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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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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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

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

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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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 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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Ellens Green,Surrey, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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London
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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Farmington, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Ostuni, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We spent the New Year's Eve in this restaurant and everything was super cosy. The little room we where in is the one where you can see the chefs cooking (the kitchen is visible through a glass) and I recommend it. The food was excellent and the service was good - the price was good as well. The thing I... More 

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Portland, Maine
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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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49 helpful votes 49 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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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 20 - 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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