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Osteria Monacelle

Via Pietro Vincenti 4-6 Traversa Via Cattedrale, 72017 Ostuni, Italy
+ 39 0831 334212
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Ranked #25 of 165 Restaurants in Ostuni
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $39
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We just happened upon this wee osteiria while out looking for a place to eat and so glad we did. As we are often the first to take dinner, our dinner hour being earlier than Italians, we were the only guests for a good while. We had extraordinary service. When we discovered that we had forgottento feed the parking meter... More 

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canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A friend and I were wandering in the lovely city of Ostuni in Puglia. We stumbled across this restaurant totally by chance. It would be easy to miss since it's in a very small lane. The quaint lane attracted us in the first place. We were hungry so we decided to walk in. It was lunch time so there no... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate antipasti for 2 and 1 primi piatti and 1 secondo piatti, 1 bottle of red housewine and sparkling water. The food and service was very good. You can enjoy watching the cooking via the window. The price we payed was about € 62.

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Gloucestershire, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Situated just off one of the main pedestrian routes up through Ostuni, this is a small place which we very much enjoyed - including watching Gina (the chef) through the large glass window to the tiny kitchen. You'll probably get more out of a visit if you speak Italian.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We were sent here by our hotel. The wait staff were friendly and helpful; the food was excellent. Loved the octopus, and the lamb with artichokes and rabbit stew were sensational. Hard to say anything negative except that they were very busy and there was a long wait between courses. But it was definitely worth waiting for!

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We came on the recommendation of an Ostuni local and enjoyed some authentic and tasty Puglian food here. Very cosy inside, open kitchen with chef on view, well priced for central location, worth a visit

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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144 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This family run restaurant centres around the excellent chef. We had a half litre of the family's own red wine and tap water. We enjoyed the authentic assorted antipasta and then, as always, could not resist the rabbit. Beautifully cooked and served with roasted potatoes. As we had eaten so much by then we resisted a pudding. Total cost an... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Cute little restaurant serving tasteful local dishes in a suggestive atmosphere. Appetiser, main course and wine €24 pp. Highly recommended.

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19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Loved this place and best meal we had during our five day visit. Small and rustic, with a small kitchen to the side. However the food was amazing. Recommend he chickpea and fennel pasta for primi. The slow roasted lamb for secondi was succulent, and perfectly flavoured. The staff were incredibly friendly and the chef (old lady) popped out a... More 

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London
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4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What an excellent little restaurant!!!! This place is a must when in Ostuni, regional dishes beautifully cooked. Aubergine parmigiana melted in the mouth, the antipasti was superb and included the regional specialty burrata. Orecchiette cime di rapa (turnip tops) was something else, perfectly cooked and topped with anchovies and breadcrumbs... Rabbit stew was also wonderful and took me back to... More 

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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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 39
Cuisine: Italian

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