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Al Buco

Via Enoi del Mare 8, 72016 Torre Canne, Italy
0804820021
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Ranked #4 of 13 restaurants in Torre Canne
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Copenhagen, Denmark
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131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Taking my niece there almost every evening after dinner (or might be her taking me there instead). They have a lot of different ice cream flavors and obviously you should try Pino Pinguino if you like chocolate. The staff is always extremely friendly and sometimes they give me a discount or give my niece free ice-cream.

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London, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Unfortunately I don't eat Oysters - a shame as clearly Al Buco specialises in them - and most other sea-food. The have the largest display of fresh oysters, mussels, etc etc I've ever seen with a specialist 'chef'' waiting to deal with new orders. Good wine list and advice. Just one meat dish for any non-fish eaters! Good range of... More

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Paris, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We ordered two linguine with seafood. Looked delicious but one portion had much less pasta than the other and my husband asked for more. Took a couple if bites, tasty, then found a hair in my dish. The offered to make another. Five minutes they said. 15 minutes later they brought us two fresh plates. Good move and we were... More

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Northants, UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife and I had visited the gelateria and bar associated with the restaurant earlier in the day and were impressed with the friendliness of the staff. We decide to book into the restaurant that evening. It was the best meal of our stay in Puglia. Service was excellent. All the other diners were Italian and included families and couples.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

The four of us had a lunch of grilled items, prawns, cuttlefish, octopus and grilled vegetables. Two large bottles of mineral water and a large bottle of good local beer brought the bill to 88 euros, not bad value for money at a fairly pricey restaurant. The cooking was not sophisticated but good, the views out over the rather stormy... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We had lunch and dinner at this restaurant and on each occasion we were all very satisfied. The pasta a ricci, ie sea urchins is a must for any avid traveller. Unfortunately the menu dictates that two must order the dish. it was well worth it. The ice cream shop next door which is run by the same family serves... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

very popular with local italian families, if you want to be surrounded by large family groups of grandmothers and grandchildren and good spirits, come here on a sunday lunchtime...the food is simple and pretty good...we had excellent fresh calamari, prawns and cuttlefish, good fresh pasta and that rarity, not overcooked swordfish The guy who says there's no price list is... More

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Service was very slow and surly, we were bitten to death by mosquitos, food was pricey and average. Wouldn't hurry back

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

typical Italian restaurant, with no price list, and everything you pay for is the seawiew: 140 euros for two risotto, one small (very small) grilled octopus, local home, no more.. No words for it.

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Torre Canne, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I went a lot of times to this restaurant and service and food were always amazing. The location is wonderful and near the sea. Price is aligned with quality. I will certainly go back here.

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