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Ceglie Messapica

Da Franco


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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

The owner is such a lovely guy, always ready for a smile! Great place, great drinks. It's almost 2am and I can still eat something... Impressive! Good profile, nice people.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

Lovely setting for great local produce in a cool square. Interesting menu and good wine. A great place to eat or drink.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank OxfordBB
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Now that the close-by Calice bar and art gallery has opened,the Piazza Vecchia has to be the coolest, most welcoming spot in Ceglie M. of a warm summer evening. The food is good, with a strong emphasis on local produce. The antipasti is a treat,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

For our last evening in Puglia we wanted somethjng special, and we found it. On a lovely and friendly square in Ceglie Franco serves traditional Puglian food, but he gives it a modern twist. The food is very nice, the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 236wimk
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We were told that Ceglie Messapica was the place to go for great food. The problem was that nothing was open when we arrived. The only place that appeared to be open was Da Franco. In some ways that was a great thing as we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank suedav1
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We were biking in the area in February and went to Da Franco's for dinner twice. Both times we enjoyed the fireside wine and food and the company of the owner. He gave us excellent recommendations on wine and prepared our meals to order, based...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very knowledgeable staff and Gianvito is a magician. Absolute must on your visit to Italy!!

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Stopped for cocktails one evening and found it very charming, with a range of different places to sit. Fab for people watching.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank The_1st_Lady
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We came across Da Franco by accident while wandering around the town and I'm so glad we did. We were served five "courses" of lovely food; cheeses, meats and salads,each with a full description. The enthusiasm for the local provenance of the ingredients was an...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Janet P
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We have just returned from a wonderful spontaneous lunch at Da Franco - we asked to see the menu and the owner explained that as he shopped daily at the local market there wasn't a menu but he could provide us with a selection of...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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