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Il Cantico dei Cantici

Via Papa Costantino | 3, 73028, Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 801002
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (16 reviews)
“fava beans” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Papa Costantino | 3, 73028, Otranto, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The orrichiette here was superb. The staff are pleasant and service was good, however if you're used to Australian standards of seafood, the prawns were disappointingly average.

Thank adamontour
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The best octopus i eat in years! The service is more than excellent. Me and my partner were more than happy to discover that place :) Bravo!

Thank Cvetelina G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing experience here. The waiter speaks good English and was able to tell us about a special pasta that was not part of the menu. Monkfish pasta... it was awesome; lightly seasoned and brought out the freshness of the fish. The carpaccio...More

Thank grace t
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Just had an excellent meal at this restaurant in the heart of the old city. The young waiters, Alberto and two others,were exceptionally pleasant,helpful,professional and well dressed. It was a pleasure to be served by them. The tuna and lamb dishes were really good,as was...More

1  Thank JaydeeISR
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had a fantastic tuna tartar follows by ravioli stuffed with fish, pastacio clams and other delights, Ken's mussels with tomato spaghetti delicious. Fruit and ice cream to follow a delight. Great service, expensive but worth it, fabulous setting within the walls of Castillio Aragonese

Thank 337Debbie
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is an odd little place with only two small tables inside so October may not be the best time to visit. It was definitely chilly. Half the menu items were unavailable and what we did have was unremarkable.

Thank BrianJ76
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had sea food with pasta. Is in centre of historic city. Pleasant outside eating area with street view.

Thank Fred_and_Zara
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a lovely little restaurant on one of the main streets in the Old Town which leads to the Castillo Aragonese and also the Cathedral.Because it has so little room inside, relying almost entirely on its half-dozen outside tables, it does not open during...More

Thank WalterMHalifaxUK
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited il Cantico dei Cantici for lunch and dinner. The food was splendid and the staff was excellent and friendly. Do not miss the taglietella vongole!

Thank OWM66
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for outdoor lunch on a beautiful sunny day. Warm welcome, good menu with lots of seafood choices. Negramaro risotto with scampi was absolutely delicious and was presented beautifully. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank daw27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Papa Costantino | 3, 73028, Otranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 801002
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