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Osteria del tempo perso

Via Gaetano Tanzarella Vitale 47, Ostuni, Italy
+39 0831 303320
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“rack of lamb” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“antipasti” (24 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Gaetano Tanzarella Vitale 47, Ostuni, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken to this restaurant by some good friends and it was a very good experience from the time we entered to the time we left. The welcome was friendly and we were soon seated and given menus. The choice is fairly small (I...More

Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals we have had in Puglia - we enjoyed the tempura mozzarella stuffed courgette flowers and then the roast rack of lamb and the the roast octopus...all were delicious. For dessert we had a tiramisu which was excellent - probably the...More

Thank anotefromamy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there before but they seem to lose their humility and attention during summer. Made us feel as we were in salvation Army kitchen awaiting handouts. Food is overrated for the price and past reputation. Will not return here.

Thank Suchislife2013
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting for dinner in a cave cut into the rock. That said, I was disappointed with the meal, which was quite average and not a patch, in my view, on the osteria by the cathedral. Orecchiette with a lamb ragu turned out to be...More

Thank Tootsantigger
Reviewed September 6, 2017

When in Puglia, visit Ostuni - the white town on the hilltop - where streets are stairs and happiness oozes from the medieval stones. When in Ostuni, visit Osteria del Tempo Perso for classic hillside peasant food done to gourmet perfection. While Ostuni is within...More

Thank David P
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Good food. Beautiful inside. More touristy than local. Worth visiting. Its located in a "cave-like" space. The stuff is attentive & professional. If you are in the area certainly visit!

Thank Zhanna G
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant on our way to Rome. Typical Tuscan cuisine, not very expensive and good quality. We were amazed by the fact we ordered some coke and they brought us a 2 liter coke bottle. Family owned and very rustic. If you...More

Thank italianexpl0rer
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a little trouble finding it, but it was well worth it. One of the best meals we had when travelling through Puglia. Catered really well for my coeliac wife with gluten free pasta. Great food & wine - what more can you want....More

Thank JeffA55
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Having holidayed in or near Ostuni now five times we can confidently say this is our family's favourite restaurant in the town. The setting is excellent, in a cave in the side of the old town. The food is not over-fancy but is tasty and...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We booked for lunch via the website in advance as from the reviews on TripAdvisor we knew it was popular. We arrived in Ostuni early and just happened across the restaurant before it was open for lunch so we asked if we could have a...More

Thank KIMJ808
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$36 - $145
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaetano Tanzarella Vitale 47, Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 303320
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