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Grotta del Conte

Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943349
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Initially we thought this was too formal for a random lunch but the staff was very friendly and the food was not at all overpriced. We asked for vegetarian options and they basically offered to make whatever we wanted. Every dish was delicious and the...More

Thank honeyvirk126
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

A picturesque place overlooking the port of Castro Marina -la perla del Salento-... If you ever have the chance to tour Italy's Salento, a visit to the Grotta del Conte is a must. You'll fall in love with it! The food is exceptional, the setting...More

Thank Clara T
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Is a fine restaurant! Good dishes but not the best! Service is profi but tou have to wait a little longer... no waiter knows English unfortunatelly... The pasta are very good and a good selection of wines!

Thank Constantin R
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

So far we had to attend a wedding inGrotta del Conte, the food that was served was more than amazing. Very rich diversity. The band that was performing was also amazing.. people refused to leave the place before 3h00 am!!

Thank Elie M
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I wanted to like Grotta del Conte. It was our last night in Castro and the restaurant was beautifully positioned overlooking the marina. Unfortunately for us, there was a wedding reception there the night we dined and you could feel all of the attention being...More

Thank AyeWander
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We were recommended to go to this restaurant and what an excellent choice. A fantastic menu, reasonable prices, large portions, attentive staff. Very very good

Thank JohnHRugby
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We went with friends for lunch last February and had an unforgettable time. We were astonished by the beautiful view of the Adriatic coast and even more by the quality of the food. The pricing is very fair for the level of the cuisine and...More

Thank cerealcutter
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We have a Roman friend who grew up in Salento, who highly recommended Grotta. It is not inexpensive €60 pp with wine, but it is a remarkable value. The setting alone creates a lasting memory with Adriatic views that sparkle in the sunlight. The dining...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed October 14, 2016

a colleague of mine is from this part of Italy and knows the owners. His recomendation was a good one, very friendly people, good food, and a great location on the sea front. We had a mixture of meat and fish dishes - all good,...More

1  Thank clive c
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Went twice for evening dinner, lovely food at a good price. Setting is truly spectacular and service is excellent. Great for a special night overlooking the sea. Reasonable prices, around 80 euros including wine for two 3 courses.

Thank SJM2712
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Duca del Mare, 73030 Castro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 943349
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