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Caupona - Pompeii Restaurant

Via Masseria Curato 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 1855 7911
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Masseria Curato 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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So it may seem a little hokey to don a tunic and toga over your clothes for dinner, but endulge and enjoy. My wife and I visited Caupona while in Pompeii on an anniversary trip. The decor and atmosphere along with the attentive service made...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M8506VTjosephc
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I loved this place, from the moment you step in the garden, fabulous welcome and beautiful setting. The food was outstanding, and beautifully presented. Wonderful wine, which we drank from typical Roman goblets, surrounded by Roman decor by candlelight, perfect after our visit to Pompeii.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A few steps from Pompeii ruins the restaurant "Caupona" (in Latin it means tavern), allow to taste the typical food of ancient Pompeii. The full immersion in Roman times is not limited to food: guests are invited to wear tunics and togas and to eat...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EttoreDiCaterina
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The greeting and service at Caupona was very good. I chose the ancient menu while my girlfriend had the select meat menu. The ancient menu seemed a bit of a gimmick but the food was all very well presented. Would definitely recommend the meat menu!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 474bill
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Caupona, a restaurant located just a short walk from the ancient ruins of Pompei, serves Roman inspired cuisine. Presented in a modern style and constructed with unique ingredients, every dish is delicately and lovingly designed to bring ancient recipes and ingredients back to life in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I have booked this place in advance after reading reviews in the "Fork" app as it looked lovely and was close to the archeological site in Pompeii. It was a great experience! There were 6 of us, and we went for lunch at 13:00. Excellent...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PA5899
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday and desperately tried to find something nice for lunch. My friend found this restaurant ( don’t get mislead by the entrance walk) and we tired around the corner and entered the old Pompeii times :) it has an atmosphere as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank anna22muc
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I went in this restaurant 4 days ago. I really like it because the place is very suggestive and it is based by Roman. The staff is friendly and the food is very particularly in fact I chose the Ancient Menu. I shall this “Caupona”...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DorartaQ
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great little Roman themed restaurant, short walk from Pompeii entrance. Good seating inside & outside. Tasty food with good service. Great place to eat & relax after exploring Pompeii’s ruins. We would definitely eat here again. 🤔Always remember to be patient, as service in Italy...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeremy R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What a surprisingly unique restaurant to find after a morning spent at Pompeii! Delicious food and excellent service in a very lovely setting!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KentGirl2014
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Van H
22 June 2018|
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Response from rishitravelstheworld | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely appropriate for children. Not sure about reservation, when we went around christmas there was plenty of space. The prices were regular prices, a bit inflated seeing as it is a tourist spot but nothing over... More
19 August 2017|
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No, it's a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Masseria Curato 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii
  • Phone Number: +39 081 1855 7911
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"Caupona" (means restaurant in Latin), just like in ancient Pompeii existed long cauponae 89, the most famous is that of Lucio Vetuzio Placido, one we faithfully reconstructed, perfectly decorated with hand-third style frescoes and meticulously reproduced, here for the first time, you can eat the typical Roman dishes taken from: "De Re conquinaria", the famous book of ancient recipes taken from chef Marco Gavius ​​gastronome Apicius who lived at the time of Tiberius, also we offer good wine Pomepianorum, Fralernum, and "Mulsum" (Wine of the ancients, with ginger and honey, spices ...) eat in terracotta plates, goblets, vases, all as in ancient Pompeii ... Nestled along the wooden tables, soft lighting and a harmonious music will accompany you throughout lunch or dinner, you will hear the ancient tools like the lira and the cedra, everything to make you live a 'unique experience, unique ... just a stone's throw from 'entrance of the excavations ... where you can breathe the air of antiquity ...
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