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Corso Garibaldi 7, 73028 Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 801284
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Oslo, Norway
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92 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

There was excellent choice of local specialities. The dishes were of high quality, but the portions on some of the main meals were a bit small. The atmosphere was great and the service was excellent. The price level was a little on the higher side.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We found our way here after a long day's driving and were very pleased that we did. The ambience was relaxed and the food excellent: the octopus cooked under the pignata was the freshest but most tender we've ever had and the ravioli and recommended wine provided a good balance.

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Dublin, Ireland
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our recent visit. It is a small restaurant with most of the tables indoors. The staff were very helpful in moving us to a better table as soon as one became free. The food was very good and fairly priced. We would return.

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Cordoba, Argentina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Delicious dinner of baked sea bass for me and salted cod ravioli for my partner. Followed by off menu ricotta dessert which was well worth trying! Accompanied by a lovely bottle of local bubbly recommended by the waiter. Would go back again.

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Thank GillianSheppard
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of the few places which offers a variety of fixed daily menus, which is a huge plus. Food was simple and very good, this place was a good choice in the midst of mediocre restaurants in the centre of the town.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very good local italian food with specalities from the sea. Nice, fast and friendly service. Good value for the money. Well placed in the middle of the old town.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This restaurant was next to our hotel and served the most wonderful meal we had in Puglia. The service was outstanding with the owner happy to discuss your requirements. He recommended a fantastic bottle of Primitivo the likes of which I couldn't find again in Puglia. A little more expensive than some of the local restaurants but definitely worth eating... More 

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Thank riche1962
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Went there on the advice of my hotel. Very disappointing meal. Nice friendly service but the food was very poor. I had two of the 'specialities'. The pasta with cheese and tomatoes and the swordfish in lemon sauce. The pasta was bland (even though I was warned the cheese was very strong) and unrefined. The fish had a very strong... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

If you happen to be in Otranto and you developed a little hunger then this is the place to be. Filled with local people, which is already a good sign, we decided to go for the lunch menu 17€ each. For this price you get to choose from 2 starters, 2 main dishes, dessert, bottle of water and a huge... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, traditional and authentic in amongst a mass of tourist restaurants. Stumbled on by accident. Varied menu, with choices other than fish ( every restaurant in Otranto seems to be a fish restaurant, don't get me wrong I love fish, but sometimes a man just needs some meat ! ) Food here simple, very tasty and well cooked, great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Garibaldi 7, 73028 Otranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 801284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?