Where to Eat on a Budget in Sorrento

Inexpensive eateries in Sorrento and the best pizza

Where to Eat on a Budget in Sorrento

There is a vast selection of places to eat in Sorrento, including restaurants, cafès, gelato shops, pizzerias, and pubs.
Here is a quick guide to help you choose where to eat in the center of Sorrento for a memorable meal on a budget.

Where to Eat the Best Pizza in Sorrento

A good option for an inexpensive dinner is pizza, and there are a number of excellent traditional pizzerias in Sorrento.
Here are some of the most well-known:


This pizzeria is owned by Antonino Esposito, a celebrity pizzaiolo who often appears on Italian television, and is often considered the best pizza in Sorrento. The pizzeria is located inside the bowling alley on Via Sant’Antonino.
Try: “la frusta sorrentina”, his signature dish.
Where: Via Sant’Antonio, 6
Phone: +39 081 1917 2783

Da Franco

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Just a few steps from Piazza Angelina Lauro, this pizzeria makes the best pizza by the meter in Sorrento, perfect if you are dining with a group of family or friends. The waiter will ask how many servings you want and your favorite toppings, and you will be served one long pizza cut into slices which are divided by topping. There are 16 slices of pizza per meter, which is enough for about 4 hungry people. The atmosphere is casual, with plastic tableware, shared tables, and fast service.
Try: the “pizza a metro”
Where: Corso Italia, 265
Phone: +39 081 877 2066

La pizza a metro

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The capital of "pizza a metro" is the small town of Vico Equense, which is easy to reach by Circumvesuviana train from Sorrento.
The famous "Università della Pizza", otherwise known as "Da Gigino - Pizza a Metro", is located here, considered the best pizza by the meter around.
Where: Via Giovanni Nicotera, 15 - 80069 - Vico Equense (NA)
Phone: +39 081 879 8309


This is a branch of the famous Pizzeria Trianon in Naples and has just recently opened in Piazza Lauro under the portico.
They serve classic Neapolitan pizza.
Try: the classic Pizza Margherita
Where: Piazza Angelina Lauro, 10
Phone: +39 081 877 3190


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This spot began as a simple gelateria, but has added a pizzeria in their historic location at the beginning of Corso Italia. They serve Neapolitan-style pizza with a number of unique and gourmet toppings.
Highly recommended!
Try: the pizza with Provolone del Monaco and the ice cream, of course.
Where: Corso Italia, 16
Phone: +39 081 8781364

Pizzeria Basilico

Located in the lobby of the Armida cinema, this pizzeria makes pizza as well as traditional Neapolitan dishes and is considered the best pizza in Sorrento by many locals.
Try: the Pizza Basilico, topped with traditional ingredients from Sorrento and the "cuoppo", a mix of deep-fried seafood that is the favorite street food in Naples and environs.
Where: Corso Italia, 219
Phone: +39 081 877 2048

Where to eat the best sandwiches in Sorrento


This spot in Piazza Angelina Lauro makes excellent sandwiches prepared with local ingredients.
You can choose from their sandwich menu or order a custom sandwich made fresh.
Try: the custom sandwich with fresh km0 products.
Where: Piazza Angelina Lauro, 38
Phone: +39 339 887 9187

A’ Marenna Sorrento Bakery & Bistrot

  • Where to Eat on a Budget in Sorrento

Local slang for "snack", A' Marenna is a small bistrot run by two women from Naples and Puglia that specializes in sandwiches made with the best Neapolitan and Puglian ingredients.
'Try: the "panuozzo" Leonardo with mortadella, pistachio cream and Apulian stracciatella.
Where: Via Tasso, 23
Phone: +39 081 1849 5183

Inexpensive Fish and Seafood Restaurants in Sorrento

Da Emilia

This historic restaurant is in the fishing village of Marina Grande, and you will recognize it easily by its bright blue and white checked tablecloths. You can order a platter of fried seafood and fish or a generous serving of spaghetti with clams and spend less than EUR 20-25.
Try: spaghetti a vongole and frittura di mare, the classic seaside meal.
Where: Via Marina Grande, 62
Phone: +39 081 807 2720

Where to eat Local Cuisine in Sorrento

La Cantinaccia del Popolo

Locals love this restaurant for its meat dishes, but there are also good pasta dishes, charcuterie, and cheeses. A rustic atmosphere and great prices!
Try: antipasto misto della casa and gnocchi alla Sorrentina.
Where: Vico Terzo Rota, 3
Phone: +39 366 101 5497

Where to Eat on a Budget in Sorrento mooving by car
If you have your own transportation, we recommend driving through the areas of Colli di Fontanelle, Colli di San Pietro, Casarlano, and Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi... all are full of restaurants and traditional trattorias which are far from the tourist crowds and often have a more authentic atmosphere than those in the center of Sorrento.

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