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La Locanda di Federico

#42 of 874 Restaurants in Bari
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Mercantile 63, 70122, Bari, Italy
+39 080 522 7705
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was here for a conference dinner. I must say that I had never expected the food here could be so good ! A long series of dishes were served of different kinds, mostly local recipes including seafood, mozzarella, horse meat, vegetables, orecchiette (of course)... and they were all simply excellent - great ingredients, great cooking, good wine, attentive and kind... More 

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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was quite empty when we sat down to eat, which was a shame in terms of ambience, but the waiter made up for that. He was very pleasant and entertaining. We decided to have the platter for two to start, not knowing what any of the dishes would actually be. I'm quite a fussy eater so this was... More 

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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here twice - once with a large party for a conference dinner and then we returned for lunch on our own. At dinner we were presented with numerous dishes for sharing, mostly local specialites, and all delicious. When we returned for lunch I had a kind of warm broad bean pate served with fried toast (Fave e cicorie... More 

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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Ate twice and antipasto excellent both times and not identical either. All the other dishes excellent and staff friendly although at times they were a bit under-staffed. This place had a really good feel to it, highly recommended. You probably need to book at the weekends and maybe weekdays too.

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Oklahoma City, OK USA
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458 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife started our dinner at another restaurant. We ordered antipasti but were so unimpressed with the menu and food that we decided to leave. We had considered coming to this restaurant originally and wish we had. We were lucky enough to get a table without a reservation although the restaurant was very busy. our table was the only one... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were back from a not fantastic stay last time. two weeks ago we brought two couples of German friends visiting Bari. Great service, great food, nice attention to the guests needs. Bravi. My last critics run well ! Thanks, we will be back soon with other guests

Thank Gennaro58
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We had a great time over dinner in this lovely restaurant. The fish dishes we had were perfect: spada, mixed grilled sea food, but we thought that my Mother had the best of the best and that was the fish soup. A perfect rose primitivo was recommended to us by a beautiful and kind lady who might be the owner.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We ate here twice - once in the evening and once at lunchtime. Both times the food was very tasty and there was a nice atmosphere. We sat in the outside covered area. It is open only from 1- 3pm for lunch and then again 8pm to midnight in the evening. So bear that in mind if you are planning... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

we stopped by this restaurant for a late dinner after a tired day. we ordered two different pastas as starter and have seabass fillet to share for two and they were all great ! just try one of the recommended local Puglia wines with sea food, you won't regret

Thank Can K
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I was with my husband and my mum during our holidays. It was raining so much! We were inside at 14h50 and the girl said ok no problem please install yourself...my husband gone to buy cigarets. Few minutes later ho sorry it is not possible to eat it is too late. A couple was ordering front of us. We wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 65
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Mercantile 63, 70122, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 080 522 7705
La Locanda di Federico is a "restaurant with the spirit of the inn": the cuisine is of a high restaurant, featuring a gourmet important research and the proposed dishes associated with the ancient culinary tradition of Bari and Apulia but revisited according to the schools thought most modern, the atmosphere created and pursued is typical of the old taverns, places of meeting, exchange, debate and conviviality. La Locanda is the combination of the warmth and friendliness typical of the taverns to the professionalism and sophistication of the typical restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?