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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toronto, Ontario
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We two senior Canadian women dined there tonight. Normally we share a half liter of white wine but tonight the choice was a bottle of white or a pitcher of rose wine. We opted for the rose wine not wanting a full bottle of any kind. My pasta with eggplant and hers with zucchini were excellent . Desserts were good... More 

Thank babsToronto
Brighton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for dinner last night having read excellent reviews and we were a little disappointed, the antipasto was amazing but the mains were bland. My husbands tuna steak was over cooked. I had the fillet strips with tomato cheese and rocket and it was literally that, beef cooked through (would have been better rare) in a wet almost poached way... More 

Thank cathxman
Nottingham, England
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turned up without a booking and got a table in a nearly full restaurant. The meat and cheese antipasto was generous and well presented, the chalkboard special was pasta with rage d'oca. Didn't know what it was and the waiter couldn't explain other than to say it was red meat. It was lovely and I found out afterwards that it... More 

Thank Teenagerfree
new york
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived our first night in Ostuni wanting a dinner (a) outdoors despite an unseasonably cold night, and (b) off the tourist beat. We stumbled on Monacelle and it looked lovely and perfect. We were impressed how delicious the food was given we knew nothing of this place, but most delighted by the hospitality of our server Rafaele. He anticipated... More 

Thank elisedara
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice interior design, also some tables in fron of the restaurant on the stairs in the historic centre of Ostuni. We had the mixed local meat and cheeses antipasti with ovenfresh bread. The place specializes in local Pugliese dishes. Highly recommedable the shaved beef stripes with tomata, rocket and local cheese. Wonderful pasta and desserts also...

Thank Christoph B
North West England
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Liked the look of the place near the cathedral. Great menu and, although the service was a bit slow, the food was freshly prepared and was delicious, especially the taster starters. The waiter was friendly and attentive. A jug of red wine was excellent, described as "organic", and only cost €10. Very good value and well worth a visit -... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad Osteria, but not as good as a couple of others close to the Cathedral. Nice outdoor seating on the steps by the cathedral wall. Inside is small but quaint. Wasn't a memorable meal, but perfectly reasonable. Was fine, but wouldn't go again.

Thank Flatts
Todi, Italy
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was top notch in a typical trattoria atmosphere. The restaurant was busy so on occasion service was slow but for the price you should not miss it

Thank Rodney G
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local food in a tiny family restaurant in one of the small via,s around the piazza duomo. Makes up for a special experience. Menu is small and do reserve in advance.

Thank CatharinaMJ
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Gorgeous location, nice atmosphere, friendly staff. The food was delightful - I'd go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Elaine H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $38
Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
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?