Cilento Coast restaurants

Top Choice Campanian in Acciaroli to Pisciotta

Osteria del Borgo

From your perch on the stone terrace, you’ll hear your order loudly repeated to the chef (ie Mamma), followed by the requisite banging of pots and pans. In a land of simple food, this osteria is an expert in making …
Top Choice Pizza in Agropoli

Pecora Nera

Agropoli’s self-proclaimed ‘black sheep’, Pecora Nera has emerged as a new challenger for the title of the town’s ‘best pizza’ and they might just be on to something. The small but slickly furnished pizzeria in a pi…
Seafood in Castellabate & Around

Arlecchino

Located across from the beach in the pretty southernmost part of Santa Maria, popular Arlecchino has picture windows overlooking the small sweep of sand. Packed to the gills at weekends, the restaurant primarily off…
Pizza in Agropoli

Anna

At the city-centre end of the promenade, no-fuss Anna has been a local favourite for decades. Family-run, with a B&B upstairs, it's best known for its pizzas, with expert bases made either with standard, wholewh…
Italian in Acciaroli to Pisciotta

I Tre Gufi

Follow the signs from Pisciotta's sweeping Piazza Raffaele Pinto to this restaurant in a star setting, its long, wide terrace overlooking the pine-forested hillside that stretches down to the sea. The menu has plent…
Italian in Castellabate & Around

Divino

Follow the signs to La Piazzetta from the castle, via a short tunnel, and blink hard when you emerge at this movie-set marvel of a piazza, with its terraced restaurants, pastel-coloured houses and overflowing flower…
Italian in Paestum

Nonna Sceppa

Seek out the superbly prepared, robust dishes at Nonna Sceppa, a family-friendly restaurant that’s gaining a reputation throughout the region for excellence. Dishes are firmly seasonal and, during summer, concentrat…
Seafood in Palinuro & Around

Ristorante Miramare

Enjoying a supreme position, with a broad terrace overlooking the turquoise sea and small adjacent sandy cove, this place is part of the same-name hotel. The menu is predominantly seafood-based and holds few surpris…
Italian in Castellabate & Around

Cantina Belvedere

North of Castellabate's castle, this restaurant clings limpet-like to the vertiginous cliff, guaranteeing great view of Santa Maria below. When you're not gazing at boats on the ocean, you can enjoy octopus carpacci…
Italian in Palinuro & Around

Ristorante Core a Core

Ignore the cheesy heart-shaped sign: with its glorious garden setting and great reputation for seafood, Core a Core is your best bet in Palinuro. The antipasti al mare (€19.50) is superb, and there's a menu of prope…