Overlooking the Bay, Sorrento offers stunning views of Naples, Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri. The sea cliffs and winding Amalfi Drive draw well-to-do travelers into Sorrento’s coastline for sips of limoncello and flavorful Italian cuisine. The Sorrentine Peninsula is home to many fine dining restaurants, adorned with Michelin stars and heralded by locals and tourists alike for their authentic flair. These are our picks of the best restaurants in Sorrento.
Descend into the cellars of an ancient monastery to dine at the Michelin-starred Il Buco. Under a vaulted stone ceiling, Mediterranean-inspired dishes are served among bright, modern decor. A tasting menu comprises seafood courses like steamed lobster, seared scallops, linguini and fillet of local red snapper. Alternatively, the Land and Territory menu focuses on vegetables and meat for dishes such as homemade pasta with smoked cheese and sundried peppers and slow-cooked pork. An expansive wine list includes more than 1,000 domestic and international labels to savor in the heart of Sorrento.