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Something New. Something Classic.

Bottles of wine on display at Barbatella. Find out more about our story. - Barbatella, Naples FL

Barbatella in Old Naples: a new kind of restaurant that will grow on you in the same way that the leaves and branches of a grape vine develop out of a shoot: a barbatella.

Imagine the rustic landscapes of the Italian regions, each one with its own identity defined by its cuisine. Barbatella will offer an extensive menu that incorporates fresh interpretations of authentic dishes from many of these regions:

  • Pasta with typical ingredients from Emilia-Romagna, the Veneto, Tuscany, Puglia and the Adriatic shores.
  • Meat and fish prepared on the rotisserie, the grill, the deep-fryer, and the smoker: whole roast duck, smoked pork baby back ribs, Venetian style meatballs, and much more.
  • Signature pizzas with cheeses and garnishes that emphasize a fresh Italian take on favorites from our wood burning oven
  • Another exciting prospect at Barbatella is the production of home-made Italian ices – gelatos and sorbets – available as individual portions to enjoy as you wander around Old Naples.”

Our ingredients are Mediterranean in origin and global in connection. They give flavors to our menu that will lift your spirits and tease your taste buds.

Barbatella has a beautiful courtyard setting with views along historic Third Street South. Inside the restaurant are casual and relaxed dining rooms with brick floors and wood accents, one of which holds the pizza oven and custom gelato counter that enliven the decor.

There is a twenty-seat bar which features 100 wines available by the glass, made possible by a state-of-the-art wine preserving system.

Barbatella’s offerings will surely grow on you as you come to enjoy its lively atmosphere and a dedication to the best of Italian rustic cooking.