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Osteria dei Mulini

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Via Mulini 2 | Centro Storico, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
+39 080 425 1177
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunned by the unfavourable reviews of this restaurant. After visiting it on our first evening, we ate here four more times during our stay in Polignano and loved the fresh seafood and imaginative dishes. We especially enjoyed the octopus with mint and orange and the gnocchi with clams. We frequently eat out in London and would be delighted to find... More 

Thank Chezmoi55
Limerick, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive starter selection. 26 e for 2. Tasteless. Prob from iceland freezer swordfish decent. No one told me it came without any side order so i had it naked 😀. Waiter Totally disinterested Not the worst and location is lovely

Thank foodaddict147
Oklahoma City, OK USA
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415 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed s tasty lunch here after landing at Bari airport. The seafood was excellent and the vino Della class was quite pleasant.

Thank SoonerSteve
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Service was a bit grumpy after we'd said we didn't want antipasti, just primi and secondi. And the food was very poor. The previous day in a nearby village I'd had a local dish, fava bean with chicoria, and found it wonderful. Since the Mulini offered it, I was pleased to order it again, but found it totally tasteless. For... More 

Thank JeremyTMalta
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

The greeting on arrival was massively underwhelming but being naturally optimistic we hoped this could turn around with the quality of the food and service. Sadly missed out here again as the ravioli was undercooked bland and flavorless and the fish probably came out of the same freezer. It is not difficile to make melanzana taste good! The main waiter... More 

Thank Edward W
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the grilled shrimps and the mixed fish. Both dishes had no real taste and the shrimps and fish were very watery. Not What you would expect from a place near the sea... Als the salad lacked any inspiration to do something Nice with the food. Personell was of poor quality and lacked any interest to hear our comments about... More 

1 Thank Mdrie
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The food here might be really good - we will never know. Uninterested, unfriendly and arrogant waiting staff blocking the door quite obviously did not want to cater to a family of 4 (5yo & 2yo). There were no baby seats either (or the staff claimed there weren't any, in any case). So we opted to go to l'Archibugjo across... More 

Thank Bram C
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere (after 9 pm, which is not an unusual time for Southern Italy) and an interesting, largely seafood, menu. No problem with the cooking either: my wife and I enjoyed beautifully cooked food. However, there was a mix up with our order. As a first course we ordered a pasta dish to share, with it... More 

Thank ADO10
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The fish is super fresh, the dishes elegant, the staff friendly and sophisticated (tough combo!) and the prices reasonable. We will come back!

Thank Jan Willem B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a quick lunch here and were not expecting anything great, as it is in one of the tourist spots. But it turns out the food is very good, lovely presentation on the plates, very friendly staff and owner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mulini 2 | Centro Storico, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Polignano a Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 080 425 1177

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?