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Trattoria Vardaceli

Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
+39 389 177 4580
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 1, 2018
“Authentic trattoria ”
Jul 18, 2017
“Excellent Authentic ”
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

A limited menu, presented only orally, means the chef should be able to concentrate on execution. The food was very good. The only item that failed to deliver was the dessert, where the panna cotta had WAY too much gelatin in it. The staff was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

A local friend recommended Vardaceli and we thanked them wholeheartedly. Grazie Salvatorio! We loved our visit. The light shining down the ancient streets was pure gold.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Adam P
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Good food, typical plates, nice atmosphere, great service, friendly people, beautiful location. I recomand "pitule" and a red wine. We have had such a good evening.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Teodora132000
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We went on a holiday night, and the place was mobbed. They must have feared running out of food so we had tiny, less than for one really, portions of starters ordered times four. Food was so so. Feel ripped off paying Euro 135 for...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank wsdoyle
Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

This place actually is a family run business and they are doing the best to give to the customers a unique taste for the lunch or for the dinner. Every ingredient is taken from the village and around. Try fish, meat or whatever. You will...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Radio-Bar
Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were too late to get a table on the terrace, but inside was fine, despite the heat. The staff were friendly & relaxed, as was the service. We - a large group - shared anti pasti, then had primi and secondi. There's no wine...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank kiwiwineman
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We loved this place so much we returned twice in a week - great, well-sourced food, friendly and professional service and a gorgeous setting. It's an absolute must.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Kate3404
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Vardaceli, looks at the sky, this is the meaning. Having home in Salento we spend our holidays here, and this trattoria you can attend it every day, you can feel at home. Totally family, his wife in the kitchen, Salvatore and children at the tables,...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Marcoavc
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

After over a month cycling in Puglia, my husband and I have eaten in a lot of trattorias and restaurants in the region, most of them good. However the Trattoria Vardaceli really stood out for us. First of all, we arrived at lunch time, hot...More

1  Thank HappyY0gi
Reviewed July 31, 2014

This trattoria offers traditional dishes from the Puglia region. It is a family run restaurant with friendly service and fresh food. Although they have menus, the servers and the Owners like to orally tell you what the specials of the evening are and this can...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Zooks13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Andrano  >  Castiglione d'Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 389 177 4580
  • E-mail
il locale della trattoria e un antica Abbazia del 1700,con volte vista a stella, con un retro giardino esternoed una piazzetta affacciata sul bellissimo centro storico di Castiglione.D'estate si puo mangiare in giardino e sulla piazzetta.
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