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Ristorante Underground

Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943898
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“mussels” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we stumbled upon this place in peaceful Castro. We sat on the shady little roadside terrace (as others have said, the locals prefer to eat in air conditioning indoors, but it seemed quite dark) in a beautiful breeze. We did wait...More

Thank Harriet P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table at 7.30 arrived promptly after half an hour and three requests for drinks and a menu walked out. Useless inattentive staff no idea about food. Had a nice meal across the road though.

Thank peter C
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

This is located in a gorgeous bay. The balcony. Looks onto a partial sea view. You can choose your fish at the door and they will cook it for you. 2 of the family members were not in the mood for fish. Bad move, the...More

Thank Maxim H
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by at lunch time and sat outside, we had a very good surprise as everything was delicious and fresh. We had insalata di mare, grilled swordfish, paccheri ai frutti di mare and mixed salads. The dishes were cooked simply but with quality ingredients,...More

Thank manuela t
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is an invaluable discovery... A family business preserving the culinary secrets of this far end of Italy... and serving the finest seafood for very affordable prices. Not to miss!

Thank Clara T
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We are two weeks into a holiday in the Salento, and are regularly drawn to Castro and Castro Marina. We enjoyed a leisurely lunch after noticing that there was a table available outside. The locals eat in air-conditioned comfort inside, but we were very happy...More

Thank dseacombe
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We ha d really good lunch there, a huge dish of mussels and clams in a tomato sauce between us for a starter (Saute di cozze e vongole), followed by a really good pasta dish and a generous plate of fried fish and seafood, all...More

Thank Dr_Bestione
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The mosr mediocre cooking aemc2ountered so far and Service was poor. No real sale to see qualities and we were not the only table disapppi red a table of six Italians left half their fish baked in salt complained about thw food and did not...More

Thank BeCaIreland
Reviewed April 13, 2017

After reading the reviews we were a bit apprehensive about going, but a local friend suggested we give it a go. First night - my companions had steamed chicory and fried calamari and zucchini and I had pasta with mixed seafood, house white wine and...More

Thank ah2010
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Was expecting a nice authentic seafood restaurant. Ordered ham and mozzarella to share with my girlfriend as a starter, was a bit disappointed as among all the restaurants we've been to in Italy it was the first time that the mozzarella had no taste at...More

Thank Flo D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 943898
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