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Osteria Monacelle

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Via Pietro Vincenti 4-6 Traversa Via Cattedrale, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
+ 39 0831 334212
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic pasta

We decided at the last minute to stop in Ostuni, the White City, which as a place was disappointing due to its poor state of maintenance, where for instance Locorotonda, Alberobello or Barletta for instance are nicer to visit and are in better condition. BUT we were pleasantly surprised by this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We decided at the last minute to stop in Ostuni, the White City, which as a place was disappointing due to its poor state of maintenance, where for instance Locorotonda, Alberobello or Barletta for instance are nicer to visit and are in better condition. BUT we were pleasantly surprised by this Osteria , which made fantastic pasta and we tried... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Easily my favourite restaurant in Ostuni. Local dishes, simple but still of very high quality. Reasonable prices. The atmosphere is down to earth with the owner family sitting at a corner table collecting the payments. Cosy interior with a very nice detail of a window overlooking the work being done in the kitchen. Highly recommended!

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Aireys Inlet, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This small restaurant turns out very good quality food at reasonable prices. Antipasto, seafood, lamb & also rabbit dishes all very good. Good wine list including by the glass. Staff friendly with good atmosphere.

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Naarden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

What an outstanding restaurant ! Typical regional cuisine, informal, cozy non pretentious environment and an OUTSTANDING chef. All at a very affordable price. A must visit

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Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Traditional Family run restaurant, hard to find but well worth the effort. We were only in Ostuni for one night and it was out of season so many restaurants were closed so we asked the receptionist at our hotel to recommend somewhere. I am so glad we did. The range is limited, but as it is all cooked freshly in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A very traditional family restaurant. Very limited menu [which more restaurants could well copy] at incredible value. We went 2 nights running, and it was full both nights, so get there before 8pm to be sure of eating. Great food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very welcoming staff combined with intimate atmosphere, open kitchen, excellent service with particularly good food. Highly recommend this great little restaurant!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Can't rave enough about this sweet little restaurant. The food was (insert expletive) amazing. Just go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Although there are plenty of places to eat in Ostuni Centro Storico very few are open before 7.30 and we stumbled across Osteria Monacelle with 2 cross, hungry British children who were not accustomed to Italian hours. Happily they were open, realised our predicament and had 2 plates of delicious orechiette on the table pretty much immediately leaving us to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Not one, not two, but three talented ladies in Monacelle's small kitchen turn out one local delicacy after another, each served with understated pride and a sincere desire to please the visiting clientelle. Their collaboration can be viewed through the glass window of the small dining area, which raised an air of expectation that never failed to please. A half-dozen... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Monacelle

Address: Via Pietro Vincenti 4-6 Traversa Via Cattedrale, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
Phone Number: + 39 0831 334212
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 38
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Pietro Vincenti 4-6 Traversa Via Cattedrale, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: + 39 0831 334212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 38
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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