When you visit Naples, you would expect to experience a quintessentially Mediterranean atmosphere, one which more often than not allows a couple to bond far closer than they could have hoped for in their normal metropolitan lifestyles. There’s no other setting that allows you to do just that more than a truly Napolitano style restaurant, blooming with romance. Here are some of the finest.
If sea views and traditional locations are your cup of tea, then Don Salvatore is an obvious choice. Located in a series of old boat bunkers, the restaurant is a shelter for romance and exquisite cuisine. Their best dishes are often ones consisting of seasoned Mediterranean fish served with beautifully delicate yet filling side dishes. Another one of their consistently popular dishes are their freshly made pizzas. With an amazing atmosphere and an even better view, this restaurant is a surely satisfying visit, and the only requirement is a reservation and smart casual attire.
Address & telephone number: Via Mergellina, 4/a, 80122, Naples, Italy, +3981681817
If you are more likely to appreciate a city center based restaurant, than AL 53 is the restaurant for you. With a simple yet cozy interior that allows you to completely indulge in your partner’s presence, AL 53 makes you feel as if you’re eating at your humble local restaurant, accompanied by the gloriously delicious food you’d expect from the best of chefs. Here, focus is placed on the fresh ingredients, and the chefs prepare the finest cuts of meat, including veal, beef and pork, all of which are seasoned with beautifully grown herbs and paired with consistently fresh produce. Delicious fish and fine cheeses are also something to look forward to, leaving nothing to the imagination with their authentic Italian in-house specialties.
Address & telephone number: Piazza Dante, 53, 80135, Naples, Italy, +390815499372
If your cravings are for pizza then Ciro a Mergellina is exactly where you want to be. With its large windows allowing the vibrant Naples sun to shine over you, it presents an opportunity to observe and experience life outside as you enjoy your impeccably prepared meal. Besides their authentic Neapolitan pizza, served with the freshest of local ingredients and slow rise pizza dough, they also serve other cuisines, prepared with the best of ingredients. After all, when in Italy, especially Naples, it would be considered a cardinal sin not to at least try one of the best pizzas in town.
Address & telephone number: Via Mergellina, 21, 80122, Naples, Italy, +39081681780
Indulge in a classy ambiance with a breathtaking panorama view while enjoying Mediterranean cuisine at La Terrazza, the rooftop restaurant of Hotel Excelsior in Naples. The décor has a magical twist, giving it a little more of a feeling of romance. The trellis is covered with bougainvillea and strings of light. This fine dining experience incorporates the freshest, most local produce and ingredients together with stunning indoor and veranda views of the city, ranging from Castel dell’Ovo, Mount Vesuvio and beyond toward Capri, Ischia and the Sorrento Coast.
Address & telephone number: Via Partenope, 48, 80121, Naples, Italy, +390817640111
The genius of the dishes at La Cantina del Sole is based upon simple and traditional methods. The aromas and flavors are surprising yet pleasing, and their harmonies will greet you at the entrance. Along with the mouth-watering fragrances, live music will enrich the atmosphere and make your night even more romantic. Treat your taste buds to the delicacy and appetizing quality of the dishes here. It’s the place to be for romance and good food.
Address & telephone number: Via Giovanni Paladino, 3, Angolo Piazzetta Nilo – Largo Corpo di Napoli, 80134, Naples, Italy, +390815527312