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Il Focolare

Via Cretaio, Casamicciola Terme, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
+39 081 902944
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
“rabbit” (16 reviews)
“anti pasti” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via Cretaio, Casamicciola Terme, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been visiting Ischia for a long weekend. Inspired by Alex Pollizzi’s ‘Italian Islands’ programme about Ischia, I decided to take my partner to Il Focolare. The restaurant looked a little bit different from what we remembered watching a programme. Once we sat at...More

Thank Ingrid L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

family run restaurant tucked in the forest, serving amazing food. We tried the chicken, sausages, all very tasty and full of flavours. The rabbit is supposedly to be excellent and we'll come back for it. The owner who speaks very good English has lots of...More

Thank Pham A
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food with delicious mixed starters that kept coming. The parmisan and truffle creme and the homemade parmigiana, the fried stuff and all the starters really were delicious. The main was the rabbit all’ischiatana typical from the island - slow cooked and marinated for hours...More

1  Thank Matiti89
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived late near closing time for lunch and after a lengthy discussion, the lady in charge let us in. The food was delicious with vegetables and truffles and so many other things I couldn't remember. Just earthy excellent cuisine. No fish but none of...More

Thank Liliana R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This family run restaurant, tucked away in the hills on the north coast, offers a wonderful evening of fine Italian food and wine. The proprietor prides himself on offering the best in authentic local cuisine, including traditional rabbit, but does not caper to the touristy...More

Thank Jeremy Y
Reviewed 9 October 2017

All I can say about this restaurant and the food is: BRAVO!! If you want authentic and traditional Italian food that is full of flavor, absolutely fresh and that uses local ingredients, then this place is a must for everyone who enjoys good food. The...More

2  Thank FeffaFeffa
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited in October for my sisters Birthday. It was recommended and did not disappoint. The antipasti just kept coming and was absolutely delicious. We had the rabbit for main and again there was lots of it, it was absolute heaven. Well cooked and fresh ingredients....More

Thank T-linky
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Last night my girlfriend and I celebrated our two year anniversary by visiting this wonderful restaurant. We were a bit unsure if what to expect as the location is very out of the way and we were going purely on a recommendation from our hotel....More

Thank Stefan R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Good Italian food, nice persons working there. The place was open even at ~ 1 p.m. When the most restaurants in Casamicciola were closed.

Thank Plamenka B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

When we first arrived at the restaurant we immediately noticed the true Italian charm. All searing was outside on a covered deck surrounded by beautiful views and trees. We sat down and were immediately greeted by Ricardo the owner. He proceeded to take us to...More

Thank hebmar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cretaio, Casamicciola Terme, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Isola d'Ischia  >  Casamicciola Terme
  • Phone Number: +39 081 902944
Speciality: rabbit in aromatic herbs known for meat dishes
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