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“Pizza, Pizza, Pizza!”

L'osteria del Borgo Antico
Ranked #105 of 1,219 Restaurants in Bari
Price range: $12 - $36
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The dish on the table. "It 's ready." To give rest to your day job or your lap between the stones and the soul of the dead. With the taste of food. With the love for the kitchen, one of those moms, unique women of that generation of old Bari that gradually disappear, impoverishing. It is the reflection of flavor encapsulated in the light of their eyes, in the serenity of their faces, in the modesty with which dared to enjoy an ice cream or pizza as if they were goods to be "gentlemen". It is what little put on the fire, vegetables or legumes, soups or sauces, pasta or rice, and noodles affiliates orecchiette by hand with care, we will endeavor to imitate art. What little, such as in oil and pickles, which was enough to hold together lives. We hope, in their own way, gratitude than just "that good", if we will put you gift. What is not lost, like burning embers, we want to preserve in the Osteria del Borgo Antico. And pass on. Il piatto in tavola. "E' pronto". Per dare ristoro alla vostra giornata di lavoro o al vostro giro fra le pietre e l'anima dei vicoli. Con il sapore dei cibi. Con l'amore per la cucina, di quelle mamme, di quella generazione irripetibile di donne di Bari vecchia che via via scompare, impoverendoci. E' il riflesso del sapore racchiuso nella luce del loro sguardo, nella serenita delle loro smorfie, nel pudore con il quale osavano gustare un gelato o una pizza come fossero beni da "signori". E' di quel poco messo sul fuoco, le verdure o i legumi, i brodi o i ragu, la pasta o il riso, le orecchiette e i tagliolini affiliati a mano con cura, che tenteremo di imitare l'arte. Quel poco, come i sott'olio e i sott'aceti, che bastava a tenere insieme le vite. Augurandoci, alla loro maniera, la gratitudine di un semplice "che buono", se riusciremo a farvene dono. Quel che non e perso, come brace accesa, vogliamo preservare nell'Osteria del Borgo Antico. E tramandare.
Reviewed October 12, 2019

L'osteria del Borgo Antico was recommend to me for the pizza... As a pizza snob, I was eager to give it a try! I can say this pizza did not disapoint! It was cooked perfectly, with thin crispy crust and seasoned sauce. I washed it all down with Aperol Spritz and couldn't have been happier!

You will find this place right in the middle of the tourist area of old town. Get there early as it filled up when I was there.

I found the waitstaff to be very friendly!

Date of visit: September 2019
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1  Thank asinglewomantravelin
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Reviewed October 12, 2019

Welcoming visit, food rustic and good, we ate inside the tables are not very clean looking nooks and crannies with food trapped. We had been out all day so we were hungry. Only ate here once due to the tables and the toilet with the rickety folding door.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

This place was open until 16:30 when we were wandering around the city and we took a chance to fullfill our hunger there. They warned us that we can only order pizza or the typical Barese potatoes-rice-and-mussels (sounds weird, but it was good). Their signature pizza was also very nice, perfect crusts, much cheese, yum. But have to say, this place doesn't have much atmosphere and we felt a bit of fuss around and pressure to hurry up as they are closing in a while. But in general it was a fine place for a lunch.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank osf2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

Good food and good service. Helpful staff when you ask, they will recommend the best option for you.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Karolina K
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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

Food is revolting, every single dish came out uncooked or cold or both. This truly is a trap for tourists.
I've been puking because I started feeling sick and I'm writing this review from the waiting room of the hospital. Legal actions will follow.
Don't go there, especially if you have children or pregnant women in the group.

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank Vito F
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