Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Concettina Ai Tre Santi

Head in by noon (or 7.30pm at dinner) to avoid a long wait at this hot-spot pizzeria, made famous thanks to its young, driven pizzaiolo Ciro Oliva. The menu is an index of fastidiously sourced artisan ingredients, u…
Top Choice Neapolitan in Centro Storico

Salumeria

Small producers, local ingredients and contemporary takes on provincial Campanian recipes drive bistro-inspired Salumeria. Nibble on quality charcuterie and cheeses or fill up on artisanal panini, hamburgers or Salu…
Top Choice Neapolitan in Santa Lucia & Chiaia

Da Ettore

This homely, eight-table trattoria has an epic reputation. Scan the walls for famous fans like comedy great Totò, and a framed passage from crime writer Massimo Siviero, who mentions Ettore in one of his tales. The …
Top Choice Italian in Santa Lucia & Chiaia

L'Ebbrezza di Noè

A wine shop by day, 'Noah's Drunkenness' transforms into an intimate culinary hot spot by night. Slip inside for vino and conversation with sommelier Luca at the bar, or settle into one of the bottle-lined dining ro…
Top Choice Pizza in Santa Lucia & Chiaia

50 Kalò

That this trendy pizzeria's name roughly translates as 'good dough' in Neapolitan is no coincidence. At the helm is third-generation pizzaiolo Ciro Salvo, whose obsessive research into Naples' most famous edible tra…
Top Choice Pastries in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Sfogliatella Mary

At the Via Toledo entrance to Galleria Umberto I, this tiny takeaway vendor is widely considered the queen of the sfogliatella. Usually still warm from the oven, it's available in riccia (filo-style pastry) and frol…
Top Choice Gelato in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Il Gelato Mennella

Could it be ingredients like prized Campanian noci (hazelnuts) from Giffoni and Sicilian pistachios from Bronte? Perhaps it's the absence of artificial nasties? Whatever the secret, Mennella scoops out smashing gela…
Top Choice Sweets in Centro Storico

Gay-Odin

Not so much a chocolatier as an institution, Gay-odin concocts some of the city's finest cocoa creations, including oh-so-Neapolitan chocolate 'cozze' (mussels). For a punch to the palate, try the chocolate-coated c…
Top Choice Pizza in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Pizzeria Starita

The giant fork and ladle hanging on the wall at this historic pizzeria were used by Sophia Loren in L'oro di Napoli, and the kitchen made the pizze fritte sold by the actress in the film. While the 60-plus pizza var…
Neapolitan in Toledo & Quartieri Spagnoli

Osteria della Mattonella

In Italian, mattonella means tile, an apt name for this classic Neapolitan osteria, its walls clad in 18th-century majolica tiles. Matriarch Antonietta has been running the place since 1978, her faithful regulars he…