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La Cecchina

#23 of 815 Restaurants in Bari
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Mercantile 31, Bari, Italy
+39 080 521 4147
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La cecchina is a wonderful place. I had tuna and my wife had sea bass, both locally caught. The food was amazing, and the service was great as well. If it means anything to you, it was recommended to me by my relative who was born and raised in Bari.

Thank Tom G
Youngstown, New York
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and very overworked server told me and my two sisters that we could only order two pasta dishes since it was very busy. What? We order and share family style. Orecchiette was good. Burrata cheese with artichoke terrine tasty. Cheese ravioli with almond cream tasted so bitter they were not finished. Walk, don't run to this restaurant.

Thank JudeTheFoodie
Los Angeles, California
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85 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food!! Great location on Piazza Mercantile, with indoor and outdoor seating. The house antipasti selection was fantastic, and more than enough food for a meal for two. The restaurant closes from 3-7, as do many others. They turned away customers arriving close to 3, so get there in time.

Thank avalon2020
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i passed amazing time being there,two lovely girls was serving me,and make me feel like home,food is so hight quality!and atmosfer is top!

Thank Olga D
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We stopped at this restaurant on our final full day in Puglia and was glad that we did. The staff were all very friendly and extremely helpful. The food was lovely. My wife started with the spaghetti with red wine and fried leeks which was very nice and I had the tasty pasta with seafood. I then had the fantastic... More 

Thank martuk57
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I was excited to visit this place on the last night of my trip after reading so many good reviews and seeing the excellent location. I took a table which had just been vacated and it took 15 minutes just to get this cleared and a menu given to me. A sign of things to come.... I ordered a basic... More 

Thank kancell
Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the Corte Zeuli (the best B&B in Bari!). It was amazing, marvellous, lovely experience! Definitely start your order with a collection of Apulian antipasti. To be honest: you won't clearly need the first or the second dish afterwards (of course we odder that as well - and it was delicious... More 

Thank tciecierski
Bucharest, Romania
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We went here because we wanted pizza, and we didn't want to eat too much given it was San Nicola and we wanted to graze later on. However despite saying pizzeria there was no pizza. In the end this wasn't such bad thing, we tried the local cheese plate for a starter which had a good selection. There was enough... More 

Thank mark201180
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We ordered monk fish with pasta and tomatoe sauce, and red wine spaghetti for main course. It was very tasty and portion sizes were reasonable and left room for the desert: puff pastry and chocolate soufflee.

Thank UlrikeFromBerlin
Paris, France
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123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My wife and I first ate lunch here (on the terrace) in early November 2013, and were blown away by the sublime tastiness of their pasta and sauces. We returned with our adult son this past December, and were not disappointed. This time we ate inside, where it was warmer, and we had a great dining experience. The atmosphere of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27 - $49
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Mercantile 31, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 080 521 4147

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?