The Caravella

Ambassador of the Amalfi-Coast cuisine in the world since 1959

by Gore Vidal

The Restaurant

“La Caravella” Restaurant-Museum was founded in 1959, was the first Restaurant in southern Italy to receive the Michelin-Star from the Michelin-Guide in the Sixties. “Ambassadors of Italian cuisine to the world”. Even the greatest innovator of Italian cuisine, the great Gualtiero Marchesi, certified: “Almost hidden, a Restaurant with timeless charm where you can breathe Art. The restaurant is a museum, a muffled atmosphere, an intimate place where you can indulge in an exclusive gastronomic experience, with the discovery of new flavours, emotions for the mind with the flavors of memory”. “Above all, the cuisine dominates with the quality of the raw material, always excellent. The unmistakable recipes, interpreters of the territory, of the sea, of the seasonal vegetable garden, of reference and most celebrated by those who love seafood in Italy”

In the Heart of Amalfi

Twelve tables in the heart of Amalfi … in a historic palace dating back to 1100. The rooms are very romantic, it’s a museum. You can admire several masterpieces of the best artists of Amalfi-Coast from 1800 to modern time are shown. This private-collection represents today one of the most important in the world.

by Biffi Gentili, director of the M.I.A.A.O. International Museum of Turin

Innovation and tradition

It is an undisputed gastronomic icon of the Amalfi Coast.
Since 2nd July 1959 when our first steps were made, nothing has changed. Every single step has been necessary to strengthen our promise: quality

by Michelin-Guide 2020

Keeping the flavors

The Dipino Family, jealous, and with scrupulous care, treasure this sanctuary of good cuisine, by passing down from generation to generation their secrets and inventions always open to novelties. La Caravella is the history of gastronomy of the Amalfi Coast and it is still now an undisputed protagonist.

by Gaetano Afeltra, former director of Corriere della Sera, Italian newspaper

Il Paradiso dei Ciucci

The renovation works of the ancient ceilings lasted almost 15 years, finished in 2019 with the Paradiso dei Ciucci…. in the kitchen.