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Il Rifugio della Buona Stella

Via Prato 28 | Situato Nel Centro Storico a Pochi Passi Da Porta Napoli, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 181 0511
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Via Prato 28 | Situato Nel Centro Storico a Pochi Passi Da Porta Napoli, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here on a warm Sunday night. The stone interior, with vaulted ceilings, is cool and inviting. Friendly, cheerful staff. Great local dishes. We ordered from the chalkboard of daily specials: risotto and fish. They also prepared a huge assortment of cooked vegetables...More

Thank SusanandBruce
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Good place, normal service, but food was 3 from 5. For example in the salad they used tomatoes that were dried, because there were not so fresh. Parmigiana looked like it was made yesterday and was heated in microwave. Fish was ok, but it is...More

Thank Molnia777
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Good food but in enormous portions. An Anti pasta and pasta left room for no more. Good service, attractive surroundings. There are two rooms and unfortunately we shared with a large party of Germans, occupying multiple tables who objected to our talking when a speaker...More

Thank rhyshedges
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had a cheese plate that is out of this world. Great bread . A plate of deep fried veggies was wonderful. Make it a night of antipasti. Low prices. Worth a trip.

Thank Steve55331
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

After a dubious experience last night chanced upon this excellent establishment. Only 7 Euros more than last nights austere Osteria Da Angiulino but a world away in style comfort and culture. Waitresses attentive ,polite and professional. Adequately spacious dining room,sufficient to afford each table privacy...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner on a Sunday evening. Everything around was closed up tight except for this little gem which was quite busy with some big tables all being served with great efficiency. We had been eating too much food for the past couple of...More

Thank Carolanngran
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

U give 9 of 10 scale for restaurant in Lecce. Great taste and cuisine. Fresh fish and sea food after 16 every day. Kind waiters and very relaxing atmosphere. I have been at many places in Lecce but that is my favourite.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I almost regret having to say it is so nice, because they will soon be overwhelmed with customers.... you can find a lot of locals eating there and this means they are quite good. Try the orecchiette di grano arso. They are really good. Excellent...More

Thank 648giovannac
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here without a reservation about 8:30pm on a Sunday night because of the small crowd inside. This intimate restaurant has only one server so patience is a necessity. We sampled the seafood salad of shrimp, calamari, & octopus as well as the...More

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Maybe it was because of the dishes we chose but generally the cuisine at Rifugio della Buona Stella does not look light. We tried mix of fried appetizers, fried squids and dish typical of Apulia - mashed fave beans with wild chicory. Fried appetizers included...More

Thank KrisD_pl
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:45 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
7:15 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Prato 28 | Situato Nel Centro Storico a Pochi Passi Da Porta Napoli, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 181 0511
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