They call themselves A Taste of Napoli at De Vita in Manly: we’ve never been to that particular part of Italy, but if their food is anything like the fare served up at De Vita, then get us on the next flight. Their chef Vincenzo trained in an Italian kitchen, and latterly has been working all over Australia, giving him a unique insight into combining the techniques of the old country with the freshest local ingredients. Hop over to Darley Road – easily accessed by the ferry from Sydney CBD – and book a table now.
Naples is the home of pizza, so a claim to be A Taste of Napoli is an awfully big one in the Italian restaurant world. Lucky then, that De Vita on Darley Road in Manly lives up to its own hype. Their chef – the eponymous Vincenzo De Vita – is a pizza expert with experience in both Italy and Australia, and their oven is made from stones from the Amalfi Coast, so you can be sure of complete authenticity. Jump on the Manly ferry from Sydney CBD to experience it for yourself.
An Italian restaurant lives and dies on its pizza menu, and at De Vita in the northern Sydney suburb of Manly, they have nothing to worry about. Their pizzas – cooked in an Italian-imported oven – come in an astounding array of variations, from the classic margherita and capricciosa options to self-devised specialities such as ricotta stuffed crust, 5-pointed doughs and even fried pizzas. Pasta, gnocchi and risotto are also popular with the locals, and they offer breakfast as well – so if you’re looking for a feed in Manly, then get out to Darley Road near Manly Wharf: just remember to book a table first.
Accomodating friendly efficient staff, amazing authentic food we've never been disappointed at deVita! 6* from us Thank you very much can't wait to return :)
My family and I had a great dinner. The food was excellent and the service was great. They didn’t have a kids menu, but offered smaller portions for my girls. Perfect!
Delicious pizza. Excellent crust, authentic toppings. Very friendly, obliging service. Also, everyone working there is Italian, which adds atmosphere. Will definitely return!! Thanks De Vita.
Great service for our table of 11. So we could continue to chat, the staff were happy to make menu selections on our behalf... everything got eaten and the value was excellent
Dining at De Vita the food was awesome food as always. The place has a great warm atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. The bruschetta and lasagne are must tries...The wood fired pizzas are delicious.
I had a lovely time at De Vita on Friday night. The pizza and gnocchi was delicious, the service was great and there was a good vibe.
Good location for parking, close to public car part and food was great, friendly laid-back style (no hurry so don't expect zappy service) - overall a lovely meal with our family of 9 - certainly will be going back!
Most people in the group either thought their meal was very average and a couple people didnt eat there meals. Location was great and tables were comfortable. Service was very slow and we had to ask to order coffees no one came to table. Some had asked for menus to order something else and lady never came back so we ended up not ordering anything else. Pizzas were very dry no sauces on bases and burnt on the bottom .pastas had no flavour. For my birthday it was disappointing when most people didnt enjoy their food.
Really enjoyed the evening! The pizza was very tasty and I loved the thin-based crust. The service very friendly. It seems all diners were having a great time!
Great atmosphere and great pizza!! The staff was friendly and quick bringing the food out. The pizza tastes like the one in Italy. We recommend this pizza place to all Italian food lovers