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La vecchia taverna

Via Argento 33, 70043 Monopoli, Italy
080.77.77.79 - Cellulare: 338.33.45.121
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Ranked #9 of 128 restaurants in Monopoli
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were very hungry found this place by chance. We ordered the "menue del giorno". And what landed on our platea was a dream, absolutely phantastic, 4 courses in very good quality (and we travel a lot and know manY places). Vito, the owner served us while his wife worked in the kitchen. Vito is a bery friendly, nice man.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Excellent food, wonderful wines, perfect and personal service! The lemoncellosauce was delicious, the steak was perfectly Fried! We will be back!!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have just dined in La Vecchia Taverna and enjoyed the most traditional meal we have experienced whilst travelling in Puglia. Owned and operated by Vito his wife and chef Antonietta and their 4 daughters, this family operated restaurant is a jewel in this seaside town of Monopoli. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere with an outdoor terrazzo with a... More

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Hereford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This resturant is a little difficult to find but well worth the search. We had lunch on the terrace. It was delicious and the service was second to none.

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Ottersweier, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

It was one of the best soups I've ever eaten in the last years. The "chief" is a very friendly and helpfull signore. The restaurant is beautiful and of course the cook is extraordinery good. Martin and Angelika close to Baden-Baden

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Holte, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We came an evening in April to this cozy "taverna" and had the menu for 25€ that included local wine. We had many great servings from antipasti, primo, secundo and dolci. Served by the friendly english speaking host and perfectly cooked by his wife. Wonderful seafood and fresh vegetables. We went there again the day after and had a likewise... More

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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Recently I enjoyed a delicious meal in this restaurant; the food alone would have impressed me, but what really prompted me to write this review was the fact that when I looked for the salmon dish that had caught my eye on the menu, Vito the proprietor (and also very pleasant waiter) ran to a local market to pick up... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have recently just come back from a short trip to Monopoli and came across the good reviews for La Vecchia Taverna so I thought it might be worth a visit. Me and my partner visited on a Friday evening and as it was out of season there was just one other couple dining, but this was not a problem.... More

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picciottomonopoli, Proprietario at La vecchia taverna, responded to this review

Thanks so much Lady,we try to do the best we can,that will help us a little bit more,tell about us to your friends and family.We will wait for you again,see you soon,hallo from me and chef Antonietta.Ciao Vito Brescia the owner La Vecchia Taverna Monopoli. More

Ridgefield, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stopped here for lunch and were very pleased with our choices of an eggplant, mozzarella and shrimp appetizer and linguine with fruits of the sea pasta. Both were excellent choices and the homemade pana cotta was perfect. It was a totally enjoyable experience and perfect for lunch. On our two week trip through southern Italy, I would rank the... More

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Peregian Beach, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Taverna Al Vecchia came recommended by our apartment’s letting agent (Hello Apulia) for the freshest seafood at modest prices. We couldn't agree that it was the best available in town, but had a pleasant evening and the food was good but not exceptional. The owner also turned out to be a bit of a character who had an interest in... More

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