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Il Bacaro Restaurant Bistrot

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Via Giuseppe Parini 14, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 316857
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I’ve visited this restaurant several times over past few years whenever I am in Lecce. However on this occasion I thought my steak was a little fatty and I left disappointed, I would still return on my next visit. The meal with drinks cost 33 euro’s. It is clean and professional with a friendly service.

Thank toddydec
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not a typical local Italian restaurant but a very good steakhouse. The meat is very good especially the T-bone cut. Staff very professional and friendly. Service is very fast.

Thank Stefano L
Dublin Ireland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were the first to arrive in the restaurant and we were a bit underwhelmed by the service. I had lamb which was just 4 lamb chops on a plate and they were a bit tough. my husband had fish which was okay. As we left we were given a present of a bag of dried pasta which was a... More 

Thank DundrumLady
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

My wife and I and two friends are spending a few days in Lecce. I found Il Bacaro on Trip Advisor and it had very high reviews. They are completely deserved based on our experience. We ate outside on the sidewalk separated from the street by a kind of tent wall. The restaurant is elegant, fresh looking hums with activity.... More 

Thank George T
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Me and my wife arrived without reservations at 08:00pm and were told that all the outdoor tables are booked. After some nodding and hand signals we were told that we could sit outside, but had to vacate the table at 09:30. Fine with us. This turned out to be most interesting, as no other guests showed up before 09:30pm and... More 

Thank William H
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The meat here is dry aged, and cut thick, as it should be, as it always is in Tuscany, but rarely is in the South, especially Lecce. And you can get it rare, again, de rigueur in the North, but Leccesi are squeamish about red meat. There really is no meat tradition here. This is beginning to change, and Bacarò... More 

Thank taticoelunico
Racale, Italy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Absolutely one of the best places to eat meat in Lecce, here you will find all kinds of meat from different countries. I have been here several times, and my favorites are cheese and salami platters as antipasto, and Brazilian picanha with potatoes - yummy! They also have a great choice of wines, besides, the atmosphere is lovely, nice interior... More 

Thank Kristina F
Genoa, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Amazing strozzapreti (Italian pasta) with swordfish tomatoes and mint. By far my best meal in Lecce Thumbs up to the chef

Thank Arianna P
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215 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Not well located : it is in a street with limited circulation. The concept is attractive. I've booked for seven persons on a Friday evening 9pm: no need to book, it was almost empty with an half dozen staff. So we were quickly served and choose for the terrace. quite cold in the evening (May) we experienced. The antipasti are... More 

Thank Dominique D
Oslo, Norway
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Excellent meats and some great fish dishes too. Extensive wine list - beer choices are a little limited. Truly excellent and non-intrusive service. Recommended!

Thank ericstrip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$77
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Parini 14, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 316857

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