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Al Buco

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Via Eroi del Mare 8, 72016 Torre Canne, Italy
+39 080 482 0021
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Basel, Switzerland
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We (2 adults and 2 kids) arrived without booking (but would recommend booking as a lot of people after us had to make a U-turn) and received the table we wanted, outside, overlooking the turqoise Adriatic. The kids loved the views and the fresh fish and seafood acquaria. And we all loved the food! Mussels antipasti with raw fish carpaccio... More 

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Thank EchoTrav70
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143 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fresh fish, good service, good portions at reasonable prices. I particularly liked the mixed seafood starter

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Mission, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2016

The food was very good, we ate there with friends on a stormy evening and watched the waves, much like being on a boat. We had the seafood antipasti which was very good and gave everyone a chance to sample a wide variety of seafood. For our main we had seafood risotto, which was the best we have had in... More 

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Thank maureenpsinclair
Brindisi, Puglia, Italy
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has about 20 tables, can serve up to 60 persons? The decoration is nice, all waiters are well dressed, polite and happy to serve.. we had raw fish as appetizer followed by grid octopus and grilled tuna.. a green salad to end our lunch. What I liked most about the place is the quietness .. it's location by... More 

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Thank Maria M
Boston, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This is an excellent fish restaurant on the seafront. Everything we ate was delicious. The service was very good. Would definitely recommend any one to eat here.

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Thank Irene C
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Lovely seafront location with waves lapping close to the tables. Were first to sit down for lunch, and restaurant terrace filled quickly with locals (who got served 30 mins sooner), but worth the wait for a delicious plate of Fritto Misto.

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Thank GlobetrotterTwo
Grenoble, France
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This restaurant is the marriage of old tradition, fresh food and top class service. It has been recommended to us by a local and we were delighted. To not miss!

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Thank Angelo N
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked a table which is recommended as this popular restaurant was full very quickly and they were constantly turning diners away. The atmosphere is very lively and the menu is of good quality fresh fish. They even have a pool where you can chose the fish you want. All the food that came from the kitchen looked delicious. If... More 

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Thank Kaisersmith
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited this lovely looking restaurant that was suggested by friends. It was lovely food but the service was poor and food delivered in scattered and disjointed flow. Value for money was good too but disappointed slightly by the service for such a smart place!

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Thank Jonathan E
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is one of several newer restaurants at the far end of Via Enoi del Mare (see also Il Punto and Rotondo). Mainly seafood here - fresh and on display. Simple, no frills - and all the better for it. Service is good - attentive. And the setting is very enjoyable.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Eroi del Mare 8, 72016 Torre Canne, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Torre Canne
  • Phone Number: +39 080 482 0021

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