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Trattoria Centro Storico

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Via Eroi di Dogali 6, 70010 Locorotondo, Italy
39-80-431-5473
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

When eating at Trattoria centro Storico you will be surrounded by the real meaning of the word "tradition". This tiny restaurant is located right in the heart of the beautiful medieval town of Locortondo inside an old traditional building. Being one of the oldest restaurants in town, the Trattoria Centro Storico remained faithful to tradition in any aspects. Tables, chairs,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Being late Seotember, we ate indoors. After being initially ignored for minute by the male waiter, a lovely young girl greeted and seated us. We enjoyed everything we had, especially the tempura vegatables and traditional pasta. We also enjoyed a superb bottle of wine at a very reasonable price. We would recommend this restaurant and reading a recently written review,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the orrechiette with gorgonzola, rocket and basil, which was heavy due to the cheese, but tasty. The mixed salad with shaved carrot was fresh and delightful. The bad part came after the meal. I went to the restroom and discovered that there was no soap and no running water at the faucet. Assuming that the staff also use... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

After wandering round the ancient town, this was a great find with cool indoor eating. The grilled vegetables and meatballs with zucchini to start were good but did not compare with the sliced rib of beef and tomato salad cooked to perfection.

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Thank Paul D
Westminster, Colorado
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287 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

We ate a fine meal perched between two buildings, and shared the noises of the city as it came to dinner time, guitars playing, music spilling, voices bouncing off walls. We were thoroughly entertained, and fed. It was out last night in a lovely town.

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Switzerland
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

The picture shows you can eat in the street al fresco, and this is probably a better choice. Don't eat inside, as it's totally impersonal, white walls, old economy bulbs, "closed" smell, a waitress eager to do well but who watches you eating at the table (we were almost alone that night in the main dining room) from 2 meters... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

Had dinner here and found it to be good food but nothing special. Service wasn't particularly friendly but acceptable. Nicer inside than it looks from outside.

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Thank Rorinho
Eglingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

Average Trattoria, food OK, bread basket boring, Staff not very friendly OK for a quick lunch but do'nt expect anything exceptional. Surprised by all the Michelin guide ratings on the door.

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San Francisco, California
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155 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015

We ordered the grilled vegetables--THE best ever in Italy--a local pasta dish---NOTHING to write home about (actually, could have skipped), and a grilled steak--which was very decently prepared. The bread basked was BORING; I don't think we even touched it. The service was courteous, but certainly NOT Michelin worthy. Much like in most Italian Trattorias, the server brought us bottled... More 

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Thank cre8Pinot
Milcombe, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

Right in the middle of the historic centre of the city. Good food cooked in the open kitchen and presented with a great range of the renowned local wines as well as the best of the rest. I particularly enjoy the Fried meatball and battered courgette flower starter then the local version of mixed grill.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Eroi di Dogali 6, 70010 Locorotondo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Locorotondo
  • Phone Number: 39-80-431-5473

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?