratio.
Via dei Faraglioni, 2 80073 Capri
Capri is also synonymous with breathtaking views and exclusive places and this beach establishment with restaurant facing the Faraglioni perfectly embodies its mood: born in 1949 as a seaside restaurant, La Fontelina offers a menu based on fresh pasta, vegetables and fish of the day. assorted in classic or revisited recipes. Also noteworthy is the wine list to draw from for a good glass to sip in front of the splendid panorama.
Pizzeria Aumm Aumm
Via Caprile, 18 80071 Anacapri
Of course, during a holiday in Campania, pizza cannot be missed: if you don’t know where to eat it in Capri, Aumm Aumm’s proposal will not disappoint you: much loved by the residents, who frequent it even during the winter, this pizzeria is all about simple and strictly fresh ingredients. Among the most popular pizzas is the one with pesto with cherry tomatoes, ricotta and parmesan, while for those who wish, it is also possible to order other alternative dishes to pizza.
Reach Capri by boat
Capri is a magical place in many respects. Visiting the beautiful village and stopping for a snack or a drink in one of its bars overlooking the Faraglioni is truly an experience that fills the heart. For lovers of sea travel there is also another possibility: to admire the island during a boat tour. If this is what you have always dreamed of and you can’t wait to let yourself be lulled by the waves, you can take a look at the proposals of Positano Scooter: the scooter rental agency, in fact, is ready to accompany you to Capri on board equipped boats. with all the comforts and set up to pamper you while sailing. The Positano Scooter formula includes group or private excursions departing from Positano or Sorrento: to guide you will be a professional skipper who, along the way, will show you the wonders of this fabulous stretch of coast. From the Faraglioni to the Blue Grotto, without forgetting the suggestive Salto di Tiberio, the Bay of Marina Piccola and Punta Carena: the tour will lead you to discover these splendid stages to end with a break to visit the historic center of Capri. Here, among alleys and shops, you will be able to breathe the most authentic atmosphere of the island and take a walk to the iconic Piazzetta.
We are sure that the program has already whetted your desire to leave: to do it in style you just have to consult the page that Positano Scooter dedicates to trips by sea, or contact the staff who will provide you with any additional information. Capri is already waiting for you!