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Ristorante Il Cavo

Via Lama Monachile 11, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
+39 080 426 5565
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“octopus” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Lama Monachile 11, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here recently as a group of 4 and enjoyed it immensely. We reserved a table with a fantastic view and ordered a very well priced bottle of Fiano. The food was extremely tasty and the prices were very reasonable. An extra shout out...More

Thank Renot
Reviewed May 8, 2018

I have been to this restaurant with a group of high end tourists from USA, first dinner in Italy, first time in Puglia. I could not have found a better welcome for my people. Great location, very professional and friendly at the same time, staff....More

1  Thank IWOL
Reviewed September 26, 2017

It was not very busy when we dropped in for lunch yesterday. What a great location. My salad was crisp and fresh, pretty good actually. My pizza was unique with walnuts and gorgonzola with meat, it was good too. However, we waited for at least...More

Thank DennisJ644
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening meal at Il Cavo. The staff were brilliant. Our Italian is very poor and they were infinitely patient & friendly. We chose the fish of the day, grilled and some langoustines - accompanied by a local Chardonnay. Recommend you choose...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Very good food (pizzas are fantastic), waiters / waitresses are very friendly and delivering great service. The view on Polignano / the beach is beautiful.

1  Thank cjestin
Reviewed August 8, 2017

What a spot! We had our last meal here, lunch at the end of 11 days in Puglia. World class pizza, and gnocchetti cooked with flair - simple stuff, but done brilliantly. And the view is amazing, looking over the beach, the cliffs and the...More

1  Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Sister in law did a poor job researching a place to eat. Ended up in the middle of a tourist trap in Polignano. Seasfood was frozen and not fresh and prices were twice what you would pay elsewhere in Adriatic coast in a good fish...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to see the view, the menu as very delicious and good to stay. Nice to try the octopus and the couverts.

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent a day in this beautiful city and decided to have dinner in the Il Cavò. I booked the table few days before and when I arrived everyone was extremly nice. I asked for the special dishes from the region and finally I had the...More

Thank Katalin N
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

The place is lovely with a beautiful view and tasty food. Recommended the seafood platter and the wine.

Thank Viorica L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $105
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lama Monachile 11, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Polignano a Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 080 426 5565
  • E-mail
Placed in one of the most suggestive locations of Polignano a Mare, Il CAVO' restaurant offers with its beautiful terrace, a spectacular view on Lama Monachile creating the right atmosphere for a romantic lunch or dinner or even for a night with friends. We serve Mediterranean cuisine enhancing products from our territory and our sea, always fresh and of high quality, with the right compromise between tradition and creativity, and for pizza lovers we also offer a wide variety of low leavening pizzas even with special dough.
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