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Ristorante O' Pignattello

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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Run by a young couple, this elegant restaurant on Piazza Santa Restituita serves traditional dishes made from excellent local ingredients. Ask for a ta...
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Comfortable restaurant; one of our most delightful places.
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Reviewed 18 September 2021

Perfect location with a nice ambiance as its directly on the main square, excellent food and service! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 7 September 2021 via mobile

This place was outstanding. We went for a romantic evening for our anniversary. The food was the best we’ve had in our lives. The wine was gorgeous, with a very comprehensive menu. The service was fantastic, such friendly and kind people. I even accidentally ended...up leaving my phone in the piazza in front of the restaurant; we phoned as soon as we realized (very late at night, about 2am) and they arrived on a Vespa with my phone. We had been so stressed but these guys were so lovely. Best food, best wine, best service, best people! Can’t recommend this place moreMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience in this beautifully appointed restaurant located on the main square of Laco Ameno. The sea-bream in salt crust was as good as it gets. We loved everything about this place from the excellent service, reasonable prices, and freebies. We...were told to call before 10 am to order whatever fish may be bought fresh that morning on the local market. We ll return before leaving splendid Ischia.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 20 October 2019

We were staying at San Montano and wanted to eat off the property so this was just a shuttle ride down the hill. This was such a pretty and cozy restaurant with the fire heaters blowing. Everyone enjoyed their meal, particularly my husband who had...the sea bass. The staff was adorable and attentive.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 29 September 2019

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at O' Pignattello during our last night in Ischia (and our honeymoon). We found ourselves in Lacco Ameno after foiled plans to hike Mount Epomeo due to all day rain, but decided to head to Negombo...Thermal Park anyway to see what it's all about. We stayed on the other side of the island, near Ischia Porto, so it was our first time in the Lacco Ameno area. We are SO glad we decided to check out the restaurants in Lacco Ameno for apertifs and dinner, because it was simply the best! We made a reservation at O' Pignatello about an hour beforehand (this was a Sunday), and were nervous we would be turned away for our attire (we were wearing athletic gear and backpacks since we thought we would be hiking), but they never made us feel inadequate. Service was phenomenal from beginning to end, food was the best we had in Italy (and we stayed 5 days in Positano, so that's saying a lot!), and we just had the most perfect last meal in Ischia. We asked for a grilled shrimp appetizer (local shrimp, sooo sweet and tender), I had a seafood pasta, my husband had the suckling pig, and then we shared a tiramisu for dessert. Not to mention some complimentary chocolates and limoncello. Everything was incredible and so beautifully presented. We were only able to catch Lucia's name, but everyone was wonderful and super attentive. If you are in Ischia, go here NOW!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

The food was excellent only surpassed by the wonderful service and attention by the manager Michaele . Dining on vacation in a foreign country is an adventure and when the staff is warm and friendly it enhances the experience. Grazie !

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 21 September 2019

We have visited Ischia for several years and tried many restaurants. O'Pignattello is a fine diniing with clean tablewear, comfortably laid out in a pretty quiet square. The staff are friendly and helpful. When we wanted a dish adjusted or change, nothing was too much...trouble. Food very good and reasonably priced, We have found it to be consistenly reliable eating there twice each time we holiday in IschiaMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

Wonderful place with superb service. Appetizers of eggplant Parmesan , burrata with homegrown tomatoes and lobster cappuccino were outstanding. We were offered variety of fresh caught fish for grilling and picked sea bass. It was grilled to perfection, served for four with sides of grilled...veggies. Overall a perfect place to enjoy local cuisine.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 15 September 2019

Really great place. Superb service and food. Great location. Not much else to say except that you should make this your number one choice in Lacco Ameno (there are not many choices).

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 13 August 2019

Outstanding welcome, excellent location and view on the city square, delicious dishes and exceptional pairing wines (with a special warm thanks to Lucia). Kindness and emotional warmth from A to Z. And indeed a real gem...we will be back soon...welcome in Bruges or Ghent !...😊More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Ristorante O' Pignattello is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5