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Osteria Monacelle

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6 Traversa Via Cattedrale Via Pietro Vincenti 4, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
+ 39 0831 334212
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very familiar restaurant . U can see how they cook, quality of products etc. seems great. Very clean. We had eaten rabbit, vegetables antipasti and pasta classic.... Veeeery tasty!!! Our dessert - tiramisu - u take For sure - it's great :) One evening in little charming city I will never forget.

Thank Maria F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great authentic food in this family-run osteria. The ingredients were wonderfully fresh. We had to wait a bit for a table as we had no reservation, but the service was friendly and good.

Thank DiFranco11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for the first time with my Italian husband and sister in law, and was so pleased with the dishes served. We had a mixed starter, which should be everyone's priority coming to eat in southern Italy as it gives you the chance to sample all of these culinary delights, and to follow we had a first course.... More 

Thank niamhdiantonio
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on the last night of our holiday as we wanted to make it a special evening. The service was great, we were told how the pasta is homemade and they serve typical Apulian style dishes which is exactly what we wanted! We also asked the waitress to choose some wine for us and it was perfect!... More 

Thank Jennifer R
Kortessem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Monacelle during our Puglia trip. If you want the perfect Puglian home cooked dishes this is place to go. I had the lamb stew with artichoke (the house specialty ) and my wife the rabbit. Both dishes were really succulent. As it has sort of an open kitchen you can see the mama preparing her dishes.... More 

Thank marcel d
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

A very nice and home feeling restaurant run by a family. The mother and grand mother are the cooks whilst the son takes care of outside. Truly a good meal in this stunning little town

Thank michele s
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Ate hear whilst in Ostuni a week ago - this restaurant is tucked away in the historic centre and very popular. Food was good but not spectacular, service was excellent apart from when we asked for the bill - took nearly half an hour to get it to us! From our experience the other reviews are OTT.

Thank DavidCEngland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I read a lot of positive comments from non Italian customers. Actually either they do not know the Italian cuisine or I went to the wrong restaurant. I'm a fan of the cuisine of Puglia (one of the best in Italy) but what my wife and I got at this restaurant was highly disappointing. It's worth to mention that the... More 

Thank roberto_giavazzi
Forli, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We found this cute place by chance. Although it's relatively small, they work quite fast. We didn't have to wait too long to get our food. Their dishes are delicious. Would definitely go back. The staff is very nice and friendly.

Thank mimma278
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This tiny whole in the wall restaurant was recommended to us by our B&B owners and it was definitely worth going. We had an appetizer and a "primi" pasta dish and certainly didn't need any further food as the portions were pretty big. There is a big window so that you can see into the kitchen which I think is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $39
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Italian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Traversa Via Cattedrale Via Pietro Vincenti 4, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: + 39 0831 334212

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