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La locanda di Federico

#37 of 830 Restaurants in Bari
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Mercantile 63, 70122, Bari, Italy
+39 080 522 7705
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Ate twice and antipasto excellent both times and not identical either. All the other dishes excellent and staff friendly although at times they were a bit under-staffed. This place had a really good feel to it, highly recommended. You probably need to book at the weekends and maybe weekdays too.

Thank spepmed
Oklahoma City, OK USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

My wife started our dinner at another restaurant. We ordered antipasti but were so unimpressed with the menu and food that we decided to leave. We had considered coming to this restaurant originally and wish we had. We were lucky enough to get a table without a reservation although the restaurant was very busy. our table was the only one... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were back from a not fantastic stay last time. two weeks ago we brought two couples of German friends visiting Bari. Great service, great food, nice attention to the guests needs. Bravi. My last critics run well ! Thanks, we will be back soon with other guests

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

We had a great time over dinner in this lovely restaurant. The fish dishes we had were perfect: spada, mixed grilled sea food, but we thought that my Mother had the best of the best and that was the fish soup. A perfect rose primitivo was recommended to us by a beautiful and kind lady who might be the owner.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

We ate here twice - once in the evening and once at lunchtime. Both times the food was very tasty and there was a nice atmosphere. We sat in the outside covered area. It is open only from 1- 3pm for lunch and then again 8pm to midnight in the evening. So bear that in mind if you are planning... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

we stopped by this restaurant for a late dinner after a tired day. we ordered two different pastas as starter and have seabass fillet to share for two and they were all great ! just try one of the recommended local Puglia wines with sea food, you won't regret

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I was with my husband and my mum during our holidays. It was raining so much! We were inside at 14h50 and the girl said ok no problem please install yourself...my husband gone to buy cigarets. Few minutes later ho sorry it is not possible to eat it is too late. A couple was ordering front of us. We wait... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

It is now April and the weather is getting warmer. We returned to La Locanda for lunch and found it as good as in November. We had a table outside in the covered area and were well looked after. We had a glass of local white wine as an aperitif, and our waiter suggested for a red a blend of... More 

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brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

After a cosy walk through the lighted streets we sat down in the inside part of the restaurant. Kind service, but to be admitted merely in Italian. We took the catch of the day. Of course we had to wait a little before the fresh fish was turned into a tasty plate, but the anti-pasti filled the gap. The white... More 

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Birzebbuga, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend and I am happy to say it lived up to its reputation. Both starter and main course were divine. The waiting staff were attentive. Would definitely come back.

Thank Jo-Anne A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $65
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Mercantile 63, 70122, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 080 522 7705
La Locanda di Federico is a "restaurant with the spirit of the inn": the cuisine is of a high restaurant, featuring a gourmet important research and the proposed dishes associated with the ancient culinary tradition of Bari and Apulia but revisited according to the schools thought most modern, the atmosphere created and pursued is typical of the old taverns, places of meeting, exchange, debate and conviviality. La Locanda is the combination of the warmth and friendliness typical of the taverns to the professionalism and sophistication of the typical restaurant.La Locanda di Federico è un “ristorante con lo spirito della locanda”: la cucina proposta è quella di una ristorazione alta, caratterizzata da una ricerca gastronomica importante e dalla proposta di piatti legati alla antica tradizione culinaria barese e pugliese ma rivisitati secondo le scuole di pensiero più moderne; l’atmosfera creata e perseguita è quella tipica delle osterie antiche, luoghi di incontro, scambio, confronto, convivialità. La Locanda è il connubio tra l’accoglienza e la cordialità tipiche delle osterie alla professionalità e ricercatezza tipiche del ristorante.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?