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What to Eat in Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast yields much of the same delectable fare you'll find in other Italian cities. Allow yourself to indulge in as much pasta, pizza and cappuccinos as your heart desires, but make sure to save some room for regional flavors and dishes, some of which you'd be hard-pressed to find outside of the Campania region of Italy. As you may have guessed, seafood is a staple in the Amalfi Coast, and should be consumed at any given chance simply for its freshness. Of all the seafood dishes to try, you cannot leave without sampling scialatielli ai frutti di mare. This pasta dish is packed with all kinds of fish, including shrimp, redfish, blue fish, sea urchins, octopus, mussels, bream, mollusks and pezzogna. The best fish in the Amalfi Coast is said to be found in the town of Cetara, which touts itself as the world tuna capital. In fact, the tuna here is so revered, it's regularly exported to Japan for sushi. 

If you plan to hop between towns during your trip, make sure to stop in Minori and Cetara. Cetara is famous for producing Colatura di Alici, a fish sauce made from anchovies, while Minori is known as the birthplace of Ndunderi. This ricotta gnocchi has been declared one of the oldest pastas in the world by UNESCO and can be found at any traditional trattoria in the town. 

But of all the flavors you should seek out in Amalfi it should be lemons. You will probably soon notice that lemon trees are abundant in the Amalfi Coast. Seek out as many lemon-flavored dishes and products you can find, including Amalfi cookies, which are spread with lemon icing, and a roadside granita di limone, or lemon slushy. And, of course, you can't leave Italy without enjoying some limoncello, a lemon liqueur. 

As far as the dining scene goes, Amalfi can be pretty upscale. Michelin-rated restaurants dot the region and most are concentrated in Amalfi and Positano. Amalfi is home to one of only two-starred restaurants in the region. Don Alfonso 1890 serves traditional Italian fare with a modern twist and boasts a 25,000-bottle wine cellar. The second is Torre Del Saracino, located about a 30-minute drive north of Sorrento. 

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  • #1
    Baglio Amalfi Italian Bistro cucina,vino&drinks
    #1 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 394 reviewsTripadvisor (394)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Via Giovanni Augustariccio 82, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #2
    La Rua Pizze E Delizie
    #2 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 121 reviewsTripadvisor (121)
    $ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, Fast Food, Deli, Street Food
    Supportico Rua 8, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #3
    Agricola Fore Porta
    #3 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 180 reviewsTripadvisor (180)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Via Paradiso Valle delle Ferriere; raggiungibile solo a piedi ; è consigliata la prenotazione; aperti a pranzo., 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #4
    Pizza Express Amalfi
    #4 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 818 reviewsTripadvisor (818)
    $ | Italian, Pizza, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Via Pietro Capuano 46, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #5
    A'Sciurella
    #5 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 87 reviewsTripadvisor (87)
    $ | Italian, Fast Food, Street Food, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Duomo 30 Alla sinistra del Duomo, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #6
    Da Ciccio Cielo Mare E Terra
    #6 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1298 reviewsTripadvisor (1298)
    $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Via Giovanni Augustariccio 21 Via Nazionale per Sorrento, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #7
    Sensi Restaurant
    #7 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 365 reviewsTripadvisor (365)
    $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Via Pietro Comite, 4, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #8
    Shabu Amalfi - Japanese Fusion Restaurant
    #8 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 174 reviewsTripadvisor (174)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Fusion, Seafood, Asian
    Largo della Zecca 3, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #9
    La Bottega Del Ferrari
    #9 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 86 reviewsTripadvisor (86)
    $ | Deli, Italian, Mediterranean
    Piazza Dei Dogi 24, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #10
    Hostaria Acquolina
    #10 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 104 reviewsTripadvisor (104)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Healthy, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, Steakhouse, Fusion
    Via Vagno, 4, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #11
    Taverna degli Apostoli
    #11 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1380 reviewsTripadvisor (1380)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Piazza del Duomo, Amalfi Italy
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  • #12
    L'Abside
    #12 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1983 reviewsTripadvisor (1983)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Italian, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Dei Dogi 31, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #13
    Gerry's Pub
    #13 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 408 reviewsTripadvisor (408)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Bar, Pub, Mediterranean
    Piazza Don Gaetano Amodio 3, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #14
    Cioccolato e Gelato Andrea Pansa
    #14 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 362 reviewsTripadvisor (362)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    Via Lorenzo d'Amalfi 9, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #15
    Al Cancelletto
    #15 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 631 reviewsTripadvisor (631)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
    Piazza Dei Dogi 11, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #16
    La Capannina
    #16 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 584 reviewsTripadvisor (584)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
    Via Nuova 10, 84010, Amalfi Italy
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  • #17
    Eolo
    #17 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 956 reviewsTripadvisor (956)
    $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
    Via Mauro Comite 3, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #18
    Restaurant Marina Grande
    #18 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1701 reviewsTripadvisor (1701)
    $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, Contemporary
    Viale della Regione, 4, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #19
    Taverna Buonvicino
    #19 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1307 reviewsTripadvisor (1307)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, Contemporary
    Salita Santa Maria Maggiore 1-3 We Are Only a Few Steps Away From the Piazza Duomo, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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  • #20
    Antica Trattoria Barracca
    #20 of 114 Places to Eat in Amalfi
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 281 reviewsTripadvisor (281)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Healthy, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, European
    Piazza Dei Dogi 12, 84011, Amalfi Italy
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