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Caffe' Cavour

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$$$
Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta
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Corso Cavour 5, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
+39 0831 301709
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Un posto intimo, ricercato, ma non impegnativo, nella sala superiore si...
Un posto intimo, ricercato, ma non impegnativo, nella sala superiore si può degustare un ottimo aperitivo, o il classico thè, per dopo scendere nella sala frantoio del 900/1000, e degustare i piatti che vengono preparati con cura da Fabrizio che usando i migliori prodotti locali, sicuramente riuscirà a soddisfare le vostre richieste.Antipasti, pasta, Pesce fresco non di allevamento, e carni pregiate, verdure locali.I vini sono solo della regione Puglia.Siamo aperti dalle 09,30 am., alle 01,00 am, la cucina apre anche in orari particolari previa prenotazione, per i classici snack sempre aperta.
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Good for:
Special occasions

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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
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We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our accomodation at Casa Terre Mare ( an outstanding house to rent in Ostuni)! We were impressed as soon as we entered the restaurant. The prettiest place I have ever eaten in.The service was impeccable, so kind and quiet and unintrusive. The food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Joalvin
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our accomodation at Casa Terre Mare ( an outstanding house to rent in Ostuni)! We were impressed as soon as we entered the restaurant. The prettiest place I have ever eaten in.The service was impeccable, so kind and quiet and unintrusive. The food was Devine, and wine selection was fab too,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A beautiful town in Puglia, and without a doubt its best restaurant. Home-cured salmon carpaccio followed by the most extraordinary (real) caviar tagliolini. An amazing meal!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Fresh local produce cooked with love and talent. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about their wonderful food and wine. Would love to have returned but they closed for holidays day after we discovered it!

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London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to this restaurant with a friend who lives in Ostuni who highly recommended it. It didn't disappoint. The restaurant is in to parts, you enter into the bar area where you can dine, but this leads through to a spectacular rock cavern which is the main part of the restaurant. The menu was not huge, but the choice... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We dined here and found the entire experience to be excellent. The ambiance was charming and historic. The staff was extremely friendly and took time to explain the history of the building. And, of course, dinner was amazing! We look forward to returning to this wonderful restaurant on our next trip to Ostuni.

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Montreal, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My friends and I had dinner at Cavour while we were in Ostuni, the food was so delicious, we went back for lunch the next day. My favorite dish was the slow-cooked artichokes with parmagianno and fresh shaved truffles. Does not get any better than this. Until you meet the waitress, Alexandra. Wow, she gave us a complete history class... More 

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Napoli
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Once you enter the elegant coffe-bar you can't imagine to be a few steps away from one of the oldest olive oil factory of the area. A few steps below street level a cave nowadays hosts the restaurant. The kind waitress explained that it used to be a hidden underground olive oil press (frantoio ipogeo). The whole Ostuni was born... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So tasty and comes complete with info about the olive oil making that took place in this exact location many years ago. Fabulous pasta and fish! I ordered the local fish and it was spectacular!

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Howden
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173 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Decided to eat here after perusing the menu display outside and was amazed when we were shown through the front tables to a cave......Great service and fabulous food added to the occasion and we enjoyed some wonderful local dishes including squid in spaghetti and 'Stinko' which is a slow roasted lamb shank. A thoroughly enjoyable evening which I look forward... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This restaurant is in a cave so the setting is very unusual. The service was very attentive, the staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful. The food was great, we had lobster pasta which was very good. The beef carpaccio and steaks were also excellent. Not the cheapest of our meals in Ostuni but well worth a visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corso Cavour 5, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 301709

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 43
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Un posto intimo, ricercato, ma non impegnativo, nella sala superiore si può degustare un ottimo aperitivo, o il classico thè, per dopo scendere nella sala frantoio del 900/1000, e degustare i piatti che vengono preparati con cura da Fabrizio che usando i migliori prodotti locali, sicuramente riuscirà a soddisfare le vostre richieste.Antipasti, pasta, Pesce fresco non di allevamento, e carni pregiate, verdure locali.I vini sono solo della regione Puglia.Siamo aperti dalle 09,30 am., alle 01,00 am, la cucina apre anche in orari particolari previa prenotazione, per i classici snack sempre aperta.

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