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Al Vecchio Fornello

Via Basiliani 18, Cisternino, Italy
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Ranked #24 of 65 Restaurants in Cisternino
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: DELICIOUS FOOD FROM A LOVELY VILLAGE “Al vecchio fornello” (“At the Ole Stove”) is a really ancient butcher’s shop and restaurant placed in the historic centre of Cisternino (one of the most beautiful villages in Italy). Sante, the owner, made his dream come true – the dream of mixing his love for catering with his fondness for meat.

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Ankara, Turkey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

In August almost every restaurant is very busy in seaside of Italy, as was Al Vecchio Fornello. We had to wait total of one hour to eat but it' is worth to wait. Meat is very very delicous, cooked perfectly. And the prices are incredibly low compared to all Italy. But there is some points to criticize, first is the... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

If you are in the area, you must visit Cisternino in the evening, take a passeggiata, or stroll, through the beautiful white streets, drink an aperitivo at dusk, and then head to one of the rosticcerie for some good food. At the rosticceria, you will choose your meat from the butcher's window, pay per kilo and have it cooked fresh... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

came back to Cisternino since the town is really gorgeous, wanted to change Braceria . the food was quite good, but in october we had tried Antico Borgo and thought it was slightly better . in any event a very good meal and very very reasonable price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Been there twice now. A butcher's shop with a pizza-type oven opposite the counter. You choose your meat, then sit at a table and wait for it to be served up to you, hot, tasty and perfectly cooked.

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Additional Information about Al Vecchio Fornello

Address: Via Basiliani 18, Cisternino, Italy
Phone Number: 0804441113
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Cisternino
Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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