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La Locanda dell'Abbazia

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Via San Vito 241 | Nelle mura dell'Abbazia di San Vito, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
+39 080 426 5697
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The restaurant proposes a cuisine based on seafood tastes fresh product...
The restaurant proposes a cuisine based on seafood tastes fresh product. From soups to fish, shellfish, grilling and cooking in the oven. New and appetisers and starters, tasty delicious fresh fish.The room is equipped with WI-FI, air conditioning in dining room and deoor for lunches or dinners with views of the sea and the ancient Saracen Tower.All in a disputed town great suggestion: the ancient former monastery of San Vito overlooking the picturesque Marina and namesake. The small local Navy provides the restaurant of all the fish caught. We await you with pleasure. You feel yourself at home. Vito.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
enjoyable, mystic location , great fish

We cam here following a tip from a local friend that was recommending us to try this place that is on the outskirts of more touristic Polignano a Mare in a small bay overlooked by an old and quite well kept strangely built abbey . Arriving when at sunset time it was probably a great idea as we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2014
enricoallievi
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como
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  • Late Night
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como
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We cam here following a tip from a local friend that was recommending us to try this place that is on the outskirts of more touristic Polignano a Mare in a small bay overlooked by an old and quite well kept strangely built abbey . Arriving when at sunset time it was probably a great idea as we could enjoy... More 

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Bari
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

i like very much the freshness of fish dishes but the menu is always the same and the service is very slow .

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LOCANDA d, Proprietario at La Locanda dell'Abbazia, responded to this review
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Grazie della vostra recensione, per quanto riguarda il menù purtroppo rispettiamo i desideri della gente e molti apprezzano il fatto... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I was recommended by a colleague of mine to this lovely place. When we came the fishermen were delivering fresh fish and I wanted my friends to try. We had a selection of starters and then raw sea fruits selection. Grilled fish as the main course. Thank you it was great. One big find in a lovely bay. The location... More 

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LOCANDA d, Proprietario at La Locanda dell'Abbazia, responded to this review
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Un ringraziamento di cuore a voi che avete avuto il pensiero di recensirci. Grazie. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

After visiting this place last summer when it was no 1 Trip Advisor restaurant in Polignano (It's actually maybe 3 miles up the coast which probably accounts for why fewer people visit), and writing a review praising the fantastic food but questioning the way it given and then charged, we had to revisit this summer and were far from disappointed.... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

We found this restaurant by luck late afternoon at closing time but gracious Vito the waiter welcomed us and served us great food. the antipasto were delicious serviced some cold & some warm plenty choice. I ricci were very fresh and the spaghetti ai ricci to die for. All ingredients were local and fresh best quality. Wish we found this... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Having to introduce my parents-in-law to the beauties of Apulia (they're Swiss,coming to Apulia for the first time),I was looking for a nice restaurant, far from the wanna-be-fashionable places who mar Apulia nowaday. I decided to stop by here,intrigued by the cozy look of the restaurant,and by the amazing reviews. Well, I'm happy to say that the restaurant even exceeded... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Because this rated as the best restaurant in Polignano on Trip Advisor last Monday, we decided to go. We know the area well, we know most of Italy having visited the country many many times, and we love the brilliant simplicity of the food. There was no one else at La Locanda the lunchtime we went, just the friendly and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

All the food was top stuff. A dish of the available fishes presented, all spanking fresh. Perfect John Dory baked in stock with thinly-sliced potatoes. Service excellent, friendly, knowledgeable. Wine well chosen for us.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This is a fabulous Restaurant near Polignano a Mare, and worth the visit. 6 of us had lunch there. We started with a Starter platter to share. So good we could have lived off it. The fish food was mostly local and in season. The menu had asterix for anything that had been thawed, so we knew how to choose.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

Our first meal in Puglia after driving from Brindisi Airport, and one of the three most magnificent meals of our ten day stay. The antipasti, crudo and cotto, sublime, and the four of us shared an immense, delicious San Pietro, perfectly prepared with the finest olive oil and thinly sliced potatoes. Matteo, our host, is most gracious and welcoming. Unforgettable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via San Vito 241 | Nelle mura dell'Abbazia di San Vito, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Polignano a Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 080 426 5697

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 56
  • Cuisine: Chowder

Description

The restaurant proposes a cuisine based on seafood tastes fresh product. From soups to fish, shellfish, grilling and cooking in the oven. New and appetisers and starters, tasty delicious fresh fish.The room is equipped with WI-FI, air conditioning in dining room and deoor for lunches or dinners with views of the sea and the ancient Saracen Tower.All in a disputed town great suggestion: the ancient former monastery of San Vito overlooking the picturesque Marina and namesake. The small local Navy provides the restaurant of all the fish caught. We await you with pleasure. You feel yourself at home. Vito.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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