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Ristorante Underground

Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943898
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended. The antipasti platter for 2 with a selection of seafood, vegetarian dishes and cheese would have been enough for the whole meal.

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The seafood here is perfectly fresh, impeccably prepared, and served by gracious and handsome young men. The best linguini alle vongole imaginable, the antipasto frutti di mare cannot be improved upon. The polpo & calamari are so tender, the mussels exquisite, and the olive oil...More

Thank flowersong
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Beautiful, fresh and delicious. Have traveled to southern Italy and visited Castro at least 3 times and always eaten here. The seafood is wonderful and the staff cares. Meet with friends here each time we visit. Love this restaurant.

Thank lynn882
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed some very nice mussels as well as linguine with vongole and a bream. The food took ages but apparently it is the easy they do things there and it was very nice. We learned about this when the customers next to us got...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant will satisfy your seafood craving delivering basic dishes preapred at a basic level although it won't shine in any aspect. Probably one of the best in the area although I would not go out of my way to dine here.

Thank amiscell
Reviewed November 24, 2015

We came to the Underground in November and as you might expect, this is not peak season. Despite this, there were still plenty of diners there, all locals (a good sign, surely) and also an extensive menu of fresh fish. Luckily I was with a...More

Thank MatesRatesGB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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