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La Locanda dell'Abbazia

Via San Vito 241 | Nelle mura dell'Abbazia di San Vito, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
+39 080 426 5697
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 19, 2017
“Great dinner with friends”
Aug 5, 2016
“Fantastic! The real #1!”
Opens in 15 min
All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via San Vito 241 | Nelle mura dell'Abbazia di San Vito, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

we had there a very long dinner with our friends. we are still arguing how many courses we had. something around 19. All were just right.

Thank Tanya K
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I love when we find hidden gems, and this is definitely one. Clearly the TA ranking algorithm has a flaw, perhaps due to the floods of crowds staying within Polignano A Mare, as other reviewers are suggesting. The restaurant is easily worth the short trip...More

Thank PandaBall
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We arrived on a quiet evening and chose the set "degustazione" menus, which were very varied and tasty. The service was very good and the waiter always on hand to answer questions and also to fillet some of the grilled fish. Good wine list. The...More

Thank Rosemarie A
Reviewed August 28, 2014

We cam here following a tip from a local friend that was recommending us to try this place that is on the outskirts of more touristic Polignano a Mare in a small bay overlooked by an old and quite well kept strangely built abbey ....More

Thank enricoallievi
Reviewed July 4, 2014

i like very much the freshness of fish dishes but the menu is always the same and the service is very slow .More

Thank Daniela L
LOCANDA d, Proprietario at La Locanda dell'Abbazia, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2014
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Grazie della vostra recensione, per quanto riguarda il menù purtroppo rispettiamo i desideri della gente e molti apprezzano il fatto...More

Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

I was recommended by a colleague of mine to this lovely place. When we came the fishermen were delivering fresh fish and I wanted my friends to try. We had a selection of starters and then raw sea fruits selection. Grilled fish as the main...More

Thank Veronika C
LOCANDA d, Proprietario at La Locanda dell'Abbazia, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014
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Un ringraziamento di cuore a voi che avete avuto il pensiero di recensirci. Grazie.

Reviewed August 30, 2013

After visiting this place last summer when it was no 1 Trip Advisor restaurant in Polignano (It's actually maybe 3 miles up the coast which probably accounts for why fewer people visit), and writing a review praising the fantastic food but questioning the way it...More

Thank MrAnderton
Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

We found this restaurant by luck late afternoon at closing time but gracious Vito the waiter welcomed us and served us great food. the antipasto were delicious serviced some cold & some warm plenty choice. I ricci were very fresh and the spaghetti ai ricci...More

Thank Carmen V
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Having to introduce my parents-in-law to the beauties of Apulia (they're Swiss,coming to Apulia for the first time),I was looking for a nice restaurant, far from the wanna-be-fashionable places who mar Apulia nowaday. I decided to stop by here,intrigued by the cozy look of the...More

Thank Ant0_1969
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Because this rated as the best restaurant in Polignano on Trip Advisor last Monday, we decided to go. We know the area well, we know most of Italy having visited the country many many times, and we love the brilliant simplicity of the food. There...More

3  Thank MrAnderton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $56
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vito 241 | Nelle mura dell'Abbazia di San Vito, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Polignano a Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 080 426 5697
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The restaurant proposes a cuisine based on seafood tastes fresh product. From soups to fish, shellfish, grilling and cooking in the oven. New and appetisers and starters, tasty delicious fresh fish.The room is equipped with WI-FI, air conditioning in dining room and deoor for lunches or dinners with views of the sea and the ancient Saracen Tower.All in a disputed town great suggestion: the ancient former monastery of San Vito overlooking the picturesque Marina and namesake. The small local Navy provides the restaurant of all the fish caught. We await you with pleasure. You feel yourself at home. Vito.
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