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Via Rugge 13, 73029, Vernole, Italy
+39 (0)832 861104
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Papallacta, Ecuador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Good food, but service almost non-existent. We felt unwelcome and uncomfortable. The only pleasant person was the friendly older cook. We wanted another course but no service, even though only 6 other diners, so eventually collected menus myself. The sorbet (commercially produced) I had for dessert tasted like the nasty lemon powder one might have bought as a small child... More 

Thank Shan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very nice location in a typical local medieval Acaya house. Food is good and well cooked. Not too many options to choose from but quality of the dishes we tried was high and service was good. Marco

Thank Marco B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

If you want to experience the local cuisine and atmosphere this is the place! Delicious food cooked by the family-owners.

Thank clau_mangogurl
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here many times and we have never failed to be impressed. This is a lovely restaurant with genuine authentic local food, cooked to perfection. Well worth a visit.

Thank Donal10317
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

The food is in the real Salento Style. Good environment: few tables in a real 'ortale' (garden-like). I've been there some times in different years and the quality level is always the same. Very good and abundant salento antipasto (1 for 2), then delicious fave and cicoria. Good the agnello with patate and pezzettini di cavallo. The parmigiana is not... More 

1 Thank AlexC0565
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Do yo want to taste real food from Salento in a family restirant. This place is for you.  Very high quality genuine food in a beautiful garden. Not many choiches but every one deserve to be tried.

Thank Guspos
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Spent 4 days just outside the village of Acaya so was able to eat at the 3 restaurants located in the town. Not much difference experienced eating at all three. We were welcomed warmly by the owner. Pleasant courtyard entrance way. Owner is a bit of an artist/poet. Restaurant displays work by the owner. Food was well prepared. Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rugge 13, 73029, Vernole, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Vernole
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)832 861104

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?