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“So good we had to go back again”
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Bistro Sorrento
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Ranked #6 of 318 Restaurants in Sorrento
Price range: US$23 - US$57
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Easily the best two meals we had during our 10 days in Sorrento. We have been busy recommending this to anyone who would listen !

To say that this restaurant is off the beaten track is something of an understatement, but so glad we took the 15 min walk up from Tasso Square. On our second visit, the waiter dropped us off back in town via the Audi convertible, which was very welcome.
The service was excellent on both occasions, we were greeted warmly and looked after all evening. The food was to die for, from the lovely appetiser to the amazing deserts and even the sweet treats with Limoncello. We knew we were onto a winner when my beef carpaccio came out in a glass tureen full of wood smoke! Another highlight was the melon and parma ham. Just divine. The pasta dishes were perfect and beautifully presented - and the steak was everything you could hope. Even the house wine we had on the first visit was pretty reasonable.
Given the quality of the food and service, we were more than happy with the bill. By far the best value meal(s) of the trip.
Thanks for the wonderful meals. Hope to be back.

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Thank Berthoven
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Bistro Sorrento for dinner and it was absolutely amazing! So much so we went back for lunch on our last day before flying home. We were picked up from our hotel, greeted like friends and had a wonderful dinner and lunch. The restaurant had a lovely relaxed atmosphere and the food was the best we ate in Sorrento. Lots of great touches too...pre dinner amuse bouche and the best limoncello and biscuits we have tried to end our meal. Thank you so much for your hospitality and amazing food. We'll be back again! Louise and Colin

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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with excellent food and very reasonable prices. We went there twice during our stay. Would definately go there again

Thank Anne-Lise H
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Read in previous reviews that the restaurant was able to pick up and drop off guests. Made a reso and requested pick up from our hotel(which was far from the restaurant). They called our hotel to confirm the pickup and move up our reservation time as well! We were greeted in our hotel lobby and taken to an Audi convertible parked outside. Upon arrival our driver turned out to be one of only 2 waiters in the entire restaurant, serving 15 tables! We started with an amuse bouchée of delicate cheese filled pastries! That was followed by the BEST bread basket ever! You could tell everything was so fresh and homemade! A second amuse came around and we told them we had already eaten ours, but the server said shhhh, it’s a secret and let us have another plate full! The seafood was great and the pastas didn’t disappoint! Dinner was followed by a complimentary aperitif and sweet treat! When we told the waiter we had enjoyed too much lemoncello already that day he brought us something else to try! We spent 3 hours here and loved every minute of it! They even increased the portion of our dish to accommodate the three of us sharing our meal! You could tell the food was created and plated in a way that showed the passion and pride for the food they were serving! When we were ready to leave, we asked if we could get a cab back, as to not pull away the server again. To our surprise they arranged a driver free of charge to get us home safely! The taxi even played some classic Italian tunes to top off our amazing evening! Please arrange a visit to this hidden gem! It will be worth your time to feel so taken care of!

Thank Laurie D
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

In our two weeks in Sorrento, Bistro Sorrento was our best dining experience. The 15 minute walk uphill from Piazza Tasso helped build up a good appetite for the delights that lay ahead. We received a very warm welcome from the owner and given small complimentary taster bites of mini pizza breads with cheese and tomato to enjoy while browsing the menu.

The antipasti starter we selected was the best we had in the region. As well as the expected platter of hams and cheeses, we had two other plates with little cheese balls, mozzarella squares, ravioli bites and a large aubergine stuffed with a mixture of aubergine, tomato and cheeses - see pic 1 below.

In between starter and main we received a complimentary dish of beef carpaccio, which came to the table in an impressive dish which when the lid was removed, emitted an aromatic smoke - this dish looked impressive, as well as tasting the same.

For mains, we had 2 pasta dishes, both of which melted in your mouth, one each of beef fillet dish and beef tenderloin dish (see pic 2) which were as tasty as you could get anywhere in the world.

The complimentary limoncello arrived on a tray, containing a little bottle of the lemony stuff, 4 shot glasses and 4 miniature unexpected treats, see pic 3.

Throughout the meal staff were very attentive, with the owner popping down to see us a few times, sharing some humor with us.

Our biggest, and most pleasant, surprise came when paying the bill, when the owner asked if we wanted a lift back to the main square. Having accepted this kind offer, his son drove us back to Piazza Tasso in his Audi convertible with red leather seats. A nice touch to end the meal for us, and one we were most grateful for as it was a hot night.

Thank you guys for an excellent meal. Our only regret was that we hadn’t discovered this little gem earlier in the holiday, as if we had done so, we would definitely have returned. Maybe next time!!!

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