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Grotta del Conte

Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943349
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“castro marina” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing food and the venue is ideal for weddings as well. The view of the restaurant was stunning. If you are a big fan of seafood this is the right place.

Thank Burak O
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We had a great time in Grotta del Conte, wonderful location in Castro Marina, amazing for sea food and excellent service. I recommend it for anyone who wants to eat well with friends, family or just a couple. For me, the best place in town!

Thank Francesco Pio F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Initially we thought this was too formal for a random lunch but the staff was very friendly and the food was not at all overpriced. We asked for vegetarian options and they basically offered to make whatever we wanted. Every dish was delicious and the...More

Thank honeyvirk126
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A picturesque place overlooking the port of Castro Marina -la perla del Salento-... If you ever have the chance to tour Italy's Salento, a visit to the Grotta del Conte is a must. You'll fall in love with it! The food is exceptional, the setting...More

Thank Clara T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Is a fine restaurant! Good dishes but not the best! Service is profi but tou have to wait a little longer... no waiter knows English unfortunatelly... The pasta are very good and a good selection of wines!

Thank Constantin R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

So far we had to attend a wedding inGrotta del Conte, the food that was served was more than amazing. Very rich diversity. The band that was performing was also amazing.. people refused to leave the place before 3h00 am!!

Thank Elie M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I wanted to like Grotta del Conte. It was our last night in Castro and the restaurant was beautifully positioned overlooking the marina. Unfortunately for us, there was a wedding reception there the night we dined and you could feel all of the attention being...More

Thank AyeWander
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We were recommended to go to this restaurant and what an excellent choice. A fantastic menu, reasonable prices, large portions, attentive staff. Very very good

Thank JohnHRugby
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went with friends for lunch last February and had an unforgettable time. We were astonished by the beautiful view of the Adriatic coast and even more by the quality of the food. The pricing is very fair for the level of the cuisine and...More

Thank cerealcutter
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We have a Roman friend who grew up in Salento, who highly recommended Grotta. It is not inexpensive €60 pp with wine, but it is a remarkable value. The setting alone creates a lasting memory with Adriatic views that sparkle in the sunlight. The dining...More

Thank Mike K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 943349
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