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Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
+39 0883 880948
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“domenico” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quintessenza offers haute cuisine, Italian style. The staff are well trained, their friendliness constrained by a degree of formality. They are efficient. The food is of high quality and some of the individual dishes are outstanding, if sometimes of the degree of elaboration attendant on...More

Thank MickeyfromHongKong
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent food for the price you pay! We had degustation menu, which was served in a perfect way. Service is excellent as well as the food.

Thank Conqueror233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trani is not a place I would go back to....except for this restaurant. What a wonderful surprise this sophisticated restaurant with austere, modern decor, such a contrast to the gritty, old fashioned town. The food was absolutely delicious, delicate and tasty at the same time....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We accidentally found ourselves in this restaurant with my partner as we had a few hours to spend before our flight from Bari airport. As it was pouring down with rain...and made it impossible for us to walk around we decided to visit no. #1...More

Thank Helena K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent, creative, unique, great quality, great culinary experience. Our dishes were amazing. Fish prepared through 3 different processes before being served, amazing flavour and freshness. We also tried their meat dish, again, flavor and tenderness perfect. Their chef is extremely talented and has that extra...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have never reviewed the same place twice but such is the affinity I feel that I have with Quintessenza in its ethos, it's food and Domenico, his brother and his fantastic team I feel compelled to do so. I first visited 18 months ago...More

1  Thank David_Seymour1990
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food - incredibly fresh and well presented - a stunning selection of local wines to match it and very fair prices - all topped off with warm, friendly and impassioned service. I have eaten in many of the world's great restaurants and few (if...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

There isn't no words to describe how amazing is this restaurant... Experience - Extraordinary - Exclusive - Exceptional - Excellent

Thank Mikelino_Sghiooo
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It hardly seems worth reviewing somewhere everyone gives five stars to, but it's so good one feels obliged to. Very stylish if a bit too bright, very attentive welcome and service, but more than anything very accomplished and well balanced food. We had the five...More

1  Thank petefLiverpool
Reviewed 10 October 2016

On a 2 week tour of Puglia in September I was fortunate to eat one evening in Quintessenza A modern design with great service without being over-the-top. The food uses traditional Puglian ingredients with a very individual twist. Flavours are truly amazing. The wine list...More

Thank jjhNIreland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 45 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:20
20:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 14:20
13:00 - 14:20
20:00 - 22:00
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13:00 - 14:20
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13:00 - 14:20
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani  >  Trani
  • Phone Number: +39 0883 880948
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A contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with roots on Puglia, tasty and light, affordable and understandable, made of elegance and concentration of flavors, always emphasizing simplicity and aiming to preserve the identity of each ingredient not to confuse it.
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