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Ristorante Porta Nova

Via Gaspare Petrarolo, 38, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
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Ranked #49 of 167 Restaurants in Ostuni
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $49 - $74
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Porta Nova is among the restaurants of Ostuni which is distinguished by its vocation to the kitchen of quality fish. Romantic restaurant, fish cuisine
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Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

fabulous meal, fantastic views, brilliant service. Very small intimate restaurant with views across the valley to the sea Can highly recommend.

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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249 reviews 249 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It seems most odd that the recent reviews of this restaurant are less than wholesomely praising, and more so that one of them calls out poor vegetarian choices. Our visit there two nights ago was a terrific evening and with one of us being vegetarian I think it is fair to say we got a dining experience we'll remember for... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This restaurant has probably the best dining room in Ostuni as the view from the inside terrace is magnificent. Sadly the food did not live up to our expectations. Two of our party of four went for the seafood set menu, one went for the traditional set menu and one al la carte. The set menus were priced at around... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Decided to eat here as it was recommended in our guide book. More expensive than other local restaurants but the menu looked really interesting so in we went. Taken to a table on the 'inside terrace' which had a great view. Starter and pasta were delicious but it went downhill from there as the restaurant got busy. 'Confusione' - 3/4... More 

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely place with great views and fine decor. The prices are steep but you are waited on and pampered. Lunch was good but not great; I tried the rural tasting and my husband had the seafood taster. The fava beans and chicory were very good as well as the stuffed zucchini. Some of the seafood was very... More 

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Bergen, The Netherlands
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Porta Nova was recommanded by our hotel, and we were warned that it was not cheap. But it was not only pricy (5 euro coperto!) it was very poor food. We tried 5 restaurants in Ostuni but this one was the most disappointing one by far.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Porta Nova deserves a top rating among the restaurants in Ostuni. Definitely among the top notch. Attentive sevice, innovative meny, rich on different tastes and a very good total experience.

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The most enjoyable place with the perfect food & atmosphere!!! With the great pleasure my next birthday will celebrate there!!! Thank you very much for nice time!!!! Wish you all the best!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Me and my Russian friends spend nice time in Porta Nova. It's example of how all restraints in Puglia should meet clients. Service is on high level also place is in attractive location. Menu is selected and quality of food is the best. One of few places that can serve you good even u eat one plate and glass of... More 

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New York City, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The restaurant is situated on the Ostuni walls with beautiful views and floor-to-ceiling windows. Tables are a bit close to each other and the decor looks a bit "baroque" rather than modern. Menu offered both a la carte and pre-fix options. Wine list lacked in depth and was somewhat limited and focused on main stream wines. Take-off was a bit... More 

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Address: Via Gaspare Petrarolo, 38, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
Phone Number: 0831338983
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
Average Prices: USD 49 - 74
Cuisine: Italian

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