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Trattoria Iolanda

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Via Montanara 2, 73030 Lucugnano, Italy
+39 0833 784164
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: It all started March 3, 1970 when, in the historic center of Lucugnano, was...
It all started March 3, 1970 when, in the historic center of Lucugnano, was opened Trattoria Iolanda, 3 Km from Tricase. A history tavern in Salento, managed by the family Giaccari that offers home cooking, typical of Puglia and Salento meat with homemade pasta, accompanied by a selection of wines from Puglia.
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  • 39
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  • 19
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good solid "Cucina Pugliese"

During our family holiday in Salento we visited the Trattoria Iolanda and we really liked it. It's a very solid typical local cuisine, with home made pasta, home made starters (olives, anchovies, fennels, peppers, etc.) and everything we tasted was delicious as in the kitchen our grandma would sit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Demy_1970
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Binningen, Schweiz
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Binningen, Schweiz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

During our family holiday in Salento we visited the Trattoria Iolanda and we really liked it. It's a very solid typical local cuisine, with home made pasta, home made starters (olives, anchovies, fennels, peppers, etc.) and everything we tasted was delicious as in the kitchen our grandma would sit and cook for us. Being Italian, being there with the family... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our local friends couldn't praise this place enough - they remember when this was just a small Dinner back in the 70's/80's - now expanded with full Al fresco experience for bigger crowd - beautiful atmosphere, music playing and relatively inland that only locals really come. Dinning experience was just simply awesome. Recommended to eat light for lunch if you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Very authentic local cuisine, but also very limited menu. no major complaints but totally average in my opinion. Some portions were very small and one pasta dish was served with barely any sauce -some parts were even white- pretty skimpy! The orrechiette with rape were very good. -a long wait for service. we didn't mind, but could be an issue.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Enjoyed our "Tipico" Puglia meal at this low-key restaurant; handmade orichiette di rapa was a highlight of meals we ate in Puglia.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Montanara 2, 73030 Lucugnano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lucugnano
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 784164

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

It all started March 3, 1970 when, in the historic center of Lucugnano, was opened Trattoria Iolanda, 3 Km from Tricase. A history tavern in Salento, managed by the family Giaccari that offers home cooking, typical of Puglia and Salento meat with homemade pasta, accompanied by a selection of wines from Puglia.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

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