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Osteria degli Spiriti

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Via Cesare Battisti, 4, 73100 Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 246274
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8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: In the center of Lecce, Osteria Spirits welcomes you with a pleasant...
In the center of Lecce, Osteria Spirits welcomes you with a pleasant atmosphere warm and cozy. An oasis of good food thanks to a kitchen that gives great satisfaction from a raw material of excellent quality, which makes it possible to prepare the tasty appetizers of vegetables in traditional dishes from Salento, and various homemade sweets. Excellent wine list and spirits.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A very enjoyable evening

I am surprised by the amount of negative reviews of this restaurant in Trip Advisor. It may be a matter of luck or of lack of communication. At any rate, I have enjoyed my evening at ODS very much. A friendly and warm place, friendly (if slow) service, and very good food. I enjoyed everything I had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Israel
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I am surprised by the amount of negative reviews of this restaurant in Trip Advisor. It may be a matter of luck or of lack of communication. At any rate, I have enjoyed my evening at ODS very much. A friendly and warm place, friendly (if slow) service, and very good food. I enjoyed everything I had - starting with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

GOOD THINGS: Relaxed, simple and nice atmosphere. Amazing hot antipasti (20 euros per couple, and they were gentle enough to offer us a deal for three persons for 30 euro total, 10 per person), traditional Puglia style cuisine with a very interesting modern twist. Nice wine. Reasonable price. BAD THINGS: very slow service, it took more tan 60 minutes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Excellent food, delightful service, great wine. Our waiter was charming & helpful, recommending just the right dish for each of us. We loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place is Lecce at its best. It is dining not just eating and please do not go if you are looking for anything less. We think the prices are fair -- others may not -- but as we say you get what you pay for! The restaurant has wonderful ambiance and superb food and wine. Since we visited in... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

With my wife and some friends we had dinner in this restaurant on our last night in Lecce in September. The Osteria degli Spiriti is a very well presented restaurant, clean, pleasant decor and tables that looked inviting. Fortunately our hotel had made a reservation for us, which was just as well as this restaurant, which offers traditional regional Italian... More 

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Torino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

When making the booking I was greeted by a rather gruff "Sì", no name of the restaurant, no simple courtesies. I thought about no bothering to book a table but as my wife thought it was worth a visit after reading a few reviews I went ahead an booked a table. The voice at the end of the line didn't... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had the opportunity to eat at this beautiful little restaurant during our brief trip to Lecce in May. It was raining so hard that our tour of Lecce was cut short and we ran into this restaurant for a late lunch. There were no other Americans inside, the wait staff didn't speak much English and there were mostly Italian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Perfect in every detail. Friendly owners and staff. Terrific food. Low key (jeans OK) with fantastic selection of music (jazz and blues mostly), and the very best wine list I have seen anywhere in Italy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

If you want upscale, high quality food in Lecce, this is perfect. The food is awesome and the ambiance is wonderfully subdued. Linen table clothes, a great wine selection, and amazing bread. We had two pasta dishes and a steak. All were great. Service was good, and our waiter went out of his way to answer our questions and even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

The food at this place was very good. The service needs a lot of improvement. Super super super slow. The restaurant was not that busy so service to my liking was very slow and I know for a fact that half the food was pre done it just needed to be reheated. Would I come back. No because there are... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria degli Spiriti

Address: Via Cesare Battisti, 4, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0832 246274
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $33 to $56
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti, 4, 73100 Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 246274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $33 to $56
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

In the center of Lecce, Osteria Spirits welcomes you with a pleasant atmosphere warm and cozy. An oasis of good food thanks to a kitchen that gives great satisfaction from a raw material of excellent quality, which makes it possible to prepare the tasty appetizers of vegetables in traditional dishes from Salento, and various homemade sweets. Excellent wine list and spirits.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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