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Al Torchietto

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C.da San Giacomo S.P. Francavilla F.na | 72019 sp.48 San Vito Dei Normanni Francavilla Fontana, 72018 San Michele Salentino, Italy
+39 320 775 6468
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A big welcome, fabulous food, great local wine and a tiny bill - that sums up Al Torchietto. The owner and chef, Alessandro, is the most wonderful host; he delighted in introducing us to local dishes we had never tried. The antipasti are just marvellous - thirteen different tastes, a little like tapas, all for 12 euros!!! The menu includes... More 

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thanks you too are good people i hope to see you again here in puglia More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited July 2016 and got hooked! Very nice location, in a olive tree orchard, away from the noise and polution. Friendly staff with a lot of experience. Try out the raw " frutti di mare".yummmy Really recommend!

Thank Mark O
North Yorkshire, England
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We've eaten here many times, the last being with family visiting with us. The staff remember us now and know our usual drinks orders, which is pretty impressive given we don't actually drink a lot. The antipasti here is huge and just keeps on coming. We all agreed it was fortunate that we'd not ordered anything else and went straight... More 

Thank Runner008
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012 via mobile

We have been eating here for seven years since it opened and have seen a lot of price changes and the food quality has always reflected these changes. We have never had a bad antipasta al torchietto and they make the best patatini fritte and panzzerotini. Never have we had a bad meal but sometimes the meals and service are... More 

Thank Stafford67
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012 via mobile

The place is really nice, as you eat outside of the restaurant, by the swimming pool. The food quality is average, by great value for money as you don't spend a lot. The service is rather average, some food arrived late and the mood o the waiters can vary. Absolute order: the antipasti pugliesi: 14 small dishes of local cuisine.

Thank Francesco R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Pizza, Delicatessen
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C.da San Giacomo S.P. Francavilla F.na | 72019 sp.48 San Vito Dei Normanni Francavilla Fontana, 72018 San Michele Salentino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  San Michele Salentino
  • Phone Number: +39 320 775 6468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?