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La Cecchina

#46 of 764 Restaurants in Bari
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Piazza Mercantile 31, Bari, Italy
+39 080 521 4147
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 168
    Excellent
  • 127
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good

Last night in Bari we want to eat something traditional, from hotel thay send us in this restaurant. Restaurant is on the nice position, inside interier is very nice, nice staf. First meal was very nice, but all after I dont like it,

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
TOMISLAV F
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Zadar, Croatia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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374 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This review is in lieu of treating my parents visiting me from the U.S. for their 50th wedding anniversary. Our hotel concierge recommended this restaurant when I told him it was for my parents' anniversary. And he was right on. It has a wonderful view if choosing to sit outside. Service was impeccable and every one of our food choices... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is definitely one of the best restaurants that I have been to in Italy. The food is amazingly tasty, the service is exceptional, the atmosphere is excellent.

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Zadar, Croatia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Last night in Bari we want to eat something traditional, from hotel thay send us in this restaurant. Restaurant is on the nice position, inside interier is very nice, nice staf. First meal was very nice, but all after I dont like it,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I really enjoyed eating in this restaurant. Nice pasta, nice salami, nice wine. Only one problem. When you ask for a beefsteak well done, no blood, that means not a single drop of blood. But it's really worth eating there!

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Markgroeningen, Germany
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went there for a business dinner with italian colleagues. What a great place, well decorated. The food was delicious, from the cheeses to the vegetables, seafood, dessert, everything we had was really good. I really like this kind of places where the dinner is becoming a party for your senses. Try it !

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wonderfull atmosphere and good food/wines. Surround by Italians celebrating, eating, lauhging. La familia means everything here.

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Rome, Italy
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

After an attentive research on the web, we chose the La Cecchina restaurant for our only evening in Bari, and that was the perfect beginning to our vacation in Puglia. Modern, centrally positioned on a beautiful Piazza Mercantile around the corner from the sea embankment, offering attentive service and genuine flavors of Puglia cooking tradition, chilly rose wine and reasonable... More 

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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We expected a lot more from this place. Recommendations were on a high level while reality was something different. Not too bad but far away from an excellent restaurant. Staff was not very helpful and seafood was badly prepared. This restarant would not be my choice again.

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hertfordshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Came across this restaurant whilst looking for a pizzeria with friends and their family. With the help of trip advisor app we found this simple looking restaurant which appeared empty but dinners were eating inside the 1200 yr old building! Monica waitress and owner was delightful and their famous bread came out in an actual bread basket made from bread!... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had nice dinner at this restaurant, sitting on their terrace facing the Piazza Mercantile. Food, wine and service was very nice, but the best part of this restaurant is its location. The Piazza was very busy on this Saturday evening and our two-year-old daughter could play with other children in front of us on the Piazza whilst we were sipping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Mercantile 31, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 080 521 4147

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 49
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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